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Position titleMonitoring & Evaluation Officer
Place of performanceMogadishu, Somalia
Start date20/08/2018
Durationup to 12 months (@21.75days/month)
QualificationMaster's degree in Social Science, Statistics, Development, Economics or other related field is required. and/or Bachelor's degree in Social Science, Statistics, Development, Economics or other related field is required with additional 2 years of experience..
Sector experienceMinimum of 10 years of demonstrable relevant Monitoring & Evaluation experience and/or minimum of 10 years of demonstrable relevant Gender Programmes experience.
Geographical experienceMinimum of 5 years of experience in Africa (essential).
LanguageFluency in English (essential) and Somali (desirable).
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CTG OverviewCTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.
Overview of position
Our client supports the successful implementation of its partners’ peace building, humanitarian & development projects around the world. Their mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the UN, govt's & other partners to manage projects, infrastructure & procurement in a sustainable & efficient manner. Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, their vision is to advance sustainable implementation practices, always satisfying or surpassing their partners’ expectations. With over 7,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, our client offers its partners the logistical, technical & management knowledge they need, wherever they need it. A flexible structure & global reach means that we can quickly respond to their partners' needs, while offering the benefits of economies of scale.

Their East Africa Hub is located in Nairobi & oversees the organizations operations in Somalia, South Sudan & Burundi. The Hub covers a large geographic spread, including Eritrea, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Mauritius, Seychelles & Comoros, in addition to those mentioned above. Our client in Kenya implements a large portfolio of projects in partnership with other UN agencies & various donors on the ground, ranging from physical infrastructure to transactional projects.

Their Somalia office was established in Mogadishu. At present, our client manages a significant portfolio of projects in Somalia through a hybrid system that combines a light country footprint & resources provided by the Nairobi based East Africa Hub. Our client works with multiple partners including the govt's of Somalia, bilateral & multilateral donors, and UN agencies, funds & programs. In keeping with the new deal architecture, our client is currently largely focused on assisting partners with the implementation of physical infrastructure projects but also in supporting the Somali govt., the UN mission in Somalia & other international donors in rule of law programming, including through the delivery of police support. Importantly, our client in Somalia is managing the DFID-funded Somalia Security and Justice Program (SSJP) through which DFID provides support to the JPP.
Role objectives
International funding has been crucial in sustaining the Somali Federal & Federal Member States (FMS) Police in returning a degree of security & rule of law to the country. The continuation & expansion of these efforts is crucial over the coming years. To enable this, it is proposed to establish a dedicated program that will support the Federal & FMS police implement the New Policing Model (NPM). This Joint Police Program (JPP) seeks to bring together donor funding of the police into one place & enable the efficient & effective allocation of resources against agreed priorities. This program is an integrated approach to ensure that support to the police in Somalia uses as its basis the evolving Somali Federal & State Police Plan. The program’s outputs are defined as:
  1. Provision of training and development support, including assistance & advice, to Somali Police Services.
  2. Provision of support to legal framework & policy development for Somali Police Services.
  3. Support to effective civilian oversight & governance of policing (strand 6).
  4. Institutional coordination addresses police development & reform in Somalia.
  5. Policing presence and visibility increased in targeted locations:
  • Procurement of non-lethal support equipment.
  • Provision of infrastructure support through rehabilitation & construction of police facilities.
  • Provision of electronic stipend payments.
Project reporting
This role reports to the Head of Programs (HoP).
Key competenciesEducation:
Master’s Degree in Social Science, Statistics, Development, Economics or other related field is required. A Bachelor degree in related fields combined with additional two years of experience in similar responsible position in developing countries is considered as equivalent.

Work Experience:
A minimum of five years of relevant work experience in M&E is required, notably in:
- Logical & results frameworks & approaches, as well as other strategic planning approaches.
- M&E methods & approaches (including quantitative, qualitative & participatory).
- Planning & implementation of M&E systems.
- Identifying & developing appropriate performance indicators.
- Information analysis & report writing.
Experience in security sector reform, police reform, or judicial reform a strong asset.
Experience in training in M&E development & implementation an asset.
Experience in facilitating learning-oriented analysis sessions of M&E data with multiple stakeholders desirable.
Significant professional experience in Eastern Africa or the Horn of Africa is preferred.
Willingness to undertake regular field visits in difficult conditions is required.
Previous involvement with & knowledge of the UN system, NGO's & civil society is desirable.
Computer & information technology literacy, including demonstrated expertise in MS Excel & Word is required.
Experience with statistical & analytical software a strong asset.

Languages:
Fluent written & spoken English.
Knowledge of Arabic or Somali is an asset.

Competencies:
Technical/Functional Competencies:
- Excellent technical skills in quantitative & qualitative data & contextual analysis.
- Strong communication & facilitation skills & ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues & stakeholders in a sensitive environment.
- Experience in handling culturally & politically sensitive situations.
- Demonstrate strong interpersonal & motivational skills & sensitivity to the local environment as well as the ability to work with minimal supervision.
- Computer literacy.

Behavioral Competencies:
- Development & Operational Effectiveness: Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management & reporting; Ability to lead implementation, M&E of development programs & projects. Ability to lead implementation of new systems (business side) & affect staff behavioral/attitudinal change. Excellent conceptual & analytical abilities & an analytic approach to information management.
- Knowledge Management & Learning: Promotes a knowledge-sharing & learning culture in the office. In-depth knowledge of development issues. Ability to advocate & provide policy advice. Actively works towards continuing personal learning & development in one or more practice areas, acts on learning plan & applies newly acquired skills.
- Respect for Diversity: Shows respect for & understanding of diverse points of view & demonstrates this understanding in daily work & decision-making. Works effectively with people from all backgrounds.
- Planning & Organizing: Identifies priority activities & assignments, adjusts priorities as required. Foresees risks & allows for contingencies when planning.
- Client Orientation: Establishes & maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust & respect; Identifies clients’ needs & matches them to appropriate solutions.
- Vision: Identifies strategic issues, opportunities & risks. Clearly communicates links between the organization’s strategy & the work unit’s goals. Generates & communicates broad & compelling organizational direction, inspiring others to pursue that same direction.
- Performance Management: Regularly discusses performance & provides feedback & coaching to staff. Encourages risk-taking & supports creativity & initiative. Actively supports the development & career aspirations of staff.
Team management
This role does not have team management responsibility.
Further information
To be advised.