Consultant for Reporting, Monitoring and Evaluation
Parent Sector : Social and Human Sciences Sector (SHS)
Duty Station: Paris
Job Family: Social and Human Sciences
Type of contract : Non Staff
Duration of contract : From 7 to 11 months
Recruitment open to : External candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 27/JUN/2021
UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism
OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST
We are looking for an M&E Officer who will work from Paris to contribute to the effective implementation of the Reporting, Monitoring and Evaluation framework (M&E) of joint the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI)-UNESCO programs aimed at promoting the roles of youth and women in peacebuilding and sustainable development.
WPDI was founded in 2012 by artist, social activist Forest Whitaker, who is the UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace & Reconciliation as well as member of the United Nations Advocacy Group for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). WPDI is a non-governmental organization that operates in countries and regions impacted by violence and poverty in close partnership with UNESCO and other United Nations agencies, including UN Women. Our mission is to empower young women and men living in these vulnerable places to become peacemakers, leaders and entrepreneurs in their communities. We help them become (a) mediators who will address tensions and conflict between and within communities with competence and confidence, (b) community organizers who are equipped to reach out to other youth to undertake educational and cultural projects to promote peace, dialogue and tolerance, (c) entrepreneurs who can create economic opportunities for themselves and for their communities. The incumbent will notably be responsible for the reporting, monitoring and evaluation of activities undertaken jointly by UNESCO and WPDI in Cameroon, Chad, Gabon, Uganda and South Sudan.Long Description
Main Duties & Responsibilities
The M&E Officer ensures the implementation of monitoring and reporting tools, focusing on achievement of the following results for our programs distributed in 11 locations across Cameroon, Chad, Gabon, Mexico, South Africa, South Sudan, Uganda, and the United States:
- Provision of assistance to the Management Team in the design of documents pertaining to narrative and financial reporting, partnerships, fund raising, strategic planning, etc.
- Review and revise existing monitoring and reporting tools to assist field office managers and teams as they discharge their M&E responsibilities
- Timely collection of regular reports from field office managers and teams
- Analysis and high-quality presentation of data generated on the activities of WPDI
- Provision of input for Management Team on the needs for evaluation based on agreement with donors and partners
- Support to Management Team and staff in identification, documentation, synthesis of lessons learned and best practices to be integrated into the M&E framework
Master’s Degree in social sciences (Economics, Sociology, etc.), Statistic, Public/Non-Profit/Business Administration or other relevant fields of study would be desirable, but it is not a requirement.
Minimum 2 years of professional experience, preferably in the field of development.
Skills and Competences:
Proven ability to draft clearly and concisely and to produce high quality analysis and synthesis documents.
Excellent drafting skills in English
Ability to manage a heavy workload, paying close attention to detail and quality of work while meeting deadlines.
Very good IT skills, including in standard office software and in database management and data visualization.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment and to maintain trust-based working relations in a multicultural team.
- Ability to work in French and/or Spanish would be a plus.SELECTION AND RECRUITMENT PROCESS
Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application and provide complete and accurate information. To apply, please visit the UNESCO careers website. No modifications can be made to the application submitted.
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Please note that only selected candidates will be further contacted and candidates in the final selection step will be subject to reference checks based on the information provided.Footer
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