Zimbabwe: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, (NO-2), Harare, Zimbabwe (Temporary Appointment up to 30 June 2018)

Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Zimbabwe
Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world. For every child, equality

UNICEF has been operating in Zimbabwe since 1982. We are a team of passionate professionals committed to the protection and fulfillment of children’s rights. We work closely with the Government of Zimbabwe, with whom we have signed a Basic Cooperation Agreement, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), sister agencies of the United Nations, and the private sector to deliver much-needed assistance to children and women.

The current UNICEF-Government of Zimbabwe Country Programme of Cooperation (2016-2020) aims to support Zimbabwe to sustain and build upon the gains achieved for children during the 2012-2015 Country Programme of Cooperation. The programme focuses on improving the quality of social services, increasing access to services, and helping to build national and sub-national capacities to provide low-cost, high-impact interventions for all children, especially the most vulnerable.

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How can you make a difference?

Reporting to the Chief Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is accountable for the accomplishment of the stated key end-results by providing professional expertise and assistance in information/data collection, statistics and data analysis, monitoring & evaluation (M&E), preparation of reports, communication and partnership, and in implementing training programmes for national and sub-national data collection, monitoring, evaluation and research capacity building with special attention to the interest, concern and participation of primary stakeholders.

This will include:

  • Programme Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation
  • Situation Monitoring and Assessment
  • Programme Performance Monitoring
  • Evaluation
  • M&E Capacity Building
  • Communication and Partnerships
  • Please refer to the attached job description for more information.

    JD Monitoring and Evaluation Officer TA Post.pdf

    To qualify as an advocate for every child you will need to have…

  • University degree in social sciences, development planning, planning, evaluation, survey implementation, advanced statistical research.
  • Two years of professional work experience in programme development and implementation including monitoring and evaluation activities as follows:
  • Developing country work experience (for IP) or field work experience (for NO)
  • At least one instance of exposure to emergency programming, including preparedness planning. Active involvement in a humanitarian crisis response programme preferred.
  • Fluency in English and another UN language. Additional language(s) an asset.
  • For every Child, you demonstrate…

    Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff, and equal opportunities for people living with disabilities. Well qualified candidates, particularly women and people living with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

    UNICEF does not charge a fee or require personal banking details at any stage of the recruitment process

    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=506760


    Organization: UN Population Fund
    Country: Zimbabwe
    Closing date: 15 Nov 2016

    Purpose of the consultancy

    The main purpose of the consultancy is to review the Midwifery Practice Regulations and develop the Code of Ethics for the midwives.

    Study management

    The review process will be managed by ZICOM with support from UNFPA


    · An inception report outlining the methodology for the review of the midwifery practice regulations and development of the code of ethics

    · Detailed draft report based on findings presented to the technical working group

    · Revised draft of the e report on review of midwifery practice regulations and development of code of ethics in light of the feedback from technical working group

    • Final report in MS Word and PDF formats

    • Develop summary report for dissemination

    • A stakeholders dissemination meeting

    Time frame

    The review of midwifery practice regulations and development of the code of ethics exercise is planned from 28 November– 2 December 2016

    Qualifications and experience of the consultancy

    The consultant must possess the following professional qualifications

    a) Experienced Health Economist or Social Scientist with public health experience and a proven research background and publications;

    b) Demonstrable experience in midwifery education and practice

    c) Demonstrable experience in designing, collecting, and analysing quantitative (costing experience desired) and qualitative research data, including development of research proposals and familiarity with the appropriate ethical clearance requirements in Zimbabwe;

    d) Strong appreciation of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (including midwifery specifically);

    e) Excellent evidence-based report writing skills;

    f) Excellent communication skills with experience leading a research team;

    g) Experience working in Zimbabwe or other countries in the region

    How to apply:

    Detailed TORs can be obtained from mndlovu@unfpa.org

    Submission of applications

    Interested consultants need to submit the following;

    · Detailed technical and financial proposal (either a lump sum cost for the entire task or a detailed breakdown of daily rates and any other cost to be incurred);

    · A cover letter including fee and availability for projected time frame

    · Detailed resume including professional qualifications

    · Examples of previous work on similar projects and relevant work types of reports generated (to be provided as reference which will be verified).

    Applications should be clearly marked “Review of Midwifery Practice Regulations and Development of the Code of Ethics”.

    Applications should be sent to: The UNFPA Country Representative, Block 7, 1st Floor, Arundel Office Park, Mt. Pleasant, PO Box 4775, Harare; or by e-mail to mailzwe@unfpa.org

    The deadline for receiving applications is 15 November 2016.