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  • Organization: UN WOMEN - United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
  • Location: Cairo
  • Grade: National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
  • Closing Date: 2017-07-14

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Monitoring and Reporting Analyst (Open to Egyptian Nationals & Residents)

Cairo (Egypt)

Background

UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.

In line with fulfilling UN WOMEN's strategic objectives, UN WOMEN Egypt Country Office focuses on three areas of immediate concern: Strengthening women's participation in governance and leadership, eradication of violence against women, women's economic security and rights.

Reporting to the Deputy Country Director, the Monitoring and Reporting Analyst will provide support to Egypt Country Office (CO) colleagues in incorporating monitoring and reporting into programme formulation as well tracking against Strategic Plan targets and the reporting of results to internal and external audiences.

Duties and Responsibilities

1.    Facilitate and substantively contribute to the incorporation of monitoring and reporting into programme formulation

  • Preparation, coordination and reporting on the CO Strategic Note;
  • Preparation, review and reporting on the CO annual work plan (AWP), and particularly on Development Results Frameworks (DRF) and Operational Efficiency and Effectiveness Frameworks (OEEF);
  • Facilitate and substantively contribute to the development of monitoring indicators, monitoring calendars, and field monitoring plans and quality assurance processes;
  • Include inputs from relevant evaluation findings, conclusions and recommendations into programme formulation;
  • Provide technical support to partners in developing Performance Monitoring Frameworks (PMFs), systems and plans, and Baseline Surveys;
  • Facilitate the clearance of donor agreements and Programme Cooperation Agreements with CO.

2.    Contribute substantively to the monitoring and tracking of results against country/ regional level targets and UN Women Strategic Plan

  • Coordinate with Programme Team to ensure that data collection and analysis from field visits are coordinated and standardized across programmes;
  • Monitor data from partners on a quarterly basis and provide substantive inputs to regular management briefs to inform decision making;
  • Visit partners, along with the Programme Team, to support monitoring of results and planning processes as required;
  • Monitor the spending of donor funds and other programme expenditures and disbursements, by providing monthly report on delivery rates from each project;
  • Draft and monitor the CO Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research Plan.
  • Act as the CO focal point for Results Based Management (RBM), Result Management System (RMS) and Donor Agreement Management System (DAMS).

3.    Facilitate the reporting of results to internal (Senior Management) and external (Executive Board, Donors) audiences

  • Facilitate the process of the CO meeting internal and external reporting requirements and deadlines, including annual reporting process;
  • Draft donor and programme reports (both narrative and financial);
  • Identify relevant evaluation findings, conclusions and recommendations and input them into programme reporting;
  • Review progress reports submitted by partners and provide feedback to improve quality and timeliness of reporting;
  • Collect and maintain data for country, regional and global corporate reports, mid-term reviews, and final evaluations.

4.    Provide technical support to the CO in the implementation the UN Women Evaluation Policy

  • Coordinate the implementation of UN Women’s Evaluation plan in the CO;
  • Provide guidance to programme staff on evaluations;
  • Ensure communication between the CO and RO regarding Evaluations;
  • Coordinate the completion of management’s response to the UN Women Global Accountability and Tracking of Evaluation Use (GATE).

5.   Contribute to knowledge building and capacity building

  • Identify and disseminate good practices, lessons and knowledge, as identified through programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation activities;
  • Contribute to the development of capacity development tools, including training materials and packages;
  • Facilitate capacity building opportunities for staff and partners in the country in the areas of Results Based Management (RBM), Monitoring and Evaluation;
  • Promote the awareness and understanding of the shared responsibility of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) among all staff members through communication, training, learning and development activities.

Competencies

Core Values:

  • Respect for Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism

Core Competencies:

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
  • Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading by Example

Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: http://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-employment-values-and-competencies-definitions-en.pdf

Functional Competencies:

  • Good knowledge of programme formulation and implementation and Results Based Management
  • Good knowledge of planning, monitoring and evaluation, evaluation design, data collection and analysis, and reporting
  • Ability to synthesize program performance data and produce analytical reports
  • Good analytical and report writing skills
  • Knowledge of UN programme management systems.

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Political or Social Science, Economics, International Development Studies, Gender / Women's Studies, Public Policy, or any related field is required.

Experience:

  • At least 2 years of progressively responsible experience at the national or international level in planning, monitoring and reporting of development projects / programmes;
  • Experience in the United Nations systems in an asset.

Computer skills:

  • Proficient computer skills, specifically with Microsoft Office tools.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, particularly Atlas and Result Management System (RMS) is an asset.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English and Arabic, excellent spoken and written skills.

Evaluation Criteria

UN Women applies a fair and transparent selection process that takes into account both the technical qualification of potential consultants as well as the financial proposals submitted in support of consultant applications.

Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology:

Cumulative analysis

When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract should be made to the candidate whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:

Responsive/compliant/acceptable; and

Having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical criteria

Technical Criteria weight: 100%

Criteria Weight Technical: 100%

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Political or Social Science, Economics, International Development Studies, Gender / Women's Studies, Public Policy, or any related field is required (20%)
  • At least 2 years of progressively responsible experience at the national or international level in planning, monitoring and reporting of development projects / programmes (50%),
  • Experience in the United Nations systems in an asset (10%)
  • Proficient computer skills, specifically with Microsoft Office tools (5%),
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, particularly Atlas and Result Management System (RMS) is an asset. (10%)
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English is essential (5%)

Applications

 Candidates must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:

  • Personal CV;
  • UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from http://www.unwomen.org/about-us/employment;
  • Education certificate
  • Health certificate valid for consultants whose assignment is longer than 3 months

Please note: All documents have to be uploaded in 1 single files

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
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