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.
•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
•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)
•Acting with integrity
•Making a difference
Personal attributes based on GCERF competencies
•Leadership – Proactivity, integrity. Innovate
•Accountability and drive for solutions and results
•Communicate effectively, especially through writing
•Demonstrate good judgement, informed and fair decision-making
•Realise potential – Embrace learning and Entrepreneurial spirit
•Drive for results
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.
•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.
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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