IT/M&E Officer

Islamabad

Job Description

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Background:

UN-Habitat is the United Nations Programme working towards a better urban future. Its mission is to promote socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements development and the achievement of adequate shelter for all. UN-Habitat envisions well-planned, well-governed, and efficient cities and other human settlements, with adequate housing, infrastructure, and universal access to employment and basic services such as water, energy, and sanitation.

UN-Habitat is a member of UN Country Team in Pakistan and is active in the areas of Climate Change, Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction and Response, Pro-Poor Urban Development, Urban Governance, Urban Resilience, housing, water and sanitation, and urban basic services. The Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) is the focal ministry for UN-Habitat and a representative in the Governing Council.

UN-Habitat has been a partner with the number of ministries at national and provincial level, development partners, civil society organizations and academia. UN Habitat is currently implementing projects in urban governance, urban resilience, WASH and climate change.

In this context, UN-Habitat representation and engagement at the country level is crucial to support the government’s effort in implementing national development initiatives. Furthermore, it is important to work closely with the government and development partners and explore the areas of involvement for the organisation in the short, medium and long term in Pakistan. It is proposed to engage output-based consultant to represent UN-Habitat in different Forum and undertake some specific assignments.

By 2030, Pakistan’s population is expected to reach 260 million people, and more than half of the population will live in urban areas. Therefore, UN-Habitat is focused on supporting the Government at all levels in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals, primarily Goal 11 towards making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. UN-Habitat is further committed to facilitate working towards the New Urban Agenda in the country and promote a new model of urban development that is able to integrate all facets of sustainable urban growth to promote equity, welfare and shared prosperity in close collaboration with the National and Provincial Governments, local authorities, other UN agencies, donors and development partners.

Duties & Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision of the Habitat Programme Manager (HPM) in Pakistan, the Contractor will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide IT support and solutions for the implementation of projects including communications and project monitoring.
  • Support graphic designs including web design for information formulation and dissemination
  • Developing project monitoring data base and system, monitor project activities and generate perioding reports
  • Maintain IT facilities and IT based document archives
  • Any other tasks assigned by the HPM related to work programme

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Education: Minimum advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in IT and human development, social sciences or relevant filed.
  • Experience: Minimum 10 years work experience in the relevant field on IT and Monitoring and Evaluation of project implementation.
  • Language: Fluency in English as well as the national language of the country (both oral and written) is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.

Required Competencies

  • Ability to work under pressure and difficult conditions
  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN values and ethical standards
  • Ability of work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues by treating all people fairly without favouritism and by understanding the value of diversity
  • Shares knowledge and experience and contributes to UN-Habitat practice areas and actively works towards continuing personal learning and development
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to critical feedback
  • Builds strong relationship with clients and external actors

Required Languages

Proficiency in English and Urdu is essential. Knowledge of local languages is an advantage.

Remuneration

Payments will be made

monthly and based on deliverables over the contract period. The rate is determined by functions performed and experience of the contractor. The fee will be paid as per agreement.

 


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