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M&E Specialist

Freetown (Sierra Leone)

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Freetown (Sierra Leone)
  • Grade: International Specialist - Internationally recruited Volunteer
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Closing Date: 2021-05-09

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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

Summary of key functions:

  1. Support the facilitation of programs planning, ensuring the coherence with CPD, and compliance with the corporate RBM policies as well as responsibility for supporting key corporate reporting such as IWP and ROAR.
  2. Support the establishment of monitoring and evaluation system and tools to track, monitor and evaluate programme and operations results in the CO in compliance with established corporate policies and procedures, using Balanced Scorecard, ERBM and the Programme dashboard (including closure).
  3. Training of Country Office Staff on RBM principles and policies

A). Support the facilitation of programme planning, ensuring the coherence with CPD, and compliance with the corporate RBM policies as well as responsibility for supporting corporate reporting such as IWP and ROAR, focusing on achieving the following results:

  • In collaboration with the Programme Management Support Unit-PMSU support the establishment of monitoring frameworks for each programme and project;
  • Support the preparation of corporate reports such as ROAR and IWP.
  • Work with the PMSU team to prepare CO’s annual monitoring and evaluation Plan, in close cooperation with programme and operations staff and focusing on programme/project evaluation and monitoring issues;

B). Support the establishment of monitoring and evaluation system and tools to track, monitor and evaluate programme and operations results in the CO in compliance with established corporate policies and procedures, using Balanced Scorecard, ERBM and the Programme dashboard (including closure). Undertake regular field visit jointly with programme staff to ensure adequate data collection.

  • Work with Programme teams for the Design and establishment of an annual monitoring and evaluation system in the CO to ensure efficient and effective monitoring and evaluation of UNDP projects and programmes in Sierra Leone, in compliance with establish corporate policies, guidelines, norms and standards for evaluation in UNDP to ensure organizational accountability;
  • Put systems in place for the facilitation of internal reporting and information sharing on programme and operational issues, e.g. level of progress, successes, implementation bottlenecks, lessons learnt.
  • Support field level monitoring of programmes and projects.

C). Training of Country Office Staff on RBM principles and policies

  • Design and organize training on RBM to all staff and relevant partners
  • Conduct research on the RBM practices within and outside of UNDP
Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level: Master degree or equivalent Education - Additional Comments:

Minimum Master’s Degree or equivalent in Economics, Public/Business Administration, Social Sciences, International Relations, or related field or equivalent experience.

Required experience: 24 Months Experience remark:

Demonstrated experience at the national or international level in project cycle management including project design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects required.

Experience in research and policy-level analysis required.

Strong skills in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems required.

Excellent IT skills, good drafting ability with increased knowledge in UNDP’s operating systems

Language skills:
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise: Monitoring and evaluation, Development programme management, Development programme/project administration Driving license: No Competencies values:

Ethics and Values, Integrity, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing

Application procedure:

* 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: 30-03-2021

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