Senegal: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (Data Management) , (NO-1), Dakar, WCARO, Senegal #103598

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Senegal
Closing date: 15 Mar 2018

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world. To learn more about UNICEF, visit

For every child, hope

Children in West and Central Africa have their rights violated on daily basis to an extreme extent. They die from malaria, diarrhoeal diseases and vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles. To learn more about UNICEF’s work in the region. The West and Central Africa Regional Office (WCARO) is working to renew its efforts to advance children’s rights which have been impeded by economic and public health crises, and natural disasters. Though child mortality decreased and more children are in school, a high number live in poverty. To learn more about WCARO please visit:

How can you make a difference?

Under the supervision of the Regional Chief Monitoring and Evaluation, the Data Management Officer will ensure quality and timely support to the Regional Office to maintain the regional intranet site (SharePoint) and regional databases of indicators, analyze and compile data, support the development of new tools for data collection/analysis/dissemination, and more broadly, support the monitoring of, reporting on, and evaluation of the situation of children and their families in the region. She/He will support quality assurance and provision of technical assistance to WCAR countries work on Data and SharePoint management and use.

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you through your application.

1- Contribute to strengthening Data Management, Analysis and Use in WCAR

Management of regional database, WCAR Info Platform that houses programmatic data and population-based data

2- Assist RO in ensuring WCAR countries accountability on Evaluation

Review evaluation documents (ToRs, inception report, final report, etc. based on UNEG standards)

3- Provide support to WCAR offices in Share Point use for Knowledge Management

Maintain regional office teamsite on SharePoint. Provide support to RO sections in continuous design and improvement of their sub-sites and ensure overall quality and maintenance of the regional office team site.

4- Support PME section internal processes and overall accountability as needed.

Reviews of Country Offices (COs) programming documents (Country Offices Annual reports, Country Programme Documents, PSNs). Support in maintaining up to date RO programme structure and Budget management in Vision and Insight, etc.).

To qualify as a champion for every child you will need to have…

  • Advanced university degree in social sciences, demography, development planning, statistics or related technical field
  • A minimum ofone (1) yearsof relevant professional experience in data processing, analysis, dissemination and development/maintenance of databases
  • Proven experience analyzing, compiling and presenting data, with a focus on Children and Development-related areas
  • Proven experience in working with data from household surveys in particular DHS and MICS
  • Fluency inFrench is required and good working knowledge of English.
  • For every Child, you advocate and demonstrate…

    Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    Functional Competencies:

  • Formulating Strategies & Concepts [ II ]
  • Analyzing [ II ]
  • Planning and Organizing [ II ]
  • Applying technical expertise [ II ]
  • Relating and Networking [ II ]
  • To view our competency framework, please clickhere.


    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link

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