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Monitoring &Evaluation Officer Nat. Specialist UNCDF Myanmar

Monitoring &Evaluation Officer

Monitoring &Evaluation Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
Location, Country
Yangoon (MMR)
Language skills
Expected Starting Date
15 September 2021
12 months
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

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

Summary of Key Functions

  • Coordination and planning of project outputs and results
  • Monitoring project performance
  • Capacity building and knowledge sharing
  • Support resources mobilization and projects formulation

Coordination and planning of project outputs and results:

  • Together with the project team, plan, prioritize and sequence the implementation of project activities ensuring that the activities result in tangible outputs and outcomes
  • Coordinate progress of project activities and outputs within the project to ensure synergies

Develop and implement monitoring and evaluation plans in coordination with other relevant project staff

Monitoring project performance:

  • Design and implement a monitoring mechanism to monitor and ensure the timely implementation of all activities of the project including development of performance indicators and success criteria
  • Support liaising with all relevant partners to determine the effectiveness of the activities and outputs of the project, including compiling data on progress towards milestones or program indicators for UNCDF as well as project donors
  • Keep and update risks and issues log and inform the team about risks and issues arising within or outside the project that are relevant to any of the project activities

Support in the planning and execution of project monitoring visits, project surveys, data collection and results chain mapping

Capacity building and knowledge sharing:

  • Contribute to building the capacity of other team members to ensure proper monitoring and evaluation of the project
  • Prepare presentations and briefings including performance monitoring charts and tables on all the results achieved by the project
  • Ensure that the results achieved by the project are well disseminated and gain visibility

Support/lead in the preparation of monthly/quarterly/annual reports relate to project outcomes, lessons learned and results

Support resources mobilization and projects formulation:

  • Based on the results achieved by the project, assist in analyzing information on donors, preparing briefs on possible areas of cooperation, identifying new funding opportunities
  • Support the formulation of new projects, including desk research, documentation, drafting concept notes and project documents including results chain and logic models building on the results achieved by the project

Support in creating and maintaining partnerships with other UN agencies, government institutions, bilateral and multilateral donors, private sector, civil society and informing them of the results achieved by the project

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Education - Additional Comments: Master’s Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences, Social Sciences or related field.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in M&E
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in the financial sector, including providing management advisory services including projects/ programmes management and support, hands-on experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects
  • Working knowledge of financial inclusion and women economic empowerment
  • Monitoring & Evaluation and reporting experience is a must;
  • Knowledge and experience in M&E preferably adopting DCED standards and CGAP guidelines
  • Experience in capacity development and knowledge transfer;
  • Project implementation experience with the UN system is an asset;

Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Burmese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Macroeconomics and public finance, Monitoring and evaluation, Other finance, economics and administration related experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Link to follow for - Registration steps 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. 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 click on the link below. Application deadline: 19-09-2021