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The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
WHY WORK WITH WFP SOMALIA
In Somalia, the World Food Programme provides food assistance for nutrition, livelihoods, and relief through thehard work of more than 500 employees who contribute to make Somalia hunger free in close partnership withlocal partners.
Monitoring and Evaluation
- Provide inputs to the development of Monitoring, Review and Evaluation plans that will provide the most relevant and strategic information toward achieving expected results (as set out in the Country Strategic Plan (CSP) and other global and regional plans), while being compliant with WFP evaluation and monitoring requirements.
- Budget for M&E costs and advocate through line manager for both appropriate financial and human resourcing.
- Provide feedback on the formulation of the Country Monitoring and Evaluation Strategies and support their operationalization.
- Contribute to evidence-based decision-making on programme design and implementation, notably through making monitoring, review and evaluations findings accessible, developing innovative, user-friendly and informative products.
- Support WFP Management in addressing recommendations from monitoring, reviews and evaluations to ensure that follow-up actions are taken as required.
- Contribute to building M&E capacity of WFP staff and partners through training and information sharing. Manage junior staff members and guide as required to enable high performance.
- Provide inputs to line manager regarding the development and implementation of national government and inter-agency monitoring, reporting and evaluation frameworks, including United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) aligned with nationally owned sustainable development goals.
- Take responsibility for integrating protection and gender perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men.
Specific to the monitoring function
- At Country Strategic Plan (CSP) design stage, support the Head of M&E or Head of Programme in developing a Theory of Change outlining how the expected results are likely to occur and listing key assumptions and risks.
- Support line manager in ensuring that CO monitoring systems and tools are in place and compliant with corporate standards including the minimum monitoring requirements (MMR), standard operational procedures (SOP) and establishment of baselines and targets in alignment with the updated corporate results framework (CRF).
- Draft regular monitoring reports on status of results and implementation progress and contribute to the data analysis.
- Support mid-term reviews and thematic reviews which are intended for internal learning, strategic and operational decision-making.
Specific to the evaluation function
- Manage or support senior officer in the management of decentralized evaluations in line with WFP Evaluation Policy and Decentralized Evaluation Quality Assurance System (DEQAS). This entails managing or supporting evaluation processes from planning to completion: sourcing, hiring and supervising external evaluators; engaging stakeholders appropriately in the evaluation process and managing communications and budgets.
- Support centralized evaluations managed by the Office of Evaluation, joint UNDAF evaluations and donor-led evaluation in country.
- Other relevant duties as required.
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Advanced University degree in social sciences, statistics, development economics, performance management, monitoring and evaluation or other related fields, or First University degree with additional years of relevant work experience and/or training/courses.
Minimum of three years of relevant professional work experience including monitoring and evaluation activities.
Experience using a variety of quantitative and qualitative analytical tools and methods.
Language: English proficiency; Somali mother tongue.
Knowledge and Skills:
- Self-driven, well organized, can manage an important workload
- Creative problem solver, flexible and constructive approach to overcome challenges
- Advanced knowledge of excel, descriptive statistics for data analysis and reporting, and data integration is desirable.
- Ability to extract insights, areas for improvements and success stories from analysis of data.
- Proficient in MS Office
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Contract Duration: 1 year (Renewable)
Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit online applications through E-Recruitment. Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be disregarded. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
16 JUNE 2022
All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.