Fresher UN IOM Jobs – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – International Organization for Migration

Job Title:        Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Organization: International
Organization for Migration (IOM)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief of Mission
Ref: SVN: 07/10/017
About US:
The International Organization for Migration (IOM), established in
1951, is the leading international intergovernmental organization dealing with
migration.  IOM works to help ensure the
orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international
cooperation on migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions
to migration problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in
need, including refugees and internally displaced people.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Work closely with colleagues, IOM Regional
office and other Missions for identification of best practice M&E systems
and frameworks,
Provide proactive support to colleagues in the
Mission on country strategies on migration and coordinate concept paper and
proposal development in collaboration with the Programme Development Unit,
Provide technical input on all proposals in the
Mission and ensure that the inclusion of M&E frameworks, and develop the
same for specific projects as required,
The jobholder will facilitate and oversee
M&E activities for IOM Mission in Uganda through supporting Heads of units
and heads of Sub Offices in the Country to:
Prepare annual and quarterly work plans and
activity-based budgets,
Develop and implement M&E frameworks and
data collection methods and tools on all projects,
Collect, analyze and report on Monitoring
missions, and rapid assessments,
Send feedback to programme/project managers for
programme revisions and amendments based on evaluation outcomes,
Build capacity of project staffs and
implementing partners in M&E data collection and reporting,
Work in close collaboration with the Project
Development team at the Mission ensure quality and timely reporting and
documentation of projects and other mission activities:
Develop and oversee adherence to reporting
schedules for project and program activities in accordance with donor and IOM
Assist project staff in report drafting to
ensure alignment of templates with IOM / Donor requirements ;
Ensure quality documentation of IOM activities
through briefing notes, brochures and other written and visual documentation;
Support and provide training in liaison with
different departments and sub offices in Uganda, to ensure effective
implementation of projects and mainstreaming of M&E aspects in all
programme implementation
Offer technical support in designing evaluation
studies, lead the process of external evaluation, Provide quality assurance
support for evaluation studies, review and assist in compiling reports of
evaluation studies,
Render support in providing training to staff on
specific areas such as PSEA and PD as appropriate and
Perform any other duties as may be assigned.
Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Mission-specific tasks

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the International
Organization for Migration IOM Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job placement
should hold a Bachelor’s Degree with two years of relevant experience OR
Master´s degree in Development, Social or Political Sciences, Management or a
related field from an accredited academic institution.
At least two years’ experience in the field of
monitoring and evaluation; programme management and strategy development with
an intergovernmental organisation or INGO
Relevant training and exposure to project
development and programming highly desirable
Expertise in IOM programme/ project cycle
management processes and financial management system is desirable
Proven experience in the logical framework
approach, RBM and other strategic planning approaches
Experience in M&E methods and approaches
(including quantitative, qualitative and participatory)
Prior exposure and experience in the
implementation of M&E systems and plans
Additional training in M&E development and
Information analysis and report writing skills
Proven ability to work in a team and with
counterparts at different levels;
Knowledge of MS office is a must and advanced
statistical skills an advantage;
Broad knowledge and understanding of migration
issues in the region an advantage
English (fluent). Working knowledge of other UN
Personal Competencies:
Behavioral Competencies:
Accountability-Follows all
relevant procedures, processes, and policies; Meets deadline, cost, and quality
requirements for outputs; Monitors own work to correct errors
Client Orientation – works
effectively well with client and stakeholders; Effectively interfaces with
government officials of appropriate level on matters related to substantive
migration issues and the work of IOM
Continuous Learning
promotes continuous learning for self and others; Demonstrates interest in
improving relevant skills; Demonstrates interest in acquiring skills relevant
to other functional areas
Communication – listens and
communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience; Writes clearly and
effectively, adjusting wording to the intended audience
Creativity and Initiative
actively seeks new ways of improving programs or services; Actively seeks new
ways of improving programs or services ; Proactively develops new ways to
resolve problems
Leadership and Negotiation
develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
Convinces others to share resources
Planning and Organizing
plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
Identifies risks and makes contingency plans; Adjusts priorities and plans to
achieve goals; Allocates appropriate times and resources for own work and that
of team members
Professionalism – displays
mastery of subject matter; Effectively applies knowledge of migration issues
within organizational context; Persistent, calm, and polite in the face of
challenges and stress
Teamwork – contributes to a
collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives,
concerns and promotes equal gender participation; Contributes to, and follows
team objectives; Seeks input and feedback from others
Technological Awareness
displays awareness of relevant technological solutions; Proactively identifies
and advocates for cost-efficient technology solutions
Technical Competencies:
Effectively interfaces with government officials
of appropriate level on matters related to substantive migration issues and the
work of IOM;
Effectively applies knowledge of migration
issues with organization context;
Correctly frames migration issues within their
regional, global and political context;
Effectively applies knowledge on M&E/
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
updated resumes with three references electronically to with
the subject of the email indicated as the Reference Number and Position Title
i.e. “SVN: 07/10/017 Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.”
NOTE: Please ensure to
send your attachments as one document in PDF and the title of your attachment
should be your full names.
Deadline: 16th November
2017 by 5:30pm
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