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Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Specialist (MEL) (Various Positions) at FAO July 2023

Nafasi za kazi FAO 2023

Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Specialist (MEL) (Various Positions) at FAO July 2023, Nafasi za kazi FAO 2023, MONITORING EVALUATION AND LEARNING SPECIALIST (MEL) (VARIOUS POSITIONS)

Nafasi za kazi FAO 2023

  • Closure Date: 18/Jul/2023, 12:59:00 AM
  • Organizational Unit: RAF – Regional Office for Africa (Accra)
  • Job Type: Non-staff opportunities
  • Type of Requisition: NPP (National Project Personnel)
  • Grade Level: N/A
  • Primary Location: Various Locations-Various Locations
  • Duration: Variable (6-11 months)
  • Post Number: N/A
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FAO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, background and culture
Qualified female applicants, qualified nationals of non-and under-represented Members and person with disabilities are encouraged to apply Everyone who works for FAO is required to adhere to the highest standards of integrity and professional conduct, and to uphold FAO’s values FAO, as a Specialized Agency of the United Nations, has a zero-tolerance policy for conduct that is incompatible with its status, objectives and mandate, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination All selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality

Organizational Setting

The Regional Office for Africa (RAF), located in Accra (Ghana), is responsible for leading FAO’s response to regional priorities for food security, agriculture and rural development through the identification, planning and implementation of FAO’s priority activities in the region. It ensures a multidisciplinary approach to programmes, identifies priority areas of action for the Organization in the region and, in collaboration with departments and divisions at headquarters, develops, promotes and oversees FAO’s strategic response to regional priorities. RAF also advises on the incorporation of regional priorities into the Organization’s Programme of Work and Budget and implements approved programmes and projects in the region, monitors the level of programme implementation and draws attention to problems and deficiencies.

One of the RAF priorities for the 2023-24 is to ensure an integrated approach to Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) within the region with the aim of upgrading the quality, availability and consistency of data and evidence on the results achieved in the region. To achieve this, it is essential to ensure an adequate level of capacities and qualified human resources for Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) at regional, sub-regional and country levels. Nafasi za kazi FAO 2023

RAF operates through four sub-regional offices located in Senegal (SFW), Ethiopia (SFE), Zimbabwe (SFS) and Gabon (SFC) and covers 47 countries. The positions in subject aim at reinforcing the capacity for MEL at FAO RAF country office level. The MEL specialists located in RAF country offices will work under the overall supervision and responsibility of the FAO Representatives, the functional supervision of the Assistant FAO Representative Programme, the technical supervision of the RAF M&E Officer and in close collaboration with technical and programme leads, as well as with the relevant national counterparts.

Technical Focus

The MEL specialist/s will be responsible for generating quality evidence on results achieved through FAO projects and programmes implemented in the countries in the RAF region, in various areas of FAO’s mandate to inform adaptive programming and organisational learning. This will entail the: i) development and operationalization of frameworks, tools and processes needed to systematically collect and analyse performance-related data; ii) capacity development on MEL of internal and external actors; iii) monitoring of the quality of programme implementation; iv) implementation of the country-level learning agenda and learning roadmaps. Nafasi za kazi FAO 2023

Tasks and responsibilities

Design, develop and implement country-level MEL systems at project and programme levels (including results frameworks, theories of changes, etc.) in alignment with corporate, regional, sub-regional and country MEL and information priorities. Support mainstreaming of MEL in project/programme formulation stage, including theory of change development, log frame design, budgeting for MEL, MEL plans development Support the formulation and monitoring of the CPF indicators including baseline and target setting. Support management and project managers to identify priority Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and realistic targets at project, programme and CPF levels to promote a programmatic approach to monitoring and evaluation.Nafasi za kazi FAO 2023

Ensure their alignment with national, sub-regional and regional priorities/frameworks and/or relevant KPIs. Conduct periodic data collections and analyses, in line with the established data needs, learning priorities and/or KPIs. Compile, manage and curate relevant country-level results-based datasets. Contribute data for internal and external reporting. Facilitate the dissemination and use of monitoring data to inform programme development, adjustment or review. Contribute to organisational learning by developing subject-matter analytics, lessons learned compilation and briefs/reports. Develop capacity of FAO staff and implementing partners in M&E methodologies and practices. Perform any other duties, as requested.

How to Apply

To apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile. We strongly recommend that your profile is accurate, complete and includes your employment records, academic qualifications, and language skills Candidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation to the online profile Once your profile is completed, please apply, and submit your application Candidates may be requested to provide performance assessments and authorization to conduct verification checks of past and present work, character, education, military and police records to ascertain any and all information which may be pertinent to the employment qualifications

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