Monitoring And Evaluation Specialist

The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. In Indonesia, Plan International operates since 1969, and in 2017 Yayasan Plan International Indonesia (YPII/Plan Indonesia) was established as national entity of Plan International in Indonesia. YPII is currently implementing its Country Strategy 5 (CS 5) covering fiscal year 20122 to 2027, where the country purpose is in line with the global Plan International’s Purpose “to advance children rights and equality for girls”. Our ambition is to enable at least 3 million girls and young women to learn (gain skills for work), lead (empower to take action on issues that matter to them), decide (have control over their own lives and bodies) and thrive (grow healthy and protected from violence). It means that we will take actions to identify and facilitate the removal of obstacles that prevent children, especially girls, and young women from enjoying their rights and participating fully in Indonesian society. This goal will be achieved by implementing quality programmes and projects as well as influencing decision makers and key stakeholders to make the required changes.


The Opportunity

The MER KM Specialist will play a key role in ensuring the achievement of the programme objectives which relates to accountable and measurable impact of YPII programme implementation. S/he is accountable for successful implementation of CS5 organizational objective. S/he will support the MER KM Manager and the country leadership team in striving to strengthen YPII’s position as one of the leading organisation working to promote girls’ rights and agency by strengthening monitoring, evaluation and knowledge management for accountability and measurable impact through providing robust data/information on decision making. This role will be responsible for MER around Humanitarian and Resilience Programs, some of the projects can be seen on these links:


Accountabilities for the role

Monitoring and Evaluation Framework

  • Supports the development of YPII Office M&E framework and Indicator Tracking Table (ITT), liaise and coordinate with Programme and Project Manager to ensure that Programmes/Projects M&E Framework, ITT and quarterly as well as annual plan are in place based on the Programme/Project Detailed Implementation Plan (DIP), provide support and mentoring as necessary to achieve this to Programme/Project Team,
  • Leads the development of monitoring and evaluation plans as well as tools of YPII programmes and projects, ensuring quality of baseline data, availability of risks registry, monitoring activities and evaluability criteria as per the programmes/projects theory of change, gender transformative approach, CS5 and Plan International Area of Global Distinctiveness (AoGDs).
  • Conducts and/or provides support to programmes/projects monitoring activities as requested by Programme Managers, including support to select M&E consultants and provide mentoring to implementing partners.
  • Works under the technical supports from MER KM Manager to provide oversight to programmes and projects research tools and analysis for M&E.

Quality Monitoring and Evaluation Reporting

  • Collects and coordinate data collection required for timely submission of M&E reports of programme and projects for CO quarterly and annual report to Regional and Global Hub, Donors and Nos including manage database and dashboard to monitor monthly, quarterly, annual progress.
  • Maintain quality of data collection and tools to capture change to monitor/track programme and project impacts to reach targeted result e.g national target of 1 million girls.
  • Supports and provides inputs for programme/projects and humanitarian response’s data collection and analysis for donor reporting.
  • Ensures the utilization of PROMPT/PMERL or any IT-based platform for M&E is well developed and functional to generate timely report.

Knowledge Management and Outreach

  • Manage and provides capacity building and mentoring for YPII Staff on learning
  • Actively involves in Plan International Regional and Global Hub exercise to strengthen MERKM tools, ensuring knowledge sharing and cascade of information to CO, PSO and PIA on Plan International standards and guidelines on M&E.
  • Participates in M&E related events to present YPII as requested by supervisor to establish networks and learn from M&E community of practice.

Requirements for the role:


  • Bachelor degree in social science, statistics, public health and any related field.
  • At least 3 years of experience in project M&E, with practical knowledge on Results Based Management and Theory of Change. Experience in working on M&E focusing on health is an advantage.
  • Fluent in both Bahasa & English speaking & writing. 
  • Well-informed on the trends and development in M&E, evaluation for impact and state-of-the-art methodology for measuring development projects (both quantitative and qualitative).
  • Possess knowledge and skill in research methodology and data collection for baseline and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in project reporting, knowledge management and learning process.
  • Good analytical skill.
  • Well informed about methods to capture change/results of project implementation.
  • Good interpersonal communication and facilitation skills for mentoring and knowledge sharing.
  • Possess good judgement to deal with conflict.
  • Able to work both in team and independently with minimum supervision.


  • Masters/postgraduate degree in statistics and/or social science or relevant field for MERL.
  • Over 3-4 years of experience working on M&E.
  • Knowledge on IT-based/Management Information Systems for M&E.
  • Experience in M&E for development projects focusing on humanitarian response and/or public health, water and sanitation, and gender equality will be advantageous.

Please follow the link to the full role profile:

Location: Preferred locations either: Country Office – Jakarta with at least 40% travel to projects areas, government offices and partner organization both in office, on the field and during humanitarian settings.

Type of Role: 1-year Fixed term contract (PKWT) with the possibility for other years of contract extension

Reports to: straight line to MER KM Manager and dotted line to Program Manager for Program Humanitarian & Resilience

Competitive salary and package available

Closing Date: 15 July 2024


All information will be treated in the strictest confidence as we pride ourselves on our professional service. We will revert to you as soon as possible when we have reviewed your application.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified and invited for interviews. Please submit your letter of application and detailed curriculum vitae in English by applying now not later than 15 July 2024 to this link

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy (PSHEA).

As an international child-centred community development organisation, Yayasan Plan International Indonesia is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children’s rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse.

Our organisation is based on a culture of inclusivity. We strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team in every office and country is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We will provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds. We foster an organisational culture that embraces and exemplifies our commitment to gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion while supporting staff to adopt good practices, positive attitudes and principles of gender equality and inclusion.

In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates.

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