UNICEF East Asia and Pacific, Bangkok
Planning, Monitoring and Reporting (PM&R) Officer, NO-B, Temporary Appointment (364 days) Thailand CO, Bangkok, (Thai Nationals only) #112227
Job no: 528518
Position type: Temporary Appointment
Location: Thailand Division/Equivalent: Bangkok (EAPRO), Thailand
Department/Office: Bangkok, Thailand
Categories: Monitoring and Evaluation, NO-2, Programme Management
Are you ready to USE your TALENTS to make the world a better place for Children ?
Planning, Monitoring and Reporting Officer (PM&R)
– Opens for Thai Nationals Only –
Vacancy No. EAPRO/TCO-VA-2019/114
Job Level: NO-B
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment (364 days)
Position No: 112211
Duty Station: Thailand Country Office, Bangkok
Application Close: 26 December 2019
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. And we never give up.
For every child, how can you make a difference?
The post will be under Programme Coordination team for cross-sectoral support and will report directly to Programme Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist. The incumbent will provide professional technical, operational and administrative assistance for planning, monitoring, reporting processes as well as preparing, executing, managing and implementing a variety of technical and administrative tasks to contribute to programme planning, implementation, oversight and reporting to ensure those are carried out according to the schedule and that results, and recommendations are implemented and followed up in a timely manner.
1. Setting Standards for Programme performance planning and monitoring
- Provide technical support as necessary to the process of developing and monitoring Annual Work Plans including reporting on the progress of the equity and gender markers as outlined in the Programme Policy and Procedures Guidance.
- Provide technical support as necessary in organising and managing annual/mid-year/mid-term/end term country programme reviews ensuring consistency with objectives and goals set out in the CPD and contribute to the Annual Management Plan.
- Monitor follow-up actions based on management decisions resulting from Country Office performance monitoring and evaluation.
- Support the programme components to effectively monitor and report on the intersectoral programme results, cross sectoral programme component results and field office results to facilitate programme coherence and convergence where appropriate.
- Contribute to development of programme monitoring framework for the learning zones including technical backstopping to the field team for convergent programming.
- Provide technical support to programme sections to effectively monitor and report on the intersectoral programme results.
2. Support the preparation and process of office’s reporting
- Coordinate with relevant sections and offices in the preparation of high-quality funding proposals and donor reports by standardizing formats, contents and ensuring adherence to donor requirements. Provide quality assurance of reports and proposals.
- Conduct research and develop advocacy and fundraising information for UNICEF’s and Government, and other donors use. Support donor relations through information sharing and donor visit preparation and execution.
- Establish and maintain a proposal database to target partnerships against programme needs in the context of Thailand, and to inform management on development, submission status of proposals and to monitor funding received and utilized.
- Provide training and technical assistance, as required, to staff and partners to improve the overall quality and consistency of proposals and reports
3. Support to the preparation of the integrated monitoring and evaluation plan (IMEP)
- Contribute to the preparation of IMEP, Costed Evaluation Plan and participate in evaluation planning and discussions Monitor the implementation of IMEP and provide support to research as well as collection, analysis and reporting of evaluation related information/data to facilitate integrated evaluation planning.
- Provide operational support throughout the evaluation process by executing administrative transactions, preparing related materials/documentations and complying with organizational processes and management systems and monitoring and assessing results.
- Prepare required background documentations/materials/data to facilitate evaluation planning and implementation.
4. Dissemination and follow up of evaluations
- Support the consultations with stakeholders to seek clarification and/or validate findings from draft and final evaluation reports and report on feedback to facilitate timely action.
- Upload/disseminate completed evaluation reports into Global Evaluation Database to allow global sharing and final quality review.
- Upload each approved management response in the tracking systems and monitor quarterly update and produce analytical reports for management action and decision on implementation of evaluation agreed actions/recommendations.
- Support the implementation of the evaluation results with stakeholders. Provide appropriate technical support to facilitate implementation and/or report to relevant stakeholders to ensure time action to ensure the implementation of evaluation results.
5. Networking and partnership building
- Provide operational support to a wide range of stakeholders and evaluators on UNICEF and UNEG policies, practices, standards and norms.
- Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with government counterparts and national stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate evaluation and build their capacity for evaluation planning and implementation.
- Participate in appropriate inter-agency (UNCT) meetings/events on monitoring and evaluations to collaborate with inter-agency partners/colleagues on UNDAF operational planning.
- Support in preparation and integration of UNICEF strategies with the UNDAF development and planning process.
6. In novation, knowledge management and capacity building
- Identify, capture, synthesize and share lessons learned from evaluations for integration into broader knowledge development planning and management efforts.
- Research and report on best and cutting-edge practices for development planning of knowledge products and systems for evaluations.
- Participate as resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders.
Qualifications of Successful Candidate
- An advanced University Degree in economics, psychology, sociology, education or other social science field is required. **A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 3 years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.
- A minimum of 2 years of professional experience in social development analysis and programming at the international and/or in a developing country is required. Relevant experience in program/project monitoring and evaluation in a UN system agency or organization is an asset.
- Experience in emerging global good practice in monitoring and evaluation.
- Strong quantitative skills.
- Good analytical, organizational and reporting skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively and harmoniously in a multicultural environment.
- High Fluency in English and Thai is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an asset.
- Thai Nationals only.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Meeting UNICEF’s core values and competencies areas.
Core Values: Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability
Core competencies: Communication (II), Working with people (I), Drive for results (I)
Functional Competencies: Formulating strategies and concepts (I), Analyzing (II), Applying technical expertise ((II),
Learning and researching (II)
For every Child, you demonstrateÂ…UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability. Also core competencies in Communication, Working with People, and Drive for Results.
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Successful candidate will be offered an attractive remuneration package under the UN system.
Please send application no later than 26 December 2019
All UN including UNICEF candidates need to send an application letter together with Personal History (P-11) and Performance Evaluation Reports (PERs) of the last two years.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Advertised: Dec 12 2019 SE Asia Standard Time Application close: Dec 26 2019 SE Asia Standard Time