Strategic Information, Oversight and Performance Monitoring Specialist (SIOPM)

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Job Title: Strategic Information, Oversight and Performance Monitoring Specialist (SIOPM)

Grade: Regular Consultant - Level I

Type of contract: International Regular Consultancy

Duration: 11 months

Duty Station: Bangkok, Thailand

Vacancy Number: 177564

Date of Publication: 27 October, 2022

Deadline of Application: 10 November, 2022


Reporting to the Deputy Regional Director, the Strategic Information and Performance Monitoring Specialist provides technical assistance to the Regional Bureau on developing or enhancing its country office oversight and performance monitoring through strategic information and evidence analysis. This involves generating, collecting, analysing and repackaging a set of information and data for the purpose of strategic monitoring and oversight. The Specialist supports establishing or improving systems for routine data collection, improving data visualization and analytics of routinely collected data, and strengthening data use for decision making at the RBB and CO levels. Additionally, the SI Specialist assists in specific technical areas and provides support for risk management, oversight activities, programme evaluation and other research activities.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Supports RBB and countries planning and implementing data collection, data use and monitoring
  • Develops and maintains frameworks and monitoring plans, logic models and indicators to assess performance, compliance and impact, and for risk management
  • Develops and/or adapts procedures for data quality assurance, reporting, data dissemination, and other routine monitoring processes and support the frameworks’ implementation
  • In collaboration with regional functions and countries, contributes to country scan exercises ensuring data is available and performing some analysis to inform focus of the meetings and discussions, drafting summary report etc.
  • Reviews routinely collected data, provides feedback to RB functions and country teams, and supports using findings for decision/action. This includes articulating risk management tools and the information generated through country scans or other oversight activities (updating risk registers, monitoring mitigation activities, follow up of outstanding recommendations, etc.)
  • Works with the Technology team to support ongoing efforts to enhance data and platforms for oversight information as required
  • Supports data use efforts by improving dashboards and other mechanisms to facilitate access and generation of data
  • Performs other related duties as directed


Education: Master’s degree in statistics, economics, business management or other field directly related to the substantive areas of this position.


  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience working with data management analysis, monitoring and evaluation and/or performance/ auditing, programme management, risk management, internal audit
  • Exposure and knowledge in monitoring and evaluation and/or statistical surveillance systems
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and team-building skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Exposure to the international arena either by direct work for an international institution/organization or by interacting with international stakeholders
  • Require international trave

Languages: Fluency in English and excellent written and oral communications skills.


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