Jobs at Secretariat of Pacific Community
Position: Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Advisor
The Pacific Community (SPC) is an international development organization with 26 country and territory members. The organization’s headquarters are in Nouméa, New Caledonia, and it has regional offices in Suva, Fiji, and Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, as well as a country office in Honiara, Solomon Islands, and field staff in other Pacific locations. The working languages of the organization are English and French.
The Pacific Community is seeking highly qualified and dynamic personnel to advise on planning, monitoring, evaluation, and learning sector. Basically, the incumbent will be supporting divisional planning, programming, resource mobilization and performance management with evidence generation and analysis. In addition to that, s/he will be doing the following duties in particular,
- Leading the implementation and communication of the Planning, Evaluation, Accountability, Reflection, and Learning (PEARL) policy by providing LRD with high-level MEL capability guidance, capacity building, and technical support.
- Developing tools for integrated program development, monitoring, learning and impact assessment, as well as reporting work within LRD. Specifically providing technical advice, capacity development and guidance to the division and member countries focal points on the development of results monitoring frameworks and results reporting.
- Supporting program development in terms of the evidence from PMEL work, including the development of Theory of Change and results in frameworks for concepts or proposals.
- Also, assisting or leading other LRD strategic initiatives as a member of the LRD Directorate team.
- Furthermore, leading LRD’s contribution to the whole of SPC thinking, monitoring and reporting against the Pacific Community Strategic Plan.
Education and experience
- A post-graduate degree in a specialized field such as evaluation, economics, project design, project management or international development. In addition to that. minimum of 10 years of experience in monitoring and results reporting for the sustainable development environment.
- Strong knowledge of international best practices in a wide range of quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods and data analysis.
- Similarly, three years of experience in program design and proposal writing for large bilateral donors, including conceptualizing and technical writing.
- Experience building staff capacity in monitoring and reporting, including the consolidation of data from multiple locations and projects for results reporting at the divisional level. Also, experience in strategic planning and consultation processes.
- Confident to train and motivate divisional staff on M&E systems, proposal development, monitoring, and results reporting and use of online reporting tools.
- Strong problem-solving as well as analytical skill. Also, must be attention to detail.
- Ability to design effective monitoring systems and data collection tools.
- Report writing skills as well as familiarity with donor reporting requirements.
- Furthermore, the candidate must possess strong communication skills in English. However, additional knowledge of Frech will be an asset.