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Monitoring and Evaluation Analyst
Duties And Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Conflict & Political Economy Specialist, the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Analyst will be responsible for the following functions and tasks:
Assist in developing and implementing individual and integrated M&E Plans including baseline and end line data to report against project indicators and targets as necessary;
Ensure that collection of data and analysis for monitoring the implementation of the complimentary peace building projects is gender sensitive;
Monitor progress in achieving project outcomes and provide reporting and evaluation guidance to respective project staff;
Provide quality assurance or guidance to the project staff for timely project (semi-annual/annual/final) reporting to the Programme Management Support Unit (PMSU) and donors;
Provide quality assurance on results-based reporting and review quarterly, half year, annual and final reports on project implementation and final project evaluation reports;
Coordinate tracking the implementation of achievement of the peacebuilding and conflict prevention project results; regularly collecting necessary information related to projects implementation (indicators, results, figures);
From an M&E perspective, provide written inputs to the reports which will be reviewed by PMSU before final submission;
Provide and coordinate training activities on M&E. Organize project impact monitoring and evaluation trainings and review including independent impact evaluations;
Organize and conduct joint field monitoring visits with relevant project staff and partners;
Accompany project evaluations and support the final external evaluation of project implementation.
The Monitoring and Evaluation Analyst would be reporting to the Conflict & Political Economy Specialist.
Achieve Results: LEVEL 1: Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to details, delivers quality work by deadline.
Think Innovatively: LEVEL 1: Open to creative ideas/known risks, is pragmatic problem solver, makes improvements.
Learn Continuously: LEVEL 1: Open minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback.
Adapt with Agility: LEVEL 1: Adapts to change, constructively handles ambiguity/uncertainty, is flexible.
Act with Determination: LEVEL 1: Shows drive and motivation, able to deliver calmly in face of adversity, confident.
Engage and Partner: LEVEL 1: Demonstrates compassion/understanding towards others, forms positive relationships.
Enable Diversity and Inclusion: LEVEL 1: Appreciate/respect differences, aware of unconscious bias, confront discrimination.
Cross-Functional & Technical competencies
Results-based Management: Ability to manage programmes and projects with a focus at improved performance and demonstrable results.
Project Management: Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and control resources, procedures and protocols to achieve specific goals.
Portfolio Management: Ability to select, priorities and control the organization’s programmes and projects, in line with its strategic objectives and capacity; ability to balance the implementation of change initiatives and the maintenance of business-as-usual, while optimizing return on investment.
System Thinking: Ability to use objective problem analysis and judgement to understand how interrelated elements coexist within an overall process or system, and to consider how altering one element can impact on other parts of the system.
Effective Decision Making: Ability to take decisions in a timely and efficient manner in line with one’s authority, area of expertise and resources.
Negotiation and Influence: Ability to reach an understanding, persuade others, resolve points of difference, gain advantage in the outcome of dialogue, negotiates mutually acceptable solutions through compromise and creates ‘win-win’ situations.
Integration within the UN: Ability to identity, and integrate capacity and assets of the UN system, and engage in joint work; Knowledge of the UN System and ability to apply this knowledge to strategic and/or practical situations.
Required Skills and Experience
Master’s degree in International Development/Relations, Economics, Business Management, Political Science, or other related fields. A first-level university degree in combination with two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Two years (Bachelor’s degree) relevant experience in M&E, Peacebuilding, Conflict Prevention or related fields;
Experience in post conflict environment with knowledge of socio-economic, culture, and community development issues in complex crisis situations is a strong advantage;
Experience with diverse projects in complex environments, involving multi-disciplinary teams, broad ranges of stakeholders, and within volatile security situations is strongly preferred;
Previous working experience with UNDP and other UN agencies
Fluency in written and spoken English is required. The ability to communicate effectively in Hausa, or any other local language spoken in the NW region is an asset.
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