Position Title : Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (2 Positions)
Duty Station : Juba, South Sudan
Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P2
Type of Appointment : Special short-term graded, Six months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible
Closing Date : 20 February 2019
Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.
IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as first-tier candidates:
1. Internal candidates
2. Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cook Islands, Cuba, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Fiji, Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Grenada, Guyana, Iceland, Kiribati, Comoros, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Saint Lucia, Lesotho, Libya, Montenegro, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Paraguay, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Suriname, Sao Tome and Principe, Eswatini, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Holy See, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Samoa
Under the overall supervision of the Head of Operations and the direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator (TRD), the successful candidate will be responsible for providing information, guidance and support on monitoring and evaluation aspects of World Bank projects and the IOM TRD programmes in South Sudan.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
1. In close consultation with key stakeholders, including World Bank and recipients of World Bank funding within the Government of South Sudan. Develop and roll-out on Monitoring and Evaluation framework for World Bank capacity building (Local Government and Service Delivery Project (LGSDP)) and health (Rapid Results Health Project (RRHP)) projects in South Sudan.
2. Develop and update results-based Monitoring and Evaluation frameworks and/or work plans for World Bank project and Transition and Recovery programmes if and when necessary.
3. Implement the process of monitoring targets and indicators using existing Monitoring and Evaluation frameworks and work plans for the programme as well as the individual partner projects.
4. Undertake and oversee regular field monitoring and evaluation visits with Field Monitors to ensure technical compliance and timely execution of projects vis-à-vis approved plans and baselines.
5. Guide Transition and Recovery Division with the preparation of Donor Reports to ensure compliance with key programme indicators and objectives.
6. Provide support to Project Development by reviewing the overall objectives, purposes and results and the development of logical frameworks for new projects.
7. Compile information for regular IOM Monitoring Reports in coordination with the database assistants and the Units involved.
8. Organize and conduct training activities in Monitoring and Evaluation to Field Monitors and other IOM programme personnel and Implementing Partners (IPs) as needed.
9. Conduct programme evaluations and other accountability reports as required including analysis of the findings and giving recommendations.
10. Assist in the development and strengthening of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) systems of Transition and Recovery programmes. In close coordination with the Information Management Officer, improve information management systems of the World Bank project and Transition and Recovery programmes in general.
11. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Master’s degree in Social Science, Development Planning, Public Health, Statistics or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or
• University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.
• Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation;
• Training in Monitoring and Evaluation development and implementation, information analysis and report writing;
• Ability to consolidate information from multiple sources;
• Ability to work with basic presentation software, e.g. Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel;
• Knowledge of access and statistical analysis is a plus;
• Working experience in South Sudan or in the region is an advantage.
Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of Arabic, French and/or Spanish is an advantage.
• Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural
differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
• Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
• Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2
• Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results. • Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
• Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
• Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
• Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.
Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.
Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 20 February 2019 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.
For further information, please refer to: http://www.iom.int/cms/en/sites/iom/home/about-iom-1/recruitment/how-to-apply.html
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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.