United Nations World Food Programme Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs in Uganda

United Nations World Food Programme Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs in Uganda


Job Purpose

  • Support monitoring and evaluation activities within Mbarara Area Office, ensuring that WFP programmes generate quality evidence on the outcomes and impact of WFP’s food assistance activities on the lives of Persons of Concerns with which to inform operational and strategic decision making

    Key Accountabilities

  • Support the identification and effective documentation on best practices and ensure that lesson learned are integrated into the design and implementation of WFP programmes for increased efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Support WFP Management in addressing recommendations from monitoring, reviews and evaluations to ensure that follow-up actions are taken as required.

  • Support evidence-based programme design by M&E technical input in the design and preparation of project concepts and proposals.

  • Ensure that the office is effectively linked to wider WFP AMEL developments frameworks in a way that both contributes to and benefits from organizational learning on effective monitoring, organization and learning.

  • Create and integrate graphics in reports and information products to help visualize data in a meaningful way.

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Advanced University degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Sociology, Social Development, Development Economics or Performance Management or another relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of relevant work experience and/or training/courses.

  • Membership of a recognized M&E Professional Association

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain productive, professional relationships with government and local community counterparts, donors, civil society and other stakeholders

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    Purpose

    Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives:

  • Understands WFP’s Strategic Objectives and the link to own work objectives.

  • Be a force for positive change: Flexibly adapts individual contributions to accommodate changes in direction from supervisors and internal/external changes (such as evolving needs of beneficiaries, new requirements of partners).

  • Make the mission inspiring to our team: Recognizes and shares with team members the ways in which individual contributions relate to WFP’s mission.

  • Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Sets own goals in alignment with WFP’s overall operations, and is able to communicate this link to others.

    People

  • Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase self-awareness, and includes these in conversations on own developmental needs.

  • Create an inclusive culture: Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others, regardless of background, culture, experience, or country assignment.

  • Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence, and develop and improve individual skills.

  • Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Participates in accomplishing team activities and goals in the face of challenging circumstances.

    Performance

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Shows willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and approaches in own work.

  • Focus on getting results: Consistently delivers results within individual scope of work on time, on budget and without errors.

  • Make commitments and make good on commitments: Commits
    to upholding individual accountabilities and responsibilities in the face of ever-changing country or functional priorities.

  • Be Decisive: Makes rational decisions about individual activities when faced with uncertain circumstances, including in times of ambiguity regarding information or manager direction.

    Partnership

  • Connect and share across WFP units: Seeks to understand and adapt to internal or cross-unit teams’ priorities and preferred working styles.

  • Build strong external partnerships: Demonstrates ability to understand and appropriately respond to and/or escalate needs of external partners.

  • Be politically agile & adaptable: Portrays an informed and professional demeanor toward internal and external partners and stakeholders.

  • Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Provides operational support on analyses and assessments that quantifies and demonstrates WFP’s unique value as a partner.

    Functional Capabilities

  • Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level

  • Strategic Management Utilizes up-to-date understanding of humanitarian and development actions in different contexts and knowledge of global geo-political issues, monitoring requirements and/or the evaluation mandate to enhance existing approaches, systems and processes to monitoring and/or evaluation that suit WFP’s strategic and operational needs.

  • Performance Management Demonstrates thorough understanding of WFP’s performance management system and ability to manage resources and relationships to lead monitoring actions or deliver complex evaluations (including joint & interagency) of a variety of WFP programmes, processes or policies to WFP monitoring and/or evaluation quality standards.

  • Qualitative/Quantitative Methodology Applies in-depth understanding of developing practice in analytical approaches, methods and tools for an appropriate mix to deliver quality monitoring results or complex evaluations on diverse topics relevant to WFP’s strategic and operational results frameworks.

  • Technical Communication Able to tailor and synthesize evaluation evidence and engage diverse internal and external stakeholders proactively in appropriate ways to maximize learning and use of evaluation concepts and evidence for improving WFP programme performance.

  • Programme Monitoring and Review Applies programme lifecycle knowledge to the development of monitoring systems and applies corporate guidance to draft ToR, co-lead
  • Programme Review implementation, and draft initial findings and recommendations on the effectiveness of food assistance activities.

    Desired Experience

  • Cultivated sustainable relationships with local NGOs, government authorities, and other cooperating partners.

  • Has research experience using a variety of analytical tools and methods for causality analysis, forecasting, and other data modelling needs.

  • Performed monitoring, evaluations and assessments at multiple field locations

    How to Apply

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