Deadline: 22 May 2016
United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from the 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 Jobs Responsibilities
The Senior Monitoring Officer will perform the following functions-
- Ensure the continued efficiency and effectiveness of Global Sanitation Fund programme monitoring.
- 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.
- Play a central role in the GSF Team, incorporating recommendations and feedback from colleagues, and keeping the Team informed (and involved as needed) on M&E related activities.
- Support the Evaluation Unit in commissioning of evaluations and reviews and facilitate the implementation of evaluation recommendations.
- Support the overall monitoring portfolio of WSSCC to strengthen evidence-based monitoring and reporting as well as consolidate and contribute towards the sector monitoring needs.
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.
- A 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 in 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.