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Monitoring Officer

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Posted On:
11 November, 2005
Last Date to apply:
14 November, 2005
Experience in years
2 to 4

At least 15 years’ experience of work in issues related to disaster management;
A basic understanding of the UN system and its operational modalities;
Willingness to serve in difficult and remote regions;
Availability for numerous visits outside the base location;
Excellent communication and IT skills;
Excellent writing and language skills in English



Pakistan was rocked by an earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale. This earthquake has devastated, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and northern parts of the NWFP Province. The earthquake has affected more than 4 million people with more than one million in need of immediate relief support. The Federal and Provincial Governments, Donors, NGOs and UN System rushed relief assistance to the affected areas and relief efforts are still continuing to provide support to the seriously affected communities and areas cut-off due to land sliding and bad weather. The Bureau of Crisis Prevention and Recovery of UNDP New York allocated a sum of US$ 100,000 to the country office for providing coordination, monitoring and logistical support to the relief assistance in the affected areas. The Crisis Prevention and Recovery Unit is providing support to the UNDMT Platform for coordination of assessments and response to these disasters. UNDP is also launching a number of recovery and rehabilitation projects for the affectees. To assist the CPR Unit in these tasks, it is intended to engage a Programme Officer for providing of support to the Unit in finalizing, launching and managing various relief and recovery projects currently in the pipeline.

Description (TORs):

Under the overall supervision of the Project Manager, the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for:

Preparation of benchmarks and monitoring plan for all the project components;

Undertaking monitoring activities on all the project sites;

Supporting and providing technical advice to the staff and implementing partners in tasks related to mobilizing and executing recovery interventions under the project;

Maintaining communication with the implementing partners on all matters pertaining to the project;

Providing inputs for monthly progress reports;

Providing inputs for an interim report on the achievements of the project and the lessons learnt, by mid December, for a review meeting with EAD, Government of Pakistan.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesDevelopment related fieldMasters DegreeAn advanced degree in a development related field