Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Polio), Kabul, Afghanistan

Organization: Unicef

Country: Afghanistan

City: Kabul, Afghanistan

Office: UNICEF Kabul, Afghanistan

Grade: NO-A

Closing date: Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Polio), NOA (Open to nationals of Afghanistan only), Kabul, Afghanistan, Temporary Appointment, (6 Months)

Job no: 534785

Position type: Temporary Appointment

Location: Afghanistan Division/Equivalent: Kathmandu(ROSA)

School/Unit: Afghanistan

Department/Office: Kabul, Afghanistan

Categories: Monitoring and Evaluation, NO-1

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.

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For every child, early moments matter

The Polio Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is accountable for the accomplishment of the stated key end-results by providing professional expertise and assistance in information/data collection, statistics and data analysis, monitoring & evaluation (M&E), preparation of reports, communication and partnership, and in implementing training programmes for national and sub-national data collection, monitoring, evaluation and research capacity building with special attention to the interest, concern and participation of primary stakeholders.

How can you make a difference?


1. Integrated Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Planning (IMEP) is prepared and in place to provide strategic priority and realistic plan of activities for M&E.

2. Timely monitoring and measurement of changes in conditions due to Polio programme or policies in country or region are conducted with the participation of relevant partners and are provided to the Polio program and national partners to facilitate national planning, and assess the impact of the Polio programmes and policies, and report on the progress being made.

3. Polio programme performance is systematically monitored and data for key indicators of the Annual Management Plan and management reports are collected, analyzed and made available to management and the Country Management Team.

4.Polio programme evaluation is designed and carried out with quality process and products in line with priority and strategy. Evaluation findings, recommendations and reports are used to improve programme performance and are effectively disseminated to the intended audience. Major partners are kept abreast and/or contribute to these exercises as required.

5. The monitoring and evaluation capacities of Polio programme staff and national partners are strengthened, enabling them to increasingly engage in and lead monitoring and evaluation processes.

6. Effective communication and partnerships are achieved in carrying out integrated planning of research, monitoring and evaluation activities within the Polio programme and with the Regional office, and with all other stakeholders, including national partners, the UN Country Team and the international community; and the results are shared with all partners to stimulate joint engagement..

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have...

A university degree in social sciences, computer sciences, development planning, , advanced statistical research, or another relevant field is required.

Hands on experience in conceptualizing, developing and implementing digital solutions for knowledge management including designing of statistical data analysis, reporting and visualization products.

Hands on professional work experience in areas relevant to software and statistical programming development and implementation, knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation or other relevant fields.

Experience working in a humanitarian or development setting is preferred.

Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of Pashtu or Daari is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF’s core values are Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability

The functional competencies for this post are: · Nurtures, Leads and Manages People (1)

Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (1)

Works Collaboratively with others (1)

Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1)

Tags computer science data analysis data collection development planning knowledge management monitoring and evaluation pashtu polio programme evaluation social sciences statistical data training programmes

Innovates and Embraces Change (1)

Thinks and Acts Strategically (1)

Drives to achieve impactful results (1)

Manages ambiguity and complexity (2)


UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female candidates to apply to this post and become a part of the organization.

We are the first United Nations agency to be awarded the EDGE certification - the leading global standard for gender equality in the workplace.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

*Due regard will be given to successful candidates who can be available to take up the appointment within 31 days from the date of offer acceptance.

Advertised: Sep 29 2020 Afghanistan Standard Time Application close: Oct 06 2020 Afghanistan Standard Time