Position Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Reporting)
Duty Station: N’Djamena, Chad
Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P1
Type of Appointment: Special short-term graded, six months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: 19 January 2023
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IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Read more about diversity and inclusion at IOM at www.iom.int/diversity.
Applications are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates, particularly qualified female candidates as well as applications from the non-represented member countries of IOM. For all IOM vacancies, applications from qualified and eligible first-tier candidates are considered before those of qualified and eligible second-tier candidates in the selection process.
For the purpose of this vacancy, the following are considered first-tier candidates:
- Internal candidates
- Candidates from the following non-represented member states:
Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba (Netherlands); Botswana; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Congo (the); Cook Islands; Curaçao; Fiji; Grenada; Guinea-Bissau; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the); Madagascar; Marshall Islands; Micronesia (Federated States of); Namibia; Nauru; Palau; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Solomon Islands; Suriname; The Bahamas; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu
Second tier candidates include:
All external candidates, except candidates from non-represented member states.
The wider Lake Chad region, consisting of the regions of Lac, Kanem and Barh el Gazal in Chad, are continuously exposed to a myriad of displacement factors, including violent clashes, military counter-action, as well as significant reduction of agricultural land due to climate change induced shrinking of the Lake Chad.
In response to this situation, IOM Chad, with funding from Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), is implementing a community stabilization project addressing root causes of displacement, including provision of access to socio-economic infrastructure, ID cards, alphabetisation courses, livelihood opportunities and dialogue fora. In addition, the project aims to address Gender-Based Violence (GBV) through a holistic psychosocial support approach.
Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM) and direct supervision of the Project Manager, and in close collaboration with other project teams operating in the wider Lake Chad region, the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Reporting) will be responsible for providing general support to regular project reporting and the development and maintenance of a suitable monitoring and evaluation system.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
- File and compile reports that will be produced for the project and keep track of reportingschedules in line with the donor reporting requirements.
- Monitor endorsement procedures with the required endorsement entities.
- Liaise with the donor monitoring team accompanying the project to document identified issues.
- Participate in specific monitoring exercises as assigned.
- Conduct preliminary analysis of findings of monitoring and evaluation exercises.
- Draft specific inputs as assigned for the development of the internal mission guidance on feedback mechanisms and accountability.
- Keep track of the status of indicators that were set for the program and communicate with the Project Manager about relevant issues that may be occurring.
- Flag and bring to the attention of the project manager delays or challenges in regard to compliance issues with the donor requirements.
- Participate in specific field monitoring missions as assigned.
- In coordination with the Project Manager, prepare monthly, quarterly donor briefings.
- Support the preparation of the steering committee meetings, field visits and verbal processes.
- Compile and collect human interest stories for publishing and support the general visibility aspects of the project.
- Provide administrative backstopping support for the Project Manager or the Project Officers.
- Prepare inputs for project development according to specific needs and situation analysis in accordance with IOM project development standards in close coordination with the Chief of Mission.
- Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
- Master’s degree in International Relations, Human Rights, Peace and Conflict Studies, Social Sciences, Agricultural Engineering, or a related field from an accredited academic institution; or
- University degree in the above fields with two years of relevant professional experience.
- Significant experience in reporting with donor’s requirements;
- Prior experience working with KOICA funding a distinct advantage.
- Experience in challenging hard-ship posts;
- Experience in mentoring and staff development;
- Significant experience in application of IOM rules and procedures, especially concerning administration and procurement; and,
- Experience with project development and donor liaison.
- Strong reporting, writing and research skills, preferably related to M&E;
- Good communication and analytical skills;
- Demonstrated knowledge of development of data collection tools, their administration and evaluation techniques and practices;
- Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills; and,
- Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of diverse cultural and national backgrounds.
IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.
External applicants for all positions in the Professional category are required to be proficient in English and have at least a working knowledge of one additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, or Spanish).
For all applicants, fluency in English and French is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Korean is an advantage.
Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.
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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 – behavioural 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.
Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2
- Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
- Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
- Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.
IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.
Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.
Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.
Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations. Recommended candidates will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.
The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances. Subject to certain exemptions, vaccination against COVID-19 will in principle be required for individuals hired on or after 15 November 2021. This will be verified as part of the medical clearance process.
Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.
How to apply
To apply, interested applicants are invited to submit their applications HERE via the IOM e-Recruitment system by 19 January 2023.
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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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From 06.01.2023 to 19.01.2023
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Requisition: SVN 2023 04 Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Reporting) (P1) N’Djamena, Chad
Posting: Posting NC57916190 (57916190) Released