Monitoring and Evaluation Analyst

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Mission and objectives

As the United Nations lead agency on international development, UNDP works in 170 countries and territories to eradicate poverty and reduce inequality. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities, and to build resilience to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Our work is concentrated in three focus areas; sustainable development, democratic governance and peacebuilding, and climate and disaster resilience.
UNDP’s mandate is to end poverty, build democratic governance, rule of law, and inclusive institutions. We advocate for change and connect countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.

Context

UNDP Timor-Leste is implementing its Country Programme Document (CPD) for Timor-Leste (2021-2025) which is linked to the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) and aligned with national priorities. It is focused on four main outcome areas:
a) sustainable economic opportunities and decent work for all;
b) resilience to climate chance and the sustainable management of ecosystems; and
c) accessible accountable and gender-responsive governance systems, institutions, and services at national and municipal levels.
UNDP supports the Government of Timor-Leste through policy and advocacy, capacity building, knowledge management and service delivery interventions at national and subnational levels. UNDP requires a competent and committed professional to support the monitoring and evaluation of the CPD implementation. The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Analyst is located in Timor-Leste Office and works under the direct supervision of the Deputy Resident Representative and in close collaboration with heads of Programmatic Units, project managers and M&E focal points.
The M&E Analyst will substantially support contribute to the results-based monitoring framework and strategies and operationalizing the monitoring and evaluation plan and related systems. S/he will have a key technical role in improving the quality of results tracking and reporting and in strengthening institutional monitoring and evaluation capacities including of national partners. S/he is expected to work in collaboration with thematic programme teams and operations; And support UNDP and national counterparts to ensure M&E aspects are well internalized and applied. S/he will participate actively in M&E mechanisms established as part of the UNSDCF, Government of Timor Leste and joint programming processes.

Task description

a. Support Capacity Building and Systems Strengthening for M&E:
Support the establishment of a robust M&E framework under the CPD engaging all relevant staff to strengthen planning, implementation, oversight and monitoring of workplan activities;
Support the elaboration of the Annual Work Plan (AWP), Result-oriented annual reporting (ROAR);
Provide technical support on RBM and M&E and institutionalize use of M&E tools and plans to enable UNDP staff and Implementing Partners to effectively guide programme delivery and ensure efficient utilization of funds;
Support quality assurance (ex: PQA, Project Quality Assurance) of the results frameworks in relation to the CPD as well as the donor funded programmes,
Promote evidence-based programming through identifying data and knowledge gaps and the most efficient and effective ways of bridging the knowledge gaps;
Regular follow-up with programme staff to ensure availability of data to feed into corporate dashboards and monitoring systems, as well as the external reporting requirements;
Support the design and implementation of any thematic evaluations and end of programme evaluation as well as tracking the implementation and follow up of evaluation recommendations;
Assist in knowledge sharing of results, lessons and experiences across programme areas.
b. Support the UN Country Team in results reporting:
Support and participate in the UNSDCF M&E working group meetings and UNDP’s role as co-chair to ensure that it fulfils is commitments as per agreed terms of reference and work plan;
c. Others:
Support the UNDP Representative and Deputy Representative in planning, management and oversight functions of the CPD;
Carry out any other additional tasks assigned by the UNDP Representative and Deputy Representative.

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