United Nations World Food Programme Indonesia
World Food Programme, Indonesia invites applications from the eligible candidates for the following position:
Title: National Programme Officer for Monitoring and Evaluation
Duty station: Jakarta Country Office
Contract Type: Service Contract
Accountabilities: Under direct supervision by the head of unit for food security analysis and program monitoring and the overall supervision of the Country Director, the incumbent will act as M&E and reporting officer for all of WFP Indonesia. The incumbent will assist in the overall management of the reporting unit and be responsible for a wide variety of internal and external reports.
1) M&E Framework and general management
a) Ensure comprehensive monitoring and evaluation of all projects by putting in place innovative methods and tools
b) Advise country office management in overall M&E strategy, including providing analysis of program performance and goals, and give recommendations on resourcing and prioritization
c) Ensure that the M&E system delivers on the strategic function of demonstrating with hard evidence the level of effectiveness of WFP prototypes
2) Capacity building
a) Conduct a joint capacity assessment of government counterparts M&E abilities and build consensus about strengths and weaknesses
b) Design a strategy and program to build capacity within key government counterparts, enabling them to effectively monitor the performance and impact of their programs
3) Policy advocacy
a) Work with implementing WFP units to build on M&E data to produce policy advocacy materials, inspiring external learning and positive change in the programs of partnering organizations
b) Externally disseminate advocacy materials and monitor the impact on partners and the degree that external actors adopt strategies or methods promoted by WFP
4) Work plan administration
a) Coordinate the annual effort of developing log frames and work plans
b) Coordinate the quarterly and annual work plan reviews
c) Update Log Frames as projects and activities change
a) Supervise the continuous improvement and adjustment of the M&E information system, including computer systems and data collection tools
b) Track and facilitate the submission of M&E data from reporting units and SOs and produce monthly M&E bulletin.
c) Consolidate and analyze quantitative and qualitative data for monthly M&E reports, quarterly program review meetings, CO reports, briefings, funding proposals, the CO Annual Meeting etc.
d) Train and empower SO staff to not only collect data, but also to interpret it and manage problems proactively
a) Lead the planning and implementation of the M&E studies: baseline, end lines and follow up studies
b) Conduct and coordinate Lessons Learned studies
c) Ensure that Process Monitoring systematically informs the Lessons Learned Studies
7) Knowledge management
a) Improve knowledge management of WFP Indonesia coordinating with relevant parties
b) Develop an internal information sharing platform
c) Encourage internal learning, drawing on analysis from monitoring and evaluation studies
8) Produce M&E reports as needed, including:
a) Coordinate the timely production of Quarterly Scorecards
b) Consolidate the monthly SitReps
c) Consolidate the annual Partnership-based Project Reports (for use in the Lessons Learned Study)
d) Produce the monthly Executive Brief for the Regional Bureau and WFP Headquarters
e) Produce a quarterly M&E Bulletin for CO and sub-office staff on key M&E initiatives, action taken and inputs required from WFP staff
f) Produce the Annual Standard Project Report (SPR) as required for WFP corporate annual reporting
9) Formal capacities
a) Act as a CO Focal Point for Evaluation
b) Act as the Focal Point for M&E in the implementation of the UNPDF
c) Act as focal point for SPR
Qualifications and Experiences:
Education: University degree and/or equivalent experience with emphasis in one or more of the following disciplines: economics, agriculture, international affairs, business administration, social sciences, development studies, communications or a field relevant to international development assistance.
Experience: A minimum of three years of postgraduate in commerce, development, administration or food aid support is required, but longer experience is a plus.
Knowledge: Highly skilled at utilizing standard soft wares including word processing, spreadsheets. Good analytical skills. General knowledge of UN system policies, rules, regulations and procedures governing administration is an asset.
Language: Fluency in both oral and written English and Bahasa Indonesia. Excellent writing skills are a prerequisite.
Only candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Applications should be addressed by e-mail to: Jakarta.Vacancy@wfp.org
All applications should include an updated CV (in English), a photograph and three references and should be received no later than 5 November 2014. Please state the title of the post in the email subject.
"Only short-listed candidates will be contacted"