Monitoring and Reporting Analyst



Advertised on behalf of :

Location : Bridgetown, BARBADOS
Application Deadline :30-Sep-22 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :FTA Local
Post Level :NO-A
Languages Required :
English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
01-Nov-2022
Duration of Initial Contract :1 year
Expected Duration of Assignment :1 year renewable

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.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.


Background

UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.

The MCO Caribbean (MCO) 2022 -2025 programme builds on the works of the 2017-2021 Strategic Note with a focus on the Normative Framework (Proposed Outcome 1), Women’s Economic Empowerment (Proposed Outcomes 2 and 3), Ending Violence against Women and Girls (Proposed Outcome 4) and Climate Change and Disaster Risk Resilience (Proposed Outcome 5). All the Outcomes like the SDGs are interconnected and interrelated. The MCO will focus on Governance and Participation in Public Life across all Outcome Areas and Peace and Security within the context of Outcomes 4 and 5. The programme will be implemented both at the regional and multi-country level. UN Women MCO Caribbean covers 22 English and Dutch speaking countries and territories in the Caribbean. The MCO maintains a physical presence in five (5) countries but there remains high and consistent demand for the exercise of UN Women’s integrated mandate across the 22 countries and territories.

Reporting to the Representative, the Monitoring and Reporting Analyst will provide support to the Multi Country Office (MCO) Caribbean colleagues in incorporating monitoring and reporting into programme formulation as well tracking against Strategic Plan targets and the reporting of results to internal and external audiences.


Duties and Responsibilities

Provide technical inputs to programme formulation to ensure monitoring and reporting is incorporated

  • Provide inputs to the development of monitoring indicators, monitoring calendars, and field monitoring plans and quality assurance processes;
  • Include relevant inputs from evaluation findings, conclusions and recommendations into programme formulation;
  • Provide inputs to annual work plan monitoring, reviews and reporting;
  • Provide technical support to partners in developing Performance Monitoring Frameworks (PMFs), systems and plans, and Baseline Surveys;
  • Facilitate the clearance of donor agreements and Programme Cooperation Agreements;

Provide technical inputs to the monitoring and tracking of results against country/ regional level targets and UN Women Strategic Plan

  • Coordinate with Programme Team to ensure data collection and analysis from field visits are coordinated and standardized across programmes;
  • Monitor data from partners/countries on a quarterly basis and provide inputs to regular management briefs to inform decision making;
  • Visit partners, along with the Programme Team, to support monitoring of results and planning processes, as required;
  • Monitor the spending of donor funds and other programme expenditures and disbursements;
  • Contribute to the development and monitoring of the MCO’s Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research Plan.

Facilitate the reporting of results to internal (Senior Management) and external (Executive Board, Donors) audiences

  • Facilitate the process of the MCO meeting internal and external reporting requirements and deadlines, including annual reporting process;
  • Contribute substantial inputs to donor and programme reports (both narrative and financial);
  • Identify relevant evaluation findings, conclusions and recommendations and input them into programme reporting;
  • Review progress reports submitted by partners and provide feedback to improve quality and timeliness of reporting;
  • Collect and maintain data for country, regional and global corporate reports, mid-term reviews, and final evaluations;

Provide technical support to the MCO in the implementation the UN Women Evaluation Policy

  • Coordinate the implementation of UN Women’s Evaluation plan in the country office;
  • Draft/revise Terms of Reference for specific project/program evaluations;
  • Ensure communication between the MCO and RO regarding Evaluations;
  • Coordinate the completion of management’s response to the UN Women Global Accountability and Tracking of Evaluation Use (GATE).

Contribute to knowledge building and capacity building

  • Identify and disseminate good practices, lessons, and knowledge, as identified through programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation activities;
  • Contribute to the development of capacity development tools, including training materials and packages;
  • Promote the awareness and understanding of the shared responsibility of Monitoring and Evaluation among all staff members through communication, training, learning and development activities.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Timely and quality support to the programme team and partners in line with work plan
  • Quality and timely systems for tracking/monitoring
  • Timely submission of accurate and quality reports


Competencies

Core Values

  • Respect for Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism

Core Competencies

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
  • Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading by Example

Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies:

https://www.unwomen.org/sites/default/files/Headquarters/Attachments/Sections/About%20Us/Employment/UN-Women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf.

Functional Competencies

  • Good knowledge of programme formulation, implementation, and Results Based Management
  • Good knowledge of monitoring and evaluation, evaluation design, data collection and analysis, and reporting
  • Ability to synthesize program performance data and produce analytical reports
  • Analytical and report writing skills


Required Skills and Experience

Education and certification

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Political or Social Science, Economics, International Development Studies, Gender/Women's Studies is required.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • A project/programme management certification (such as PMP®, PRINCE2®, or MSP®) would be an added advantage.

Experience

  • At least 1 year of relevant experience at the national or international level in monitoring and reporting of development projects/ programmes.

Language Requirements

  • Fluency in English is required;
  • Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset;

Applications:

  • Positions in the National Officer categories are subject to local recruitment.
  • All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from http://www.unwomen.org/about-us/employmentPlease group all documents into one (1) single PDF document as the system only allows one document to be uploaded.

Other:

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At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, integrity and organizational need.

If you need any reasonable accommodation to support your participation in the recruitment and selection process, please include this information in your application.

UN Women has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UN Women, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to UN Women’s policies and procedures and the standards of conduct expected of UN Women personnel and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks (background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check).



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