VdE | Especialista em Monitoramento e Avaliação, | UNICEF

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The Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist reports to the Planning & Evaluation Specialist for general guidance and direction. The Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist supports the Planning & Evaluation Specialist section, to work within the UN country team to support UNCT goals for delivering valid and reliable information on the attainment of the MDGs and other goals, and on the performance of UN-supported programmes. The Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist assists in the establishment of a monitoring an evaluation tools which enhance partnership between the UNCT, government and other key players to collectively track progress on MDGs and other international commitment for children, the Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist assists in the development of national capacities for monitoring, evaluation and research, with special attention to the interest, concern and participation of government, community, and civil society stakeholders. The Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist will be responsible for capacity development and systems strengthening with INE, ENE as well as (potentially) wider sectors and academia. Position will have a key focus on skills in Data/statistical analysis and wider Sectoral support in Monitoring and Evaluation. The post will also provide substantive support in house in monitoring and evaluation as well as in the wider UN system through DRG groups.

Summary Of Key Functions/accountabilities

  • Integrated Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Plan (IMEP)
  • Situation Monitoring and Assessment
  • Programme Performance Monitoring
  • Evaluation
  • M&E Capacity Building
  • Coordination and Networking
  • Integrated Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Plan (IMEP)
  • Make professional contributions to and provide technical assistance for the planning and establishing the major research, monitoring and evaluation objectives, priorities, and activities in UNICEF’s multi-year and annual IMEPs, in consultation with child-rights and implementing partners.
  • Likewise, support the development of UNDAF M&E Plans from a sound results-based programming process.
  • Identify the M&E objectives, priorities, and activities required for effective CO and partner Emergency Preparedness and Response Plans.
  • In humanitarian response situations, within the first month, draft and recommend a simple one-month data-collection plan to cover key data gaps as required for the initial emergency response, working in close collaboration with the humanitarian clusters partners.
  • After the initial humanitarian response, support management of the medium-term response with a revised IMEP.
  • Situation Monitoring and Assessment
  • In coordination with other stakeholders, support the collection of Millennium Development Goal (MDG) and other key social development indicators (through MICS or other surveys) to improve national planning.
  • Ensuring UNICEF internal systems are up to date for proper planning and reporting (i.e. planning figures and indicators in ZPS-Plan in VISION, RAM regular updates, Scorecard updates, etc).
  • Support partners in the establishment and management of national statistical databases (e.g., Dev Info), ensuring that key indicators are readily accessible by key stakeholders. Potential uses include the Situation Analysis, Common Country Assessment, Early Warning Monitoring Systems, and Mid-Term Reviews.
  • Coordinate reporting with other UN agencies, including with the larger UN Setting (UN-PM&E group called MERG, in Mozambique), familiarity with UNINFO platform, reporting on results of UNSDCF, and on governmental aid platforms (such as ODAMOZ or DCP).
  • Develop a collectively Situation Monitoring and Assessment system owned by all key partners which supports the preparation of country level statistical and analytic reports on the status of children’s and women’s rights issues; and which allow, when opportunities emerge to influence developmental and social policies. To include technical support to global reporting obligations including national reports on progress toward the MDGs, and toward CRC and CEDAW fulfilment.
  • In humanitarian response situations, provide professional support for one or more rapid assessments (inter-agency or independently if necessary) to be carried out within the first 48-72 hours, working in close collaboration with the humanitarian clusters partners.
  • Programme Performance Monitoring
  • Provide technical support to ensure that a set of programme performance indicators is identified and adjusted as necessary, with inputs of all concerned partners in the context of the multi-year and annual IMEPs, the Annual Management Plan and Annual Work Plans, as outlined in the Programme Policy and Procedures Manual).
  • Coordinate with partners to ensure that monitoring systems are properly designed, and that data collection and analysis from field visits are coordinated and standardised across programmes to feed into to programme performance monitoring, with special attention to humanitarian response.
  • Drawing on monitoring and analysis of key program performance and management indicators, provide professional input to management reports, including relevant sections of the annual reports.
  • Evaluation
  • Technically support programme partners to formulate Terms of Reference and evaluation designs of high quality, when relevant drawing on the know-how of knowledge institutions, in compliance with the organization’s programme evaluation policies and guidelines.
  • Monitor and ensure the quality of the field work and data management during the implementation phase, and the quality of the analysis and ease of understanding during the report writing phase.
  • Disseminate evaluation findings and recommendations to the intended audiences in user-friendly methods. In particular, to ensure that effective participatory feedback is provided to community and civil society stakeholders.
  • Monitor and ensure that a management response to the findings and recommendations of the evaluation is completed, recorded, and followed up for implementation. Most specifically, ensure that evaluation recommendations are submitted to the Country Management Team and follow-up actions recorded in CMT minutes. Submit electronic copies of all evaluations to NYHQ via the Evaluation Data Base web portal, with full accompanying documentation.
  • M&E Capacity Building
  • Promote the awareness and understanding of the shared responsibility of M& E function among all staff members through communication, training, learning and development activities organization wide.
  • In close collaboration with partners, ensure that an M&E capacity building strategy for UNICEF/UN staff national partners and institutions exists in the context of the IMEP, or UNDAF M&E plan. Pay particular attention so the capacity needs of national partners such as professional evaluation associations will be strengthened by involvement in evaluation processes and possibly through specific capacity building initiatives.
  • Collaborate to implement capacity building strategies as a joint commitment with other developmental partners. Utilize a range of appropriate skills building strategies including self-learning, seminars and workshops and practical experience in order that UNICEF and UN staff have the basic knowledge and skills in understanding and applying new M&E policies, tools, and methods to fulfil their responsibilities. Similarly, design and implement strategies suited to the skills needs of national partners.
  • Actively seek partnerships with knowledge institutions for the identification of capacity gaps and development of strategies to address them.
  • Coordination and Networking
  • Collaborate with Regional M&E Advisers and HQ Evaluation Office for overall coordination of priority research, monitoring and evaluation activities, especially those of regional scope requiring the coordinated effort of multiple countries.
  • Partner with the Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Adviser to ensure that current and accurate M&E data and results are included in regional reports, multi-country studies, and knowledge sharing networks.
  • Undertake lessons-learned reviews on successful and unsuccessful M&E practices and experience at the national level, and ensure they are shared as appropriate. Similarly, pay attention to M&E knowledge networks to identify innovations and lessons learned that may be relevant for the CO and partners to improve their M&E function.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Education

An advanced university degree in in social sciences, statistics, planning development, planning.

Additional relevant post-graduate courses that complement/supplement the main degree is required.

Work Experience

DEVELOPMENTAL: A minimum of five years of professional experience in development and implementation including monitoring and evaluation activities is required. Developing country work experience (for IP) is required.

Field Work Experience (for NO) Experience Preferred.

Experience in humanitarian contexts is an added advantage.

At least one instance of exposure to emergency programming, including preparedness planning.

Familiarity with UN-wide processes (HACT, UNINFO, UN-JWP, etc) would be an asset.

Meet UNICEF’s core values and competency areas.

Language Requirements

Fluency in English and another UN language. Fluency in Portuguese the national language of the duty station.

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are...

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children.

Remarks

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.


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