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Monitoring and Database Coordinator

Plan International is an international humanitarian, child centered development organization, implementing development programs that promote the realization and fulfillment of children’s rights and the alleviation of child poverty.

Position: Monitoring and Database Coordinator
Assignment duration: 12 months (possibility of extension with satisfactory performance)
Duty station: Taungup (Rakhine) with frequent visit to Yangon

JOB BACKGROUND: As a part of its global Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) Programme supported by DFID Plan Myanmar is supporting resilence interventions for the most vulnerable people living in 70 villages in Taungup and Kyaukphyu Townships of Rakhine. The Monitoring and Database Coordinator will work under the direct supervision of Program Unit Manager at the Plan Taungup Office in Rakhine. S/he will receive necesssay technical guidance from MER Manager/M&E Manager, BRACED ACU.

JOB PURPOSE: The Monitoring and Database Officer will: support Plan Myanmar’s Resilience Team in monitoring and reporting the progress of its resilience project in an accurate, credible and timely manner; collect necessary data and information following project requirements; establish and maintain a project database in an appropriate and efficient manner; regularly analyse the project data and share with the program team for informed decision making and periodic progress reporting; collect and document case stories and significant change in the communities to measure project expected outcomes and impacts; support periodic reporting; ensure M&E matrix in place and all the project staff understand the matrix clearly; provide technical support and necessary trainings to implementing partners on M&E Tools and approaches.

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor degree or equivalent in development studies, economics, statistics, or relevant area; at least three years’ experience in participatory assessment & monitoring, data management & analysis, and report writing; understands community development in local context; proficient in Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel and Power Point); good skills using SPSS and MS Access is highly desired; strong commitment to perform tasks in an innovative manner; willingness to travel at remote project locations; shares knowledge and experience in effective ways.

How to apply:
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit a motivational letter, a comprehensive CV and details of at least 2 referees via E-mail only to: [email protected]
Closing date for applications: 22 April 2016, 5:00 PM Yangon Time

Reference & background checks will be performed for successful candidates including clearances on child related offences in conformity with Plan International's Child Protection Policy. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.