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Country: Lebanon Organization: UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East Closing date: 4 Oct 2020 Research and analysis· Support reporting and analysis from protection research to form a protection base line at a local and national level.Working with programmes· Maintain a regular update on the protection situation for PRs in Lebanon· Work with GBV, CP and legal colleagues to support their analysis and related advocacy· Work with protection team members to support local level reporting on protection trends for the PR community in Lebanon.Reporting:Finalize end-of-year PRS monitoring report and executive summary for public disseminationUpdate numbers on protection activities brief for 2020Coordinate/ finalise and take through clearance inputs into joint human rights reporting mechanisms as necessaryCoordinate and draft input, briefs and updates to UNRWA senior managementCoordinationCoordinate and draft input to joint UN and interagency re…

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job Posting: 06/Jul/2020 Closure Date: 27/Jul/2020, 9:59:00 PM Organizational Unit : FAO Representation in Ethiopia, FRETH Job Type: Staff position Type of Requisition : Professional Project Grade Level : P-4 Primary Location: Ethiopia-Addis Ababa Duration : Fixed-term: one year with possibility of extension Post Number : 2007987 CCOG Code : 1A IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that Closure Date and Time displayed above are based on date and time settings of your personal device The length of appointment for internal FAO candidates will be established in accordance with applicable policies pertaining to the extension of appointments FAO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender and nationality People with disabilities are protected from any type of discrimination during any stage of employment, including the recruitment phase All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality The incumbent may be re-assigned to different activities and/or duty stations depending on the evolving needs of the Organization Organizational Setting The key mission of the FAO Representation in Ethiopia, which is led by FAO Representative (FAOR), is to assist and support the national government to develop policies, strategies and programmes aimed at accelerating the implementation and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the area of FAO's global mandate and Strategic Objectives. More specifically, FAO's response aims to address national needs and priorities in achieving food security, reducing hunger and malnutrition, developing agricultural, fishery and forestry sectors, and ensuring the sustainable use of environmental and natural resources. The current portfolio of activities of the FAO Representation in Ethiopia includes a wide scope of technical support interventions ranging from policy support through livestock and crop production, to natural resource management, nutrition, value chain, marketing, agri-business and land administration. FAO is also implementing several emergency, resilience-building and development interventions, with the support of its six sub-national offices and in partnership with local Bureaus of Agricultures and Livestock and NGOs. The post is located in the Monitor and Evolution (M-E) Unit at the FAO Representation in Ethiopia (FRETH) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Reporting Lines The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer reports to the FAO Deputy Representative of Ethiopia, under the overall guidance of the FAO Representative of Ethiopia. She/he will collaborate all relevant technical units at FAO headquarters, at regional level (Regional Office for Africa, RAF) and subregional level (Subregional Office for Eastern Africa, SFE). Technical Focus Monitoring and Evaluation of FAO Ethiopia's programme and projects. Key Results Development and implementation of coherent, integrated and effective monitoring and evaluation Key Functions Coordinates policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies; Leads programme development (including identification of new projects/programmes in the Region) and project formulation processes in accordance with the relevant procedures and in conformity with relevant CPF, regional priorities and Strategic Framework; Leads mobilization of resources required for technical assistance projects; Ensures that the provision of scheduled inputs and technical backstopping, conducts consistent quality control and monitors timely execution, in line with project work plans; Prepares and finalizes delivery estimates, pipeline reviews and project related reports (progress and terminal reports); Provides substantive backstopping to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations; Leads and/or participates in large, complex field missions, including provision of guidance to external consultants, government officials and other parties and drafting mission summaries; Coordinates activities related to budget funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and prepares related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget). Specific Functions Leads the Monitoring and Evaluation Unit of the FAO Ethiopia Country Office; Designs, develops and maintains principles, concepts and methodologies for a results-based M-E Framework of the overall programme and individual projects in the portfolio of the FAO Ethiopia Country Office, and integrates them with Country Programming Framework (CPF), SDGCF and FAO's Strategic Objectives; Designs, develops and maintains tools and procedures (questionnaires, sampling methods, analytical templates) and integrates them with the results-based M-E Frameworks of the FAO Ethiopia Country Office; Provides technical inputs in the definition of logical frameworks, including substantive guidance in the selection of programmes' and projects' outcomes, outputs and indicators; Designs, develops and maintains supportive beneficiary accountability systems and protocols so as to ensure that beneficiaries are well informed and offered a platform to provide feedback; Provides capacity development for FAO Ethiopia staff and partners on the M-E tools and systems, the function of M-E in quality assurance and strengthens a culture of open reflection, learning and improvement; Conducts field visits to support the implementation of projects by identifying challenges and proactively recommending remedial actions and adaptations as well as advocating for effective implementation of M-E activities; Ensures the systemic consideration of the lessons learned as opportunities for improvement in the planning and implementation of projects and programmes; Presents findings of evaluations to key stakeholders and provides recommendations for improving programme delivery. CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING Minimum Requirements Advanced university degree in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Social Sciences or related field; Seven years of relevant experience in agricultural development and/or project planning/formulation/ implementation; Working knowledge of English and limited knowledge of another FAO official language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish). Competencies Results Focus Teamwork Communication Building Effective Relationships Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement Technical/Functional Skills Work experience in more than one location or area of work, particularly in field positions is desirable; Extent and relevance of experience in programme/project development (including formulation and analysis) and management (implementation and monitoring); Demonstrated understanding of the purpose and functions of the technical programme, operational guidelines and project/programme management procedures, preferably those adopted by the United Nations or FAO, which would be considered an asset; Proficiency with PRINCE2, PMI/PMBOK or other project management methods is desirable; Proficiency with SPSS, R or other statistical packages is desirable. Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency. GENERAL INFORMATION FAO reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description. CONDITIONS OF SERVICE A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, click on the following link: allowances/salary.htm Other benefits, subject to eligibility, include: Dependency allowances Rental subsidy Education grant for children Home leave travel 30 working days of annual leave per year Pension fund entitlements under the UN Joint Staff Pension Fund International health insurance; optional life insurance Disability protection FAO encourages a positive workplace culture to increase inclusivity and diversity within its workforce. FAO applies measures in which all staff members contribute equally and in full to the work and development of the Organization. This includes: elements of family-friendly policies flexible working arrangements standards of conduct HOW TO APPLY To apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile. We strongly recommend that your profile is accurate, complete and includes your employment records, academic qualifications and language skills; Candidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation to the online profile; Once your profile is completed, please apply and submit your application; Your application will be screened based on the information provided on your online profile; Please note that FAO will only consider academic credentials or degrees obtained from an educational institution recognized in the IAU/UNESCO list; Candidates may be requested to provide performance assessments and authorization to conduct verification checks of past and present work, character, education, military and police records to ascertain any and all information which may be pertinent to the employment qualifications; Incomplete applications will not be considered; Only applications received through the FAO recruitment portal will be considered; We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline date. 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