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Chad: Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, P-3, N'Djamena Chad #71635 (Re-advertisement)

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Chad
Closing date: 23 Jun 2017

Purpose of the Position

To ensure that the UNICEF Country Office has useful, valid and reliable information on

  1. the situation of children’s and women’s rights;
  2. the performance of UNICEF-supported programmes including their relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability, and in emergency contexts, their coverage, coordination and coherence.

To work within the UN country team to support United Nations Country Team (UNCT) goals for delivering valid and reliable information on the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and other goals, and on the performance of UN-supported programmes.

To assist in the establishment of a monitoring an evaluation tools which enhance partnership between the UNCT, government and other key players to collectively track progress on MDGs and other international commitment for children.

To assist in the development of national capacities for monitoring, evaluation and research, with special attention to the interest, concern and participation of government, community, and civil society stakeholders.

Key Expected Results

1. Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Planning.** The Country Office and national partners have a well-prioritized and realistic plan of research, monitoring and evaluation activities, developed collaboratively that provides all the relevant and strategic information needed to manage the Country Programme.

2. Situation Monitoring and Assessment . A collectively Situation Monitoring and Assessment system owned by all key partners is in place, trough which the Country Office and national partners have timely and accurate measurements of change in conditions of children, women, and their families in the country or region; this information is available to facilitate planning and measure program impact.

3. Programme Performance Monitoring . The planning function of the Country Office has quality information collected and disseminated with the participation of all concerned partners to assess progress towards expected annual and multi-year results.

4. Evaluation. UNICEF-supported evaluations attain established UN quality standards, and the results are disseminated in a timely fashion to stakeholders for improving programme performance and contributing to national and corporate learning.

5. M&E Capacity Building. The monitoring and evaluation capacities of Country Office staff and national partners – government and civil society – enhanced with the contribution of UNICEF knowledge partners meet the expectations and requirements of their positions and responsibilities.

6. Coordination and Networking . The UNICEF office is linked to wider UNICEF M&E developments in way that both contributes to and benefits from organizational learning on effective M&E management.

Qualifications of Successful Candidate

  1. Education

Advanced university degree in social sciences, statistics, planning development, planning

*First university degree with additional two-years ofrelevant work experience is acceptable in lieu of anadvanced university degree.

  1. Work Experience

Professional work experience in programme development and implementation including monitoring and evaluation activities as follows:

  1. Five years of relevant professional work experience. Developing country work experience (for IP) or field work experience (for NO)
  2. At least one instance of exposure to emergency programming, including preparedness planning. Active involvement in a humanitarian crisis response programme preferred.

  3. Language

Fluency in French and good working knowledge of English. Fluency in Arabic is an asset.

Competencies of Successful Candidate

  1. Core Values
  2. Commitment
  3. Diversity and Inclusion
  4. Integrity

  5. Core Competencies

  6. Communication [ II ]

  7. Working with People[ II ]

  8. Drive for Result [ II ]

  9. Functional Competencies

  10. Leading and Supervising [ II ]

  11. Formulating Strategies and Concepts [ II ]

  12. Analyzing [ II ]

  13. Applying Technical Expertise [ II ]

  14. Planning and Organizing [ III ]

To view our competency framework, please click here.


* The successful candidate for this emergency recruitment MUST be available to commence work within 31 days of receiving an offer.

* Please note that N'Djamena is a non-family duty station.

Employment is conditional upon receipt of medical clearance, any clearance required, the grant of a visa, and completion of any other pre-employment criteria that UNICEF may establish. Candidates may not be further considered or offers of employment may be withdrawn if these conditions are unlikely to be met before the date for commencement of service

How to apply:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link