Technician ( a ) in monitoring and evaluation, Various locations At FAO – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations


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Technician ( a ) in monitoring and evaluation

Job advertisement : Jul 26/2023

Publication cancellation date : Oct 26/2023, 9:59:00 PM

Organizational Unit: FAO COLOMBIA

Job type : Temporary work

Requirement Type: NPP ( National Project Personnel )

Grade Level: N / A

Main location : Various places-Various places

Duration: 2 months, renewable

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

FAO provides support in specialized technical cooperation processes to entities of the National and Territorial Government in the field of Human Right to Food, sustainable rural development, rural poverty and sustainable management of natural resources, generating capacities at the community, organizational and institutional levels through the formulation and application of policies; generation, administration, access, and exchange of information and knowledge; as well as with the promotion and participation in networks, alliances and associations; that promote the management of programs and projects, all aimed at the eradication of hunger, the end of poverty and the reduction of inequalities.

The purpose of this call is to respond to the demands of personnel, for the execution of the different programs and projects, and to provide the FAO Office Colombia with a list of candidates/as with qualified profiles in the area of monitoring and evaluation.

Hierarchical dependency

The incumbent will be under the general supervision of the FAO Representative in Colombia, the Program Officer and will work closely with the coordinator/a and the technical team of the project.

Field of specialization

The Missionary Technician in Monitoring and Evaluation is responsible for supporting the design and implementation of the project monitoring and evaluation plan.

Tasks and responsibilities

  •  Present your work plan in FAO format, according to the expected products of these RTs.
  •  Monitor compliance with the results and impact indicators, maintaining coherence and viability with the Logical Framework, the Operational Plan and the project goals.
  •  Process the necessary information to feed the databases and indicators proposed under the project.
  •  Define the methodology for capturing information from the field and its inclusion in the information system of the Representation.
  •  Define the mechanisms for generating early warning of arrears and proposed solutions to said arrears, based on the guidelines of the Representation.
  •  Present a detailed work plan specifying the tasks to be carried out, as well as the means of verification to be delivered, according to the tools defined by the Representation.
  •  Prepare the monitoring and evaluation plan for the projects assigned to it, according to the format available for this purpose.
  •  Monitor the collection of project information by the technical teams, which is defined in the monitoring and evaluation plan of the projects assigned to it.
  •  Analyze the information designed for each of the results and products to be achieved by the projects assigned to it ( baseline, progress evaluation survey, etc ).
  •  Socialize the Monitoring and Evaluation plan of the projects assigned to it, with the respective teams.
  •  According to the FAO monthly report format, present the progress of the projects assigned to it based on the defined indicators.
  •  Monitor progress reports ( internal and external ) are delivered on time by technical teams and review that they respond to defined indicators.
  •  Support the technical teams in the correct and punctual development of the Monitoring and Evaluation plan for the projects assigned to them.
  •  Feed the Representation information system ( Data bases, digital file, alignment and reporting matrices, among others, etc ), monthly, in order to systematically and continuously monitor the activities carried out, as well as the products and results of the different results of the projects assigned to it.
  •  Support the preparation of progress reports to resource partners, as well as the corresponding semi-annual and final reports.
  •  Promote the generation and dissemination of good gender practices in accordance with FAO’s gender equality policy.
  •  Keep absolute reservation in relation to all the information you handle on the occasion of the activities of the process or program in which you provide your services and of the Entity in general, that it be disclosed to you on the occasion of this contract. The Contractor must take care of the information to which it has access, avoiding its destruction or improper use. Likewise, it is not allowed to give access or display files, documents or files to unauthorized persons.
  •  Carry out the performance evaluation of the projects assigned to it, according to the methodology and formats defined by the Representation.
  •  Actively participate in the meetings of the Representation Monitoring group.
  •  Provide the required information on the progress status of the project, which will be presented in the different committees.
  •  Digitally archive, according to the instructions in the program area, the means of verification produced by the projects assigned to it.
  •  The other actions inherent to his position, assigned by his supervisor, that are related to the nature of the position.

THE CANDIDATES WILL BE EVALUED IN ARRANGE TO THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

Minimum requirements

  •  Professional with training in areas of knowledge of: systems engineering; industrial engineering; environmental engineering, agro-industrial engineering; agricultural sciences; economics, administration or related careers.
  •  Minimum one year of experience with monitoring and evaluation of rural development programs / projects.
  •  Spanish domain ( C level ) spoken and written.
  •  Colombian nationality.

FAO core competencies

  •  Results-based approach
  •  Teamwork
  •  Communication
  •  Building effective relationships
  •  Knowledge exchange and continuous improvement

Technical / functional skills

  •  Ability to analyze issues related to project monitoring.
  •  Excellent oral and written skills.
  •  Teamwork ability, good interpersonal relationships and assertive communication skills.
  •  Excellent communication skills, writing, teamwork with multidisciplinary and multicultural groups.
  •  Analytical and problem solving ability, maintaining the serenity and good management of interpersonal relationships.
  •  Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision.
  •  Ability to organize and plan tasks.
  •  Ability to solve problems.
  •  Teamwork ability, good interpersonal relationships and assertive communication skills.
  •  Ability to use Microsoft Excel, and / or programs for information analysis.
  •  Communication skills and knowledge transmission.
  •  Ability to act at all times with extreme discretion regarding United Nations documents, information and materials.
  •  Permanent attitude and behavior of cordiality, composure, respect and collaboration with all the people and organizations with whom it interacts.
  •  Act at all times with extreme discretion regarding FAO’s own documents, information and materials.
  •  Permanent attitude and behavior of cordiality, composure, respect and collaboration with all the people and organizations with whom FAO interacts.

Selection criteria

  •  Minimum one year of experience with monitoring and evaluation of rural development programs / projects.
  •  Experience of a minimum of one year in database management.
  •  Experience of at least one year in writing and reporting monitoring.
  •  Certified work experience.
  •  Advanced – Intermediate Excel Handling

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  •  FAO does not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process ( application, interview, processing ).
  •  Incomplete applications will not be taken into account. If you need help or have questions, contact: Careers@fao.org
  •  Applications received after the expiration of the application deadline will not be accepted.
  •  We inform you that FAO will only consider academic degrees or credentials obtained from a teaching 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 any other questions visit the FAO website on employment: http://www.fao.org/employment/home/es/ .

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

PRESENTATION OF REQUESTMENTS

  •  If you want to apply, go to the FAO Recruitment Website ( Employment in FAO ) and complete your online profile.
  •  Incomplete applications will not be taken into account. Only applications received through the contracting portal will be considered.
  •  We advise candidates to submit their application sufficiently in advance of the expiration of the term.
  •  If you need help, contact: Careers@fao.org.

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