Vacancy Announcement No: SDNR000164
|Job Title:||Programme Monitoring Officer|
|Section/Unit:||United Nations Children's Fund|
|No. of Post:||4|
|Duty Station:||El Fasher, Ad Damazin, El Fula, Kadugli|
|Closing Date:||21 April 2018|
Organizational Context & Project Description:
Under the general supervision of the Monitoring Officer and the technical guidance of the Chief Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation, the incumbent is responsible for the accomplishment of the stated key end-results by providing professional expertise and assistance in information/data collection, statistics and data analysis, monitoring, preparation of reports, communication and partnership with specific focus on routine and administrative data collection, for better preparedness, targeting and coordination of
UNICEF’s major programmes consist of Education, Child Protection, Health, Nutrition, and Water & Environmental Sanitation, with Communication for Development, HIV/AID and Adolescence mainstreamed. To strengthen UNICEF’s implementation and results, programming is being further decentralized with increased community level. engagement and stronger field offices. UNICEF Sudan has 6 field offices, 3 sub-offices and 3 outposts; 8 of these are strategically located in States currently in humanitarian crisis. The continuing decentralization process is accompanied by efforts to further strengthen the chain of command and the fulfilment of responsibilities and accountabilities at all levels.
|Duties and responsibilities:
Under the general supervision of the Monitoring Officer and the technical guidance of the Chief Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation,the UN Volunteer will provide support in a range of programme and coordination issues, both in the field and at country office level. Her/his tasks will include but will not be limited to the following:
Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:- Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark InternationalVolunteer Day)- Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country- Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities- Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.- Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers- Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
- Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective is systematically applied, integrated and documented in all activities throughout the assignment
- A final statement of achievements towards volunteerism for peace and development dur-ing the assignment, such as reporting on the number of volunteers mobilized, activities participated in and capacities developed
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:
Required Degree Level: Bachelor degree or equivalent in Social Sciences, Economics, Demography, Statistics, socio-economic research, Communications or a
Experience in the use of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) is essential; experience in handling
Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Area of Expertise:
analyzing; applying technical expertise; planning and organizing; researching and learning; following instructions and procedures.
Required Skills and Knowledge: good judgment; initiative; good organization and analytical skills; good writing skills; ability to work in an international or multicultural environment; computer skills including internet navigation and common office applications; demonstrated understanding of development programming/planning and international development issues.
Kadugli is the capital of South Kordofan. It is located in the south-west of the state. Kadugli is a small city surrounded by the Nuba Mountains. It is home to a diverse range of cultures and languages, although Arabic is the official language. Kadugli has three main climate seasons: winter, summer and autumn. Winter runs from November to January. Temperatures are warm temperate to cool temperate. In summer, from February to April, temperature increases to 45°. Autumn, from May to October, is considered the longest season in the area. Temperature usually drops to 20° and it rains. The security situation in Kadugli is unpredictable, although last few months were calm. UN staff are required adherence to UN security guidelines, instructions and mitigating measures. The average living cost in Kadugli is reasonable and depends on individual life style. Markets open mainly from 8 am to 7 pm while the shops usually open early morning up to midnight. Fruits, vegetables, meat, fish and other common food items are available. There is a limited number of restaurants and entertainment places. Telecommunication services from Zain, Sudani and MTN are working well.
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