The UNDP Pakistan is seeking a highly motivated candidate for the post of Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist for its Supporting Rule of Law for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies (Amn-o-Insaf) Programme based in Peshawar. Under the direct supervision of the Programme Manager, the candidate will be responsible for the monitoring, evaluation and reporting of the Amn-o-Insaf (AOI) progress results and will work in close collaboration with AOI Programme Specialist, the Democratic Governance Unit (DGU) and Monitoring team in UNDP Country Office in Pakistan.
Amn-o-Insaf provides support to the justice and security sectors in Pakistan. It aims to promote an enabling environment that will deepen the on-going efforts to secure peace and stabilization through greater service delivery and public confidence. The Programme covers both demand and supply sides of the rule of law, justice and security sector. The Programme helps institutional development and capacity development to rule of law, justice and security institutions aimed to ensure effective security services and speedy provision of justice services. The Programme also works in the area of alternative dispute resolution, supporting informal resolution of issues in an equitable and just manner. In doing so, the Programme engages with key stakeholders including Judiciary, Police, Prosecution, Bar Council, Bar Associations, CSOs and other on-going initiatives, including other UNDP projects and UN agencies.
Summary of Key Functions:
The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will be responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of the AOI programme and will perform the following functions:
Master’s Degree in Monitoring & Evaluation, Social Sciences, or related field. Additional certification in statistics, MIS management and Monitoring and Evaluation will be considered as an asset.
Fluency in written and spoken English and Urdu.
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