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Evaluation Officer Nat. Specialist UNICEF Thailand
VMAM Code
THAR000448-10035
Open

Evaluation Officer

Evaluation Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Thailand
Location, Country
Bangkok (THA)
Language skills
English
Thai
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Regional Advisor Evaluation (RA-Ev) or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Evaluation Officer will carry out the following duties:

  1. Support the RA-Ev (and / or MCES) on major evaluations and related evaluative work
  • Gather key background documents for use in the scoping and execution of evaluations
  • Support the process for the development of evaluation terms of reference, which includes managing and/or guide consultants in delineating the scope of the evaluation and engaging in consultations with evaluation stakeholders
  • Participate in procurement and recruitment of the evaluation team, which includes reviewing of proposals submitted by preparing tabulation of applicants background, skills and experience that will feed into the selection process;
  • Collect and present relevant information for all phases of the evaluation in a concise and digestible format for use by consultants
  • Examine interim products and drafts report; consolidate comments by all reviewers for transmission to the consultants
  • Support evaluation report editing and formatting for publication
  • Knowledge management (KM): help develop the electronic repository of evaluation-related publications (UNICEF uses SharePoint for its KM), reports and data sets for use in the evaluation and maintain until project finalization
  • Provide quality professional support to ongoing EAPRO Evaluation section activities, including background research and scoping for upcoming evaluations.

  1. Provide support in the management of ad-hoc evaluative work as stipulated in the Regional work plan:
  • To provide quality support to drafting concept notes, dissemination of reports, including contributing to scanning of recent articles and publications to keep abreast of new approaches in evaluation and partnership for evaluation
  • Gathering research evidence, and other inputs to support evaluations, including design and support to colleagues in online polling, surveying, and rapid data collection
  • Support methodology related work in the evaluation section of EAPRO
  • Promote the evaluation function in the region
  • Undertake other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

  1. Provide support to systems development and maintenance of performance data and reporting for the evaluation function:
  • Further develop team performance monitoring systems and ensure these are updated on a regular basis against workplan objectives and targets
  • Support the evaluation function’s annual reporting requirements, and providing comments and analysis on country annual reports
  • Organize evaluation workshops as required.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area or studies related to e.g. research / evaluation, development studies, social science disciplines

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark
  • At least five years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level with experience of the UN or other international development organizations
  • Excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; office technology equipment; experience (or an aptitude to learn) in IT applications for surveying is desirable; familiarity with database management is also desirable / an advantage
  • Have affinity with or interest in UNICEF’s commitments for a better future for children, and volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Thai(Optional), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation
Area of expertise details
  • Experience in fields such as monitoring, evaluation, systems development or performance assessment would be an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, other UN organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of humanitarian and development evaluations and evaluative initiatives
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment. Therefore only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please clink on the link below. Application deadline: 06-08-2021
Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Nat. Expert WFP Venezuela
VMAM Code
VENR000272-9931
Open

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

National Expert
Host entity
WFP
Country
Venezuela
Location, Country
Caracas (VEN)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
3 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Do you have experience supporting monitoring and evaluation activities to ensure the effectiveness of programmatic interventions? Do you want to join the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide?

Under the supervision of the Coordinator of the M&E/VAM Team, the M&E Officer will lead and support the following functions and responsibilities:


1. Support planning and implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities on effectiveness of all food assistance interventions (e.g. beneficiary needs and status, food security status, programme modalities, implementation challenges, etc.).
2. Review and give technical feedback on monitoring and evaluation plans for new programmes and budget revisions to ensure that plans are risk-based and focus on measuring results (e.g. checking monitoring and evaluation budgets are allocated and appropriate log-frame indicators and outcome targets are documented).
3. Contribute to the analysis of outcome data and recommend improvements to programme interventions and to enhance WFPs ability to demonstrate outcome focused results.
4. Produce frequent monitoring and evaluation progress reports with status of results and implementation of improvements.
5. Follow-up on monitoring and evaluation findings to ensure that corrective actions are taken and/or adjustments are made to programme responses as required.

6. Train national and partner staff in appropriate monitoring and evaluation techniques to build capacity of staff, increase awareness on the importance of monitoring and evaluation and encourage accountability for demonstrating results.
7. Work in close collaboration with internal counterparts and external partners to strengthen the quality and consistency of monitoring and evaluation activities in the field.
8. Work in close collaboration with internal counterparts and external partners to strengthen the data quality, accuracy and consistency to build credible performance evidence.
9. Provide monitoring and evaluation findings and recommendations to support performance planning and risk analysis, emergency preparedness, security risk management and risk mitigation activities.
10. Act in an assigned emergency response capacity as required to meet emergency food assistance needs.
11.Elaborate the monitoring and evaluation plan along with the programme team to determine the annual monitoring and review exercises.
12.If required, lead review exercises as reflected in the monitoring and evaluation plan which must be aligned with the Transitional Interim Multi Country Strategic Plan (TI-MCSP).
13.Oversight and support the timely data entry in WFP’s corporate system COMET, which is a tool for programme design, implementation, monitoring and performance management.
14. Other as required.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Master degree or equivalent

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

At least two years of experience working in monitoring and evaluation system or other related field.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE:

• Cultivated sustainable relationships with local NGOs, government authorities, and other implementation partners.
• Has research experience using variety of analytical tools and methods for causality analysis, forecasting, and other data modeling needs.
• Performed monitoring, evaluations and assessments at multiple field locations

Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation
Area of expertise details

At least two years of experience working in monitoring and evaluation system or other related field.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE:

• Cultivated sustainable relationships with local NGOs, government authorities, and other implementation partners.
• Has research experience using variety of analytical tools and methods for causality analysis, forecasting, and other data modeling needs.
• Performed monitoring, evaluations and assessments at multiple field locations

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
¿Aún no se ha registrado en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero registre su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Importante: Después de crear su cuenta, complete todas las secciones de su perfil y envíelo. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. ¿Ya se encuentra registrada/o en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero actualice su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. Fecha límite para postularse: 10 Agosto 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania