Deadline: 17 November 2021
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation in Windhoek, Namibia.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation will perform the following functions:
- Programme Planning
- Ensure that the Country Office and national partners develop evidence based and coherent programme plans.
- Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Planning
- Ensure that the Country Office and national partners use a well-prioritised and realistic plan of research, monitoring and evaluation activities developed collaboratively that will provide the most relevant and strategic information to manage the Country Programme, including tracking and assessing UNICEF’s distinct contribution to UNPAF outcomes.
- Situation Monitoring and Assessment
- Ensure that the Country Office and national partners have timely and accurate measurement of change in conditions in the country, including monitoring of socio-economic trends and the country’s wider policy, economic or institutional context, to facilitate planning and to draw conclusions about the impact of programmes or policies.
- Programme Performance Monitoring
- Ensure that the Country Office has quality information to assess progress towards expected results established in annual work plans.
- Ensure that UNICEF-supported evaluations are designed and implemented to established UN quality standards, and the results are disseminated in a timely fashion to stakeholders in order to improve programme performance and contribute to wider learning.
Applicants must have:
- An advanced University Degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Monitoring, Evaluation, Demography, Development Planning, or another directly-related technical field is required.
- At least 8 year’s professional work experience in programme development and implementation including monitoring and evaluation activities as follows:
- Relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in programme monitoring, evaluation, demography, statistics, data processing, analysis and interpretation, statistical inference methods and/or data management is required.
- Prior knowledge and experience in research methodology, including theories, standards and models, quantitative/qualitative/mixed methods, validity and reliability testing of data is considered highly desirable.
- Fluency in English and a local language.
- Knowledge of another UN language is considered an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit UNICEF.