Monitoring and Reporting Officer

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Parent Sector : Education Sector (ED)

Duty Station: Ukraine

Job Family: Management/Audit/Oversight

Type of contract : Non Staff

Level : Level 4

Duration of contract : 1 year

Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates

Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 07-Jan-2024

UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism


The Monitoring and Reporting Officer will be stationed in Kyiv, Ukraine, closely working, under the overall supervision of the Liaison Officer, with the Senior Education Coordinator and HQ Ed Team in the Ukraine Education response, supporting the ED programme activities and project implementation.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a system for project data collection, analysis and storage from several projects currently being implemented by UNESCO Ukraine education team.
  • Verify project data accuracy and ensure quality assurance in narrative writing and report preparation, including supporting the production pipeline for various publications and reports.
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of indicators, results frameworks and monitoring and evaluation frameworks for the ongoing and future projects.
  • Work closely with headquarters and Kyiv Desk to provide and validate data and information upon request, coordinating with various internal and external teams for the production of education reports and supplementary materials.
  • Ensure accurate and timely data reporting and sharing on both UNESCO’s internal platforms and inter-agency portals, maintaining consistency and reliability of information.
  • Actively participate in relevant working groups and meetings.
  • Conduct regular data collection to monitor project performance against project documents, evaluate the impact of programs, and make recommendations for improvement to Senior Education Coordinator and the education team.
  • Undertake occasional field visits to monitor project quality and provide support to project teams.
  • Prepare periodic progress reports, ensuring that field-based monitoring data is regularly collated and made available for reporting purposes.
  • Provide support in informal translation and interpretation between Ukrainian to English.
  • Undertake other tasks as deemed relevant by the direct supervisor and/or UNESCO Education management.


Expected results:

  • Through systematic mapping, data verification, and quality assurance, education programs should demonstrate improved quality and effectiveness.
  • Officer’s support should contribute to the timely and effective implementation of education projects, aligning with organizational objectives.
  • Regular and effective monitoring, data collection, and comprehensive reporting should result in accurate and timely documentation of project progress and outcomes.
  • The officer’s role in monitoring and recommendations should lead to measurable improvements in the impact and sustainability of education projects.
  • Regular data and information sharing with stakeholders are expected to foster stronger partnerships and collaboration in education initiatives.

Contract duration:

12 months (with the possibility of extension subject to performance and resource availability)

For detailed information, please consult the UNESCO Competency Framework.


Academic qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Education, Social Sciences, Development Studies, or a related field.

Professional experience

  • A minimum of two (2) years of work experience in program planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting in the education sector, preferably within a humanitarian or development context.

Skills and competencies

  • Ability to manage information objectively, accurately, and confidentially.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work schedules and priorities according to workload, emergencies, and deadlines.
  • Ability to design, work and execute tasks independently with thoroughness, care, and method.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team and in a multicultural environment.
  • Very good IT skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Intranet, Internet, etc.).


  • Excellent knowledge (written and spoken) of English and Ukrainian


  • Knowledge of other international/regional mechanisms and networks related to Ukraine’s education response.
  • Excellent understanding of the educational ecosystem of Ukraine, at the central, regional and local levels including the elements of educational reform (‘’Нова українська школа’’).
  • Relevant professional experience in UN System or at the international level.


Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application and provide complete and accurate information. To apply, please visit the UNESCO careers website. No modifications can be made to the application submitted.

The evaluation of candidates is based on the criteria in the vacancy notice, and may include tests and/or assessments, as well as a competency-based interview.

UNESCO uses communication technologies such as video or teleconference, e-mail correspondence, etc. for the assessment and evaluation of candidates.

Please note that only selected candidates will be further contacted and candidates in the final selection step will be subject to reference checks based on the information provided.


UNESCO recalls that paramount consideration in the appointment of staff members shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, technical competence and integrity. UNESCO applies a zero-tolerance policy against all forms of harassment. UNESCO is committed to achieving and sustaining equitable and diverse geographical distribution, as well as gender parity among its staff members in all categories and at all grades. Furthermore, UNESCO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Candidates from non- and under-represented Member States (last update here) are particularly welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals from minority groups and indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the highest level of confidentiality. Worldwide mobility is required for staff members appointed to international posts.

UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.


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