National Project Personnel- Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, Bor, Sudan

Organization: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Country: Sudan

Field location: Bor, Sudan

Office: FAO in Bor

Closing date: Monday, 15 February 2021

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National Project Personnel- Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist

Job Posting: 01/Feb/2021

Closure Date: 15/Feb/2021, 10:59:00 PM

Organizational Unit : FRSSD

Job Type: Non-staff opportunities

Type of Requisition : NPP (National Project Personnel)

Grade Level : N/A

Primary Location: South Sudan-Bor

Duration : 6 months with possible extension

Post Number : N/A

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FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions. Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply. People with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

Organizational Setting

The main aim of the FAO country offices, which are headed by an FAO representatives, is to assistant governments to develop policies , programmes and projects to achieve food security and to reduce hunger and malnutrition, to help develop the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors and to use their environmental and natural resources in a sustainable manner.

The FAO Representation in South Sudan is organizes in three main units: programme, Operations and administration. The current portfolio of projects in South Sudan includes activities related to agriculture (crop), livestock, Fisheries, Natural Resource management, food information systems is implemented with humanitarian, transitional and development funding. The incumbent will contribute to the country’s programme and portfolio as foreseen in the project he/she will coordinate and be assigned.

Reporting Lines

Reports operationally to the Head of field office and technically to the Head of M&E unit in Juba.

Technical Focus

Take part in FAO Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) missions in case of humanitarian crises in the state

Participate in Food Security and Livelihood Cluster meetings at State or County level as appropriate and support the Head of Field Office as needed in the cluster coordination activities;
Tasks and responsibilities

· In collaborate with IPs/Service Providers/ FAO direct implementation monitor selection of beneficiaries to ensure that it is done according to the criteria indicated in the Letter of Agreement (LoA) / FAO direct implementation plan;
· Verify beneficiary registration lists provided by the IP/Service Provider / FAO direct implementation for accuracy and completeness and share them with respective project managers, IM team and M&E Team;
· Prepare regular updates (frequency depending on period and activity) on project activity delivery including input distribution within the state

· Participate in the planning, organizing and execution of post-distribution monitoring, post-harvest assessment and results assessment surveys and IPC analysis using standardized tools and methodologies developed by the M&E team;
· Support project Managers in organization and conduct of baseline survey, M&E/Learning mission, Project Reviews, Terminal Evaluations;
· Collaborate with the implementing partners and FAO direct distributing livelihood kits in the target areas to map out geographical areas covered and identify gaps;
· Support monitoring and reporting of all activities undertaken by the service providers outlined in the Letter of Agreement (development and emergency projects) in the respective States;
· Support in the development, updating and maintaining livelihoods kit distribution database, disaggregated by gender, beneficiary category, service providers and target locations;
· Support in following up with service providers for timely implementation and submission of progress and final reports;
· Support the service providers / FAO direct implementation in undertaking post distribution monitoring taking a sample of targeted households;
· Assist in providing field level technical backstopping to service providers and beneficiaries;
· Monitor and report on crops, livestock, fishery, water and pasture condition, disease situation in various locations visited;.

· Perform any other duties as assigned.

CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in agriculture/food security/rural economy/rural development or related field, with graduate qualifications preferred.

At least Two year of experience in data collection activities (survey, assessment, etc.).

Fluency in written and spoken English.

A South Sudan National.

FAO Core Competencies

Results Focus

Teamwork

Communication

Building Effective Relationships

Tags cluster coordination continuous improvement data collection fisheries food security information systems knowledge sharing livestock monitoring and reporting natural resource management natural resources project manager project personnel terminal evaluation

Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Technical/Functional Skills

At least Two year of experience in data collection activities (survey, assessment, etc.).

Experience in monitoring agriculture and/or food security projects.

Ability to work in rural and remote areas.

Ability to work under pressure;
Ability to work in a multicultural environment

Working knowledge of the English language and local languages.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

FAO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing)

Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you need help please contact: Careers@fao.org

Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted

Only language proficiency certificates from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE, LRT) will be accepted as proof of the level of knowledge of languages indicated in the online applications

For additional employment opportunities visit the FAO employment website: http://www.fao.org/employment/home/en/

FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in its staff and international consultants in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation to the online profile. We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline date. If you need help, or have queries, please contact: Careers@fao.org