UNICEF Programme Officer - Monitoring and Evaluation Jobs in South Sudan

UNICEF Programme Officer - Monitoring and Evaluation Jobs in South Sudan

Purpose/task & Expected Results

The GF Malaria grant implementation grant cycle 7 commenced by 1st January 2024 and the Health Section urgently needs to ensure it puts in place the Project Management Unit (PMU to successfully run the Grant).

The position of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is critical within the PMU as it will be responsible for providing support to the supervisors and colleagues in the office in oversighting the Performance Framework recently signed by UNICEF in support of the Malaria Strategic Plan 2024 - 2026 by administering and executing a variety of professional and technical tasks related to the Global Fund Malaria Grant implementation, applying theoretical skills and thorough knowledge of organizational goals, objectives, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures to complete the tasks in alignment with the Country Program Document.

Knowledge Management for Programmes

  • Contribute to Programme by supporting knowledge management through providing professional assistance in data collection and analysis, complete and accurate reporting. This includes facilitating Outcome surveys eg. Malaria Indicator Survey, therapeutic efficacy survey to facilitate constant evidence generation.

  • Participate in information exchange with partners and ensuring sustenance of the various government led coordination platforms. Participate in the preparation of, and making professional contribution to, the preparation of Programme reports required for the management.

    Programme Development and Management

  • Provide professional technical assistance in the preparation of the Situation Analysis for program development and management by collecting and analyzing data and monitoring implementation progress. This includes but not limited to supporting the review of the Malaria Strategic Plan, Country Malaria Proposal, etc

  • Contribute to the identification of critical intervention points and measures by administering a consistent and transparent monitoring system; analyze country level socio-political-economic trends and their implications for ongoing programmes and projects. Propose adjustments/changes in work plans.

    Programme Monitoring and Evaluations

  • Undertakes field visits to monitor and assess programme implementation and decides on required corrective action, facilitating Data quality analysis and training to county data officers.

  • Collaborate with partners to carry out a rigorous and transparent approach to evaluation and participate in the major programme evaluation exercises to improve efficiency and quality of programme delivery.

  • Collaborate and prepare annual program status reports in a timely
    manner, as required.

    Rights-Based and Results-Based Programme Management Approach

  • Collaborate with partners and assist in the strengthening of quality child rights-based programmes through consistent and effective planning, design, implementation, monitoring and/or evaluation of programmes and projects.

  • Contribute to coherence, synergy and added value to the programming planning and design processes using a results-based management approach to programme planning and design.

  • Provide professional technical assistance in preparing viable recommendations on project implementation, alternative approaches, new initiatives, and optimal utilization of resources that contribute effectively to the fulfilment of the rights of children and women.

    Partnership, Coordination and Collaboration

  • Collaborate with the Operations Section to establish and maintain sound internal controls supportive of programming endeavors and to coordinate financial and supply management requirements and accountability and cascade same to the National ministry of health.

  • Provide professional support in provision of technical advice, negotiation, advocacy, and promotion of area level goals, leading to agreement on practicable and priority actions to be supported by the UNICEF programme

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    Minimum Qualifications & Competencies

  • Education: A university degree in one of the following fields is required: Social Sciences, International Relations, Government, Public Administration, Public Policy, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or another relevant technical field.

  • Work Experience: A minimum of two years of relevant professional work experience is required. Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset. Background/familiarity with emergency is considered as an asset.

  • Language Proficiency Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic) or a local language is an asset.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Programme Officer - Monitoring and Evaluation Jobs in South Sudan

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