Deadline: 22 May 2016
United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Senior Monitoring Officer in Geneva, Switzerland. The duration of this post is 1 year.
The Senior Monitoring Officer will serve as the lead GSF staff member responsible for ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of global programme monitoring and reporting on results.
UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Senior Monitoring Officer will perform the following function-
- Lead the periodic review, revision, and updating of the GSF M&E Results Framework and Guidelines.
- Lead the development and rollout of a data management and analysis system.
- Develop quantitative and qualitative methods and participatory methodologies to monitor programme quality, performance and results.
- Contribute to the ongoing development and implementation of M&E tools and systems to improve the GSF’s ability to collect, analyze and aggregate data to demonstrate impact and program accountability.
- Provide analytical feedback to the GSF Director and country portfolio teams (led by Senior Programme Officers), on results and performance of GSF programmes, identifying key trends, risks, constraints and opportunities related to targets and indicators.
- Consolidate an analysis across GSF country programmes to support the GSF Director on strategic evidence-based decision-making.
- Take a technical lead in designing and implementing the baselines as well as outcome surveys, mid-term and end of programme surveys.
- Review and provide technical input to strengthen M&E components within the GSF Country Programme Plans including disaggregated data collection, analysis and reporting.
- Support, and provide guidance on, monitoring activities conducted by partner agencies (Executing Agencies) and sub-grantees at the country level to ensure proper management, aggregation and analysis of all primary and secondary data related to the programme.
- Provide technical support for the country programme baselines, outcome surveys and regular progress reports.
- Support GSF related components of WSSCC reviews, studies and reports. Take a lead role in provision of data and other input to GSF documents, papers, Steering Committee notes, advocacy materials and reports (particularly the annual and mid-year progress updates).
- Supervise consultants carrying out specific tasks related to the GSF M&E work program.
Applicants must have-
- Masters’ degree in Monitoring & Evaluation, health statistics, information management, or related field.
- A combination of a Bachelor’s Degree plus training, professional qualifications and 2 additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the masters’ degree.
- Minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible experience (9 with a Bachelor’s Degree) in quantitative and qualitative data analysis, preferably in the water, sanitation and hygiene sector, or in the health, development or social sectors.
- Fluency written and spoken English is required (excellent English language writing skills essential).
- Knowledge of French is considered an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit UNOPS.