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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (NOB): Improving Workers' Rights in the Rural Sector

 

Grade: NOB 

Vacancy no.: DC/JAKARTA/NO/2022/14
Publication date: 4 August 2022
Application deadline (midnight local time): 24 August 2022

 

Job ID: 9003 
Department: RO-Asia and the Pacific 
Organization Unit: CO-Jakarta 
Location: Jakarta   
Contract type: Fixed Term 

Contract duration: 12 months 


 

Under article 4.2, paragraph (e) of the Staff Regulations, the filling of vacancies in technical cooperation projects does not fall under Annex I of the Staff Regulations and is made by direct selection by the Director-General.



In order to support the best informed process in the filling of the above-mentioned vacancy by direct selection, the ILO invites interested candidates to submit their application online by the above date.

 

The following are eligible to apply:

  • ILO Internal candidates in accordance with paragraphs 31 and 32 of Annex I of the Staff Regulations.
  • External candidates* 

*The recruitment process for National Officer positions is subject to specific local recruitment and eligibility criteria.

 

The ILO values diversity among its staff and welcomes applications from qualified female candidates. We also encourage applicants with disabilities. If you are unable to complete our online application form due to a disability, please send an email to ilojobs@ilo.org.

 

Technical cooperation appointments are not expected to lead to a career in the ILO and they do not carry any expectation of renewal or conversion to any other type of appointment in the Organization. A one-year fixed-term contract will be given. Extensions of technical cooperation contracts are subject to various elements including the following: availability of funds, continuing need of the functions and satisfactory conduct and performance.

 

*Conditions of employment for external candidates: In conformity with existing ILO practice, the appointment of an external candidate will normally be made at the first step of this grade.

Introduction

The ILO seeks to recruit a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer at the NO-B level for an US DOL project which seeks to Improve Worker Rights in Rural Sectors of the Indo-Pacific with a focus on Women. The project is being implemented in Indonesia and the Philippines.

 

Project outcomes include:

  1. Increased awareness among employers, workers, and other local stakeholders in selected rural communities of the requirements and benefits of adhering to the labor standards in the agriculture and fishing sectors.
  2. Improved administration and capacity of government and other relevant stakeholders to monitor and remediate the labor standards in the rural sectors of agriculture and fishing.
  3. Improved enforcement by government to address wage inequality and workplace discrimination against women in workplaces in targeted rural areas, including in the agriculture and fishing sectors.

 

The project falls under the technical responsibility of the LABADMIN/OSH.  

Reporting Lines

Under the overall supervision of the Director of the ILO Country Office for Indonesia and the direct supervision of the National Project Coordinator, the M&E Officer will implement the project monitoring and evaluation (M&E) strategy/system based around the Project Performance Monitoring Plan.

Description of Duties

General duties:

The M&E Officer will

1. Technically coordinate the designing, implementation and operationalization of the project’s M&E System and Performance Monitoring Plan.

2. Roll out the evaluation methodologies (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, mixed methods) and data collection and analysis methodologies.

3. Provide substantial inputs and facilitation of the strategic planning and performance measurement activities of the project.

4. Support to the design, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of project activities, and assist the project director in the effective co-ordination of the monitoring and evaluation of the Indonesia component of the project.

5. Ensure that all implementation, monitoring, and reporting requirements are in place under the project and with implementing agencies, and that information provided by implementing agencies is recorded and verifiable.

6. Prepare initial draft and finalize progress and ad hoc reports on the M&E under the project.

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More specifically, s/he will:

1. Under the project M&E System and Performance Monitoring Plan, identify and propose a strategy and methodology for monitoring the project’s beneficiaries, including systems and tools for collecting and storing data, sources of data, proposed frequency for data collection. 

2. Coordinate the inputs, information and data on planning and monitoring generated under the project

3. Contribute to the design and implementation of the baseline studies, midterm, and end line studies under the project, including surveys, quantitative and qualitative studies. 

4. Review and analyse data collected with the project, implementer partners and project key stakeholders

5. Draft analytical reports with findings, recommendations and lessons learnt.

6. Identify relevant outcome-based research themes from the M&E System and Performance Monitoring Plan

7. Provide technical advice on the design of indicators, baselines, surveys, and other data collection activities.

8. Advise and plan for monitoring and evaluation for specific interventions 

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  9. Apply theory of change approaches and methodologies.

10. Support the mainstreaming of project indicators into national monitoring frameworks.

11. Establish and maintain linkages with national monitoring and evaluation offices as part of strengthening national monitoring and evaluation processes

12. Design and implement national capacity building activities on monitoring and evaluation for national partners as part of building and strengthening national monitoring and evaluations systems and processes.

13. Act as resource person for trainings on Monitoring and Evaluation and as the Project’s liaison officer for externally managed evaluations.

14. Support external and independent evaluations in line with both ILO and donor requirement, including facilitate and serve as a project liaison for externally managed evaluations.

15. Carry out other duties as may be assigned by the National Project Coordinator and the Director of ILO CO-Indonesia.

Required qualifications

Education

University degree in statistics, demographics, public policy, international development, economics, or related field. Master’s degree or bachelor’s plus an advanced certificate in M&E, statistics, or economics preferred.


 

Experience

  • Minimum of three years professional experience in a senior M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities of international development projectsFive-year experience with a senior position will a significant advantage and be preferred.
  • Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages.
  • Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, and developing M&E and performance monitoring plans.
  • Experience developing reporting tools, including in Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience developing and refining data collection tools.
  • Experience with data quality assessments and oversight.
  • Experience managing and providing ongoing training to M&E field officers.

Languages

Excellent written and spoken command of Bahasa Indonesia and English is required.

Competencies

  • Good knowledge of programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation techniques and practices.
  • Familiarity with impact assessment an advantage
  • Familiarity with some of the substantive issues handled by the project such as labour inspection, labour law enforcement, social dialogue.
  • Good knowledge and experience regarding gender mainstreaming.
  • Good moderation, facilitation, and training skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise and negotiate with government and social partners.
  • Ability to perform a variety of conceptual analyses required for the formulation, administration, and evaluation of projects.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and good interpersonal skills.
  • Good computer applications skills.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Ability to deal with people with tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to build on relevant knowledge within and outside the ILO as well as actively share her/his experience and expertise with colleagues and partners.
  • Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to work under time pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and non-discriminatory behaviour and attitudes.
  • Ability to facilitate and serve as a project liaison for externally managed evaluations.

 

Recruitment process

 

Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application form. To apply, please visit the ILO Jobs website. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.

 

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