Monitoring and Data Analytics and Reporting Office at UN-Habitat

Senior Finance and Budget Assistant at UN-Habitat

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is the UN agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. The Urban Economy Branch of UN-Habitat has the mandate to promote local capabilities of local

Monitoring and Data Analytics and Reporting Office

Task description
Under the direct supervision of the PRC Secretariat/Working Group and Chief Strategic Planning the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Facilitate and substantively contribute to the incorporation of monitoring and reporting into programme formulation
  • Support Facilitate and substantively contribute to the development of monitoring indica-tors, monitoring calendars, field monitoring plans and quality assurance processes.
  • Include inputs from relevant evaluation findings, conclusions and recommendations into programme formulation.
  • Helps confirm or challenge the theory of change in new projects
  • Contribute to annual work plan monitoring, reviews and reporting.
  • Provide technical support to partners in developing Performance Monitoring Frameworks (PMFs), systems and plans,
  • Contribute substantively to the monitoring and tracking of results against Domain of Change indicators

Coordinate with Programme Teams to ensure that data collection and analysis from the field are coordinated and standardized across programmes.

  • Analyse and Reporting Data
  • Give information on the status of projects, programs, and policies
  • Provide clues to problems and new trends
  • Creates opportunities to consider improvements in the (projects, programs, or policy) implementation strategies
  • Provides important information over time on trends and directions
  • Monitor data from projects on a quarterly basis and provide substantive inputs to regular management briefs to inform decision-making.
  • Support monitoring of results and planning processes as required.
  • Facilitate the process of meeting internal and external reporting requirements and deadlines, including the annual reporting process.
  • Identify relevant evaluation findings, conclusions and recommendations and input them into programme reporting.
  • Review progress reports submitted by branches and regions and provide feedback to improve the quality and timeliness of reporting.
  • Collect and maintain data for global corporate reports,

Contribute to knowledge building and capacity building

  • Identify and disseminate good practices, lessons and knowledge, as identified through programme implementation, monitoring activities.
  • Contribute to the development of capacity development tools, including training mate-rials and packages.
  • Facilitate capacity building opportunities for staff and partners in the areas of Results-Based Management (RBM), Monitoring.
  • Promote the awareness and understanding of the shared responsibility of Monitoring among all staff members through communication, training, learning and development activities.
  • Assist projects develop Key Performance Indicators
  • Develop timely and quality technical support to the programme team and partners in line with the work plan
  • Develop quality and timely review of systems for tracking/monitoring
  • Make timely submission of quality and accurate reports

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and taking an active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day).
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country.
  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities.
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly arrived UN Volunteers.
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Required experience

  • 5 years of experience in monitoring and reporting development projects/programmes at the national or international level Experience in the United Nations systems is an asset Field experience is an asset.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to UN-Habitat on to apply

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