2 UN Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job Vacancies – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

 

Job Title:    Monitoring and Evaluation
Officer (2 Job Vacancies)

Organization: United
Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Duty Station:
Mbarara and Arua, Uganda

 

About WFP:

United Nations World
Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting
hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger
in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes
to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and
children, can access the nutritious food they need. In emergencies, WFP gets
food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict
and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to United help
communities rebuild their lives. On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million
people with food assistance in 80 countries each year. The organization has the
global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships
necessary to provide access to food and contribute to lasting solutions,
especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas.

 

Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will coordinate
and execute monitoring and evaluation activities within the respective Area
office, ensuring that WFP programmes generate quality evidence on the outcomes
and effects of WFP’s food assistance, social protection activities on the lives
of beneficiaries hence informing effective operational decision making and
strategic reorientation.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Prepare
and implement the Area office M&E Plan. Collect timely, strategic and
relevant information to facilitate planning, reporting, decision making,
learning and performance measurement at the different results levels as set out
in the Annual Performance Plan and Country Strategic Plan (CSP).

·       
Provide
technical inputs to the District Technical Planning process to align with
results-based planning of social protection activities.

·       
Support
WFP, DLG and partners’ planning and implementation of Social Protection
monitoring activities on effectiveness integrated programme intervention (e.g.
beneficiary needs and status, social inclusion and transfer, food and nutrition
security status, poverty levels, programme modalities, implementation
challenges, etc.).

·       
Introduce
participatory M&E with the DLGs with the potential benefits for local
governance, for key actors, and for multi-stakeholder processes. Support
identification of monitoring, review and evaluation needs during
programmes/project planning and implementation.

·       
Provide
leadership on strengthening the capacity of WFP staffdistrict local
governments, WFP cooperating partners and key stakeholders in planning,
monitoring, evaluation and analysis in the implementation of food security,
nutrition and resilience programmes.

·       
Amplify
the role of M&E across all programmes and DLGs development plans and
includes broad indicators. Also refers to cases where DLGs have established
M&E systems.

·       
Contribute
to the analysis of output and outcome data and recommend improvements to Social
Protection programme interventions and to enhance WFP’s and DLGs’ ability to
demonstrate outcome focused results.

·       
Support
participatory M&E processes including strengthening the knowledge of DLGs,
beneficiaries, local leaders and other key stakeholders enabling them to
increasingly engage in and lead monitoring and evaluation of WFP supported
interventions and investments.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The ideal
candidate for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Monitoring and
Evaluation Officer (NOB) job vacancy must hold an advanced University degree in
Monitoring and Evaluation, Sociology, Social Development, Development Economics
or Performance Management or another relevant field, or First University degree
with additional years of relevant work experience and/or training/courses.

·       
A
minimum of six years of progressive professional experience in monitoring and
evaluation.

·       
Membership
of a recognized M&E Professional Association

·       
Demonstrated
ability to develop and maintain productive, professional relationships with
government and local community counterparts, donors, civil society and other
stakeholders

·       
Excellent
oral and written communication skills

·       
Deep
technical knowledge through exposure to technical teams

·       
Leadership
in implementing programmes.

·       
Contribution
in policy discussions and decisions.

·       
Language: Fluency (level C) in English language
(written and oral).

 

Competencies:

·       
Programme
Lifecycle & Food Assistance:
Displays ability to identify the main hunger problem at the national or
subnational level to design and implement context-specific programmes that
integrate complex analysis and the full range of food assistance tools.

·       
Transfer
Modalities (Food, Cash, Voucher):
Demonstrates ability to analyse and consolidate quantitative and
qualitative information from different sources (e.g., market studies) to inform
transfer modality selection and programme development.

·       
Broad
Knowledge of Specialized areas (i.e. Nutrition, VAM, etc.):
Demonstrates the ability to interpret basic
data in the context of WFP specialised fields to contribute to technical
programme design, implementation and monitoring.

·       
Emergency
Programming:
Displays ability
to translate understanding of programme principles in emergencies and
protracted conflict situations into relevant, effective, and context specific
approaches.

·       
Strategic
Policy Engagement w/ Government:
Develops thorough recommendations using multiple inputs (e.g., government
counsel, research, own experience) to strengthen national or subnational
entities and government owned food and nutrition security programmes.

 

NB: Female
applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially
encouraged to apply

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to join the United Nations World Food Programme
(WFP) are encouraged to apply online at the link below

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 4th February 2021

 

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