UN Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Job Careers – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Job
Title:             
 Monitoring
& Evaluation Officer
Organization: United
Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Head
of Area Office
Grade: SC8
About US:
The UN World Food
Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It
is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP
focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building
Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition &
Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets.
WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.
Job Summary:   The Monitoring
& Evaluation Officer will mainly support monitoring and evaluation
activities in Arua Area Office, ensuring that WFP programmes generate quality
evidence on the outcomes and effects of WFP’s food assistance activities on the
lives of beneficiaries with which to inform operational decision making and
strategic reorientation. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Offer technical
inputs to the annual work planning processes ensuring coordination with the
recommended timelines and guidelines from Country Office;
·        
Support
planning and implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities on
effectiveness of all food assistance interventions (e.g. beneficiary needs and
status, food security status, programme modalities, implementation challenges,
etc.).
·        
Produce
frequent Monitoring and Evaluation progress reports with status of results and
implementation of improvements and follow up for corrective actions in
programmes;
·        
Work in
close collaboration with internal counterparts and external partners to
sstrengthen the quality and consistency of monitoring and evaluation activities
in the field;
·        
Support
identification of monitoring, reviedw and evaluation needs during
programmes/project planning and implementation;
·        
Support
the training of WFP and partner staff in appropriate monitoring and evaluation
techniques to build capacity of staff, and lead the Area Office demonstration
of results;
·        
Work in
close collaboration with internal counterparts and external partners to
strengthen the quality and consistency of monitoring and evaluation activities
in the field.
·        
Work in
close collaboration with internal counterparts and external partners to
strengthen the data quality, accuracy and consistency to build credible
performance evidence.
·        
Compile
data sources, employing collection and/or meta-analysis of monitoring data from
the national data sources;
·        
Provide
monitoring and evaluation findings and recommendations to support performance
planning and risk analysis, emergency preparedness, security risk management
and risk mitigation activities;
·        
Contribute
to report writing and updating of progress achieved against indciators on the
Indicator Tracking Table
·        
Other
related duties.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Monitoring
& Evaluation Officer job placement should hold an Advanced University
degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Sociology, Social Development, Development
Economics, Performance Management or other relevant field,
·        
At least
six (6) years of experience in the field of monitoring, evaluation and
reporting;
·        
A
research experience using a variety of analytical tools and methods for
causality analysis, forecasting and other data modeling needs;
·        
Experience
in performance monitoring, evaluation and assessments at multiple field
locations;
·        
Sound knowledge
of regional local dialects is very desirable
·        
Cultivated
sustainable relationships with local NGOs, government authorities, and other
implementation partners.
·        
Previous
research experience using variety of analytical tools and methods for causality
analysis, forecasting, and other data modeling needs.
·        
Experience
in performing monitoring, evaluations and assessments at multiple field
locations.
Competencies:
·        
Strategic
Management:
Utilizes up-to-date
understanding of humanitarian and development actions in different contexts and
knowledge of global geo-political issues, monitoring requirements and/or the
evaluation mandate to enhance existing approaches, systems and processes to
monitoring and/or evaluation that suit WFP’s strategic and operational needs.
·        
Performance
Management:
Demonstrates
thorough understanding of WFP’s performance management system and ability to
manage resources and relationships to lead monitoring actions or deliver
complex evaluations (including joint & interagency) of a variety of WFP
programmes, processes or policies to WFP monitoring and/or evaluation quality
standards.
·        
Qualitative/Quantitative
Methodology:
Applies in-depth
understanding of developing practice in analytical approaches, methods and
tools for an appropriate mix to deliver quality monitoring results or complex
evaluations on diverse topics relevant to WFP’s strategic and operational
results frameworks.
·        
Technical
Communication:
Able to tailor
and synthesize evaluation evidence and engage diverse internal and external
stakeholders proactively in appropriate ways to maximize learning and use of
evaluation concepts and evidence for improving WFP programme performance.
·        
Programme
Monitoring and Review:
Applies
programme lifecycle knowledge to the development of monitoring systems and
applies corporate guidance to draft ToR, co-lead Programme Review
implementation, and draft initial findings and recommendations on the
effectiveness of food assistance activities.
How to Apply:
All candidates who
desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit
their applications online at the link below.
Deadline: 4th October 2018
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