UN Monitoring and Reporting Associate Job Opportunities – United Nations Women (UNW)

Job Title:         Monitoring
and Reporting Associate
Organization: United
Nations Women (UNW)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Monitoring
and Reporting Specialist
About US:
The UN Women,
grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United
Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls;
the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men
as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action
and peace and security. Placing women’s rights at the centre of all its
efforts, the UN Women leads and coordinates the United Nations system-wide
efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming
translate into action. It provides strong and coherent leadership and technical
advice in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective
partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
Job Summary:   The Monitoring and Reporting Associate will
mainly provide support to the Uganda Office colleagues in incorporating
monitoring and reporting into programme formulation as well tracking against
Strategic Plan targets and the reporting of results to internal and external audiences.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Provide technical
inputs to programme formulation to ensure monitoring and reporting is
incorporated:
  • Provide inputs to the development of monitoring indicators,
    monitoring calendars, and field monitoring plans and quality assurance
    processes;
  • Include relevant inputs from evaluation findings, conclusions and
    recommendations into programme formulation;
  • Provide inputs to annual work plan monitoring, reviews and
    reporting;
  • Provide technical support to partners in developing Performance
    Monitoring Frameworks (PMFs), systems and plans, and Baseline Surveys;
  • Facilitate the clearance of donor agreements and Programme
    Cooperation Agreements.
Provide technical
inputs to the monitoring and tracking of results against country/ regional
level targets and UN Women Strategic Plan:
  • Coordinate with Programme Team to ensure data collection and
    analysis from field visits are coordinated and standardized across
    programmes;
  • Monitor data from partners/countries on a quarterly basis and provide
    inputs to regular management briefs to inform decision making;
  • Visit partners, along with the Programme Team, to support monitoring
    of results and planning processes, as required;
  • Monitor the spending of donor funds and other programme expenditures
    and disbursements;
  • Contribute to the development and monitoring of the Uganda’s
    Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research Plan.
Facilitate the
reporting of results to internal (Senior Management) and external (Executive
Board, Donors) audiences:
  • Facilitate the process of the Uganda meeting internal and external
    reporting requirements and deadlines, including annual reporting process;
  • Contribute substantial inputs to donor and programme reports (both
    narrative and financial);
  • Identify relevant evaluation findings, conclusions and
    recommendations and input them into programme reporting;
  • Review progress reports submitted by partners and provide feedback
    to improve quality and timeliness of reporting;
  • Collect and maintain data for country, regional and global corporate
    reports, mid-term reviews, and final evaluations.
Provide technical
support to the Uganda Office in the implementation the UN Women Evaluation
Policy:
  • Coordinate the implementation of UN Women’s Evaluation plan in the
    country office;
  • Draft/revise Terms of Reference for specific project/program
    evaluations;
  • Ensure communication between the Uganda office and RO regarding
    Evaluations;
  • Coordinate the completion of management’s response to the UN Women
    Global Accountability and Tracking of Evaluation Use (GATE).
Contribute to
knowledge building and capacity building:
  • Identify and disseminate good practices, lessons, and knowledge, as
    identified through programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation
    activities;
  • Contribute to the development of capacity development tools,
    including training materials and packages;
  • Promote the awareness and understanding of the shared responsibility
    of Monitoring and Evaluation among all staff members through
    communication, training, learning and development activities.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Timely and quality support to the programme team and partners in
    line with work plan;
  • Quality and timely systems for tracking/monitoring;
  • Timely submission of accurate and quality reports.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant for the United Nations UN WOMEN Monitoring and
    Reporting Associate job opportunity must hold a Master’s degree (or
    equivalent) in Political or Social Science, Economics, International
    Development Studies, Gender/Women’s Studies
  • Three years of relevant experience at the national or international
    level in monitoring and reporting of development projects/ programmes.
  • Language: Fluency
    in English is required; Knowledge
    of the other UN official working language is an asset; Knowledge of local
    languages spoken in Uganda is an asset.
Competencies
Core Values:
  • Respect for Diversity;
  • Integrity;
  • Professionalism.
Core Competencies:
  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues;
  • Accountability;
  • Creative Problem Solving;
  • Effective Communication;
  • Inclusive Collaboration;
  • Stakeholder Engagement;
  • Leading by Example.
Functional Competencies
  • Good knowledge of programme formulation, implementation, and Results
    Based Management;
  • Good knowledge of monitoring and evaluation, evaluation design, data
    collection and analysis, and reporting;
  • Ability to synthesize program performance data and produce
    analytical reports;
  • Analytical and report writing skills.
NB:
The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment
process (Application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United
Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the United Nations Women
(UN Women) in the aforementioned capacity should express their interest by
visiting the UN recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.
Deadline: 4th February 2019
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