Monitoring and Reporting Analyst (Uganda Nationals Only)



Advertised on behalf of :

Location : Moroto, UGANDA
Application Deadline :05-Feb-19 (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-Mar-2019
Duration of Initial Contract :1 Year
Expected Duration of Assignment :1 Year

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.

Uganda Country Office is in the third year of implementing its Strategic Note-2016-2020.   UN Women and UNFPA have received funding from the Government of Sweden to implement a 5-year Joint Programme on Gender based Violence to contribute to elimination of Gender Based Violence and improvement of Sexual Reproductive Health Rights of women, girls, boys and men including disadvantaged and vulnerable populations in Uganda. The multi-year Programme will be implemented in partnership with the Government of Uganda and Civil Society Organizations in the districts of: Abim, Amuria, Kaabong, Kaberamaido, Kiryandongo, Kotido, Napak, Nakapiripirit, Pader, Yumbe, Moroto, Gulu, Bundibugyo and Kampala the operational district.

Reporting to the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, the Monitoring and Reporting Analyst will provide support to the Programme on Ending Violence Against Women and Girls 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 EVAWG Programme and the Uganda Country Office 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 Uganda Country Office 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  Uganda Country Office  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 Uganda Country Office 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.

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.

Experience:

  • At least 3 years 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;
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following local languages; Ngakaramojong, Luganda and Acholi is an asset.


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.


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