UN Jobs – Monitoring & Evaluation Officer – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

 

Job Title:    Monitoring & Evaluation
Officer

Organization: United Nations World Food
Programme (WFP)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

 

About WFP:

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s
largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is
to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works
worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and
most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious
food they need. In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the
lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an
emergency, WFP uses food to United help communities rebuild their lives. On
average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 80
countries each year. The organization has the global footprint, deep field
presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to
food and contribute to lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s
most remote and fragile areas.

 

Job Summary:  The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will
support planning, implementation and coordination of the learning function of
WFP Uganda, with an aim to champion a culture of learning and management for
results in line with WFP’s country-wide priority of Measuring Change, Quality
and Impact.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Monitoring and Evaluation

·       
Provide inputs to the development of Monitoring,
Review and Evaluation plans that will provide the most relevant and strategic
information toward achieving expected results (as set out in the Country
Strategic Plan (CSP) and other global and regional plans), while being
compliant with WFP evaluation and monitoring requirements.

·       
Budget for M&E costs and advocate through
line manager for both appropriate financial and human resourcing.

·       
Contribute to evidence-based decision-making on
programme design and implementation, notably through making monitoring, review
and evaluations findings accessible, developing innovative, user-friendly and
informative products.

·       
Support WFP Management in addressing recommendations
from monitoring, reviews and evaluations to ensure that follow-up actions are
taken as required.

·       
Contribute to building M&E capacity of WFP
staff and partners through training and information sharing. Manage

·       
junior staff members and guide as required to
enable high performance.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The ideal candidate for the United Nations World
Food Programme (WFP) Monitoring & Evaluation Officer job vacancy must hold an
advanced Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Development Studies, Economics,
Agriculture Economics Statistics, or other closely relevant field.

·       
At least seven (7) years of postgraduate
progressively responsible and professional experience in Monitoring, Evaluation
and Learning with expertise in setting up complex monitoring and learning
systems, capacity development and establishment of results-based data systems.

·       
Experience of managing stakeholders: Cultivated
sustainable relationships with office colleagues, government authorities, local
NGOs, and other implementation partners.

·       
Research experience: collecting and analyzing
qualitative and quantitative data using a variety of tools and approaches.

 

Competencies:

·       
Strategic Management: Utilizes
up-to-date understanding of humanitarian and development actions in different
contexts and knowledge of global geo-political issues, monitoring requirements
and/or the evaluation mandate to enhance existing approaches, systems and
processes to monitoring and/or evaluation that suit WFP’s strategic and
operational needs.

·       
Performance Management: Demonstrates
thorough understanding of WFP’s performance management system and ability to
manage resources and relationships to lead monitoring actions or deliver
complex evaluations (including joint & interagency) of a variety of WFP
programmes, processes or policies to WFP monitoring and/or evaluation quality
standards.

·       
Qualitative/Quantitative Methodology: Applies
in-depth understanding of developing practice in analytical approaches, methods
and tools for an appropriate mix to deliver quality monitoring results or
complex evaluations on diverse topics relevant to WFP’s strategic and
operational results frameworks.

·       
Technical Communication: Able to
tailor and synthesize evaluation evidence and engage diverse internal and
external stakeholders proactively in appropriate ways to maximize learning and
use of evaluation concepts and evidence for improving WFP programme
performance.

·       
Programme Monitoring and Review: Applies
programme lifecycle knowledge to the development of monitoring systems and
applies corporate guidance to draft ToR, co-lead Programme Review
implementation, and draft initial findings and recommendations on the
effectiveness of food assistance activities.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join the
United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are encouraged to apply online at the
link below

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 10th
September 2020

 

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