Senior Project Assistant -MEAL

Senior Project Assistant -MEAL Vacancy No. IOM-SVN/0062/20 Position Title Senior Project Assistant -MEAL Duty Station Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Classification G6 Type of Appointment SVN, Six months with possibility of extension Estimated Start Date As soon as possible Posting Period 06.11.2020 – 20.11.2020 General functions: Background Under the current circumstance in Ethiopia, currently there is a heavy influx of ex-combatants who will require assistance to reintegrate into communities after long periods in exile. Hence, to secure sustainable and peaceful reintegration of the ex-combatants having returned to their communities IOM along with the Government of Ethiopia is going to implement a Social and Economic Reintegration of ex-combatants and of Conflict Affected Groups in Ethiopia (SERE). Under the direct supervision of the SERE Programme Manager, and in close coordination with the EPC Meal Officer, in Addis Ababa, the Regional Reintegration Officer Team Leader and Head of Sub-office, the successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for the day to day monitoring and evaluation of the project implementation. Responsibilities and Accountabilities:  1.      Draft project narratives, work plans, results matrixes, and other project-related documents in close coordination with project team and relevant units 2.      Support in preparing and finalizing donor reports in close coordination with project team and other relevant units in the mission. 3.      Produce monthly and annual products, related to SERE project, including monthly donor reports, compilations and project info sheets etc. in close coordination with communication unit and project team. 4.      Conduct M&E and provide continuous analysis of the project achievements, bottlenecks and provide recommendation to address the weaknesses in the implementation. 5.      Provide technical support and guidance to field MEAL staff on the implementation of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning components. To this extent also provide information and technical support on MEAL plans, baseline studies, data collection tools and databases as required; review and provide feedback to project progress and final reports; 6.      Review and edit assessment and evaluation reports drafted by project team 7.      Coordinate organization and management of seminars, workshops, events, press conferences and field visits as required. 8.      Track and monitor project budget vis-a-vis burn rate in coordination with RMU and tracking of donor report submission. 9.  Provide training, guidance and supervision to staff members as assigned. 10.  Perform such other duties as may be assigned. Job Requirements Required Qualifications and Experience Education University degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, information management systems, , evaluation, analysis, human rights, international development, or other relevant field is required Experience ·         A minimum of 6 years of experience in the field of monitoring and evaluation or communications work, especially within humanitarian emergency or post-emergency contexts, with a good understanding of donor funded programs and other UN Partners;  ·         Experience with supervision roles for tasks of a similar nature to this assignment; ·         Technical skills in qualitative and quantitative evaluation and managing information systems; ·         Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively and persuasively present information in a variety of settings and formats; ·         Familiar with human rights and protection principles; ·         Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, with proven experience in Word, Excel and Power point; ·         Experience working in liaison with GoE and international organizations. Languages Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of spoken Amharic is required Working knowledge of other local languages such as Somali or Oromifa is an advantage The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies: Values Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible. Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct. Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.   Core Competencies – behavioral indicators level 2 Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results. Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes. Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate. Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work. Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.   Managerial Competencies – behavioral indicators level 2   Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential. Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential. Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction. Other Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation. Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable. Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighbouring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighbouring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable. How to Apply Interested candidates are invited to submit their application/ motivation  letter enclosed with only detail CV written in English  via our e-mail address RECADDIS@IOM.INT, by November 20, 2020 at the latest, referring the position title and Vacancy number in the subject line of your email; no photocopies of educational/training certificates is required at this stage; applicant who doesn`t follow the required application procedure will automatically be disqualified from the competition. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We strongly encourage qualified women to apply!

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