M&E Knowledge Specialist (REF. 2023-08)

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)

Position : M&E Knowledge Specialist
Position level: C1
Team: Performance & Impact 
Required FTE: 100% 
Required travel: Up to 20% (upon completion of a security training) 
Reports to: Performance & Impact Manager 

Scope of the role
Responsible for managing Monitoring and Evaluation quality assurance and daily activities in line with the holistic evidence framework on community-based PVE, and to support P&I unit and GCERF generating and translating its results into knowledge products.

Principal accountabilities and ownership
Grant-making:Responsible for ensuring M&E quality during grant making process, most notably co-leading the theory of change design, and leading the development of the
results-framework. Coordinate the grantmaking of Local Knowledge Partners in their portfolios.
Grant-management:Responsible for ensuring M&E quality throughout grant-management process (e.g.; routine results reporting, assessments), including the management of TPMs/
external evaluations. Be the focal point for the Local Knowledge Partners in their portfolios. Support M&E capacity building of grantees.
Knowledge-generation/Knowledge-management:Responsible for supporting the process of generating and translating the results and learnings of GCERF projects into knowledge products. Be a focal point for reviewing academic/policy papers to be published by GCERF/stakeholders. Be a focal point for organising and systematising GCERF produced
knowledge and learnings, including the co-elaboration of a research agenda. Be a point of contact from P&I to GCERF Communications team in terms of learnings and knowledge.

Qualifications
Knowledge/Experience/Qualifications
Master’s degree in Economics, International Relations, Social Sciences or related area
PhD candidate/degree in in Economics, International
Relations, Social Sciences or related area is an asset
At least 4-5 years’ experience with M&E, project
management or applied research is required (if PhD candidate/degree, at least 2 years of experience is required)
At least 1 year of field experience, preferable working on project management or M&E

Technical skills
Proven experience with M&E
Excellent writing skills, especially academic writing
Previous experience with PVE programmes management or similar practices is an advantage
Fluency in English and French is required.
Working knowledge in other languages is an asset (Russian or Portuguese)

Values
Achieving together
Acting with integrity
Embracing diversity
Realising potential
Making a difference

Personal attributes based on GCERF competencies
Leadership – Proactivity, integrity. Innovate
Work laboratively
Accountability and drive for solutions and results
Embrace diversity
Communicate effectively, especially through writing
Demonstrate good judgement, informed and fair decision-making
Realise potential – Embrace learning and Entrepreneurial spirit
Seek excellence
Drive for results

Interdependencies
What this role must provide for key working relationships

Performance & Impact Manager (primary)
Ensure communication and guidance is received from P&I

Performance & Impact Unit (primary)
Support other MES regarding translation of assessments, results and learnings into knowledge products

Portfolio Management team (primary)
Contribute to Country Needs Assessments from P&I perspective
Support programme quality and performance reporting
Provide support in identifying grantees capacity- building needs
Review and comment on policy/academic pieces produced by portfolio team

Resource Mobilisation Team (primary)
Support data-sharing for creating Resources Mobilisation related content

Communication Specialist (primary)
Liaise with Communication Specialist/ team regarding learnings and knowledge.

General information:
All recruitments are subject to availability of funding
Our offices are located in Geneva, Switzerland
GCERF offers competitive salaries and benefits package.
GCERF values Diversity and is committed to hiring qualified candidates irrespective of age, physical ability, sexuality, gender, country of origin, job-sector experience. Our recognition as an International Organisation allows us to employ people from any country.
Contract: 2 years full-time (40 hours) with a possibility to renew.

Application Process:
Deadline: 8 July 2023
As a part of the recruitment process, shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a written assignment and participate in an interview process.
How to Apply:Please visit the GCERF website athttps://www.gcerf.org/careers-and-opportunities/
Please send an email to[email protected]with any questions you may have regarding this vacancy


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