Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

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OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

The incumbent is responsible for conducting the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and ensure the availability of critical data and management information on programme results,while providing effective back stopping of technical units in the application of results-based management approaches. In the context of the WHO Health Emergencies incident management system, the incumbent will systematically track the evolution of the respective incident, as well as the response, within the defined strategyThe incumbent will act in accordance with WHO policies, rules and regulations and within existing strategic frameworks in interactions with the relevant parts of the Organization as well as with external partners

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Manage the preparation and implementation of the country office’s monitoring and evaluation (M&E) workplan, budget and activities, and guide the strengthening of national capacities for monitoring and evaluation of national health programmes. Guide the programme in identifying public health baselines, and evidence based, health interventions and their integration and incorporation into related work plans, ensuring compliance with existing reporting requirements. Prepare background documents, concept papers, situation analysis, and develop monthly technical reports assessing the implementation of related programmes. Leverage national perspectives to technically manage the development and implementation of strategic planning processes with emphasis on participatory reviews of national programmes as well as preparing, collating, and disseminating Public Health reports. Monitor and measure changes in health due to programme or national policies, providing data to facilitate programmatic planning. Manage data collection, facilitate the adaptation of indicators for monitoring the national public-health situations, WHO programme response, and health sector/cluster coordination and decision-making. Ensure the accuracy, coherence and reliability of up-to-date information about health outcomes and the performance of WHO programmes. Conduct evaluations in line with quality processes, programme priorities and the overall strategy, ensuring the effective dissemination of their findings, recommendations and reports, including lessons learned to the intended audiences, to improve programme planning and performance. Guide on policy and programme development based on evaluation findings concerning programme relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, and impact. Contribute to the integrated planning, monitoring, evaluation and learning activities of national partners, the United Nations Country Team and the international community ensuring the sharing of results to stimulate joint engagement.Emergency Response: Support the monitoring of incidents and the evaluation of outputs including the management, coordination, effectiveness, and resources mobilized for multisectoral emergency prevention, preparedness, response and recovery action plans and programmes. Support the operational planning and reporting of health emergency activities, verify results-oriented formulations and brief technical leads on proper submissions that culminate in approved operational work plans, and their subsequent programmatic monitoring, evaluation and reporting. Perform other related responsibilities as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Essential: A university degree (bachelor’s) in a relevant field (such as publichealth, epidemiology, project/programme management, economics, internationaldevelopment).Certified training in results-based management and/ or projectmanagement
Desirable: Master’sdegree in information management, public health, epidemiology, economics,international development, public or business administration.

Experience

Essential: A minimum of five years ofwork experience relevant for the position (in the design and implementation ofmonitoring and evaluation strategies, methodologies and tools, includingexperience in emergency operations or humanitarian context) at the national level
Desirable: Experience with WHO or other international agencies inmonitoring and evaluation.Prior emergency disasterand health outbreak response or humanitarian working experience at field level,with WHO/United Nations, health cluster partners, recognized humanitarianorganizations or with an international nongovernmental organization

Skills

Demonstrated knowledge of principles,disciplines, and techniques to develop and implement monitoring and evaluationstrategies.Knowledge and skills to design, capture andconsolidate evidence-based health interventions.Excellent organizational, oral and written communicationskills including the development of reports and presentations.Good research and documentation skills especially for ‘best practices’in organizational change.Ability to gather, analyse and disseminate information on best practicein accountability and results-based management systems

WHO Competencies

Teamwork
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Communication
Producing results
Creating an empowering and motivating environment

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
Desirable: Beginners knowledge of French.

REMUNERATION

Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at ZMW 1,051,479 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Lusaka, Zambia
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