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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Brasilia (Brazil)

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Brasilia (Brazil)
  • Grade: National Specialist - Locally recruited Volunteer
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Closing Date: 2021-09-26

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Eligibility criteria Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment. Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, and in close collaboration with the SPM&E Team and Programme Sections, the National UN Volunteer Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will undertake the following tasks:

Support the M&E function in UNICEF Brazil and the implementation of the studies, researches and evaluations planned in the Integrated Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Planning (EISI Plan)

  • Support the preparation, consolidation and follow-up of the 2021 and 2022 EISI plan and M&E work plan;
  • Support data collection, data analysis and quality assurance for the studies, researches and evaluations planned for 2021 and 2022.
  • Provide ad-hoc support to M&E and evidence generation activities planned for 2021 and 2022, including the ones related to the Brazil Country Office’s (BCO) responses to the Covid-19 Pandemic and the Venezuelan Migrant Crisis.

Support activities related to Situation Monitoring and Assessment

  • Follow national research and databases for the most up-to-date information on the situation of children and adolescents;
  • Help prepare Concept Notes, Terms of References, reports, summary briefs and analyses on a range of themes to support the BCO, including related to the Covid-19 and the Venezuelan Migrant Crisis.
  • Support data collection, updates, quality control and preparation of briefs for a range of local, regional and international initiatives.

Support activities related to Programme Performance Monitoring

  • Support the Deputy Representative, Planning Officer, and SPM&E team in the implementation of mid-year and annual programme reviews;
  • Support data collection and consolidation for reporting on M&E outputs and outcomes during mid-year and annual programme reviews;
  • Support the implementation of SPM&E’s responses to the Covid-19 Pandemic and the Venezuelan Migrant Crisis.

Support the preparation of Country Office Annual Report (COAR)

  • Support data collection, quality control, preparation and consolidation of specific chapters of the COAR 2021.

Support the implementation and management response of selected evaluations and studies

  • Support the design, implementation and management response of the evaluations undertaken and planned for 2021-2022, including the current Country Programme Evaluation (CPE).

Support the implementation of UNICEF’s equity approach

  • Support data collection, analysis and quality assurance of selected initiatives that promote UNICEF’s equity approach, including in the finalization of the current editions of the UNICEF Seal and the Platform of Urban Centres (PCU) initiatives.
Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level Bachelor degree or equivalent Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant fields, such as Social Sciences, International Relations, Public Policy and Administration, Sociology or Political Science. A Master’s degree would be considered an asset.

Required experience 24 Months Experience remark
  • Two years practical professional (preferably with international work experience) in monitoring and evaluation, statistics and/or data management.
  • Experience in international development organizations, a human rights organization, or a national development organization (including public sector organizations).
  • Experience in data and information management, including systems such as Excel and statistical and graphics packages (RStudio, SPSS or Stata, Power BI and/or Tableau Knowledge would be an asset).
  • Experience working with microdata from the population Census, School Census and PNADs and GIS softwares, such as ArcGIS and QGIs would be an asset.
Language skills
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise Monitoring and evaluation, Statistics, Database design, administration and maintenance Area of expertise details

Experience/ expertise in statistics is optional but would be a considerable asset.

Specific Technical Knowledge Required

  • Experience in data and information management, including systems such as Excel and statistical and graphics packages (RStudio, SPSS or Stata, Power BI and/or Tableau Knowledge would be an asset).
  • Experience working with microdata from the population Census, School Census and PNADs and GIS softwares, such as ArcGIS and QGIs would be an asset.
  • Solid knowledge of international development and humanitarian issues, including aid policies of major donors particularly those pertinent to UNICEF in Brazil;
  • Solid knowledge of human rights and results-based programming.

Common Technical Knowledge Required

General knowledge of:

  • Computer systems, including internet navigation and office applications;
  • United Nations or other international organizations; good understanding of world affairs, current events and international development issues;
  • Global human rights issues, specifically relating to children and women, and current UNICEF position and approaches;
  • UNICEF goals, visions, positions, policies, guidelines and strategies;
  • UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specially the SGDs for children.
Driving license Competencies values Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams Application procedure * Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? 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? 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. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Brazil and legal residents in Brazil with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.” Application deadline: 26 October 2021, 23:59 Germany time
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