The purpose of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Technical Advisor is to develop and manage plans, systems and mechanisms to support the M&E-related oversight and accountability functions of the CO and facilitate results-based programme management, integrating UNFPA´s priority Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) indicators, UNFPA Strategic Plan indicators, and other relevant indicators; lead the planning and conduct of select decentralized outcome and project evaluations within the framework of the CO Annual Work Plan; and provide technical support to Implementing Partners in strengthening national monitoring and evaluation capacity in partnership with UNFPA East and South African Regional Office (ESARO), UN agencies and other development agencies in Mozambique.
The M&E Technical Specialist will provide support from the M&E and planning perspective to the implementation of the upcoming Country Programme Document (CPD) (2022-2026) to be submitted to the Executive Board (EB) in February 2022. S/he will lead the country office efforts to effectively monitor progress and performance of existing and evolving UNFPA supported programmes in the country with the aim of improving sexual reproductive health and rights outcomes for women and young people in Mozambique.
His/her tasks also include supporting analytical efforts to inform on-going humanitarian crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic, and the displacement situation in Cabo Delgado and northern provinces of Mozambique, among others. Additionally, the M&E Technical Specialist will lead innovative initiatives regarding data collection and use such as developing implementing a Real-Time Monitoring (RTM) tool for Family Planning at community level; interactive voice message surveys; and use of the USSD technology for collecting information, among others.
The M&E Technical Specialist will provide leadership of the provincial/regional teams of UNFPA at sub-national level to ensure adequate planning, monitoring and evaluation capacities are in place. Additionally, the M&E Technical Specialist will work closely with the Assistant Representative (AR) and the Deputy Representative (DR) to ensure programme quality, including compliance and close monitoring against progress.
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