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Date Posted : Apr 17, 2020
Field Monitoring Assistant (WFP) Garoua
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : 12 Months
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : HUMANITARIAN

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE: Has experience analysing programme output and outcome data. General knowledge of WFP monitoring and evaluation systems and standards. STANDARD MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Completion of secondary school education. Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in French and English Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

  • Job purpose: To perform monitoring activities within a specific coverage area and provide reports to support the effective delivery of assistance packages. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (not all-inclusive, nor exhaustive): * Verify the planned movements and distribution of food or non-food items, reporting issues or discrepancies to the supervisor for timely resolution of problems and to ensure that the quantity distributed and the quality of the operation is in line with WFP standards. Maintain information records and monitoring plan documentation, such as records of commodity movements and programme checklists, in order to assist in the effective delivery and distribution of food items or non-food items. Collate assistance programme(s) data in accordance with clear direction, in order to support programme reviews and informative decision-making. Liaise with cooperating partners and internal counterparts to gather feedback and comments to support programme reviews and improve services. Receive and collate comments and feedback from cooperating partners, beneficiaries, and beneficiaries, to support identifying programmatic issues with a view to fostering efficient operations. Provide guidance for cooperating partners on WFP operational practices, monitoring tools and methods in order to support them to complete self-monitoring tasks and to contribute to the visibility of WFP in the coverage areas. Prepare field mission reports to document programme implementation. Follow set emergency response processes and procedures for emergency food assistance. 4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES: 4P Theme Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives Helps teammates articulate WFP's Strategic Objectives. Be a force for positive change Suggests potential improvements to team's work processes to supervisor. Make the mission inspiring to our team Explains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates. Make our mission visible in everyday actions Articulates how own unit's responsibilities will serve WFP's mission. Look for ways to strengthen people's skills Trains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities. Create an inclusive culture Seeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds. Be a coach & provide constructive feedback Serves as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work. Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit Tracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor. Encourage innovation & creative solutions Explores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues. Focus on getting results Focuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency. Make commitments and make good on commitments Takes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments. Be Decisive Independently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field. Connect and share across WFP units Suggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor. Build strong external partnerships Identifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals. Be politically agile & adaptable Develops an understanding of the value of WFP's teams and external partners in fulfilling team's goals and objectives. Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships Aligns own activities with supervisor's priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs. Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level Strategic Management Displays basic understanding of WFP's policies and strategies to perform monitoring and/or evaluation activities and their inter-relationship. Performance Management Applies knowledge of WFP's performance management system to manage resources and relationships to undertake monitoring actions or deliver straightforward evaluations of operations, programmes, or processes to WFP monitoring and/or evaluation quality standards. Qualitative/Quantitative Methodology Understand and applies an appropriate mix of established methods and data collection tools to monitoring, reviews or straightforward evaluations, in line with WFP's strategic and operational results frameworks (metrics), WFP guidance and technical standards. Data Analytics and Visualization Collects and summarizes programme data, including information on shipments, distribution site logistics, the status of personas in need, and beneficiaries planned and reached for all programme assistance modalities and activities. Programme Monitoring and Review Gathers, organizes, and provides data on programme outputs, processes, and outcomes, including distribution plans and the status, quantity, and quality of food and cash distributed and technical assistance provided. APPLICATION DEADLINE: 27/04/2020 WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status. No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service. www.wfp.org

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Date Posted : Feb 28, 2020
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (WFP) Yaounde
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Unknown
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : HUMANITARIAN

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Education Requirement Advanced University degree in Sociology, Social Development, Development Economics or Performance Management or other relevant fields or First University Degree with 7 years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses. Essential Experience At least Five years of professional experience in food security and nutrition programmes management, monitoring & evaluation, program analysis and monitoring, or Programme Coordination in a humanitarian/ development context with UN Agencies, NGO, government or private sector. Experience with a UN agency would be an asset. Experience managing staff and improving performance. The incumbent will have direct knowledge and experience of refugee emergency operations including programming and management aspects, working, and coordinating complex projects with different entities and government authorities. Working Languages Fluency (level C) in both English and French language

Job Description:

  • Job Description JOB PURPOSE: Support monitoring and evaluation activities within the Cameroon Country Office, ensuring that WFP programmes generate quality evidence on the outputs and outcomes of WFP's food assistance activities on the lives of beneficiaries with which to inform operational decision making and strategic reorientation. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, within delegated authority): Monitoring planning, guidance and implementation Support planning and implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities on effectiveness of all food assistance interventions (e.g. beneficiary needs and status, food security status, programme modalities, implementation challenges, etc.); Review and give technical feedback on monitoring and evaluation plans for CSP and budget revisions to ensure that plans are risk-based and focus on measuring results (e.g. checking monitoring and evaluation budgets are allocated and appropriate log-frame indicators and outcome targets are documented); Ensure that data are regularly entered in Country Office Tool for Managing Effectively (COMET) and check the quality of data; Train national and partner staff in appropriate monitoring and evaluation techniques to strengthen capacity of staff, increase awareness on the importance of monitoring and evaluation and encourage accountability for demonstrating results; Work in close collaboration with internal counterparts and external partners to strengthen the data quality and consistency of monitoring and evaluation activities in the field; Work in close collaboration with internal counterparts and external partners to strengthen the data quality, accuracy and consistency to build credible performance evidence; Provide technical and administrative leadership to the sub-offices Monitoring Team ensuring utilization of all resources is effective, efficient and economical and M&E objectives are achieved; Undertake a close supervision of M&E field staff, to ensure that M&E guidelines are being implemented and provide any required on-site technical support; Provide monitoring and evaluation findings and recommendations to support performance planning and risk analysis, emergency preparedness, security risk management and risk mitigation activities; In consultation with Programme staff develop log frames and select indicators during project design stage Act in an assigned emergency response capacity as required to meet emergency food assistance needs; Ensure the optimization of the CSP detailed monitoring and reporting system and formulate requirements to implement the plans in the sub-offices; Liaise with Dakar RB Monitoring Team for needed support and updates on guidelines for M&E; Follow up on monitoring and review findings to ensure corrective actions are taken as required. Data Management and analysis of monitoring findings Contribute to the analysis of outcome data and recommend improvements to programme interventions and to enhance WFPs ability to demonstrate outcome focused results; Produce frequent monitoring and evaluation progress reports with status of results and implementation of improvements; Follow-up on monitoring and evaluation findings to ensure that corrective actions are taken and/or adjustments are made to programme responses as required; Support appropriate planning and budgeting for evaluations as well as the overall evaluation and review process with appropriate follow up of the management responses to evaluations recommendations; Support the Chair of the Evaluation Committee and liaise with RB monitoring and evaluation advisers; Manage data collection, data validation and data analysis processes; Ensure that the Country Office Monitoring Database systems are functional and effectively utilized and all required enhancements are undertaken promptly; Ensure that all the M&E tool kits are revised and updated as required for effective M&E of CSP activities; Ensure data collection, data validation and data analysis processes using the M&E toolkits; Provide inputs on achievements to the overall reporting system and any other periodic reports requested by Country Office Units, Regional Bureau; Participate in data analysis undertaken by M&E team and ensure the timely preparation and submission of all M&E related reports as required; Liaise closely with the CO VAM Unit on methodological and data interpretation issues on CSP planning data as required to ensure professional concurrence; Contribute actively to preparedness actions such as early warning, risk analysis and contingency planning and make recommendations; periodically monitor the management of risks and report on any actions taken; Ensure the regular (monthly/quarterly) production of M&E dashboard properly annotated to guide management on the CSP status and decision making; Ensure links with the Beneficiary Feedback mechanism; Develop and disseminate information products reflecting feedback monitoring findings and reports. Interested candidates should apply following the weblink below, :https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1582072373445

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