National expert in monitoring and evaluation

Unops, Bizerte, Tunisia

Skill Required:, Finance and AccountsProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Closing Date for Applications: 
9th December, 2019


Job Description

Background Information - Job-specific

The Youth Empowerment Project During Tunisia's Transition Towards the Green Economy in Bizerte (Tunisia) "PEV" proposes a personalized support mechanism for young people looking for a decent, respectful job. environment or in search of creating an Eco-enterprise.

Designed in 2011, it aims to support the Ministry of Employment and Vocational Training "MFPE" and the Agency of Employment and Independent Work "ANETI" to strengthen the function of personalized support within of the public employment system. The project is funded by the Transition Fund for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA TF).

The project is implemented thanks to the partnership and effective cooperation of 4 institutional actors: The Ministry of Vocational Training and Employment, the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), the Tunisian Bank of Solidarity and the United Nations Office Project Support.

In order to guarantee the regional actors' support for the project and to institutionalize the regional partnership for employment, the Bizerte Declaration on Green Jobs was adopted as early as 12 November 2015. All the regional stakeholders for the youth employment and the promotion of the environment sector have agreed to join their efforts to offer solutions to youth unemployment, through 3 major axes:

  • Youth access to the green job market,
  • Youth access to finance and assistance to the creation of green microenterprise,
  • Improvement of the capacities of public, private and associative actors in the field of individualized support for young people and the promotion of green jobs.

As of the end of March 2019, Concrete Achievements have the following results:

  •  Youth inclusion in the green job market
  •  Accompaniment of 750 young jobseekers
  • 953 young people accompanied, ie 127%.
  • 523 professionally integrated, ie 60% of accompanied youth
  • Creation of green microenterprises
  • Creation of 50 green micro enterprises
  • 47 micro green enterprises entered the business, 94%.
  • Capacity building of national and regional partners in the green economy and the green employment market
  • training of 50 institutional partners
  • more than 284 partners benefited from the training actions, more than 100%.

Functional Responsibilitiesq

  • In collaboration with the international specialist, the National Specialist will use methods and techniques appropriate to the specific information needs, the questions set out in the ToR, the availability of resources and the priorities of the experts. actors.
  • The Specialist must analyze all relevant sources of information, such as reports, project documents, reports and any other document that may provide information for making judgments.

activities

deliverables

  • Briefing with the project team and the National Project partner to ensure a common and shared understanding of the methodology, objectives and scope of the evaluation
  • Participate in the preparation of the initial report
  • Quantitative data collection tools and protocol and field survey methodology.

Conduct of evaluation, data collection:

  • Field visits, interviews with project advisers, beneficiaries, regional employment support structures, companies and partner associations, etc.
  • Presentation of findings and recommendations with project partners

Preliminary results report : this is a summary of the results of the quantitative and qualitative stakeholder surveys as well as the different data collection instruments used.

  • Finalize the draft of the evaluation report in support of the International Specialist.
  • Finalize the final mission report in support of the International Specialist after integrating feedback from the project team.
  • The duration of the mission is estimated at 20 days for the National Specialist.

The expected results are:

  • compare the results obtained with those initially planned;
  • State why the objectives have been achieved;
  • Explain why objectives were not achieved if this is the case;
  • Appreciate the quality of the implementation of the individualized approach in supporting young people looking for a job or young promoters by highlighting its strengths and weaknesses;
  •  Show how the individualized support methodology and the involvement of the different actors have helped improve the employability of young people in the region;
  • Identify lessons for possible extension or duplication of the project's approach and actions in other parts of the country;
  • Identify the elements for the sharing of experience and the capitalization of good practices;
  • As a result, the findings and recommendations from this assessment will be shared with their principal users, MFPE, UNOPS, IDB and the TF.

Education / Experience / Language requirements

Education :

  • Master's or Master's degree in statistics, socio-economics, quantitative methods, engineering, management, development and related disciplines;
  • Qualified training in monitoring / evaluation would be an asset;

Experience:

  • 7 years of professional experience with master's degree, preference in evaluation of development projects;
  • 5 years of professional experience with the master's degree, preferences in the evaluation of development projects preferably related to employment policies, professional integration and income-generating activities;
  • Experience in the use of evaluation methodology;
  • Knowledge of the regional context for job creation in general would be an asset;
  • Experience with the United Nations system, in particular UNOPS and good knowledge of its mandate, would also be an asset;

Languages: Excellent oral and written communication skills in French and Arabic.

Source:https://jobs.unops.org/pages/viewvacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=18858#2


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