MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER,  SOUTH SUDAN

12-month contract (extendable), Grade 4, 20,072 GBP pa., unaccompanied, Lokichoggio based

You will be seconded to the World Food Program (WFP) technical support unit. You will lead in the technical aspects of assessing the impact of WFP food aid distributions in southern Sudan in the context of other food security interventions carried out by NGOs, FAO and UNICEF. It will be you to evaluate the effectiveness and impact of food aid in improving the food security of the most vulnerable populations in Southern Sudan. You will specifically, look at how food aid affects the livelihoods of children, their mothers and the most vulnerable as compared to the impact of other food security interventions like seeds and tools, livestock and fisheries. You are asked also to provide technical and practical training for WFP, NGO staff and counterparts on Monitoring and Evaluation.
You should be sensitive to the cultural and military/political environment of the South Sudan, and you should have already demonstrated your ability to plan and ensure the implementation of projects, and to manage and report on resources effectively. You should bring in a minimum of two years' food security and/or food aid distributions in international humanitarian aid work and practical experience in PRA methodologies. You are experienced to communicate well, work as part of a team and motivate others and you have proofed already your ability to impart knowledge and experience in training others. You are computer literate in word processing, spreadsheets and databases and you are able and willing to travel regularly. (50% based in South Sudan)
A post graduate qualification in a relevant subject, knowledge of UN systems, experience in carrying out impact monitoring and evaluation is desirable. Recruitment and selection procedures and checks reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Required from 25th May 2001                       

Closing date:  4th April 2001

How to apply: For further details and a detailed Job description or to download an application form please visit our website at: http://www.savethechildren.org.uk/vacancies. To apply please send a supporting cover letter and comprehensive CV, clearly stating the name and location of the job you are applying for along with the media reference (SCF/MEO/SS/EU) in your covering letter. Failure to include all of this information may delay the processing of your application. Please send it to Overseas Personnel (Emergencies) by e-mail to: EmergencyVacanciesatscfuk.org.uk, for post, 17 Grove Lane, London, SE5 8RD Great Britain, or fax: 00 44 20 7793 7614.
Please note: - We do not reply individually to applications. If you have not heard from us within 5 weeks after the closing date you should assume, that we have not short-listed you