Monitoring and Reporting Officer

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Background

UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.

UN Women Sudan is part of the UN System and as such work closely with other UN agencies and international cooperation to implement its triple mandate encompassing normative support, UN system coordination, and operational activities in support of the attainment of the SDG. UN Women Sudan has a historical partnership with women’s groups and CSO, which are instrumental in the actions and advocacy to promote Gender equality and Women’s empowerment. UN Women is currently working on Women, Peace and Security, women’s economic empowerment and political participation and leadership of women in different states of Sudan.

Reporting to the Program Specialist, the Monitoring and Reporting Officer will provide support to the Sudan Country office colleagues in incorporating monitoring and reporting into programme formulation as well tracking against Strategic Plan targets and the reporting of results to internal and external audiences.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Facilitate and substantively contribute to the incorporation of monitoring and reporting into programme formulation
  • Facilitate and substantively contribute to the development of monitoring indicators, monitoring calendars, and field monitoring plans and quality assurance processes;
  • Include inputs from relevant evaluation findings, conclusions and recommendations into programme formulation;
  • Contribute to annual work plan monitoring, reviews and reporting;
  • Provide technical support to partners in developing Performance Monitoring Frameworks (PMFs), systems and plans, and Baseline Surveys;
  • Facilitate the clearance of donor agreements and Programme Cooperation Agreements with Sudan Country Office.
  1. Contribute substantively to the monitoring and tracking of results against country/ regional level targets and UN Women Strategic Plan
  • Coordinate with Programme Team to ensure that data collection and analysis from field visits are coordinated and standardized across programmes;
  • Monitor data from partners/countries on a quarterly basis and provide substantive inputs to regular management briefs to inform decision making;
  • Visit partners, along with the Programme Team, to support monitoring of results and planning processes as required;
  • Monitor the spending of donor funds and other programme expenditures and disbursements;
  • Draft and monitor the Sudan Country Office Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research Plan.
  1. Facilitate the reporting of results to internal (Senior Management) and external (Executive Board, Donors) audiences
  • Facilitate the process of the Sudan Country Office meeting internal and external reporting requirements and deadlines, including annual reporting process;
  • Draft donor and programme reports (both narrative and financial);
  • Identify relevant evaluation findings, conclusions and recommendations and input them into programme reporting;
  • Review progress reports submitted by partners and provide feedback to improve quality and timeliness of reporting;
  • Collect and maintain data for country, regional and global corporate reports, mid-term reviews, and final evaluations.
  1. Provide technical support to the Sudan Country Office in the implementation the UN Women Evaluation Policy
  • Coordinate the implementation of UN Women’s Evaluation plan in the Sudan Country Office;
  • Provide guidance to programme staff on evaluations;
  • Ensure communication between the Sudan Country Office and RO regarding Evaluations;
  • Coordinate the completion of management’s response to the UN Women Global Accountability and Tracking of Evaluation Use (GATE).
  1. Contribute to knowledge building and capacity building
  • Identify and disseminate good practices, lessons and knowledge, as identified through programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation activities;
  • Contribute to the development of capacity development tools, including training materials and packages;
  • Facilitate capacity building opportunities for staff and partners in Sudan in the areas of Results Based Management (RBM), Monitoring and Evaluation;
  • Promote the awareness and understanding of the shared responsibility of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) among all staff members through communication, training, learning and development activities.

IV. Key Performance Indicators

  • Timely and quality technical support to the programme team and partners in line with work plan
  • Quality and timely development and review of systems for tracking/monitoring
  • Timely submission of quality and accurate reports
  • Quality support to Evaluation processes, including timely coordination of mission

Competencies

Core Values:

  • Respect for Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism

Core Competencies:

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
  • Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading by Example

Functional Competencies

  • Good knowledge of programme formulation and implementation and Results Based Management
  • Good knowledge of monitoring and evaluation, evaluation design, data collection and analysis, and reporting
  • Ability to synthesize program performance data and produce analytical reports
  • Good analytical and report writing skills
  • Knowledge of UN programme management systems

Required Skills and Experience

Education and certification:

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Political or Social Science, Economics, International Development Studies, Gender/Women's Studies is required.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • A project/programme management certification (such as PMP®, PRINCE2®, or MSP®) would be an added advantage.

Experience:

  • At least 2 years of progressively responsible experience at the national or international level in monitoring and reporting of development projects/ programmes;
  • Experience in the United Nations systems in an asset;
  • Field experience is an asset.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English and Arabic is required;
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