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MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Officer) Support Officer Int. Specialist UNCDF Fiji
VMAM Code
FJIR000132-10131
Open

MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Officer) Support Officer

MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Officer) Support Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNCDF
Country
Fiji
Location, Country
Suva (FJI)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Regional Manager - Pacific or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer MEAL Support Officer will:

  • Set up UNCDF’s data collection system for partner interventions in each of the programme countries:
    • Develop data management and data visualization tools to track project results and aggregated programme results.
    • Design partner monitoring tools and train partners in data collection and reporting.
    • Based on the primary data collected, analyse project and programme performance and extract relevant findings for strategic decision-making and market based interventions.

  • Supports the MEAL Officer in the planning, preparation and management of M&E strategies and associated activities conducted for the programmes, such as;
    • Support to development and execution of M&E work plan, including internal assessments and external evaluation of the programmes
    • Support with the data collection, quality control and results measurement for the programmes

  • Supports the MEAL Officer and other colleagues in the Pacific to implement the use of UNCDF’s Inclusive Digital Economy Scorecard (IDES) and with associated research on thematic topics relevant to UNCDF’s learning agenda:
    • Supports the data-collection for the IDES tool for each programme country.
    • Identify secondary datasets and research relevant to the implementation of the programme and develop and update the IDES and the country evidence base.
    • Conduct analysis of secondary sources on digital economy data to identify programme priorities and inform market engagements.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Degree in ICT, Computing Science, Information systems, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, or related field.

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark

Prior experience working with or in a UN Agency, or with IFI development partners, such as World Bank or ADB is preferred

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Other development programme/project experience
Area of expertise details
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in conducting research and data analysis to inform strategic decision-making in development programming is required.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience with information management, advanced quantitative and qualitative data analysis, as well as data visualization, is required.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in conducting socio-economic research is preferable, but not mandatory.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, 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 and submit it. 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. Application deadline: 2nd August 2021
Operations Officer Int. Specialist UNCDF Myanmar
VMAM Code
MMRR000153-10130
Open

Operations Officer

Operations Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNCDF
Country
Myanmar
Location, Country
Yangoon (MMR)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
15 August 2021
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Country Technical Lead and National Programme Officer, the International UN Volunteer will carry out the following tasks:

Administrative & Operations Support

  • Oversee various internal operations functions within the organization including finance, HR, procurement, and logistics
  • Work closely with administrative and operation staff to support, guide, and provide advice on day-to-day operations and problem solving, team building, etc.
  • Conceptualize and develop various process improvements and operations management activities to improve organizational efficiencies (e.g. process maps, trackers, systems integrations, etc.)
  • Report to the Supervisor on bottlenecks, issues, and general status for daily operations
  • Actively participate in strategic planning sessions, long-term planning and vision for organizational structure, operations, and project implementations
  • Act as a liaison with the Regional Office, and occasionally the Head Office, in managerial support including weekly updates, quality assurance, and internal policy and process activities
  • Lead and assist ad-hoc administrative and operations activities including drafting correspondences, organization and coordination of documents, reports, etc.

Project Management Support

  • Assist in programmatic and administrative support for program areas implemented by the country office
  • Assist Project Leads and support teams in monitoring and providing guidance on routine implementation of programmatic project activities
  • Support Project Leads in developing and reviewing relevant documents for programme implementation such as Performance Based Agreements (PBAs), Terms of References (ToR), etc.
  • Support in preparing project related reporting, including quarterly and annual reporting to donors
  • Support the Country Lead in assembling briefing materials, providing updates and input for various meetings with the Regional Office, coordination meetings and discussions
  • Liaise with the Regional Office on periodic reporting (monthly, quarterly, etc.), and other requests to provide guidance on in-country programmatic areas
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, project management, finance/economics or other related field. Master’s degree is an asset but not required.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Demonstrated experience in finance, budgeting, and project management
  • Experience with internal operations management (i.e. procurement, finance, process improvements, governance, etc.)
  • Previous experience with UN systems, processes, and software (i.e. ATLAS, procurement process, etc.) is preferred but not mandatory
  • Experience leading and working with cross-cultural teams

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Administration and administrative assistance, Development programme/project administration
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Vision, 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 and submit it. 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. Application deadline: 2nd August 2021