Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (Polio)
Duty Station : Delhi
Purpose Of The Post
1. Overall coordination of management information systems for polio eradication activities in U.P and Bihar, including analysis of trends, outcomes and results related to polio epidemiology, routine immunization, supplementary immunization activities, media and social mobilization. Ensure timely, appropriate and rapid analysis of epidemiological and communication trends for polio and RI. Produce, manage and distribute regular updates. Coordinate closely with partner agencies, particularly NPSP and CORE, to create a consolidated data set on programmatic and communication interventions to support polio eradication. Give support to Polio EPRP as and when required.
Ensure clear direction to field staff on input, output, outcome and impact indicators, data processing and local analysis of results. Contribute to capacity development and training of state office staff on M&E and coordinate training of field staff on M&E and evidence-based communication planning. Supervise and manage SSA contracts related to polio data input and management in the Delhi office.
2. Support field staff on the development of a standardized database for polio and other convergence communication indicators (RI, WASH, ORS ZC), and provide technical support on the design and implementation of monitoring formats. Help design data entry screens, queries and reports and integrate with other applications for presentations and analysis. Develop information packages containing monthly summaries for project managers at state, regional, district and block level, donors and UNICEF partners in polio eradication. Guide sub-regional coordinators of the SMNet on the regular collection and analysis of results related to communication activities; and synthesize sub-regional results into regular updates on the results of the SMNet as a whole.
4. Support the Polio Section to present UNICEF’s analysis of communication challenges and progress, the programme response and the results from UNICEF-supported interventions. This analysis, to be prepared on a regular basis, will inform UNICEF’s advocacy agenda with the GOI, partners and national and international media to ensure a timely and appropriate response from Government to interrupt transmission, to mobilize high-level political and social support for the polio eradication campaign in U.P., and to assure donors and partner agencies on the effectiveness of the UNICEF-supported communication strategy. Provide inputs to both donor reports on progress against approved activities, as well as inputs to fundraising for UNICEF activities in polio communication.
Qualifications, Skills And Attributes
b) Work Experience
At least two (2) years experience in data analysis, programme management, and monitoring and research, preferably in the field of Public Health. Past experience in synthesizing data related to communication, polio epidemiology, or immunization activities is an added advantage. .
Fluency in English and Hindi. Candidate will have excellent communication skills, and abilities in networking and advocacy particularly with Government and development partners
d) Competency Profile
Applications consisting of a covering letter; an up-to-date CV and a completed Personal History form (download) should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 August 2012. In order to ensure that your application is sorted correctly, please clearly mention the post title and location in the subject line of your e-mail/application. Only applications of short listed candidates will be acknowledged.
UNICEF does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, traveling, processing, training or any other fees). UNICEF is a non-smoking working environment. Applications from qualified women are encouraged.