MONITORING & EVALUATION SPECIALIST
|Application Deadline :||10-Jul-08|
|Type of Contract :||ALD International|
|Post Level :||ALD-3|
|Languages Required :||
English French |
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||ASAP|
UNDP is a key partner to the Global Fund to fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) and is the UN agency assuming the role of Principal Recipient of a malaria grant in . In its role as Principal Recipient, UNDP Chad Office is responsible for the financial and programmatic management of the GFATM grant as well as for the procurement of health and non-health products. In all areas of implementation, it provides capacity development services to relevant national institutions, sub-recipients and implementing partners.
As Principal Recipient, UNDP seeks to achieve the following objectives through the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of the GF grant: i) to monitor and evaluate outcomes and impacts; ii) to strengthen systems that inform decision making, and enhance programme learning and improvements; iii) to promote accountability for resource use; and iv) to document, provide feedback on, and disseminate lessons learned.
The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist reports to the GF Coordinator
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of Work
The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will perform the following tasks:
- Provide technical support to the MoH and other sub recipients to strengthen monitoring and evaluation systems
- Participate and contribute to the development of Monitoring and Evaluation Frameworks for malaria
- Develop and update as necessary Monitoring and Evaluation plans for malaria, consistent with the national M&E framework, in consultation with the MoH.
- Develop systems and tools, and training materials to train MoH and implementing partner personnel;
- Formulate a clear and operational mechanism for M&E;
- Evaluate the Sub-Recipients (SR) capacity in the field of M&E, and develop and lead the implementation of a capacity building plan, in consultation with GF Programme Coordinator and the MoH
- Provide technical guidance for the implementation of the M&E plan, through training and other on-site support;
- Provide training to MOH, sub-recipients, and implementing partners’ personnel involved in the implementation of GFATM grant,
- Facilitate review of progress on a quarterly basis; problem solving and development of remedial actions ensuring any disparity between planned and actual outputs are addressed.
- Assist UNDP in the identification of potential implementation problems and bottlenecks;
- Prepare quarterly and annual programmatic progress updates on GF programmes
- Any other tasks assigned by the Fund Manager of UNDP to support the overall Management, Supervision, Monitoring and Evaluation of the implementation of the Program.
- Sound analysis and synthesis of the situations and ability to find solutions;
- Aptitude to work under the time constraint and producing results demonstrating initiative.
- Dynamic and proactive in work approach
- Aptitude and interest to work in team in a multicultural and multiethnic environment;
- Excellent written and verbal expression. Ability to formulate in a clear and concise way its ideas;
- Analytical mind, of synthesis, to be a transfer, organized, methodical
- Sound listening ability;
- Flexible approach and ability to adapt quickly
- Pedagogy and desire of transfer of competences.
- Full computer literacy.
Required Skills and Experience
- At least 5 years M&E related experience in the field of tropical diseases, preferably in sub-Saharan Africa .
- A strong background in health programmes, having managed projects wherein systematic input, output and process data were collected and used to guide programming,
- A good understanding of routine health information systems, and literacy in management information systems,
- Familiarity with the challenges of conflict or post-conflict settings;
- Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team with national and international counterpart staff with an understanding of the prevailing political and social environment in.
- Epidemiological literacy and skills in epidemiological surveillance, quantitative and qualitative monitoring and evaluation methods
- Fluency in French language with exceptional writing and communication skills is required.
- Good working knowledge of English.
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.