Consultancy – Monitoring Officer (PME), Locally Recruited
Job no: 515718
Position type: Consultancy
Division/Equivalent: Nairobi Regn’l(ESARO)
Department/Office: Nairobi, Kenya
|Background and Justification
The Planning Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) section in UNICEF Kenya Country Office provides strategic guidance to the CO on programme design/planning, contribution management, performance monitoring, situation monitoring (research, studies and evaluations), capacity development, quality assurance and knowledge management.
PME team consists of the Chief PME (Head of section), Research and Evaluation Specialist, Monitoring Officer, Budgets Officer and Programme Assistant.
The new 2018-2022 CP is being implemented within the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for Kenya, both guiding policy documents started their implementation on 01 July 2018.
As part of the new CPD, the functions of the PME team have expanded and changed to include central coordination of partnership management (HACT, joint programme reviews, and quality assurance of programme monitoring visits). Under the Programme Management and coordination of the Deputy Representative, the PME team is also the custodian of a new operation platform- etools, which will be rolled out throughout KCO in Q3 of 2018.
An individual contractor is required to assist the PME team with the transition of partner management into the unit, including the tracking of programme monitoring visits, and the roll out of e-tools.
As an M&E technical specialist, they will also be required to support with UNDAF coordination relating to M&E tasks, including the coordination of strategic priority area 2 reports.
The purpose of this individual contractor consultancy is to provide technical support to PME and the CO on (a) partnership management (b) the smooth roll out and transition to etools- a new operating platform (c) development and implementation of the UNDAF M&E plan (d) coordination of SP2 UNDAF reports.
Annual Work Plans areas covered
Outcome 5: Programme effectiveness: Programme coordination, planning, management and advocacy
Output 5.3: Staff and partners are provided guidance tools and resources to effectively plan and monitor programmes
|Scope of Work
The assignment will provide technical support to PME on (a) partnership management and partnership monitoring (b) the smooth roll out and transition to e-tools, a new operating platform (c) development and implementation of the UNDAF M&E plan; and additional activities relating to quality assurance, Results Based Management and M&E, as per the PME Action Plan 2018-2019
Timeframe: The assignment is expected to run for 6-months, starting 17 September until 17 March 2019
Duty Station: While the duty station of the assignment is Nairobi, the contractor may be expected to travel to select counties, as needed.
The following outputs shall be expected of the consultant. All outputs shall be reviewed by chief PME for quality before they are accepted for processing of payments:
|Required qualifications, desired competencies, technical background and experience