United Nations Evaluation Officer Jobs in Uganda

United Nations Evaluation Officer Jobs in Uganda

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Inspection and Evaluation Division (IED) of the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) in Entebbe. The Evaluation Officer reports to the Chief of Section and to the Director of OIOS-IED.


Within delegated authority, the Evaluation Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

• Scopes, plans, designs and leads inspection or evaluation assignments of the United Nations Secretariat’s funds and programmes activities and carries out all the tasks involved in the assignments, which may include provision of guidance to external consultants and other evaluation staff;

• Reviews relevant documents and reports;

• Develops data collection instruments for all data-collection modalities used in evaluation (e.g., surveys, interview and focus group guides, desk review tools, direct observation forms);

• Articulates a data-analysis plan for the evaluation and for individual data-collection modalities;

• Conducts data collection and analysis;

• Collects and analyzes data to identify trends or patterns and provide insights through graphs, charts, tables and reports using data visualization methods to enable data-driven planning, decision-making, presentation and reporting;

• Identifies problems and issues to be addressed and recommends corrective actions and recommendations;

• Researches and analyzes information gathered from diverse data sources and formulate convincing and well-substantiated conclusions and recommendations;

• Liaises with relevant parties throughout the inspection or evaluation process;

• Drafts various documents, including draft and final
reports, as well as background papers, analysis, guidelines, conference room papers and other documents as needed;

• Coordinates policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies;

• Exercises overall quality assurance over individual team member's contributions to the evaluation by, e.g., overseeing adherence to United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) norms and standards and use of OIOS-IED's Inspection and Evaluation Manual and quality assurance forms, and reviewing their work before wider sharing beyond the evaluation team

• Advises on policy development based on evaluation findings concerning programme relevance, effectiveness, efficiency and impact of the activities of the funds and programmes of the United Nations system;

• Establishes and maintains effective relationships with clients and partners in the Secretariat, funds and programmes in context of the evaluation;

• Performs other duties as required.

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