Deadline: 13 May 2021
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Child Rights Monitoring Specialist in Tbilisi, Georgia.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Child Rights Monitoring Specialist will perform the following functions:
- Strengthen child-rights system monitoring.
- Maintain and develop partnerships with relevant stakeholders, the parliament and civil society to establish and/or strengthen the existing independent monitoring and evaluation systems and processes so that reliable and disaggregated data and analysis on the situation of disadvantaged and excluded are available to, and used by, decision-makers in the development child-related policies and programmes.
- Systematically promote equity-based child rights indicators and monitoring systems in partnerships
Actively seek partnerships with centers of excellence for the identification of capacity gaps (in terms of human resources, processes, indicators, etc.) to monitor and evaluation progressive realization of child rights and reduction of equity gaps and the development of strategies to address them.
- Situation Monitoring and Assessment
- Support partners in the establishment and management of national statistical databases (e.g., DevInfo)and contribution to regional and international databases (e.g. TransMonEE), 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.
- Develop a 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 of equity gaps; and which allow, when opportunities emerge to influence developmental and social policies.
- Technically support programme colleagues and national partners in identifying and designing strategic evaluations.
- Monitor and ensure the quality of the field work and data management during the programme implementation phase, and the quality of the analysis and ease of understanding during the report writing phase as per UNICEF evaluation policy and guidelines.
- Knowledge Management
- Coordinate the CO efforts to support the government, the parliament and civil society in the identification of good practices in and support their dissemination within the country, regionally and internationally (as relevant) by partners themselves.
- Undertake lessons-learned reviews on M&E practices and experience at the national level, and ensure they are shared as appropriate.
- Integrated Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Plan (IMEP)
- 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.
- Support the development of UNDAF M&E Plans from a sound results-based programming process.
Applicants must have:
- Advanced University Degree in social sciences, law, planning, child development, human rights.
- 5 year’s relevant professional work experience, including field work experience.
- Professional work experience in Human rights, women’s rights, children’s rights, Child rights programming and Monitoring & evaluation.
- Research, planning and knowledge management.
- Advocacy for children’s rights.
- Fluency in English, another UN language an asset and Georgian language is required.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online, process.
For more information, visit UNICEF.