Deadline: 10 May, 2020

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

UN Women is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Planning, Monitoring and Reporting (PMR) Specialist in Nairobi, Kenya. The duration of this post is one year.

UN Women is the UN organisation dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support to integrated and coherent planning, implementation monitoring and reporting across the different thematic areas in the Kenya Country Office
  • Provide advice on the formulation of concept notes for UN Women’s intervention areas, as well as the office’s strategic note
  • Develop country programming processes and products, including the annual workplan, strategic note, and programme/project documents
  • Follow up on required action/outstanding issues and report on outcome/result. Alert the Country Representative/CO on critical issues to be addressed
  • Support to provide strategic linkages, ensure coherence, coordination and collaboration between different UN Women programme components on Democratic Governance, Women’s Economic Empowerment, Democratic Governance and Peace and Security
  • Provide technical support and guidance to the Kenya CO in incorporating monitoring and reporting into programme formulation
  • Provide quality assurance of programme documents through review of results frameworks in order to meet SMART criteria
  • Manage the development of monitoring indicators, monitoring calendars, and field monitoring plans and quality assurance processes
  • Ensure use of relevant evaluation findings, conclusions and recommendations are incorporated to programme formulation
  • Coordinate annual work plan monitoring, reviews and reporting
  • Ensure linkage of Annual Work Plans (AWPs) and corresponding Monitoring, Evaluation and Research (MER) Plans with the UN Women Strategic Plan
  • Provide strategic guidance to partners and Kenya CO in developing Performance Monitoring Frameworks (PMFs) and Baseline Surveys

Requirements

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Political or Social Science, Economics, International Development Studies, Gender Studies or Women’s Studies
  • First-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree
  • Five years, minimum, of progressively responsible experience at the national or international level in monitoring and reporting of development projects/programmes
  • Experience in the United Nations systems in an asset
  • Field experience is an asset
  • Fluency in English is required
  • Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset
  • Knowledge of Swahili is an asset

To apply and for more information, click here.

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