Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (PMER) Officer

Job Description

Title: Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (PMER) Officer

Company Name: The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Relevant University degree in Social Science/English/Statistics/Development related discipline or equivalent qualification in related area.

Job Context:
∎ Project Name: BDRCS-SRC Partnership Project (Reinforcing Rural Resilience through a strong national society)
∎ Duration of Contract: Initially 9 months (with possibility of extension subject to satisfactory performance and availability of fund)
∎ Duty Station: BDRCS at NHQ, Dhaka with extensive field visit in project areas.
∎ Job Purpose: The PMER Officer will work directly with the PMER team for developing and maintaining an effective planning, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting system in BDRCS-SRC Program. S/he is responsible to link the project with other relevant Departments within BDRCS, such as DRM, DR, Training, Unit affairs, fund raising and Youth & Volunteers as well as external relevant stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Extend adequate support in planning and designing of existing and upcoming programs/projects from M&E and research perspectives.
∎ Lead in conducting mapping & assessment and contribute to developing and/or updating contextual analysis and framework of the Programme through providing coherence information and data;
∎ Conducting prospective research; preparing and refining proposals, working closely with project staff to achieve the appropriate presentation of program;
∎ Develop participatory monitoring & evaluation tools and facilitate mentoring sessions for the facilitators group of the community;
∎ Provide technical support to external consultant for conducting baseline/mid line/end line evaluation/impact study of projects/programs of BDRCS (as and when required);
∎ Develop M&E plan, result based planning (framework), indicators and tools for different type of projects like; DRR/DRM, WASH, SWM, Health and resilience and track and update the report on indicators to the program heads and donors in a timely manner;
∎ Provide technical guidance to project teams for planning the design and other data requirements to support programme analysis, the development and use of monitoring tools and instruments (e.g., objective/target setting, monitoring formats, etc.);
∎ Provide technical support to Programme Staff for practicing and implementing result-based system.
∎ "Collect, organize, analyze, and manage data collected from fields by placing into an excel database and the BDRCS MIS system".
∎ Assist in the development of a simple data management system for the project and input the data into the BDRCS MIS system, as well as perform information management activities such as database maintenance on key information.
∎ Design and conduct survey, midterm/periodic evaluation, reviews and studies in Programme;
∎ Design and implement monitoring tools and mechanisms to record progress of all project activities
∎ Formulate standard guidelines, tools and templates for conducting monitoring and evaluation activities of BDRCS-SRC Partnership projects
∎ Work in a team with BDRCS/SRC/IFRC along with PMER team to establish standard system for collecting and responding to concerns and feedback from communities and other relevant stakeholders;
∎ Undertake periodic monitoring visit to programme areas to assess progress against agreed M&E plan and recommend corrective actions as appropriate;
∎ Closely work with PMER Cell for PMER system development initiatives / interventions in BDRCS under guidance of PMER cell of P&D Department;
∎ Support to capacity-building of Programme staff and volunteers on M&E tools and analysis, reporting, data management, data analysis, basic surveying and sampling techniques;"
∎ Perform any other work-related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the line manager/Director, DR/Director, P&D.
∎ Establish and ensure effective working relationships with members in the team SRC counterparts.
∎ Ensure effective working relationships with all BDRCS departments including support services at HQ and field levels.
∎ Reporting:
∎ Ensure the coordination, timely preparation and submission of reports (Monthly, Quarterly Progress Report, Annual report, Programme update etc.)
∎ Prepare report to donors in collaboration with programme/ project staff ensuring compliance with individual grant requirements.
∎ Contribute to wide Programme learning by preparing and disseminating lessons learned, good practices and evidence provided by Field team through information bulletins, operations updates and revisions, programme updates, annual reports and quarterly reports and ensure the standard formats and guidelines are adhered to and followed;

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at most 40 years
∎ (Age limit will be relaxed in case of potential candidates)
∎ In good mental and physical health;
∎ Training in or experience of researching and writing narrative reports;
∎ English fluent (excellent writing skills required),
∎ Self-supporting in computers (Windows, spreadsheets, word-processing);
∎ Competencies: preferable-RCRC movements, Results Focus & Accountability, Teamwork, Communications, and Professional Mastery, Analytical skills, ability to think strategically and able to influence, communicate, co-operate and negotiate with a wide range of people and organizations.
∎ Experience in planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting
∎ Experience in planning and managing budgets
∎ Experience in writing and evaluating project proposals
∎ Excellent interpersonal skills and able to work effectively in a team and respects opinions of others
∎ Works well under stress and works well with deadlines

∎ Tk. 65000 (Monthly)
∎ BDT- 65,000.00 (Consolidated per month)

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 30 Jun 2022

Company Information:
∎ 22 Jun 2022
∎ The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society
∎ Business : Red Cross - Red Crescent movement is the largest volunteer organization in the world. Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) is a national society of the movement, constituted on 31 March 1973 by the President`s Order No. 26 of 1973 with retrospective effect from 16 December 1971. This is the biggest humanitarian organization in Bangladesh. As an auxiliary to the government, the Society provides humanitarian assistance to the vulnerable people over the last 48 years and has undertaken a wide range of activities in humanitarian response, disaster management, health, capacity building and in promoting Red Cross/ Red Crescent ideals and principles.

Category: NGO/Development


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