Regional Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Donor Reporting Officer
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UNIFEM is seeking a PME & Donor Reporting Officer to support planning, monitoring and reporting to UNIFEM donors and ensuring compliance to donor requirements.
Planning support to countries and sub-regional planning, and consolidation of plans
Monitoring of results against UNIFEM's Strategic Outcomes and as per approved plans
Assist in the dialogue aimed at developing linkages between the Planning and Monitoring, Review and Evaluation with the country programmes.
Document and/or collect, disseminate and apply best practices and lessons learnt in new and revised planning.
Review the Development Results Framework (DRF) and Management Results Framework (MRF)1 of the country programmes and prepare the same for the sub-regional office.
Involve and country programme managers and other staff as assigned in refining the frameworks to meet SMART2 criteria.
Develop and support institutionalization of a PME system in all the countries.
Guide and coordinate the review of the DRF and MRF including the provision of technical advice for the revision of the deliverables and delivery planning.
Ensure implementation & documentation of targets, planning indicators, process indicators, output indicators, outcome indicators (already set by UNIFEM at the global level), impact indicators, means of verification or sources of data to be included in PME system and incorporation of quarterly reviews, delivery rate tracking and reviews, and reporting in the in the MRF.
Review and synthesize quarterly, half yearly and annual reports from the country programmes and of the sub-regional initiatives.
Prepare sub-regional annual report.
Monitor and reinforce reviews of the programme progress by the country programme managers
Assist designing and implementation of major reviews of programme performance.
Master's Degree in any one of the following: gender, international relations, development studies, development management, economics, or public policy, with a course in planning/monitoring and evaluation.
A longer term course/advanced certificate in monitoring and evaluation will be an asset.
A minimum of seven years of progressive experience in designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation plans and reporting for international development programmes.
At least five years of progressive experience in planning.
Experience of providing advisory services in the area of results based management, results matrixes and PME processes and implementation, including developing baseline, proposing modifications to improve the quality of various indicators, milestones/targets, sources of verification, etc used for measuring results and reporting.
Proven PME experience, preferably within one or more of the partner UN entities, with sound knowledge and experience in all aspects of project cycle (designing, planning, implementation, monitoring, review & evaluation).
Demonstrable experience to provide a critical analysis of the programme progress, logical frameworks and results frameworks of development programmes, particularly with regards to the logic and coherence between different level results
Demonstrable skills in and experience of investigate how and to which degree any existing resources can be used to provide the data UNIFEM's sub-regional office needs for programme management and corporate purposes.
Excellent knowledge of English and ability to communicate clearly in written and spoken English.
Knowledge of Kiswahili and Arabic can be an advantage.
Deadline: 20th September
For more information and application, visit: Regional Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Donor Reporting Officer Website