UNICEF Jobs in Uganda - Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Vacancies in Uganda

UNICEF Jobs in Uganda - Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Vacancies in Uganda

This is a Generic Vacancy Announcement (GVA) for the Talent Group for Monitoring & Evaluation Officers at the NOB level in the Uganda Country Office.

Talent Groups at UNICEF are exclusive lists of pre-vetted, highly qualified professionals intended to fast-track recruitment processes as positions become available.

After a rigorous selection process, successful candidates will be placed in the NOB Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Talent Group for a period of 36 months. While placement in the Talent Group does not guarantee a position, it is an important resource for filling vacancies.

Candidates placed into the Talent Group will be reviewed when a relevant position becomes available and if found suitable, are offered placements through a direct selection process.

Once in a Talent Group, your profile will be available to hiring sections and you may be contacted for job opportunities to help further drive your career within UNICEF.

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children.

To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

How can you make a difference?

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is accountable for the accomplishment of the stated key end-results by providing professional expertise and assistance in information/data collection, statistics and data analysis, monitoring & evaluation (M&E), preparation of reports, communication and partnership, and in implementing training programmes for national and sub-national data collection, monitoring, evaluation and research capacity building with special attention to the interest, concern and participation of primary stakeholders.

Key End-Results Expected

  • Integrated Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Planning (IMEP) is prepared and in place to provide strategic priority and realistic plan of activities for M&E.
  • Timely monitoring and measurement of changes in conditions due to programme or policies in country or region are conducted with the participation of relevant partners and provided to the Country Office and national partners to facilitate national planning, and assess the impact of the programmes and policies, and report on the progress being made.
  • Country Office Performance are systematically monitored and data for key indicators of the Annual Management Plan and management reports are collected, analyzed and made available to management and the Country Management Team.
  • Evaluation is designed and carried out with quality process and products in line with priority and strategy.
  • Evaluation findings, recommendations and reports are used to improve programme performance and are effectively disseminated to the intended audience.
  • Major partners are kept abreast and/or contribute to these exercises as required.
  • The monitoring and evaluation capacities of Country Office staff and national partners are strengthened, enabling
    them to increasingly engage in and lead monitoring and evaluation processes.
  • Effective communication and partnerships are achieved in carrying out integrated planning of research, monitoring and evaluation activities within the Country Office and with the Regional office and with all other stakeholders, including national partners, the UN Country Team and the international community; and the results are shared with all partners to stimulate joint engagement.

    To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
  • University degree in social sciences, development planning, planning, evaluation, survey implementation, advanced statistical research.
  • Professional work experience in programme development and implementation including monitoring and evaluation activities as follows:
  • Two years of relevant professional work experience. Developing country work experience (for IP) or field work experience (for NO)
  • At least one instance of exposure to emergency programming, including preparedness planning. Active involvement in a humanitarian crisis response programme preferred..
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

    For every Child, you demonstrate…

    UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    The competencies required for this post are Formulating Strategies and Concepts, Analyzing, Applying Technical Expertise, and Planning and Organizing.

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

    UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles.

    All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

    Remarks:

    Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 4th April 2019
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
  • For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Jobs in Uganda - Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Vacancies in Uganda

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