UNICEF hires 01 Communication For Development – Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist / Polio & Immunization Roster
Ville, Pays: Sénégal
Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Non précisé
Expériences professionnelles demandées: 5 ans
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 18-08-2017
Publié le 11/08/2017 à 12h18min12s
Email de réception des candidatures : Non précisé
Détails de l’offre:
|Communication For Development – Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist / Polio & Immunization Roster UNICEF WCARO Temporary Appointment
Job Number: 506492 | 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 a Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist in the area of Social communication and C4D. These positions may vary in location depending on the situation and locality of the outbreak.
Under the supervision of the Country based designated supervisor, and in close coordination with the CO Immunization section, the incumbent is responsible for supporting the CO to monitor and evaluate behavioral and social change in support to polio eradication activities in the country. This entails the utilization of existing data sources, verification of data quality, collection and analysis of additional data when necessary, and the linking of data with decision making and organizational accountability. 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 data collection, data analysis, and strategic use to the country during polio outbreaks to expedite the close of outbreak.
Key Expected Results / Key Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks
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.
Data collection, management and analysis
1.Monitor, collate, analyze and present communication data collected by polio Independent Monitors.
2.Plan, manage, and support implementation of qualitative data collection/social investigation on reasons for non-vaccination in country, in partnership with national government and other partners.
3.Provide quality assurance for all communication indicators at various levels.
4.In collaboration with the team, support joint data reviews after each campaign to accelerate the closing of Polio outbreak Advise and support Health Districts Teams and liaising with RO and HQ for data analysis and utilization.
Programme & Capacity building
1.Support the development and implementation of the Polio Outbreak Response Unit Communication Work Plan taking into account the most at risk, hard to reach and security compromised areas as needed.
2.Ensuring compliance with specific communication objectives and strategies defined in the Outbreak Response.
3.Support capacity building of social mobilization networks, community-based platforms and partners at country level in collecting, analyzing and reporting on data related to polio/immunization.
4.Strengthen capacity of national counterparts to conduct behavioral data collection and analysis and to effectively monitor results.
5.Establish performance tracking dashboard for monitoring activities
Documentation & reporting
1.Guide the polio/immunization team to produce comprehensive reports
2.Assure production of report on findings and uptake of findings for outbreak response communication activities
3.Support production of mapping on social bottlenecks, communication channels
4.Support case studies and lessons learned on the Outbreak response.
Qualifications of Successful Candidate
◾Advanced university degree in the social/behavioral sciences (i.e. Sociology, Medical Anthropology, Health Education, Economics and Public Health). A first university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
◾Five years of relevant work experience in management, monitoring and evaluation of health/social development programmes, including two years in developing countries, with practical experience in the adaptation and application of communication planning and M&E processes to programmes
◾Proficiency in Microsoft Office with advance experience in Microsoft Excel, managing, cleaning, analyzing data and creating graphs and charts
◾At least one instance of exposure to emergency programming, including preparedness planning.
◾Experience working with polio eradication and/or with broader immunization is highly desirable.
◾Fluency in English or French (depending on country).
◾Excellent communication skills, including engaging and informative formal public speaking.
◾Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
◾Sets high standards for quality and consistently achieves project goals.
◾Translates strategic direction into plans and objectives.
◾Maintains and extends an effective network of individuals across organizational departments.
◾Negotiates effectively by exploring a range of possibilities.
◾Demonstrates and shares detailed technical knowledge and expertise.
◾Seeks and proposes opportunities for advancing UNICEF’s mission
◾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))