L’UNICEF recrute 01 communication For Development – Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist
Ville, Pays: Sénégal Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Non précisé
Expériences professionnelles demandées: 5 ans
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 18-08-2017
Email de réception des candidatures : Non précisé
Détails de l’offre:
|Communication For Development – Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, P-3, UNICEF WCARO, Temporary Appointment
Job Number: 506494 | Vacancy Link
Locations: Africa: Senegal
Work Type : Temporary Appointment
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.
For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
Purpose of the Position
To ensure that the UNICEF Country Office has useful, valid and reliable information on the situation of children’s and women’s rights; the performance of UNICEF-supported programmes including their relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability, and in emergency contexts, their coverage, coordination and coherence.
To work within the UN country team to support UNCT goals for delivering valid and reliable information on the attainment of the MDGs and other goals, and on the performance of UN-supported programmes.
To assist in the establishment of a monitoring an evaluation tools which enhance partnership between the UNCT, government and other key players to collectively track progress on MDGs and other international commitment for children.
To assist in the development of national capacities for monitoring, evaluation and research, with special attention to the interest, concern and participation of government, community, and civil society stakeholders.
UNICEF WCARO is seeking Communication for Development Specialists in the area of polio outbreaks response. These positions are various depending of Polio Outbreak occurring in the region.
Under the supervision of the Country Office based designated supervisor, and in close coordination with the CO Immunization section, the incumbent is responsible for providing to the CO: technical guidance, leadership and strategic inputs, supporting the development and implementation of targeted and data driven Communication strategies.
The incumbent will collaborate closely with national counterparts in the Ministry of Health, as well as partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), including WHO, CDC, Gates Foundation, to coordinate communication and social mobilization efforts during polio outbreaks to expedite the closure.
Key Expected Results
1.Based on the local context of each country, the incumbent will be required to deliver the following results. These results would be adjusted on a case-by-case basis to fit the country needs.
1.Needs assessment, analysis, prioritization and planning.
◾Contribute to the need assessments and analysis of the social situation and potential partners at ground level.
◾Facilitate the development of an overall strategy and evidence-based response and transition plan and ensure that the strategy is reflected in relevant documents.
◾Oversee the training of Frontline Workers (Vaccinators, Community Workers) to address specific challenges and ensure global (GPEI) standards and tools are used.
1.Programme development, planning and coordination
◾Support the development and implementation of the response planning process. Keep abreast of C4D sector developments for maximum efficiency and effectiveness.
◾Work collaboratively with internal and external partners to discuss C4D priorities, resources, strategies and methodologies to ensure the most strategic use of the GPEI and UNICEF resources to support the response.
◾Provide ongoing situation updates to the Country Representatives that are based on data analysis for better decision-making as well as strengthening the accountability framework of the Country Task Forces.
1.Advocacy, networking and partnership building
◾Build and strengthen strategic partnerships with UN agencies, donor agencies, institutions, NGOs and the private sector to stimulate coordination and collaboration.
◾Support production of C4D materials for advocacy to promote awareness of polio campaigns
◾Advise NGOs/CSOs, UN agencies and government partners on C4D strategies and best practices.
◾Strengthen performance monitoring of integrated C4D activities before, during and after campaigns using standardized data collection tools.
1.Capacity building and supervision
◾Guide and orient C4D national consultants on global polio tools for Frontline workers and reinforced social mobilization actvities;
◾Supervise and support polio C4D national consultants work planning and implementation
1.Information management, monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
◾Ensure that updated and relevant information is included in general reporting including common web platforms, Situation Reports and other reporting mechanisms.
◾Prepare and disseminate reports ensuring alignment with the C4D output results
◾Support COs in the documentation of C4D initiatives/lessons learnt.
Qualifications of Successful Candidate
◾ ◾Advanced university degree in communication for development or the social/behavioral sciences (Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Health Education,) with emphasis on participatory communication, communication planning, social mobilization, and participatory research.’ A first University Degree with relevant professional experience may also be accepted in lieu of the Advanced Degree in social/behavioral sciences.
◾Knowledge and experience in Health programme management and Polio Outbreak response SOP implementation is an asset.
◾Five years’ work experience in planning and management of social development programmes, including solid and progressively 3 years responsible work experience in polio strategic communication design.
◾Fluency in French or English is required.
◾Knowledge of current developments in the fields of communication for development, adult learning, indigenous media, community organization and participation. Knowledge of the use and application of channels of communication such as community radio, theatre for development, etc.
◾Recognized abilities to organize and implement training in strategic communication planning, social and behavioral analysis, participatory research and evaluation of communication interventions
◾Proven skills in communication, networking, advocacy and negotiation
◾Proven experience in social data methods and analysis, including participatory and qualitative methods such as Participatory Action Research, Appreciative Inquiry, Focus Group Discussion, etc.
◾Experience of the social, political and economic environment of West and Central Africa
◾Experience in emergencies will be an asset.
◾Ability to express clearly and concisely ideas and concepts, both in written and orally.
◾Computer skills, including internet navigation, and MSOffice applications. Skills in knowledge management and in UNICEF electronic knowledge management platform are an asset.
Competencies of Successful Candidate
◾Diversity and Inclusion
◾Working with People
◾Drive for Result
◾Leading and Supervising
◾Formulating Strategies and Concepts
◾Applying Technical Expertise
◾Planning and Organizing
Specific Technical Knowledge Required
◾Knowledge of Project Evaluation.
◾Professional technical knowledge/expertise in Evaluation Process Management, Follow-up on Recommendations and Dissemination of M&E results.
◾Emerging international good practice in monitoring and evaluation partnerships.
Common Technical Knowledge Required
◾Professional technical knowledge/expertise in demography, statistics, and data management.
◾Professional technical knowledge/expertise in methodology of M&E, including theories, standards and models, quantitative/qualitative/mixed methods, validity/reliability testing of data, data analysis and interpretation, and statistical inference methods.
◾Professional technical knowledge/expertise in Activity Monitoring & Evaluation, Evaluation Design, data analysis, and reporting.
◾Gender equality and diversity awareness
Technical Knowledge to be Acquired/Enhanced
◾Professional/technical knowledge/expertise in Team Management, Coaching & Training.
◾Mastery of UNICEF’s M&E policies and procedures.
◾Latest programme monitoring and evaluation theory, methodology, technology and tools.
◾Understanding of UN Mission and system, current key UN topics; and International Code of Conduct.
◾Understanding of UNICEF Mission Statement and UNICEF Guiding Principles.
◾UNICEF strategic framework for partnerships and collaborative relationships.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.
us and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.
Closing Date Fri Aug 18 2017 00:55:00 GMT+0200 (Paris, Madrid (heure d’été))