Deadline: 11 May, 2021

Location: Democratic Republic of Congo

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Monitoring Officer.

UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate technical support for an efficient decentralised planning/monitoring system for programmes to track progress resulting from the implementation of the field office workplans for the improvement of the situation of children and women
  • In coordination with other stakeholders, support performance monitoring and reporting of the sectoral programmes and coordination of the reporting of UNICEF’s contribution to UNSCDF
  • Support management of available baseline information on national statistics and key indicators through established databases for easy access and use
  • Provide technical support to ensure that monitoring systems are in place and that key annual programme indicators are tracked and analysed
  • Undertake field visits to monitor programme implementation, as well as support periodic programme reviews with government counterparts and other partners
  • Identify problems or alternative courses of action to accelerate/improve programme delivery
  • Assist government authorities to plan and organise training programmes related to decentralised monitoring/planning
  • Identify training needs for the purpose of capacity building and sustainability of programme
  • Facilitate learning from the results of monitoring among national partners and other key stakeholders, engaging more expertise from knowledge institutions

Requirements

  • Advanced university degree in Social Sciences, Demography, Development Planning, Statistics, or a related field
  • Bachelor’s degree with four years of experience in the same field may be accepted
  • Two years of progressively responsible professional work experience at national and international levels in programme monitoring and evaluation
  • Practical experience in community-based research
  • Fluency in French and English
  • Knowledge of French and the local working language of the duty station

To apply and for more information, click here.

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