GVA Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, Rabat

Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund

Country: Morocco

City: Rabat, Morocco

Office: UNICEF Rabat, Morocco

Closing date: Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Job no: 528396

Position type: Fixed Term Appointment

Location: Morocco

Division/Equivalent: Amman(MENA)

School/Unit: Morocco

Department/Office: Rabat, Morocco

Categories: Monitoring and Evaluation, NO-3

UNICEF Rabat Morocco

Generic Vacancy Announcement - ‚Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist (NO3)‘

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, an advocate

Within the last two years, the office has transitioned from a small- to a medium-sized office (over $10m budget/year). The increased throughput has significant implications for planning, monitoring, reporting, and evaluations (one evaluation/year as per revised evaluation policy). The creation of the position NO-3 reflects the level of responsibilities and expertise needed.

The post provides overall oversight to the PM&E function and will directly manage evaluations for a minimum of 1/3 of his/her time.

How can you make a difference?

The Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist reports to the Deputy Representative for supervision. The Specialist provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the planning, monitoring, evaluating process preparing, executing, managing and implementing a variety of technical and administrative tasks in support of planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the country programme.

The incumbent ensures that the UNICEF Country Office has useful, valid and reliable information on:

The performance of UNICEF-supported programmes including their relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability, and in emergency contexts, their coverage, coordination and coherence.

S/he works within the UN country team to support UNDAF goals for delivering valid and reliable information on the attainment of the SDGs and other goals, and on the performance of UN-supported programmes.

S/he supports the preparation of the standard UNICEF planning documents and assists in strengthening national planning processes including those at decentralized level to ensure that the concerns of children and women are reflected.