• Full Time
  • Ukraine

IFRC - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

IFRC - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in

Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Delegate

Jobnumber : S01877

Contract Type : Employee

Closing date : 08-Aug-2022

Posting Start Date : 26-Jul-2022

Location : UKRAINE

Duty Station : Ukraine

Duty Station Status : Non Family Duty Station

Duration : 12 months

Accompanied Status : Non-Accompanied

Grade : C1

Job Purpose

The Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (PMER) Delegate will be embedded in the Ukrainian Red Cross Society (URCS) and will work in close collaboration with the URCS sectoral departments, with the Senior PMER Officer of the IFRC Country Delegation in Ukraine, and in coordination with parallel National Society Development initiatives. The main objective of the incumbent is to build the capacities of the URCS in PMER by ensuring that sustainable frameworks, tools, practices, processes and capacities are maintained or established in the URCS for accountable and evidence-driven humanitarian programming.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

PMER capacity-building for the Ukrainian Red Cross Society (URCS):

  • Assess existing PMER tools, guidelines, best practices and approaches within URCS, to be able to improve them.
  • Develop (or support in developing) necessary tools and templates for regular data collection, monitoring and reporting as required.
  • Support, advise and assist URCS in enhancing and implementing their PMER framework, in line with the Federation-wide PMER framework and standards.
  • Support, advise and assist in the institutionalisation of PMER processes, procedures and systems, including in the organizational structures.
  • Develop and integrate PMER mindset across operations and programs of the URCS and promote a culture of accountability with management and across all sectors.
  • Facilitate data collection in the URCS departments and in the branches in the regions and harmonize monitoring and reporting system between the branches and the URCS HQ.
  • In cooperation with the URCS IM capacities, facilitate the consolidation, analysis and visualisation of the data collected, as part of the accountability and transparency mechanisms.
  • Provide technical guidance to programme staff to help them incorporate the appropriate M&E systems (e.g. post-distribution monitoring (PDM) for their areas of expertise, including setting up indicators.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of monitoring tools and activities to capture and provide reliable and timely monitoring data to inform quality programming.
  • Prepare, design and implement any necessary surveys, such as baseline surveys, reviews, evaluations or lesson learning exercises or other relevant studies, in response to operational requirements.
  • Provide trainings to URCS staff and volunteers (in HQ and branches) in data collection, planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
  • Assist, support and advise in the planning and implementation of PMER workshops and trainings.
  • Advise the URCS on activities to support operational accountability, transparency and quality assurance internally and for the donors.
  • Assist, guide and coach the URCS programme managers in drafting proposals, concept notes, grants-writing and applications to various donors and partners.

Accountability and advocacy:

  • Contribute to the accountability focus of all PMER work across URCS and the operations, working closely with the CEA teams to ensure accountability to affected populations.
  • Promote a culture of accountability with management and across all sectors.
  • Support the evidence-base of M&E work to inform accountability to donors and partners.

Learning:

  • Support the cross-sharing of accessible information and learning from operational monitoring and reviews.
  • Ensure that learning from all monitoring, reviews or evaluations in accessible and relevant, and can be used to inform operational decision-making and the direction of the operation.
  • Set up systems and forums for capturing and sharing operational learning.

Education

Required:

  • Graduate degree in a relevant humanitarian or Social Sciences, ideally studies relating to data management, statistics etc.
  • Basic Delegate Training Course or IMPACT, ERU, CAP Training or equivalent experience.

Experience

Required:

  • 3 years of experience working for the RCRC Movement
  • 3 years of experience working in PMER and/or IM
  • Experience working in an emergency response context
  • Background in data collection, management, analysis and presentation methods and tools, and ability to set up systems and procedures for reliable data collection and management

Knowledge, Skills and Language

Required:

  • Skills in supporting organizational learning, accountability and performance
  • Strong analytical and written skills, including reports and presentation skills
  • Strong skills in designing and using PMER concepts, tools, and best practices
  • Knowledge of results-based or adaptive management systems and processes
  • Knowledge and skills around results-based planning (logframe) and setting up robust planning systems for complex programmes
  • Knowledge of assessment, survey and monitoring methodologies and experience implementing them
  • Knowledge of evaluation and review for disaster response or recovery work
  • Experience in capacity building through on-the-job or other training methods
  • Fluent spoken and written English

Preferred:

  • Good command in Ukrainian and/or Russian is strongly preferred
  • Good command of another IFRC official language (French, Spanish or Arabic)

Competencies and Values

Values: Respect for diversity; Integrity; Professionalism; Accountability

Core competencies: Communication; Collaboration and teamwork; Judgement and decision making; National society and customer relations; Creativity and innovation; Building trust

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