Plan India
M&E Coordinator
Consultant, Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Dec 05 2021



Job title: M&E Coordinator–Odisha

Department: Program Implementation

Location: Any one of the targeted district (Angul, Balesore, Bargarh, Boudh, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Kendujhar, Mayurbhanj & Sundargarh)

Salary: Between Rs. 65,000/- to Rs. 75,000/- Per Month depending on the experience of the candidate and last drawn salary

Contract Duration: January 1, 2022 to July 31, 2022 (7 Months) extendable

Level Of Contact With Children: 2 – Sporadic or Occasional contact with Children

The position holder shall be responsible to adhere & work within the ambit of Plan India’s Safeguarding Children & Young People Policy & Gender Equality Policies.

Plan India is a nationally registered not for profit organisation striving to advance children’s rights and equality for girls, thus creating a lasting impact in the lives of vulnerable and excluded children and their communities. Since 1979, Plan India and its partners have improved the lives of millions of children and young people by enabling them access to protection, quality education and healthcare services, a healthy environment, livelihood opportunities and participation in decisions which affect their lives. Plan India currently works directly with communities, government, donors and other civil society members and groups in 14 states across 19,000+ communities in 5,500 villages/ slums and has touched the lives of 1.9+ million children, out of which over a million are girls.

Plan India is a member of the Plan International Federation, an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Plan International is actively working in more than 70 countries.

About the project:
Plan India is going to implement a project with the aim to increase the demand for, distribution and uptake of COVID-19 vaccination, particularly for the vulnerable and marginalized populations in 9 Districts of Odisha. The proposed intervention will focus on augmenting the Government’s COVID-19 vaccination programme with the objective to reduce vaccine hesitancy and increase demand for vaccine and strengthen the last mile connectivity. Plan India proposes to intervene in 18 blocks 2 blocks spread across nine targeted district of Odisha. While block saturation model will be adopted to cover the entire blocks from these blocks 450 locations (hard-to-reach area, vulnerable locations that are having poor COVID vaccination) Intensive intervention will be done in these location along with working in other locations/villages of the block. Four pronged approach to be adopted i.e. 1) awareness generation; 2) community engagement; 3) Strengthening service delivery and 4) innovation in last mile delivery. The duration of the project is from December 1, 2021 to July 31, 2022.

Job Description:

• Review the existing reports of the government & the reporting systems
• Develop project related data and information systems and develop project monitoring system
• Develop online reporting templets using KOBO tools
• Explore new approaches for shaping implementation strategies and ensuring data are available in all the time
• Compiling of all the data generated at various levels and analyze the same

Reporting to: The M&E Coordinator will be reporting to the State Project Manager-Odisha on all issues associated with his/her work responsibilities.

Basic Requirements:
• Master’s Degree or higher in Public Health, Social Sciences, Economics, Statistics or other relevant discipline.
• Minimum Three years working on monitoring, evaluation and research in the public health
• Demonstrated expertise in designing and implementing rigorous quantitative and qualitative research, rapid appraisals, and methods for data analysis
• Hands-on practical experience setting up and managing MER systems for health programs in India, and the ability to coach and train others in their use
• Knowledge of M & E issues and indicator development on Vaccination and COVID -19
• Excellent, reporting writing, analytical and oral presentation skills
• Demonstrated experience in supervising, managing and developing staff

Compensation and Employment:

Plan is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women candidates are encouraged to apply. Our policies and procedures reflect our commitment to child rights and child protection.

How to apply :

Please send us your updated resume along with a suitability note (single Word document only) for the position of “M&E Coordinator - Odisha” at Please mention “M&E Coordinator - Odisha” in the subject line. Please mention compensation details in your resume. Last date for sending applications is 05th December, 2021.

Given the volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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