Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

United Nations Children's Fund

Kabul, Afghanistan

Experience: 0 to 3 Years

Skill Required: Monitoring and Evaluation

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, Health 

The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, (NO-2), Fixed Term Appointment, is accountable for professional technical contribution to project design, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and administration of Polio immunization activities (especially cold chain and logistics related), including data analysis, programme support, delivery, progress reporting, and commitment for expansion of immunization coverage, as well as enhancement of teamwork and capacity building, in support of achievement of planned objectives of the work plan, aligned with country programme goals, objectives and strategy

How can you make a difference?

Data/Information Management and Analysis:

  • Strengthen the data workflow from all levels (national, regional, provincial and district) to ensure systematic collection of gender and age-disaggregated data, facilitate data entry and analysis.
  • Consolidate data from field offices, partners and stakeholders and build a centralized database that allows comparability and compatibility and is available for timely analysis to support decision making.
  • Prepare and disseminate campaign-based and periodic analytical reports to management, programme officers and implementing partners.

Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Design and roll out fit-for purpose and innovative monitoring checklists (Kobo or ODK based) to keep track of key perform indicators on periodic basis.  
  • Provide timely data/inputs for mid-year and end-year reviews, work planning process, situation reports, and donor reports.
  • Generate and analyze the sectoral analytical reports and identify and report on response priorities, gaps and areas that need additional interventions to improve coverage as well as quality of service delivery.  
  • Develop user-friendly dashboards and infographics, utilizing innovative tools (such as PowerBI, Tableau, ArcGIS).

Knowledge management and sharing:

  • Generate periodic trends analysis reports and produce results bulletins per themes as required by the programme needs.
  • Streamline methods for sharing information, using mailing list, newsletters, dashboards, verbal feedback at programme meetings including dissemination to the affected communities as part of accountability to affected populations.

M&E Capacity Building:

  • In close collaboration with GPEI partners, assist in developing an M&E capacity-building strategy for UNICEF Polio staff, national partners, and institutions in the context of the IMEP or GPEI M&E plan.
  • Collaborate to implement capacity-building strategies as a joint commitment with other developmental partners. Utilize a range of appropriate skills-building strategies, including self-learning, seminars and workshops, and practical experience so that UNICEF and partner staff have the basic knowledge and skills in understanding and applying new M&E policies, tools, and methods to fulfill their responsibilities.

 To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • A first level university degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas:  social sciences, information management, international development, planning, evaluation, and/or advanced statistical research
  • A minimum of 2 two years of relevant professional work experience in monitoring, evaluation, data analysis and information management.
  • Professional expertise and experience in designing data collection tools and monitoring checklists, particularly using innovative software such as Kobo and ONA.
  • Technical knowledge and experience in data/information management and analysis, managing large scale databases and using PowerBI, Tableau and ArcGIS in data analysis/visualization
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.