UN Reporting, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job Opportunities – United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Organisation: United
Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Vacancy code: VA/2018/B5323/16785
Reports to:
Project Manager
About UNOPS:
United Nations
Office for Project Services (UNOPS)’ mission is to expand the capacity of the
UN system and its partners to implement peace building, humanitarian and
development operations that matter for people in need. Working in some of the
world’s most challenging environments, UNOPS vision is to always satisfy
partners with management services that meet world-class standards of quality,
speed and cost effectiveness. By assisting UN organizations, international
financial institutions, governments and other development partners, UNOPS makes
significant, tangible contributions to results on the ground.
Job Summary:  The Reporting, Monitoring and Evaluation
Officer will be responsible for efficient monitoring and evaluation of the
project’s planned activities and implementation progress. In addition, to
promote a client-oriented approach consistent with UNOPS rules and regulations
and will work in close collaboration with the project stakeholders and local
participating partners to ensure oversight M&E activities in support of
successful planning and implementation of the project’s components.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Monitoring &
Evaluation
  • Develop a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework (complete
    with indicators) in line with the projects priorities;
  • Review the implementation of the M&E framework, performance
    indicators and, apply relevant tools for data collection, measurement and
    analysis;
  • Compile the lessons learned report as a project deliverable;
  • Perform analysis and implementation of effective monitoring and
    evaluation systems of project activities using the M&E framework,
    which includes review of indicators, deliverables and lessons learned;
  • Ensure that the project stakeholders are consulted and referred to
    as part of project monitoring, as applicable;
  • Work closely with the project team members in tracking projects and
    support the Project Manager in undertaking reporting;
  • Together with the Project Manager contribute to quarterly assurance
    process;
  • As needed, undertake monitoring visits and/ or participate in
    project site visits;
  • Support and contribute to setting up innovative mechanisms for
    mapping of assessment outputs using GIS technologies,
M&E Capacity Development
  • Serve as a resource on participatory approaches to reporting,
    monitoring and evaluation for UNOPS and partners for improved
    accountability for results;
  • Develop and implement training modules on participatory approaches
    to M&E for UNOPS and partners;
Reporting
  • Coordinate inputs to and draft reports related to project
    activities.
  • Develop appropriate reporting formats to meet all reporting
    requirements of the project.
  • Coordinate the finalization of donor reporting with the UNOPS Hub in
    Kenya.
  • Establish a reporting schedule and ensure the timely submission of
    reports as identified;
  • Provide quality assurance, including data verification, on all
    reports and information products produced by the project by editing and
    consolidating all reports prepared by the project;
  • Liaise with the UNOPS Hub in Kenya regarding the dissemination of
    reports and  the accuracy of
    information included in visibility materials and publications;
  • Draft briefing notes, talking points and other correspondence
    related to the project;
  • Produce and update information products such as maps, charts and
    info-graphics by turning data into graphical products to convey messages
    and a storyline as well as support strategic and operational
    decision-making
  • Act as a focal point/central instrument for the collection, analysis
    and dissemination of information relevant to verification, monitoring and
    project activities.
  • Understand, document and ensure the quality of high-value data for
    accuracy, consistency and comparability.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Office for Project
    Services (UNOPS) Reporting, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job
    opportunity should hold a Master’s Degree in project management, development
    policy and/ or planning, communications or relevant discipline
  • A Bachelor’s University Degree with a combination of 2 years of
    relevant professional experience in Programme/ Project Management,
    Monitoring and Evaluation, or any related discipline, may be accepted in
    lieu of the advance university degree
  • Two years of experience in results-based management, monitoring, and
    evaluation is required;
  • Experience in designing and managing monitoring systems for
    programmes and projects is desired;
  • Experience in programme and project evaluation techniques and
    participating in evaluation missions is desired.
  • Experience in results-based reporting systems is desired;
  • Good computer skills and familiarity with statistical packages is
    desired;
  • Good contextual knowledge of local issues, community priorities,
    social and cultural constraints and realities will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English are required.

Competencies
  • Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to
    differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational
    and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model
    for diversity and inclusion.
  • Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates
    and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as
    positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to
    succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.
  • Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners
    and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong
    external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant
    to the role).
  • Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self
    and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task
    accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees
    opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that
    responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.
  • Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively
    adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements.
    Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is
    consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.
  • Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic
    decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks.
    Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.
  • Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner.
    Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of
    others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles
    conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding
    common ground.



How to Apply:
If interested in
joining the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in the
aforementioned capacity, please click on link below to visit website and create
profile or express interest if you already have a profile on the UN system.
Deadline: 29th November 2018
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