PMER Officer

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: occupied Palestinian territory
Organization: Lutheran World Federation
Closing date: 2 May 2021

PMER Officer

This position is opened to national applicants only

Position type: Full-time

Location: Jerusalem, with possibility to travel

Starting Date: asap

Duration of Contract: one year (with possibility for extension)

Closing date for applications: 2 May 2021

Lutheran World Federation (LWF) World Service

LWF World Service is the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a widely recognized, international, faith-based organization working in over 20 countries. We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and fragmented world.

A commitment to the human rights of every individual, regardless of their status, guides our work, actions, and operations. We are particularly known for our timely, compassionate, and professional humanitarian work, and for our field presence in hard-to-reach areas. Our work is people-centered and community- based. Above all, we work with the most vulnerable, and in order to claim and uphold their rights, we engage proactively with local government and community structures.

LWF Jerusalem program has served the Palestinians in Jerusalem, West Bank and Gaza through humanitarian, health and educational programs since 1948. LWF manages the Augusta Victoria Hospital, two vocational training centers in Ramallah and in East Jerusalem and its central office is on the Mount of Olives.

For additional information for LWF World Service, please see

Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting (PMER) Officer, Jerusalem

The Lutheran World Federation is looking for an experienced Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting Officer to support the overall monitoring, evaluation, reporting and knowledge management of the operations of the LWF Jerusalem Program.

Reporting to: Program Coordinator

Supervising: no staff

Terms of Reference

Main outcome of the role:

To create PMER frameworks and tools to enhance result-based monitoring, quality control, data management, reporting and evaluation. Such tools should be aligned with the existing Jerusalem Country Program Strategy for 2019-2024 and LWF World Service Global PMER Framework to ensure quality delivery of results, to promote learning and best practices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop a comprehensive overall monitoring and evaluation framework: M&E plans, performance indicators and benchmarks for each project.
  • Support in rolling out and using a standard data management tool (World Service standard tool - Survey CTO) at Program level
  • Analyze and ensure aggregation of data in a quality manner.
  • Measure progress made towards achieving results, compliance with donor requirements, promote best practices.
  • Ensure quality and timely reporting of the data and information on the projects in the LWF web based PMER system (NewDea).
  • Work in close collaboration with directors of programs to develop M&E tools.
  • Train the staff to use the developed monitoring and evaluation tools.
  • Organize annual learning events to reflect on achievements.
  • Document and report stories from the different projects.


  • 3-4 years of experience in developing M&E tools with an INGO.
  • Good knowledge of project management cycle, including result-based monitoring.
  • Ability to support the project staff to achieve high quality results.
  • High level of conceptual and analytical capabilities.
  • Effective diplomacy, facilitative, collaborative, communicative and reporting skills.
  • Proven experience with digital project management systems and tools.
  • Ability to work independently under pressure, meet tight deadlines, and demonstrated flexibility and creativity in planning and problem solving.
  • Proven ability to take initiative, learn quickly, and be accountable for results.
  • Fluency in English and in Arabic.


  • Former experience in projects related to technical vocational education, health, and community work.
  • Familiarity or former experience in working with non-profit-organizations.

How to apply:

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