Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officer

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Location : Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE
Application Deadline :24-Nov-22 (Midnight New York, USA)
Additional Category :Gender Equality
Type of Contract :Service Contract
Post Level :SC-5
Languages Required :
English   Portuguese
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
Duration of Initial Contract :12 Months
Expected Duration of Assignment :12 Months (with possible contract extension)

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.


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.

In Mozambique, UN Women’s work encompasses interventions in the areas of women’s economic empowerment, ending violence against women and girls, gender responsive planning and budgeting, women’s leadership and participation and women peace and security and humanitarian action. The work takes place at central, provincial and district level. The main partners are government institutions at the central, provincial and district levels, media and civil society organizations.

Through technical assistance, capacity building and advocacy UN Women assists a wide range of national partners and other development stakeholders to put in place the policies, laws, services, adequate resources, implementation, monitoring and accountability mechanisms and capacities to unlock rapid national progress in attaining national and international commitments to women and gender equality as part of the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Under the overall guidance of the Representative and direct supervision of the Programme Specialist, the Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting  Officer contributes to the development and implementation of the Country Office Strategic and Annual Planning, and is responsible for effective monitoring, evaluation, reporting  and knowledge management in line with results-based management principles and compliance with corporate standards. 


Duties and Responsibilities

Summary of Key Functions:

  • Support CO Planning and Monitoring and evaluation
  • Management of Evaluation and Donor Reporting
  • Capacity Building
  • Knowledge Management
  • Any other business as required by the office

Support CO Planning, Monitoring and Reporting

  • Support Strategic and Bi-Annual Planning ensuring alignment with corporate guidelines and standards
  • Lead M&E activities to ensure that interventions lead to meaningful, high-quality and timely achievement of planned results
  • Lead CO periodic reporting ensuring timeliness and quality of information and data (quarterly and annual)
  • Manage information on the UN Women online planning and monitoring platforms
  • Update and monitor implementation of the Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Plans in line with UN Women’s guidelines.
  • Provide input into CO project proposals and plans, guiding the development of results framework based on RBM principles
  • Track progress based on programme and project indicators and targets on a quarterly basis highlighting issues to programme managers closely monitoring follow up actions
  • Manage information on the UN Women online donor agreement platform keeping track of CO reporting obligations to donors, support preparation of quality reports in line with corporate standards  and ensures timely submission
  • Reviews reports received from implementing partners ensuring quality of information and content
  • Contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation  Framework (UNSDCF) and implementation representing  the country office in monitoring and evaluation working
  • Coordinate the Country Office contribution to Results Groups monitoring, evaluation and reporting function including but not limited to UNINFO data management.

Management of CO  Evaluations

  • Coordinate the implementation of the CO Evaluation plan in line with UN Women´s Evaluation Policy
  • Provide guidance to programme staff on evaluations.
  • Ensure communication between the CO and RO regarding Evaluations;
  • Coordinate the completion of management’s response to the UN Women Global Accountability and Tracking of Evaluation Use (GATE).

Capacity Building

  • Provide technical guidance on Results Based Management (RMB) and Monitoring and Evaluation to all programme teams and partners, including conducting practical training as required.
  • Contribute to capacity development including tools,  training materials and packages;
  • Facilitate capacity building opportunities for staff and partners in the country in the areas of Results Based Management (RBM), Monitoring and Evaluation;
  • Promote the awareness and understanding of the shared responsibility of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PM&ER) among all staff members through communication, training, learning and development activities.

Knowledge Management

  • Identify best practices emerging from implementation of the CO AWP
  • Support programme teams to collect, package and disseminate best practices, success stories and lessons learned from implementation, monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Produce knowledge products for sharing with other UN Women offices as well as with development, governmental and civil society partners.

 Key Performance Indicators

  • Timely and quality CO Plans and Reports
  • Timely and quality technical support to the programme team and partners in line with work plan
  • Quality and timely development and review of systems for tracking/monitoring
  • Timely submission of quality and accurate donor reports
  • Quality  and timely completion of Evaluation processes



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

Functional Competencies

  • Good knowledge of programme formulation and 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
  • Good analytical and report writing skills
  • Knowledge of UN programme management systems


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 five 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


  • At least 5  years of progressively responsible experience at the national or international level in monitoring and reporting of development projects/ programmes;
  • Experience in the United Nations systems in an asset.
  • Field experience is an asset.

Language Requirements:

Fluency in English and Portuguese is required.

Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.






Please attach a completed P11 to your application. Kindly note that applications without a completed and signed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.

UN Women Personal History form (P-11) can be downloaded from .

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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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