Programme Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job at UNHCR


Programme Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 06 July 2022

Hiring Organization: UNHCR

Job Details:

Programme Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

This position is advertised open to internal and external applicants. Read additional information before applying. This position is open to all eligible applicants provided that requirements regarding professional experience, academic qualifications, language are fulfilled. Duties
• Support the roll out of a household survey in second half of 2022 to collect new COMPASS Impact and Outcome indicators that are mandatory as well as those required for the Refugee Response Plan (RRP)
• – Provide technical support to the RRP sector leads and partners to harmonize, whenever possible, the RRP and UNHCR/COMPASS indicators.
• Conduct a comprehensive review of the operation current monitoring and evaluation systems and tools. Including but not limited to, UNHCR use of ProGres4; Activity Info, RRP, COMPASS indicators, surveys conducted by the different sectors including PDM etc). Compile recommendations and suggestions on how to improve and streamline UNHCR Uganda¿s approach to M&E and related reporting.
• In consultation with relevant sectors develop a clear roadmap of M&E objectives and related activities to be integrated into the operations planning and budgeting cycles.
• Ensure overall coordination and streamlining of M&E activities in the operation and harmonisation of indicators
• Drafting TORs and methodologies for monitoring activities
• Based on the recommendation of the operation¿s system review, support setting up monitoring system, for monitoring protection, assistance and solutions results (impact, outcomes, outputs) together with relevant teams to ensure a results-based monitoring culture throughout the operation and the operations management cycle.
• Support senior management on selecting and monitoring key indicators to track and analyse progress and results for evidence -based decisions; keep track of management decisions and follow-up actions and communicate information and findings to key stakeholders.
• Based on the recommendation of the operation¿s system review findings, support evaluation planning for Results Frameworks
• Guide and support teams in data collection methodologies, data sources, management and analysis, including qualitative and quantitative data, in close collaboration with evaluation and IM staff.
• Produce relevant M&E related reports
• Train UNHCR and partner staff in UNHCRs results based management monitoring standards and procedures.
• Cooperate and coordinate with partners and stakeholders to facilitate coherence of monitoring approaches across multi-partner initiatives and engage in UN fora on monitoring (UNDAFs, HRP, RRP etc.).
• Support processes to link monitoring to the operation¿s evaluation and risk management plan.
• Facilitate in partnership with Evaluation colleagues, innovative solutions for monitoring and facilitate lessons learning within the operation, UNHCR in the region and globally, and among other stakeholders and contribute to UNHCRs global community of practice on monitoring.
• Seek advanced technical support from and collaborate with regional and headquarters monitoring and evaluation advisors for overall coordination of priority M&E activities.
• In the bureaux assist in determining thematic areas or projects for decentralized evaluations.
• Perform other related duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications
For P3/NOC – 6 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 5 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 4 years relevant experience with Doctorate degree
Field(s) of Education
International Relations; Business Administration; Social Science;
Economics or other relevant field.
Certificates and/or Licenses
Programme Management;

Relevant Job Experience

Experience in planning, monitoring and evaluation in an international development and/or humanitarian context. Experience in setting up systems and rolling out monitoring frameworks. Experience in results-based management. Experience in managing a variety of internal and external stakeholders in a cross-cultural professional environment.

Demonstrated experience in collaborating with UN development or humanitarian actors, frameworks and coordinating mechanisms. Experience in working with Government and institutions. Experience in data management and statistics, including surveys and indicator management. Experience with organisational change processes. Experience with UN programming. Experience in strategic planning processes and in coordinating and drafting strategies and plans, in particular on protection and solutions, advocacy, or partnership building.
Functional Skills
EL-Monitoring and Evaluation
PG-Programme Planning
PG-Results-Based Management
IM-Information Management (related technical requirements & Operating Procedures)
DM-Data Management
PG-UNHCR’s Programmes
(Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)
Language Requirements
For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.
For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.
For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.
All UNHCR workforce members must individually and collectively, contribute towards a working environment where each person feels safe, and empowered to perform their duties. This includes by demonstrating no tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, harassment including sexual harassment, sexism, gender inequality, discrimination and abuse of power.
As individuals and as managers, all must be proactive in preventing and responding to inappropriate conduct, support ongoing dialogue on these matters and speaking up and seeking guidance and support from relevant UNHCR resources when these issues arise.
This is a Standard Job Description for all UNHCR jobs with this job title and grade level. The Operational Context may contain additional essential and/or desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and/or position. Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this Job Description and will be considered for the screening, shortlisting and selection of candidates. Core Competencies
Organizational Awareness
Teamwork & Collaboration
Commitment to Continuous Learning
Client & Result Orientation
Managerial Competencies
Empowering and Building Trust
Judgement and Decision Making
Managing Performance
Managing Resources
Cross-Functional Competencies
Analytical Thinking
Change Capability and Adaptability
Planning and Organizing Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit for a test. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. No late applications will be accepted.
Recruitment as a UNHCR staff member and engagement under a UNHCR affiliate scheme is subject to proof of vaccination against COVID-19.
UNHCR is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from qualified candidates regardless of disability, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, race, color or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.
Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees).
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See below for this postion’s Operational Contex
The Programme Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (TA six months) will work in Kampala. The incumbent will work under the overall guidance of the Senior Programme Officer. S/he may receive indirect guidance from the M&E Multifunctional team and other sections and units relevant to the country programme(s). UNHCR Manual, UNHCRs Results-based management and protection principles, UN/ UNHCR financial/budgetary rules and regulations and UN/ UNHCR wide reforms and developments globally and in a given country context will guide the work of the Programme Monitoring and Evaluation Officer. S/he is also expected to stay abreast of the challenges posed to the country by the political context, the UN and humanitarian reform and institutional developments. S/he is expected to work very closely with the Evaluation Colleagues.
Externally, engages predominantly with persons and represents UNHCR on subject matters related to monitoring and evaluation issues (e.g. counterparts in other organizations or at working level in national Governments).
The incumbent is expected to work in line with the multi-functional team (MFT) approach as defined within the Program Manual, ensuring the participation of relevant stakeholders in all phases of the Program Management Cycle. Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is Wednesday 6 July 2022.

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Date Posted: 2022-07-03