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UNV Jobs: Programme Monitoring Officer

Job Title: Programme Monitoring Officer

UNV National Specialist

Host Entity: UNICEF

Country: Sudan

Duty Station: El Geneina (SDN)

Language Skills: English, Arabic

Start Date: Immediate

Duration: 12 months with possibility of extension

Application Deadline: 23 May 2021

Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Description of task

Under the general supervision of the Monitoring Officer and the technical guidance of the Chief Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation, the UN Volunteer will provide support in a range of programme and coordination issues, both in the field and at country office level. Her/his tasks will include but will not be limited to the following:

  • Ensure that the performance of UNICEF assisted programmes undertaken by government and other implementing partners is systematically monitored to ensure that the activities are regularly tracked and expected changes are measured and recorded. Joint monitoring visits with the participation of relevant partners are encouraged;
  • Ensure data for key Programme and management indicators reports are collected, analyzed and made available to the field office management;
  • Compile/synthesise the data and provide data/information to the Section and national partners to facilitate planning; assess the impact of the programmes and policies; and report on the progress being made;
  • Support the Sector/Sub-Sector and other coordination meetings in aspects related to information management; and contribute to strengthen management of sector information databases and systems; produce and maintain relevant information products, including Sector/Sub-sector information reports, databases, basic and thematic maps; and support the preparation of periodic reports on sector activities at national and state level as required;
  • Support the Programme Monitoring Officer to ensure the technical leadership of UNICEF in obtaining key information on affected populations by emergency and disasters and participate in assessment missions including interagency missions
  • Support the monitoring of high frequency humanitarian indicators with a specific focus on using routine and administrative data collection for better preparedness, targeting and coordination of effective humanitarian response.

Support the Programme Monitoring Officer for the management of the monthly/quarterly monitoring plan and ensuring the use of e-tools for planning, implementation and follow up of field visits.

Qualifications/Requirements

Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent

Education – Additional Comments:

  • Bachelor degree in Social Sciences, Economics, Demography, Statistics, or a related technical field; candidates with sociology, anthropology background may be considered if matched with strong analytical skills.

Required experience: 24 Months

Experience remark:

At least two years of professional work experience in programme monitoring and/or research and data analysis.

Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level – Fluent

Area of expertise: Development programme management, Monitoring and evaluation

Area of expertise details:

  • proven analytical skills in the area of data collection and analysis;
  • experience of working in an international organization working in Sudan is desirable;
  • Profeciency in the use of Microsoft office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.). Expertise in handling web-based or data management systems is an asset;
  • Fluency in English and Arabic
  • Willingness to be located at the field offices

Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Driving license: No

Competencies values:

Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

Application procedure:

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Sudan and legal residents in Sudan with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 23-05-2021

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