February 16, 2021 Job Opportunity

Programme/Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Coordinator

NTFP-EP Asia is accepting applications until 26 February 2021 for Programme/Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (P/MEL) Coordinator.

NTFP-EP Asia is a membership network with over 100 partner non-governmental organizations & community-based organizations working with forest-based communities to strengthen their capacity in the sustainable management of natural resources in Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Vietnam.

Application for the post is until 26 February 2021. Please follow below requirements to apply:

  1. Email application letter & CV to applications@ntfp.org addressed to THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR with subject line P/MEL COORDINATOR (Name of applicant)
  2. Fill-up the following application form: https://forms.gle/43k8dn92iK17br8LA


The P/MEL Coordinator (PMC) will coordinate the NTFP-EP Asia implementation of the Green Livelihoods Alliance (GLA) programme. S/he will work in close communication with the key representatives of NTFP-EP Asia to the various bodies of the GLA: the supervisory board, the program coordination group (PCG), the country and regional coordination groups, and the cross-cutting working groups (e.g. Gender Hub, Finance Working Group). S/he will represent NTFP-EP Asia in the GLA PMEL Group. S/he will also lead the PMEL development process and coordinate the PMEL activities of NTFP-EP Asia.


  1. At least 7 years experience in program management and/or program monitoring, evaluation and learning work;
  2. At least 5 years work experience with a regional/ international development organization, non-governmental organization or civil society organization;
  3. At least 5 years experience on network coordination, alliance and liaison work;
  4. At least 3 years work experience with supervisory/management functions including managing multi-partner projects;
  5. Database skills desirable;
  6. A university degree in Social Development or any related field; a Masters’ Degree in a related field will be an advantage;
  7. Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  8. Strong interpersonal skills, able to work in a multicultural environment and a team player;
  9. Good computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office365 programs and online platforms;
  10. A self-starter and deadline-driven;
  11. Willing to travel and flexible;
  12. Knowledge of and interest on issues related to natural resource management, indigenous peoples’ and women’s rights is an advantage.

This is full-time work with a maximum six-month probation. Salary range is from PHP 60,000 to PHP 65,000 gross per month with basic benefits and commensurate to qualifications.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interview after 26 February 2021.


For the GLA Programme, the PMC coordinates the consolidation of GLA program requirements and workflows most especially the planning, monitoring and evaluation, and cross-thematic learning and exchange processes, consistent with the GLA partnership agreement and that meets the GLA’s Theory of Change and P/MEL needs.

The PMC may undertake its work through use of various program tools as appropriate, such as consultancies, small grants and partnership agreements, training and technical assistance, networking, communication, knowledge management and exchanges.

The PMC will:

  1. Coordinate the GLA regional program, from the preparation of the annual workplans and country partner agreements to the coordination of the monitoring, evaluation and learning activities.
  2. Coordinate with the respective thematic program officers in charge of regional activities within the scope of the NTFP-EP’s GLA plan, and provides support to the regional activities as well as the country partners’ GLA activities.
  3. Backstop the NTFP-EP’s program representative to the PCG and ensures consistent and timely communication flows through the various coordination and working groups in the GLA programme in Southeast Asia.
  4. Coordinate and consolidate the GLA program reporting requirements and ensures timely delivery to Milieu Defensie; as such, shall ensure timely and proactive communication and support to all staff and partners involved with the production of the programme reports.
  5. As a PMEL lead for NTFP Asia, the PMC:
    • Develops and maintains systems to manage baseline data of NTFP EP programmes  that are critical in future project/programme monitoring and evaluation.
    • Contributes in knowledge management and documenting lessons learned to facilitate continuous programme improvement.
    • Provides timely programme analysis to NTFP Asia Management and Board Members for the organizational reporting and continuous improvement of the organisation’s strategic plan.
  6. Provide inputs in the communication and visibility efforts of NTFP-EP’s GLA regional activities in coordination with staff and partners, including but not limited to inputs to publications, films and other educational and promotional materials related to the GLA NTFP-EP regional plan.
  7. Develop other strategic and collaborative proposals with and among partners when and if possible/suitable/appropriate;
  8. Perform other tasks and backstops other regional work and partnerships related to his/her job designation and which corresponds to his/her capacity, as may be assigned by the Executive Director from time to time.

 “NTFP-EP values people from diverse backgrounds and works to create an open atmosphere of trust, honesty and respect. Harassment or discrimination of any kind in unacceptable, including cases involving race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other similarly protected status. This principle applies to all aspects of employment, from recruitment to termination and other terms and conditions of employment. This policy complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.”

NTFP-EP is an equal opportunity employer and values the diverse backgrounds of all its applicants. It follows the principles of honesty, trust and respect. It does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind, such as cases involving gender, race, color, age, religion, citizenship, disabilities, sexual orientation, senior citizen status, or any other protected status. This policy follows all applicable laws governing non-discrimination in employment in the Philippines and/or in the CLMV country where the employee or applicant is based.

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