Monitoring & Evaluation Analyst (NPSA-8)
- Objective 1: Improved enabling environment and increased demand for sustainable peace
- Objective 2: Expanded interaction and confidence-building opportunities
- Objective 3: Strengthened information ecosystem.
Monitoring of the project results:
- Develop an M&E plan for the project to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the project and to ensure that activities and outputs result in positive outcomes.
- Develop/update project monitoring tools including forms, questionnaires, check lists etc.
- Undertake regular field trips to the project sites and provide monitoring reports on progress.
- Perform data monitoring and analysis as per Project’s Results Framework having ensured triangulation of qualitative, quantitative and impact level data and prepare relevant reports.
- Develop/update CR dashboard analytical tool, including analysis of the electronic system for gender gaps and provide recommendations for improvements.
- Monitor overall progress of the project and ensure tracking performance through the collection of appropriate and credible data and other evidence on achievement of results.
- Analyze evidence to inform management decision-making, improve effectiveness and efficiency, and adjust programming as necessary.
- Participate in annual project reviews and planning workshops and assist the Project Manager in preparing relevant reports.
- Prepare Issues Log and Risk Log for the project.
- Prepare and maintain a database to track progress on the project’s indicators and targets.
- Provide input and update information related to progress project outcome in UNDP.
- Provide inputs in the drafting of TORs for Baseline, Mid-term, and End-line project evaluation.
- Assist international and local evaluators to conduct mid-term and final evaluations of the project.
- Provide inputs, information and statistics for quarterly, annual and other reports.
- Assist the Project Manager in the preparation of donor reports.
- Liaise with the UNDP Country Office relevant teams and provide requested inputs for the corporate strategic reports.
3. Capacity building and knowledge sharing:
- Organize and conduct training on M&E for the project and government-relevant staff if needed.
- Closely work with project staff and provide support, when necessary, on the topics related to M&E.
- Achieve Results: LEVEL 1: Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to details, delivers quality work by deadline
- Think Innovatively: LEVEL 1: Open to creative ideas/known risks, is pragmatic problem solver, makes improvements
- Learn Continuously: LEVEL 1: Open minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback
- Adapt with Agility: LEVEL 1: Adapts to change, constructively handles ambiguity/uncertainty, is flexible
- Act with Determination: LEVEL 1: Shows drive and motivation, able to deliver calmly in face of adversity, confident
- Engage and Partner: LEVEL 1: Demonstrates compassion/understanding towards others, forms positive relationships
- Enable Diversity and Inclusion: LEVEL 1: Appreciate/respect differences, aware of unconscious bias, confront discrimination
Cross-Functional & Technical Competencies
- Ability to use objective problem analysis and judgement to understand how interrelated elements coexist within an overall process or system, and to consider how altering one element can impact on other parts of the system.
- Ability to research and turn information into useful knowledge, relevant for context, or responsive to a stated need.
Monitoring and Evaluation:
- Ability to provide manager and key stakeholders with regular feedback on the consistency or discrepancy between planned and actual activities and programme performance and results.
- Ability to make an independent judgement based on set criteria and benchmarks.
- Ability to anticipate client's upcoming needs and concerns.
- Ability to communicate in a clear, concise and unambiguous manner both through written and verbal communication; to tailor messages and choose communication methods depending on the audience.
- Being skilled in Data Sorting, Data Cleaning, Survey Administration, Presentation and Reporting including collection of Real-Time Data (e.g. mobile data, satellite data, sensor data).
- Ability to extract, analyse and visualize data (including Real-Time Data) to form meaningful insights and aid effective decision making.
UN policy knowledge – ethics:
- Knowledge and understanding of the UN Staff Regulations and Rules and other policies relating to ethics and integrity.
- Master’s degree or equivalent in business administration, economics, public administration, international development, sociology, social science.
- Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of relevant experience will be given due consideration in lieu of the Master’s degree.
- Minimum 2 years (with Bachelor's degree) of progressively responsible working experience in the relevant field.
- Experience in all aspects of evaluation from initial design, field test, implementation, analysis, communication, and final use of the evaluation findings.
- Good understanding of the development context of the area of responsibility in general and crisis prevention and/or peacebuilding issues in particular
- Demonstrated ability in monitoring and evaluation and reporting.
- Experience in ICT - especially in the development of M&E software using database software.
- Expertise in analyzing data using statistical software.
- Proven experience in conducting & facilitation the trainings will be an asset.
- Relevant experience in the field of crisis prevention, peacebuilding, and development M&E would be an asset.
- Experience in assessment of data quality and analysis of data sets, preferably related to crisis prevention, peacebuilding, and development would be an asset.
- Fluency in English and Russian is required.
- Knowledge of Abkhaz would be highly desirable.
The incumbent will directly report to the UNDP Project Manager.
- Personal CV or P11, indicating all past positions held and their main underlying functions, their durations (month/year), the qualifications, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate, and at least three (3) the most recent professional references of previous supervisors. References may also include peers.
- A cover letter (maximum length: 1 page) indicating why the candidate considers him-/herself to be suitable for the position.
- Managers may ask (ad hoc) for any other materials relevant to pre-assessing the relevance of their experience, such as reports, presentations, publications, campaigns or other materials.