Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – UNV
|Organization||United Nations Volunteers|
|Duty Station||Khartoum (SDN)|
|Duration||12 months with possiblity 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 overall guidance of the head of the Management Support Unit and direct supervision of the M&E Analyst, the UNV is expected to perform the following duties pertaining to the covid-19 Emergency Response Project implemented by the Sudan Federal Ministry of Health, and independently monitored by UNFPA:
Ø Lead the development of the project Monitoring and Evaluation Calendar for field/site visits covering facilities, institutions and beneficiaries of the covid-19 Emergency Response Project;
Ø Provide guidance and support to the project’s national UNVs/M&E to conduct quality project monitoring and reporting;
Ø Ensure that the monitoring activities are well documented using standard template and procedures and shared with responsible partners at Khartoum and state levels for follow up on actions;
Ø Contribute to development of results-based monitoring tools and procedures in the context of the Project Monitoring and Evaluation Plan;
Ø Provide the Country Office with quality monthly update on implementation and progress of the covid-19 Emergency Reponses Project for development of quarterly reports for submission to the Project Management Unit for decision making;
Ø Collect inputs from the focus states – through the national UNVs and partners – on implementation, do quality check and contribute to the development of annual progress reports to stakeholders and donors;
Ø Analyze and asses how findings of monitoring, reviews, assessments and other studies related to the project are analyzed, disseminated and taken into account in ongoing project planning and management;
Ø Promote knowledge sharing and continuous learning, and documenting innovation strategies, approaches, lessons learned and best practices arising from the project implementation;
Ø Ensure that requirements including impartiality and conflict of interest of team members are complied with. Ensure accurate documentation of any actual or perceived conflict of interest.
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
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
University degree in medicine, public health, pharmacy, statistics, economics or other social sciences.
At least 2 years of experience with monitoring of health programs.
- English(Mandatory), Level – Working Knowledge
- Arabic(Optional), Level – Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Development programme management, Healthcare administration.
Area of expertise details
- Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.); email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
- Good knowledge of English language – speaking and writing. Arabic desirable.
· Initiative, sound judgment and ability to work in teams and ability to work effectively in a multicultural team
- Self-motivated, ability to work with tight deadlines;
Ø Supports knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO focusing on achievement of the following results:
· Participation in the trainings for the operations/ projects staff on fund management, work plan management, M&E, etc.
· Contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
· Administrative support to organization of conferences, workshops, retreats
· Carries out any other duties assigned by the supervisor
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams.
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage 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 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: 05 August 2021.
For jobs from United Nations Volunteers visit: UNV Jobs Page