Monitoring Specialist – UNV


Job Description

OrganizationUnited Nations Volunteers
Host EntityUNICEF
Duty StationKhartoum (SDN)
Language SkillsEnglish, Arabic
Start Date01 May 2021
Duration12 months with possibility of extension
Application Deadline15/04/2021

Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Description of task

Under the direct supervision of Education Specialist, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Efficient monitoring and data management system is maintained for the education projects and in place to provide updated information for the education programme monitoring and progress measuring.
  • Statistics, data and information necessary for reporting on education programme /projects performance indicators (Outputs and activities), are collected and analyzed.
  • The monitoring and data management capacities of education staff and national partners are strengthened, enabling them to increasingly engage in and lead monitoring and data management processes.
  • Electronic monitoring and tracking system are developed for Education A child (EAC) Project achievements, including OOSC enrolment and retention database.
  • Electronic monitoring and tracking system are developed for Integration and mainstreaming of refugee children into the Sudanese education system (IRCSES) Project baseline, achievements, including the school’s database.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.


Required degree level: Master degree or equivalent

Education – Additional Comments:

Master degree in Education, social sciences, development planning, planning, evaluation, survey implementation, advanced statistical research.

Required experience: 36 Months.

Experience remark:

Experience in education programme development and implementation including monitoring and evaluation activities will be an asset.

Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level – Working Knowledge

Area of expertise: Education policy and planning, curriculum development and teacher training, Monitoring and evaluation.

Area of expertise details:

Computer skills: Microsoft office applications, Statistical Software packages “SPSS, Stata”, Database Design software applications.

Driving license: No

Competencies values:

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

Application procedure:

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first register your profile at Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of
your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly,
select the special call to which you would like to apply.
* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first update your profile at Then go to ‘My Page’ at
and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 15 April 2021

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