Fresher UN Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Job Vacancies – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Job Title:        Monitoring
& Evaluation Officer

Organization: United
Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Chief
Education

Grade: NOB

About US:

The United Nations
Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for
the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and expand
their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners,
we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into
practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and
excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.

Job Summary:
The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is accountable for the accomplishment of
the stated key end-results by providing professional expertise and assistance
in information/data collection, statistics and data analysis, monitoring &
evaluation (M&E), preparation of reports, communication and partnership,
and in implementing training programmes for national and sub-national data
collection, monitoring, evaluation and research capacity building with special
attention to the interest, concern and participation of primary stakeholders.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

·       
Integrated
Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Planning (IMEP) is prepared and in place
to provide strategic priority and realistic plan of activities for M&E

·       
Timely
monitoring and measurement of changes in conditions due to programme or
policies in country or region are conducted with the participation of relevant
partners and provided to the Country Office and national partners to facilitate
national planning, and assess the impact of the programmes and policies, and
report on the progress being made.

·       
Country
Office Performance are systematically monitored and data for key indicators of
the Annual Management Plan and management reports are collected, analyzed and
made available to management and the Country Management Team.

·       
Evaluation
is designed and carried out with quality process and products in line with
priority and strategy. Evaluation findings, recommendations and reports are
used to improve programme performance and are effectively disseminated to the
intended audience. Major partners are kept abreast and/or contribute to these
exercises as required.

·       
The
monitoring and evaluation capacities of Country Office staff and national
partners are strengthened, enabling them to increasingly engage in and lead
monitoring and evaluation processes.

·       
Effective
communication and partnerships are achieved in carrying out integrated planning
of research, monitoring and evaluation activities within the Country Office and
with the Regional office and with all other stakeholders, including national
partners, the UN Country Team and the international community; and the results
are shared with all partners to stimulate joint engagement.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Monitoring
& Evaluation Officer job opportunity should hold a University degree in
social sciences, development planning, planning, evaluation, survey
implementation, advanced statistical research.  

·       
Professional
work experience in programme development and implementation including monitoring
and evaluation activities as follows:        

·       
Two
years of relevant professional work experience. Developing country work
experience (for IP) or field work experience (for NO)

·       
At least
one instance of exposure to emergency programming, including preparedness
planning. Active involvement in a humanitarian crisis response programme
preferred.

·       
Fluency
in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic,
Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

·       
UNICEF’s
Values:
Care, Respect,
Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in
Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

·       
Functional
Competencies:
 Formulating Strategies and Concepts,
Analyzing, Applying Technical Expertise, and Planning and Organizing.

 NB:
The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment
process (Application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United
Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the United Nations in the
aforementioned capacity should express their interest by visiting the UN
recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.

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Deadline: 20th May 2020

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