The M&E Associate has an essential role in the implementation of the Regional RAM Strategy and Planning. The staff member supports analysis and review of CO data and the regional RAM reports through collaboration with regional thematic and functional teams. The M&E Associate will work under the guidance and supervision of the Regional Monitoring Adviser/M&E Officer and will perform the following responsibilities.
Review the Country Office CSP results’ chain data to ensure alignment with corporate Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) standards in monitoring activities, including standard operating procedures (SOPs), the Corporate Results Framework (CRF), Risk Based Monitoring Framework, other corporate monitoring guidance.
- Continuously identify evidence needs in consultation with RAM and technical units.
- Monitor mainstreaming of gender, equity, disability, protection, human rights and other inclusion issues in all M&E work, as appropriate.
- Support the design of questionnaires in MODA, question guides and data analysis plans for specific information needs, review the toolkits for output, process and outcome monitoring to identify a standard process for regional analysis and reporting.
- Verify, clean, analyze, interpret and visualize monitoring data according to information needs of different audiences.
- Conduct regular data quality checks at different stages of the monitoring cycle, ensuring that monitoring data and reports are timely, complete and of high quality.
- Support the review of Logframes against Line of Sight to ensure its alignment to the CSP narrative part and Corporate Results’ Framework.
- Support the review of Monitoring and Review plan and budget as part of the overall VAM, M&E planning and budget tool.
- Provide inputs on the development of country/regional and corporate digital system to support the monitoring processes.
- Support arrangements of the training and workshops and webinars.
- Prepare the NFR for regional monitoring meetings and track implementation of agreed actions.
- Perform any other related duties, as required.
LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK BEHAVIOURS
Leads by Example with Integrity
- Upholds WFP values, principles, and standards - Demonstrates and encourages others to uphold the WFP values, principles and standards
- Respects others and values diversity - Values diversity using respectful and inclusive language, and encourages others to do the same
- Stays focused and calm under pressure - Stays focused and calm when under pressure and encourages others to do the same
- Demonstrates humility and a willingness to learn - Shows humility and a willingness to learn and share knowledge, frequently seeking and acting on feedback, and taking up opportunities to develop
Drives Results and Delivers on Commitments
- Delivers results for maximum impact - Holds self and/or others accountable for the delivery of results
- Delegates appropriately - Delivers results against delegated tasks and seeks guidance and support where needed
- Adapts readily to change - Responds readily to change adjusting work as needed
Fosters Inclusive and Collaborative
- Is inclusive and collaborative - Promotes inclusive teamwork and psychological safety by sharing ideas and openly raising issues
- Gives timely and constructive feedback - Supports development for others by giving timely and constructive feedback
- Builds and shares new perspectives - Listens attentively to others to capture, learn, build and share new perspectives
Applies Strategic Thinking
- Communicates and fulfils WFP’s vision - Fulfils WFP’s vision and is able to explain how their objectives support the vision
- Embraces curiosity and new ways of doing things - Demonstrates curiosity, and proposes new ways of doing things when relevant
- Analyses and evaluates data - Gathers data and shares knowledge to inform team decision making
- Considers the impact of decisions - Implements decisions and asks questions to understand the impact for wider objectives
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- Education: University degree in Social Sciences, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Food Security, International Development, or related fields.
- Languages: Fluency in oral and written in English, a second UN language (especially French) would be advantage
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE
- Experience: At least five years of progressively responsible experience in in the area of monitoring, research or assessments
Knowledge and skills
- Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis as well as development of data collection tools and reports.
- Understanding on how to work on databases.
- Knowledge of programme design, implementation and operational challenges in food and nutrition security
- Ability to work with detail and precision.
- Ability to work in a team and maintain effective partnerships.
- Willingness to build capacity of others through formal and informal training processes, including developing relevant documentation and training materials.
- Ability to deliver results through efficient planning and organizing activities.
- Ability to prioritize and quickly adjust ways of working in a fast-changing environment.
- Proven ability to work with the necessary technology for monitoring (e.g., web-based data collection tools and databases).
- Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing