Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – UNV
|Organization||United Nations Volunteers|
|Duty Station||Khartoum (SDN)|
|Duration||24 months with possibility of extension|
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 Social Policy Specialist, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
- • In coordination with the UNICEF PME section and UNICEF Social Protection staff and MoSD, review, update and improve the MCCT M&E framework.
- • Together with MoSD, coordinate and consolidate the inputs of the monitoring consultants at state level and other monitoring data flows into a comprehensive database until an integrated MCCT MIS is established within the MoSD.
- • Support UNICEF with the implementation of the MCCT baseline, midline and endline surveys through technical inputs and coordinate the involvement of the key MoLSD staff in the process In coordination with UNICEF’s PME section, support the development of Terms of Reference for the MCCT evaluator, and support the contracting process.
- • Strengthen the capacity of MoSD M&E staff to conduct and implement social protection programme monitoring.
- • Ensure that the M&E framework meets UNICEF’s data and ethical standards, among others by safeguarding individual privacy; provide guidance to UNICEF and Government personnel on UNICEF’s data and ethical standards during the implementation of the MCCT’s M&E framework.
- • Design and provide trainings to state level MoHSW on the Post Distribution Monitoring process and support the MoHSW data focal points and UNICEF data consultants with PDM data analysis.
- • Prepare internal briefs, in English and Arabic, on a bi-monthly basis that contain an analysis of received programme monitoring data; disseminate the brief to a wide audience of partners.
- • Support the development of presentation with the supply of quality data analysis of available monitoring data.
- • Support the inputs to various donor, external and internal reports by providing quality monitoring data and support the dissemination of these among Government and development partners as well as donors.
Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:
- • 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;
- • Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
- • 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 Economics (any), International development, Social Policy, Programme Management, Data Analytics, Statistics or related field.
Required experience: 36 Months
A minimum of 3-5 years of previous experience with monitoring, evaluation or quantita-tive research is required.
- English(Mandatory), Level – Working Knowledge
- Arabic(Mandatory), Level – Working Knowledge
Area of expertise: Development programme/project administration, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Monitoring and evaluation.
Area of expertise details:
- Work experience with (integrated) social protection programming is a great asset.
- – Work experience with design, development and/or maintenance of project/programme
- – Management Information Systems is a great asset.
- – Previous work experience with sub-national government in a low-income country is a great asset
- – Experience in data and knowledge management.
- – Background and/or familiarity with emergency particularly experience of cash transfers in emergency is considered as an asset
Area of expertise requirement:
– Expert MS Excel skills
– Experience in using statistical software is a strong asset (e.g. R, STATA, SPSS).
Driving license: No
Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams.
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* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.
Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.
Application deadline: 08 June 2021