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Monitoring Assistant G5

Cairo (Egypt)

  • Organization: UN WFP - World Food Programme
  • Location: Cairo (Egypt)
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Administrative support
    • Malaria, Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases
  • Closing Date: 2020-09-22

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WHY WORK AT WFP?

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We are driven by our mission to fight world hunger and feed people’s dreams of a brighter future.

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Being part of a global, diverse and multicultural community like WFP, will continuously expose you to new ideas and perspectives.

How we deliver our mission in deep respect for personal and cultural differences and close collaboration between every member of our global team, will certainly enrich your experience and knowledge on so many levels

 

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WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

ABOUT WFP Egypt Country Office

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) assume a substantial role for public sector business and its ability to make a major contribution towards their achievement.  The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development gives business a significant role to play in efforts to achieve the SDGs, based on their ability to invest and innovate in a sustainable way. Achieving the SDGs requires collective action, shared responsibility and financing from multiple sources, especially of the public sector financial institutions.

To achieve the ambitious plan of sustaining all the strategic interventions of Egypt’s WFP CO, the public-sector contribution should improve and strengthens long-term partnerships with financial institutions, companies, foundations and high-net worth individuals. This includes leveraging the capacities of this segment to build long lasting partnerships that goes beyond resources but expands to leaving a mark to future development visions of the country.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   Bachelor degree in social science, Business Administration, or any other related functional area is desirable.

Experience: Four to five or more years of progressively responsible work experience in the fieldwork, data collection, working with NGOs, UN and or various development interventions.

Languages: Excellent spoken and written English and Arabic.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

These jobs are found primarily in WFP Field based Offices, and job holders typically report to Programme Policy Officer or Programme Associate. The reporting lines may change depending on the size of the office.
At this level job holders are expected to take responsibility for completion of a range of processes and activities related to monitoring that require some interpretation of standard guidelines/practices. Job holders are able to recommend a course of action to staff at various levels and may allocate tasks to other support staff.

JOB PURPOSE

To coordinate and perform monitoring activities within a specific coverage area and provide reports to support the effective delivery of assistance packages.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
  1. Commit to WFP values, and mainstream monitoring and evaluation standards in the field, including but not limited to: transparency, participation and accountability.
  2. Develop monthly monitoring field visits’ plans for all Field Monitor Assistants (FMAs) located in various governorates and incorporate the different monitoring observations and results and share it with the programme team to take corrective action;
  3. Ensure daily tracking of all FMAs mission visits and follow-up on daily mission reports;
  4. Develop database(s) incorporating all WFP operational and monitoring sites and provide regular updates on monitoring coverage of WFP sites in coordination with the various programme units.
  5. Coordinate field monitoring activities, and processes to make sure that WFP resources are efficiently and effectively utilized;
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
  1. Commit to WFP values, and mainstream monitoring and evaluation standards in the field, including but not limited to: transparency, participation and accountability.
  2. Develop monthly monitoring field visits’ plans for all Field Monitor Assistants (FMAs) located in various governorates and incorporate the different monitoring observations and results and share it with the programme team to take corrective action;
  3. Ensure daily tracking of all FMAs mission visits and follow-up on daily mission reports;
  4. Develop database(s) incorporating all WFP operational and monitoring sites and provide regular updates on monitoring coverage of WFP sites in coordination with the various programme units.
  5. Coordinate field monitoring activities, and processes to make sure that WFP resources are efficiently and effectively utilized;
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
  1. Maintain a constant and open line of communication with CO units (and when requested by the head of unit) with external partners;
  2. Conduct and verify the sample required for field visits, and the data collection process.
  3. Develop and update new tools and questionnaires for monitoring and evaluation, and make sure that they are aligned with WFP’s M&E corporate plan and log frame, and include the needed tools for achieving the targets.
  4. Design the tool for data collection on WFP’s internal system and maintain quality control by regularly following up on the work progress;
  5. Support in the data collection process and conduct basic data analysis, and report writing when needed.
  6. Keep track of M&E data basis, compile, and refine the data in regular basis, also keeping the archive of all the field-monitoring documents.
  7. Support the M&E unit in any other needed tasks.
4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES

Purpose

  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Helps teammates articulate WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
  •  Be a force for positive change: Suggests potential improvements to team’s work processes to supervisor.
  •  Make the mission inspiring to our team: Explains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates.
  •  Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Articulates how own unit’s responsibilities will serve WFP’s mission.

People

  • Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Trains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities.
  •  Create an inclusive culture: Seeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds.
  •  Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Serves as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work.
  •  Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Tracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor.

Performance

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Explores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues.
  •  Focus on getting results: Focuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency.
  •  Make commitments and make good on commitments: Takes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments.
  •  Be Decisive: Independently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field.

Partnership

  • Connect and share across WFP units: Suggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor.
  •  Build strong external partnerships: Identifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals.
  •  Be politically agile & adaptable: Develops an understanding of the value of WFP’s teams and external partners in fulfilling team’s goals and objectives.
  •  Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Aligns own activities with supervisor’s priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs.
     
FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES
Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level
Strategic Management Displays basic understanding of WFP’s policies and strategies to perform monitoring and/or evaluation activities and their inter-relationship.
Performance Management Applies knowledge of WFP’s performance management system to manage resources and relationships to undertake monitoring actions or deliver straightforward evaluations of operations, programmes, or processes to WFP monitoring and/or evaluation quality standards.
Qualitative/Quantitative Methodology Understand and applies an appropriate mix of established methods and data collection tools to monitoring, reviews or straightforward evaluations, in line with WFP’s strategic and operational results frameworks (metrics), WFP guidance and technical standards.
Data Analytics and Visualization Collects and summarizes programme data, including information on shipments, distribution site logistics, the status of personas in need, and beneficiaries
planned and reached for all programme assistance modalities and activities.
Programme Monitoring and Review Gathers, organizes, and provides data on programme outputs, processes, and outcomes, including distribution plans and the status, quantity, and quality of food and cash distributed and technical assistance provided.
OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS

This section is optional to describe additional responsibilities & knowledge required for the specific job

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

• Has experience collecting programme output and outcome data, conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses, and reporting findings to management team, partners and other stakeholders.
• Has experience utilizing WFP monitoring and evaluation systems and standards.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

THIS IS A ONE YEAR CONTRACT , EXTENSION IS SUBJECT TO SATISFACTORY PERFROMANCE AND FUND AVAILABILITY

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING THE ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ON THE 22ND OF SEPTEMBER 2020

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Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

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