Project Monitoring, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist ( 1 post ), La Paz, Bolivia At Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations ( FAO )


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Project Monitoring, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist ( 1 post )

Job advertisement : May 05, 2023

Publication cancellation date : May 19, 2023, 9:59:00 PM

Organizational Unit: FLBOL – FAO Representation in Bolivia

Job type : Temporary work

Requirement Type: NPP ( National Project Personnel )

Grade Level: N / A

Main location : Bolivia, Plurinational State of-La Paz

Duration: 3 months ( with possibility of extension )

Position Number: N / A

FAO seeks to ensure gender, geographic and linguistic diversity among its staff and its international consultants, in order to serve the Member States of the Organization in the best possible way in all regions.

  •  FAO is committed to achieving diversity in its workforce in terms of sex, nationality, origin and culture.
  •  Women, nationals of under-represented or under-represented Member States and persons with disabilities with the necessary qualifications are encouraged to submit their applications.
  •  All persons working for FAO must comply with the highest standards of professional integrity and conduct and uphold FAO’s values.
  •  FAO, as a specialized agency of the United Nations, applies a zero tolerance policy for conduct incompatible with its statute, objectives and mandate, in particular sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.
  •  All selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
  •  All requests will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

Organizational framework

The Project “ Support for strengthening strategic governance, planning and coordination, monitoring mechanisms and evaluation of national MDRyT programs ”, contributes to the Government Priorities ( PG ) of Bolivia within the framework of the Bolivian MPP, in Nutritional Food Security with Sovereignty, Ecological agri-food systems, community and peasant family farming and the comprehensive and sustainable management of forests, water and biodiversity of the Ministry of Rural Development and Lands ( MDRyT ). As well as SDGs 16.6: Create effective and transparent accountability institutions at all levels and SDG 2.4 By 2030, ensure the sustainability of food production systems and apply resilient agricultural practices that increase productivity and production,contribute to the maintenance of ecosystems, strengthen the capacity to adapt to climate change, extreme weather events, droughts, floods and other disasters, and progressively improve the quality of the soil and land of the Plurinational State of Bolivia. The Project has the impact of contributing to SDG 16.6: Create effective and transparent accountability institutions at all levels and SDG 2.4 By 2030, ensure the sustainability of food production systems and apply resilient agricultural practices that increase productivity and production, contribute to the maintenance of ecosystems, strengthen the ability to adapt to climate change, extreme weather events, droughts, floods and other disasters,and progressively improve the quality of the soil and soil. Likewise, achieve a result in favor of the Ministry of Rural Development and Land ( MDRyT ) having a Program Unit, consolidated in budgetary and governance terms, for monitoring and monitoring the implementation, impacts and evaluation of the 12 national MDRyT investment programs. The project requires hiring 1 Project Monitoring, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, for the following work base: Work Base: The project requires hiring 1 Project Monitoring, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, for the following work base: Work Base: The project requires hiring 1 Project Monitoring, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, for the following work base: Work Base:

  •  La Paz

Dependencia jerárquica

El/la Especialista trabajará bajo la supervisión de la Representante Asistente (Programas), debiendo desempeñar sus funciones de manera permanente, según horario de oficina.

Campo de especialización

Seguimiento y evaluación de programas y proyectos.

Tareas y responsabilidades

  •  En coordinación con el MDRyT desarrollará la planificación para la implementación del Proyecto en los tiempos previstos y el seguimiento técnico de las actividades, para el logro de los indicadores y productos.
  •  Realizar las acciones propuestas en las áreas técnicas de S&E de proyectos en coordinación con el equipo para la construcción de los mecanismos que identifican los principales problemas con respecto a las capacidades institucionales del MDRyT y la Unidad de Programas.
  •  Recopilar, analizar y sintetizar información técnica para fortalecer los criterios de S&E de la unidad de programas y el sistema de monitoreo, seguimiento y evaluación de los programas/proyectos que ejecuta el MDRyT.
  •  Colaborar en la elaboración el informe sobre los criterios técnicos y jurídicos para el diseño de implementación de una unidad de programas acompañado del sistema de monitoreo, seguimiento y evaluación del MDRyT.
  •  Elaborar una propuesta para la debida implementación de las necesidades técnicas identificadas y priorizadas para el sistema de monitoreo, seguimiento y evaluación del MDRyT.
  •  Recopilar y analizar el intercambio de experiencias en S&E en la instalación de Unidades de Monitoreo similares en otras instancias nacionales (otros Ministerios) y en la región.
  •  Apoyar en la elaboración de una guía metodológica para transferir habilidades y destrezas que permitan la conformación de la unidad de programas del MDRyT en todos sus ámbitos y necesidades.
  •  Colaborar en la elaboración de un mapa de actores (internos y externos) y desarrollar los mecanismos de integración de los mismo con la con la unidad de programas para su operación.
  •  Colaborar en la elaboración y estructuración de las directrices de la Unidad de Programas y en el desarrollo de la propuesta de funciones, capacidades, procesos y procedimientos, incluyendo los perfiles profesionales de la unidad, para su posterior aprobación por el mecanismo técnico administrativos internos del MDRyT.
  •  Elaborar instrumentos específicos en S&E, para la capacitación y adecuado manejo del sistema, incluyendo talleres del personal asignado para manejo del sistema.
  •  Apoyar en la elaboración de la guía de flujos de procesos y procedimientos, de acuerdo con los módulos desarrollados, articulando a la cartera de proyectos que administra la unidad de programas.
  •  Apoyar en la realización de la prueba piloto, verificando la adecuada implementación de herramientas y módulos desarrollados que permitan evaluar el sistema del monitoreo, seguimiento y evaluación técnico y financiero de programas/proyectos.
  •  Elaborar los módulos específicos de S&E mediante un documento que describa adecuadamente el plan de monitoreo, seguimiento y evaluación de la cartera de los programas / proyectos.
  •  Apoyar y coordinar con el especialista informático los criterios técnicos de S&E que deben establecerse para conformar un banco de datos, que permita la adecuada administración y manejo de la información.
  •  Preparation of periodic reports requested by the FAO monitoring team.
  •  Validation with the MDRyT technical team on the proposal of functions, competencies, processes and procedures of the Programs Unit.

CANDIDATES WILL BE EVALUATED ACCORDING TO THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

Minimum requirements

  •  Professional degree in related areas: Agronomic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Economics and Rural Development Degree or other related fields.
  •  Related courses in monitoring and evaluation of Programs and Projects
  •  Professional experience of at least 5 years in monitoring and evaluation of programs and projects in agricultural and/or environmental areas.
  •  Professional experience of at least 3 years in organizational strengthening and training in programs and projects.
  •  Working knowledge of Spanish
  •  Bolivian nationality.

FAO Core Competencies

  •  Results-based approach
  •  Teamwork
  •  Communication
  •  Building Effective Relationships
  •  Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  •  FAO does not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, processing).
  •  Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you need help or have questions, please contact: Careers@fao.org
  •  Applications received after the application submission deadline has expired will not be accepted.
  •  We inform you that FAO will only consider degrees or academic credentials obtained at an educational institution included in the World Database on Higher Education, which is a list maintained by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/UNESCO. The list can be consulted at: www.whed.net/
  •  For all other questions visit the FAO employment website: http://www.fao.org/employment/home/en/ .

It is noted that all candidates should adhere to the Organization’s values ​​of commitment to FAO, respect for all, and integrity and transparency.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS

  •  If you would like to apply, go to the FAO recruitment website ( Jobs at FAO) and complete your online profile.
  •  Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only applications received through the recruitment portal will be considered.
  •  We advise candidates to apply well in advance of the deadline.
  •  If you need help, contact: Careers@fao.org.

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