United Nations World Food Programme Programme Assistant - Outcome Monitoring Jobs in Uganda

United Nations World Food Programme Programme Assistant - Outcome Monitoring Jobs in Uganda


Organizational Context

  • The roles of this position will based at the Head Office in Kampala and the incumbent will report to M&E Officer.

  • The job holder will operate independently and will be involved in operational activities and related analytical work.

  • At this level, job holders are responsible for the completion of a range of specialized and/or standardized processes and activities requiring some interpretation of standard guidelines and practices.

  • Job holders are able to recommend a course of action to staff at various levels and may allocate tasks to other support staff.

  • They work under minimum supervision, perform basic analyses and compile reports to support information consistency and smooth implementation of programmes/projects.

    Job Purpose

  • To perform specialized and/or standardized policy and programme-related processes and activities to support the effective delivery of assistance packages.

    Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)

  • Take responsibility for outcome monitoring and reporting

  • Contribute to the development of Monitoring, Review and Evaluation plans that will provide the most relevant and strategic information toward achieving expected results (as set out in the Country Strategic Plan (CSP) and other global and regional plans), while being compliant with WFP monitoring requirements.

  • Contribute to evidence-based decision-making on programme design and implementation, notably through making monitoring, review and evaluations findings accessible, developing innovative, user-friendly and informative products.

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

  • Contribute to building M&E capacity of WFP staff and partners through training and information sharing.

  • Budget for M&E costs and advocate through line manager for both appropriate financial and human resourcing.

    Key Accountabilities 2/2

  • Provide inputs to line manager regarding the development and implementation of national government and inter-agency monitoring, reporting and evaluation frameworks, including United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) aligned with nationally owned sustainable development goals.

  • Take responsibility for integrating protection and gender perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men.

  • At Country Strategic Plan (CSP) design stage or revision, support the Head of M&E or Head of Programme in developing a Theory of Change outlining how the expected results are likely to occur and listing key assumptions and risks.

  • Support line manager in ensuring that CO monitoring systems and tools are in place and compliant with corporate standards including the minimum monitoring requirements (MMR), standard operational procedures (SOP) and establishment of baselines and targets in alignment with the updated corporate results framework (CRF).

  • Produce regular monitoring reports, including running data analysis, with status of results and implementation progress.

  • Facilitate/contribute to mid-term and thematic reviews, which are intended for internal learning, strategic and operational decision-making.

    4Ps Core Organizational Capabilities

    Purpose

  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Helps teammates articulate WFP’s Strategic Objectives.

  • Be a force for positive change: Suggests potential improvements
    to team’s work processes to supervisor.

  • Make the mission inspiring to our team: Explains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates.

  • Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Articulates how own unit’s responsibilities will serve WFP’s mission.

    People

  • Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Trains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities.

  • Create an inclusive culture: Seeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds.

  • Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Serves as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work.

  • Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Tracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor.

    Performance

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Explores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues.

  • Focus on getting results: Focuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency.

  • Make commitments and make good on commitments: Takes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments.

  • Be Decisive: Independently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field.

    Partnership

  • Connect and share across WFP units: Suggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor.

  • Build strong external partnerships: Identifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals.

  • Be politically agile & adaptable: Develops an understanding of the value of WFP’s teams and external partners in fulfilling team’s goals and objectives.

  • Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Aligns own activities with supervisor’s priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs.

    Standard Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: Advanced University degree in social sciences, statistics, development economics, performance management, monitoring and evaluation or other related fields, or First University degree with additional years of relevant work experience and/or training/courses.

  • Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different.

    Desired Experiences

  • Minimum of three years of relevant professional work experience including monitoring and evaluation activities.

  • Experience using a variety of quantitative and qualitative analytical tools and methods.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; United Nations World Food Programme Programme Assistant - Outcome Monitoring Jobs in Uganda


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