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Monitoring Officer – UNICEF Uganda

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, a Fair Chance

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, to build a better world for everyone. For more information about UNICEF and its work for children visit www.unicef.org.

How can you make a difference?

The Monitoring Officer Level 1 reports to the M&E Specialist for close guidance and supervision. The Monitoring Officer L1 provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance and support throughout the programme cycle through the application of theoretical and technical skills in the area of field monitoring – consisting of eTools roll out and implementation, HACT programmatic visits and third-party monitoring. By researching, collecting, analyzing and presenting technical information the Monitoring Officer will support the facilitation of strengthened field monitoring in all programming activities.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

  1. Support field monitoring in the area of e-Tools implementation
  2. Support to planning, implementation and reporting of HACT programmatic visit activities
  3. Support field monitoring in the area of Third-Party Monitoring
  4. Support initiatives in qualitative field monitoring

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • A University Degree in Development studies, International Development, Business Administration, Financial Management, Economics, and Auditing, Project/Programme Management or other relevant field is required.
  • At least one year of professional experience in programme/project development and management or financial planning and management and related areas at the international and/or in a developing country.
  • Fluency in English is required.  Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The functional competencies required for this post are…

  • Formulating strategies and concepts (I)
  • Analyzing (II)
  • Applying technical expertise (II)
  • Learning and researching (II)
  • Planning and organizing (II)

View our competency framework at


UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Advertised: E. Africa Standard Time
Deadline: E. Africa Standard Time



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