National Information Management Consultant, Tripoli, Libya

Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund

Country: Libya

City: Tripoli

Office: UNICEF Tripoli, Libya

Closing date: Saturday, 4 December 2021

National Information Management Consultant , 9 Months , Tripoli-Libya #546570 (Open to Libya National Applications Only)

Job no: 546570

Position type: Consultancy

Location: Libya Division/Equivalent: Amman(MENA)

School/Unit: Libya

Department/Office: Tripoli, Libyan Arab Rep.

Categories: Monitoring and Evaluation

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, knowledge

With 6 projects funded by EU and in order to ensure quality and timely reporting to EU on the progress of multiple programmes, a dedicated technical capacity is required to better monitor and record the results and progress against EU projects; and, to ensure the quality and accuracy of the results funded by EU. the additional IM and monitoring support will also be required to support the country office in some of the specific areas of the information management to ensure efficient and effective reporting and streamline of the processes between UNICEF, UNICEF implementing partners and UNICEF supported sectors.

How can you make a difference?

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

To work closely with all programme officers and specialists to conduct programme monitoring visits, situation analysis and collect beneficiary feedback using the dedicated tools and forms developed by the programme teams undertaken by EU or their Third-Party monitors.

Liaise with staff members and third-party field monitors in order to ensure adherence to the accuracy of data and indicators in the eTools system

In close collaboration with the Monitoring Associate, liaise constantly with field monitors in order to ensure quality of monitoring visits and quality of reports submitted.

Liaise with programme sections to track the 4Ws (what, where, when and to whom) of key activities in EU supported areas.

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Coordinate UNICEF’s contributions to the EU’s programme databases (ex. VNG database, OPSYS, etc.) and to the monitoring work conducted with ICMPD.

Weekly and quarterly data reports submitted by UNICEF implementing partners based on UNICEF output/outcome indicators.

Monthly data reports submitted by sector partners based on agreed indicators

Ad-hoc RRM, emergency and direct implementation data submitted by UNICEF staff based on standard and non-standard indicators.

Support the IM on sector level by reporting missing data on Activity Info. To ensure no data discrepancy between data reported to UNICEF and to the sector by UNICEF partners.

Act as the officer in charge in the absence of the IM or monitoring officers.

Other IM or monitoring tasks can be assigned based on programme section needs.

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

1. Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, data analysis, or related fields.

2. Five years of relevant professional experience.

3. knowledge of basic data analysis concepts.

4. Strong communication in written and oral in Arabic and English.

5. Quality-oriented, creative, able to work efficiently under tight deadlines

6. Experience of working with diverse groups of people in emergencies is an asset.

The consultant will be working with various teams including UNICEF staff, UNICEF partners, Government Counterparts at the national and local levels. Therefore, the consultant is expected to have advance level of competencies in working within the teams and individuals to deliver the results for children.

Expected deliverables

Tasks

Deliverables

Timeline

To work closely with all programme officers and programme specialist to conduct programme monitoring visits, verify action points from previous visits, situation analysis and collect beneficiary feedback using the dedicated tools and forms developed by the programme teams undertaken by EU or their Third-Party monitors.

Report on the number of visits, action points, and the progress of the project being implemented - and Complete eTools reports on the conducted visits, close the action points on the system

Monthly (number of visits based on requests from sections)

Liaise with SMs and TPFM to ensure adherence to the accuracy of data and indicators in the eTools system

Report of the results in case there is discrepancy in the data reported on eTools by the partners and make the necessary changes to the database accordingly

Monthly

In close collaboration with the Monitoring Associate, liaise constantly with field monitors in order to ensure quality of monitoring visits and quality of reports submitted.

All monitoring reports adhere to the HACT procedure. All action points in the reports are addressed.

Monthly

Liaise with programme sections to track the 4Ws (what, where, when and to whom) of key activities in EU supported areas.

1 Report on the 4Ws for EU funded projects - this includes progress against EU grants results framework.

Monthly

Mapping EU results framework with UNICEF different frameworks with those of the implementing partners in the programme documents.

1 Matrix with all EU results framework indicators aligned with CPD, HPM, COVID, partner PD indicators.

1st Dec. - 31st Dec. (2021)

Write database formulas to auto reflect the EU results in the database

Automate producing the results of EU projects

1st Dec. - 31st Dec. (2021)

Coordinate UNICEF’s contributions to the EU’s programme databases (ex. VNG database, OPSYS, etc.) and to the monitoring work conducted with ICMPD.

The EU’s monitoring tools are updated as required by the donor

Dependent on donor timelines (ex. VNG database is quarterly, ICMPD log-frames are monthly, etc.)

Weekly and quarterly data reports submitted by UNICEF implementing partners based on UNICEF output/outcome indicators.

Database is updated with all UNICEF results and a report is produced for HPM results

Monthly

Ad-hoc RRM, emergency and direct implementation data submitted by UNICEF staff based on standard and non-standard indicators.

Support the IM on sector level by reporting missing data on ActivityInfo. To ensure no data discrepancy between data reported to UNICEF and to the sector by UNICEF partners

Cross-check missing data from UNICEF partners on sector reporting

Monthly

Any other requests related Information Management support

Ad-hoc

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

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 be expected to adhere to these standards and principles 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.

Remarks:

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

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered "staff members" under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

Advertised: Nov 28 2021 E. Europe Standard Time Application close: Dec 04 2021 E. Europe Standard Time

Link to the organization’s job offer: https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1638122779908