Job Vacancy In UNDP,Job Vacancy For Monitoring & Reporting Officer,

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  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    6 years ago
  • Category:
    NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Deadline:
    April 29, 2018
  • Gender:
    Male, Female, Other


Organization: UNDP


Title: Monitoring & Reporting Officer

Job ID: 15807

Practice Area – Job Family: Poverty Reduction

Duty Station: Kathmandu, Nepal

Grade: SB4

Vacancy Type: Service Contract (SC)

Posting Type: External

Bureau: Asia & the Pacific

Contract Duration: Six months (extendable)

This vacancy is open to Nepalese nationals only.


UNDP, as part of it early recovery response, is implementing a program “Community Infrastructures and Livelihood Recovery Programme (CILRP)”. The program is implemented using existing UNDP project – Livelihood Recovery for Peace (LRP). UNDP is seeking a qualified personnel to coordinate and facilitate the project activities in assigned districts within earthquake affected areas.
The objective of this program is to rehabilitate community infrastructure in restoring access to basic services and livelihoods stabilization is the most affected districts – Sindhupalchowk, Dolakha, Kavre, Rasuwa, Dhading, Gorkha and Nuwakot.

Duties and Responsibilities

Monitoring and Reporting Officer (MRO), under direct supervision of Project Team Leader and in close consultation with / and guidance from the Community Infrastructure and Livelihood Recovery Programme team, Poverty and Inclusion Unit of UNDP Nepal, shall be required to provide monitoring, database management, communication and reporting the project activities. MRO will also be responsible for providing technical support related to programme implementation, for communication and visibilities, for overall monitoring of the project, and for liaising with Government, Non-Government and development partners relevant to the project. More specifically, the MRO shall be responsible for the following areas:

1) Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Support Function

• Develop and maintain the project’s monitoring and evaluation plan, based on the project document log frames and indicators;
• Conduct readiness assessment regarding M&E;
• Develop criteria and evaluation scheme for the project impact, benefit and sustainability;
• Prepare detailed M&E budget and calendar of M&E activities;
• Carry out regular monitoring of field activities of CILRP and prepare relevant reports;
• Organize consultative meetings, field appraisal, community interaction as appropriate;
• Develop interpersonal links and networking with possible partners and donors to work jointly with UNDP;
• Review and analyse existing community infrastructure and livelihood recovery activities;
• Provide technical support to the project team in producing various evaluation and knowledge products of the project;
• Assist Team Leader to strengthen monitoring, results management and reporting of the programs.

2) Communication and Visibility Support Function

• Ensure effective communications, visibility and knowledge management of the programme;
• Ensure proper documentation of the communications materials and knowledge products;
• Support UNDP for the management of high level visits and the also the field visits of journalists to the program sites;
• Prepare and edit press releases, programme related progress reports and documents;
• Support implementing partners in the program districts for effective communications and reporting of the programme;
• Lead/guide consultative meetings and share the outputs and outcome of CILRP using appropriate communication media including social media, TV, newspaper, website etc.;
• Act as a facilitator or trainer in areas of his/her knowledge as required.

3) Reporting and Database Management Function

• Maintain and manage project level database, analyse and draw results for different types of project reports;
• Assist Team Leader to prepare quarterly progress report, annual progress report and other reporting requirements;
• Support Team Leader and project team in preparing concept notes and other project related documents;
• Support programme staff in organizing and managing workshops and press conferences;
• Produce reports of the community level projects and success stories of the beneficiaries;
• Perform any other duties assigned by Team Leader

4) Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Function

• Ensure Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) is fully adopted as per UNDP global and national policy.



Level 4: Adept with complex concepts and challenges convention purposefully.

• Critically assesses established methods;
• Contributes to prototyping, piloting, and evaluating lessons / feedback.


Level 4: Generates commitment, excitement and excellence in others.

• Creates new opportunities for team, not just self to learn and take on new responsibilities;
• Actively shares knowledge.

Communication and Relationship Management

Level 4: Synthesizes information to communicate independent analysis.

• Communicates ideas and positions with command and confidence;
• Finds common ground to solve problems.


Level 4: Meets goals and quality criteria for delivery of products or services.

• Embraces complex challenges and opportunities for getting work done;
• Ability to embrace challenges with minimal supervision;
• Works to develop organizational awareness of UNDP.

Technical Competency

Level 4: Apply & Adapt

• Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise.

Functional Competency:

Building Strategic Partnership

• Ability to establish, maintain and utilize a broad network of contacts within the project portfolio;
• Ensure cooperation between the participating institutions of the project;
• Maintain dialogue with partners and stakeholders to advocate, promote and advance organizational issues, priorities, interests and competencies for a successful project delivery;
• Facilitate institutional linkages with the related initiatives, and participate in the meetings, inter-agencies missions and working group consultation processes;
• Coordinate and communicate with the relevant stakeholders at all levels, for effective project planning, implementation, monitoring and overall management for the achievement of results;
• Promoting Organizational learning and Knowledge Sharing;
• Ability to provide learning and knowledge sharing opportunities to assist the continuous development of all Project personnel;
• Promotes a knowledge sharing and learning culture in the office;
• In-depth knowledge on development issues;
• Ability to advocate and provide policy advice;
• Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development;
• Practice Areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills;
• Results-based Programme Development and Management;
• Ability to effectively manage resources to achieve Project results;
• Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback;
• Leads teams effectively and shows conflict resolution skills;
• Consistently approaches work with energy and positive, constructive attitude;
• Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills;
• Remains calm, in control and good humoured even under pressure;
• Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.

Knowledge Management

• Ability to efficiently handle and share information and knowledge;
• Having in-depth knowledge of information management and database system;
• Ability to interpret project achievement and information in understandable and communicable language;
• Ability to use multiple channels to communicate and disseminate the project results and issues on time;
• Actively works in team to produce knowledge products for different media i.e. print, electronic, verbal, audio- visual etc.

Required Skills and Experience


• Completion of Master’s degree in Development Studies/ Mass Communication, Social Sciences or related fields.


• At least 5 years of experience in development monitoring, communication and reporting;
• Experience in documentation, publication, and audio-visual material preparation in relation to development fields;
• Working experience with UNDP and understanding of UNDP policy and procedures will be an advantage asset;
• Experience in preparing analytical reports, policy advice, data analysis and research in poverty, vulnerability and gender equality.

Language Requirements:

• Fluency in written and spoken English and Nepali.


• Computer skills in a standardized database management software preferably good command in excel, SPSS etc.;
• Having good knowledge and application of software such as PowerPoint, Prezi and others.


Important applicant information

Last date to apply: 1 May 2018


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