Project Development, Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist
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This is a UNV International Specialist contract. This kind of contract is known as International UN Volunteer. It is normally internationally recruited only. More about UNV International Specialist contracts.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is an inter-governmental organization founded in 1951 to respond to displacement caused by the Second World War. Since then, IOM has broadened its scope to become the leading migration agency, joining the United Nation in 2016. IOM maintains an annual budget of an estimated USD 1.5 billion and some 10,000 staff working in over 150 countries worldwide.
IOM has been operating in Ukraine since 1996 and has a permanent presence in the country. In addition to its main office in Kyiv, IOM opened sub-offices in Luhanks, Donetsk and Lviv. Since the escalation of the war in 2022, IOM has established additional offices in Uzhhorod, Chernivtsi, Ivano-Frankivsk, Vinnytsia and Dnipro. IOM Ukraine has 315 staff members and an additional 150 staff members are in various stages of recruitment.
IOM Ukraine’s areas of work include emergency, transition and recovery, migrant protection and assistance, migration and border management, migration and development, migration health services and travel assistance. In line with the IOM Global Strategic Vision, IOM Ukraine’s strategic approach focuses on building resilience, enabling mobility, and strengthening governance. The UNV will have the opportunity to work on all thematic areas of IOM Ukraine through support for project development and monitoring and evaluation.
Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Project Development, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Insert function or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Click or tap here to enter text. will:
• Support project development process at the Country Office (CO) level in close coordination with various unit project managers/staff by coordinating and writing concept notes, proposals and budgets, results frameworks and monitoring frameworks. • Consolidate concepts and project proposals (in Project Information and Management Application (PRIMA)) in line with the CO’s strategy, operational priorities and needs of various Units in Ukraine, as well as with donors’ interests and requirements; • Support the review of M&E plans and tools, monitor their continued pertinence and alignment to IOM and donor policies and requirements, and provide technical inputs as needed in close coordination with relevant project and M&E staff in the mission • Support information collection and sharing, to discuss trends and lessons learned, and to provide information regarding humanitarian and emergency assistance, stabilization, and migration management.
• As an active IOM team member, efficient, timely, responsive, client-friendly and high-quality support rendered to IOM and its beneficiaries in the accomplishment of her/his functions, including: Results/Outputs can be modified as appropriate; should not entirely mirror the task description but serve as a basis for workplan and deliverables] • Drafting sections of concept notes, project proposals, budgets, results frameworks, workplans. • Inserting endorsed project proposals approved for funding in PRIMA and lead the project activation process. • Updating the funding tracker each time a project changes enters into a different stage of the project cycle. • Provide technical inputs for the development of M&E plans and tools in coordination with relevant project and M&E staff. • Support processes to identify trends, lessons learned, etc., to in support of project development. • Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective is systematically applied, integrated and documented in all activities throughout the assignment • A final statement of achievements towards volunteerism for peace and development during the assignment, such as reporting on the number of volunteers mobilized, activities participated in and capacities developed.
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:
Values - all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three 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.
National and/or international level in Project Development, Monitoring and Evaluation, or other relevant programmes; experience with donor relations and report writing is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization; • Demonstrable understanding of migration issues and knowledge of Ukraine political and humanitarian issues; • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills; • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing; • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development; • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel; • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment; • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines; • Sound security awareness; • Have affinity with or interest in migration, humanitarian aid, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Due to the security situation in Ukraine, the Host Entity may consider flexible work arrangements including the telecommuting.
Ukraine has reasonable health, education and transportation facilities. Ukraine has population of 44 million and area of 603,628 km2, making it the largest country entirely within Europe. Ukraine has a mostly temperate continental climate, although the southern coast has a humid subtropical climate.
Today Ukraine is facing its most serious challenges since achieving independence in 1991. The conflict in the east forced more than one million people to leave their homes to save their lives. Recovery and Peacebuilding of the conflict-affected areas, as well as support of internally displaced people (IDPs) are among the top priorities for UN system in Ukraine.
The UN volunteer should obtain D3-type before arrival to Ukraine. The UN volunteers should apply visa via http://visa.mfa.gov.ua submit an application form, book an appointment and check the status of consideration. In case Ukraine website temporarily unavailable, then get the information of Ukraine embassies from the like https://www.onlinevisa.com/embassies/ukraine/ and take an appointment. UNDP Admin unit will facilitate to issue a Note Verbal.