Monitoring and Evaluation Intern at UN Women

On Monday, April 8th, 2013
Monitoring and Evaluation Intern

Position:
 Monitoring and Evaluation Intern, GoK- UN Joint Programme on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (JP GEWE)

Duration
: 6 months, with an immediate start
Time: The work will be full time with an expected amount of 40 hours per week
The GoK – UN Joint Programme on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (JP GEWE) was initiated by the UN Country Team (UNCT) in 2009.
The global aid effectiveness agenda and the UN reform process of “Delivering as One” led to the decision to establish four key pilot joint programmes for UN agencies to combine their strengths and resources, and improve support to national development goals in Kenya.
JP GEWE represents an important landmark in enhancing the UN’s coherence and cohesiveness in Kenya in the field of gender equality and women’s empowerment. It brings together 14 UN agencies under one programmatic framework, underscores the UN‘s commitment to Delivering as One and provides a strong platform to serve the needs of Kenya in the area of gender equality and women’s empowerment.
The JP GEWE addresses five interrelated priority areas each lead by a UN agency based on its mandate and comparative advantage.
The priority areas are gender mainstreaming; gender-based violence; gender and governance; economic empowerment and UN coordination and Delivering as One.
Under the direct supervision and guidance of Programme Expert, the Monitoring and Evaluation intern will assist the JP GEWE Secretariat, hosted at the UN Women Kenya Office, in various monitoring and evaluation activities and other duties.
A work plan with achievements for the duration of the Internship and learning opportunities will be agreed upon.
Tasks and responsibilities
  1. Assist in implementing the monitoring and evaluation framework of the JP GEWE
  2. Provide support in preparing bi-annual and annual reports for the JP GEWE, data collection from partner UN agencies and conducting research and analysis on the five key focus areas of the JP GEWE.
  3. Undertaking if relevant, field visits for monitoring and evaluation purposes.
  4. Assist in logistical and operational support for various JP GEWE led processes.
  5. Provide other assistance for the JP GEWE Secretariat as required.
Qualifications and Experience
  1. Currently enrolled in a Master’s degree in Developmental Studies, Social Science, Statistics, or other relevant field. Strong academic background preferably in planning, monitoring and evaluation or international development, gender studies or other related field.
  2. Experience in programme management with a specific focus on monitoring and evaluation.
  3. Fluency in English
  4. Ability to think and work logically and work precisely with attention to detail
  5. Ability to write clearly and concisely
  6. Ability to meet deadlines and deliver under constraints.
  7. Initiative, sound judgment and demonstrated ability to work harmoniously with staff members of different national and cultural backgrounds.
  8. Constructive attitude and ability to approach work with positive energy.
Learning Elements
  1. Increased understanding of Delivering as One UN reform process, Joint Programming and the UN system
  2. Learning different aspects of Monitoring and Evaluation in an international, multi-stakeholder environment
  3. Increased knowledge of issues related to gender equality and women’s empowerment in Kenya
  4. Meeting and networking with colleagues in other UN agencies, Government of Kenya, Civil Society Organizations and other JP GEWE stakeholders
  5. Work as a team member in a multicultural setting
Applicants should e-mail their complete application form available on the Internship Programme webpage http://www.unwomen.org/about-us/employment/internship-programme/
along with their CV to [email protected] with the following subject line:
M&E Internship – JP GEWE as soon as possible but not later than 19th of April, 2013.
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