02 November 2016

Entry Level Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Career Jobs - International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Organization: International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Job Grade: NO-A
Reports to: Chief of Mission
Ref: SVN: 02/10/016

About Us:
The International Organization for Migration (IOM), established in 1951, is the leading international intergovernmental organization dealing with migration.  IOM works to help ensure the orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation on migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need, including refugees and internally displaced people.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will work closely with colleagues, IOM Regional office and other Missions for identification of best practice M&E systems and frameworks,
·         Provide proactive support to colleagues in the Mission on country strategies on migration and coordinate concept paper and proposal development in collaboration with the Programme Development Unit,
·         Offer technical input on all proposals in the Mission  and ensure that  the inclusion of M&E frameworks, and develop the same for specific projects  as  required,
·         The incumbent will facilitate and oversee M&E activities for IOM Mission in Uganda through supporting Heads of units and heads of Sub Offices in the Country to:
·         Prepare annual and quarterly work plans and activity-based budgets,
·         Develop and implement M&E frameworks and data collection methods and tools on all projects,
·         Collect, analyze and report on Monitoring missions, and rapid assessments,
·         Provide feedback to programme/project managers for programme revisions and amendments based on evaluation outcomes,
·         Build the capacity of project staff and implementing partners in M&E data collection and reporting,
·         Work in close collaboration with the Project Development team at the Mission  ensure quality and timely reporting and documentation of projects and other mission activities:
·         Develop and oversee adherence to reporting schedules for project and program activities in accordance with donor and IOM requirements;
·         Support project staff in report drafting to ensure alignment of templates with IOM / Donor requirements
·         Ensure quality documentation of IOM activities through briefing notes, brochures and other written and visual documentation;
·         Support and provide training in liaison with different departments and sub offices in Uganda, to ensure effective implementation of projects and mainstreaming  of M&E aspects in  all programme implementation,
·         Offer timely technical support in designing evaluation studies, lead the process of external evaluation, Provide quality assurance support for evaluation studies, review and assist in compiling reports of evaluation studies,
·         Offer support in providing training to staff on specific areas such as PSEA and PD as appropriate and
·         Perform any other duties as may be assigned. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate for the International Organization for Migration IOM Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree with two years of relevant experience OR Master´s degree in Development, Social or Political Sciences, Management or a related field from an accredited academic institution.
·         At least two years’ experience in the field of monitoring and evaluation; programme management and  strategy development with an intergovernmental organisation or INGO
·         Relevant training and exposure to project development and programming highly desirable
·         Expertise in IOM programme/ project cycle management processes and financial management system is desirable
·         Proven experience in logical framework approach, RBM and other strategic planning approaches
·         Experience in M&E methods and approaches (including quantitative, qualitative and participatory)
·         Skills and experience in the implementation of M&E systems and plans
·         Additional training in M&E development and implementation
·         Good information analysis and report writing skills
·         Proven ability to work in a team and with counterparts at different levels;
·         Computer proficiency in MS office is a must and advanced statistical skills an advantage;
·         Knowledge and understanding of migration issues in the region an advantage
·         Languages: English (fluent) and working knowledge of other UN languages is an added advantage

Personal Competencies:
Behavioral Competencies:
·         Accountability-Follows all relevant procedures, processes, and policies; Meets deadline, cost, and quality requirements for outputs; Monitors own work to correct errors
·         Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders; Effectively interfaces with government officials of appropriate level on matters related to substantive migration issues and the work of IOM
·         Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others; Demonstrates interest in improving relevant skills; Demonstrates interest in acquiring skills relevant to other functional areas
·         Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience; Writes clearly and effectively, adjusting wording to the intended audience
·         Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programs or services; Actively seeks new ways of improving programs or services ; Proactively develops new ways to resolve problems
·         Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders; Convinces others to share resources
·         Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility; Identifies risks and makes contingency plans; Adjusts priorities and plans to achieve goals; Allocates appropriate times and resources for own work and that of team members
·         Professionalism -  displays mastery of subject matter; Effectively applies knowledge of migration issues within organizational context; Persistent, calm, and polite in the face of
·         Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation; Contributes to, and follows team objectives; Seeks input and feedback from others
·         Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions; Proactively identifies and advocates for cost-efficient technology solutions
Technical Competencies:
·         Effectively interfaces with government officials of appropriate level on matters related to substantive migration issues and the work of IOM;
·         Effectively applies knowledge of migration issues with organization context;
·         Correctly frames migration issues within their regional, global and political context;
·         Effectively applies knowledge on M&E/ Results-Based-Management.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated resumes, evidence of previous works and three references electronically to hruganda@iom.int

·         Please include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line of the email and ensure to send your attachments as one document in PDF and the title of your attachment should be your full names
·         If you receive a notification of non-delivery of your email, please forward your application to iomkampala@iom.int

Deadline: 3rd November, 2016

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