Monitoring & Evaluation Officer at UNICEF, Manila, Philippines


Deadline: 30 April 2019

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Monitoring & Evaluation Officer in Manila, Philippines.

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The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer is responsible 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.

UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will perform following functions-

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  • Provide technical support to ensure that the Country Office and national partners use a well-prioritised and realistic plan of research, monitoring and evaluation activities that will provide the most relevant and strategic information to manage the Country Programme, including tracking and assessing UNICEF’s distinct contribution.
  • Make professional contributions to and provide technical assistance for the planning and establishing the major research, monitoring and evaluation activities in multi-year and annual IMEPs, which is to be reflected in UNDAF M&E Plans.
  • Participate in management studies and support/participate in thematic/strategic evaluations to improve development & organizational effectiveness.
  • Support and contribute to effectively joint evaluations with developmental partners,including joint evaluation of UNICEF or of multi-partner programs.
  • Provide technical support to ensure that the CO has information necessary for UNICEF to effectively report on and advocate for children’s rights through the appropriate channels and to enhance partnerships with key players in monitoring collectively progress on child focused international commitments, including MDGs.
  • Support the CO in collecting and interpreting existing early warning data effectively to guide the adjustment of programmes and operational approaches when and as country contexts deteriorate.
  • Provide technical support to ensure that the Country Office has quality information to assess progress towards expected results established in annual work plans.
  • Provide technical support as necessary to identifying and adjusting a set of programme performance indicators, 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.
  • Provide support to ensure that the relevant programme partners participate and formulate Evaluation Terms of Reference and design of high quality.
  • Provide technical support to ensure that evaluation design and management meet quality standards as outlined in UNICEF Programme Policies and Procedures and related stand-alone Evaluation Technical Notes, when necessary seek expertise of knowledge institutions.
  • Provide technical support to ensure that the monitoring and evaluation capacities of Country Office staff and national partners – government and civil society – are strengthened enabling them to increasingly engage in and lead monitoring and evaluation processes.
  • Provide technical support to Country Office staff and national partners on data collection, data management and data analysis for basic monitoring and evaluation.
  • Provide synthesis of M&E results to the country office senior management, the Country Management Team and key programme and operations staff.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • University degree is required in development planning, planning, evaluation, survey implementation, social sciences, advanced statistical research, or another relevant technical field.
  • An advance University degree will be considered an asset.
  • Minimum 2 years of professional work experience is required in programme development and implementation including monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Knowledge of Project and Activity Evaluation.
  • Professional technical knowledge/expertise in data Collection, demography, statistics, and data management.
  • Professional technical knowledge/expertise in Evaluation Process Management, follow-up on Recommendations and Dissemination of M&E results.
  • Methodology of M&E, theories, standards and models, quantitative/qualitative/mixed methods, validity/reliability testing of data, data analysis and interpretation, and statistical inference methods.
  • At least 1 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 or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.