Deadline: 28 April 2016
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Monitoring Specialist in Amman, Jordan.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Monitoring Specialist will perform the following functions-
- 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 ROMP, the Annual Management Plan and Annual Work Plans, and for Country Offices – The CPD, CPAP, AMP and AWPs.
- Coordinate with Country Offices and the RO sections to ensure that programme performance monitoring systems are properly designed and implemented.
- Provide technical assistance to ensure that data/evidence collection and analysis from field visits and other programme monitoring processes / tools are coordinated and standardized across programmes, with special attention to humanitarian response and programme results in middle-income and high-income countries.
- Drawing on monitoring and analysis of key programme performance and management indicators , provide professional input to management reports, including relevant sections of annual reports.
- In collaboration with the M&E section, provide guidance to Country Offices to ensure that they have quality information to assess progress towards expected results established in their work plans, within strengthened Management for Results functions.
- Promote and facilitate sharing of innovative programme performance monitoring approaches and tools among countries in the MENA region.
Applicants must have-
- Advanced university degree (Master’s) in Social Sciences, Statistics, Monitoring, Evaluation, Demography, Development Planning, or a directly-related technical field(s) is required.
- A minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in programme monitoring, evaluation, programme management and/or a directly-related field is required.
- Previous knowledge of UN/UNICEF’s programme performance monitoring systems, processes and tools is considered an asset.
- Prior knowledge of and experience in programme monitoring frameworks (design, implementation) is considered highly desirable
- Previous work experience in a development country context and/or an emergency duty station is considered an asset.
- Fluency in English (written & verbal) is required.
- Fluency in French/Arabic (written & verbal) is considered desirable.
- Knowledge of an additional UN Language (Chinese, Russian, and Spanish) is considered an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit UNICEF.