Junior Reporting & Monitoring Officer

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Type of position: Full time position

Appplication closing: Until the position is filled

Background 

Interpeace is an independent, international peacebuilding organization and strategic partner of the United Nations. Its approach contributes to building lasting peace through inclusive and nationally-led processes of change across Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe and the Middle East. Its added value is a tested approach in strengthening capacities within societies to manage conflict without resorting to violence or coercion. Interpeace is headquartered in Geneva and supported by bilateral and multilateral donors as well as private funding. The organization is currently active in Africa, Central America, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.

Interpeace’s Development and Learning Unit – which oversees Interpeace programmes and Programme Development activities in various parts in the world – is now seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Junior Reporting & Monitoring Officer. The position is based in Geneva, Switzerland.

General Position Summary:

This position reports to the Programme Officer covering Interpeace’s activities in Cyprus and Israel. At the same time, the position works closely with Programme Officers covering areas including Palestine, Libya and Sweden, and will form part of the Global Learning Team (GLT), under the guidance of the Head of Learning and Policy in Geneva.

The Junior Reporting & Monitoring Officer will work closely with Programme Officers and be primarily responsible for the monthly collection, development and timely dissemination of Interpeace’s reports covering programmes supported in the Geneva office; the implementation of a framework for regular programme monitoring and evaluation; and the design and development of project documents, proposals and briefs. The postion will also require drafting project proposals and development of logframes.

Furthermore, the Junior R&M Officer will act as the Geneva focal point for Interpeace’s Global Learning Team. In this function, the Junior R&M Officer, with support from Programme Officers, will feed the GLT with policy insights from the different regions; and capture and document lessons learned, success stories and impact, in ways that can be disseminated across the organization and the outside world.

Specific Tasks:

• Support and coordinate on a daily basis the collection, analysis and reporting of programme activities, including the production of project proposals and periodic reports on the progress of programme activities, outputs and the degree of achievement of outcomes.

• Provide support in the design and development of project proposals, concept notes and briefing notes.

• Obtain, analyse and act on large amounts of programme information from diverse range of sources.

• Assist the implementation and appropriate use of systems tools (monthly reports etc.) among Interpeace and partner organizations for collecting and capturing required data; ensuring that the developed tools are in place and being followed.

• Assist in the design and implementation of a framework and system for continuously analysing the collected
data to evaluate progress of the programme and develop recommendations and measures to ensure that
programme implementation and achievement of outcomes can be accomplished as planned.

• Integrate a gender-sensitive approach in all aspects of the work, including by ensuring that the voices and
aspirations of women, girls, men and boys are equally heard and represented.

• Review reporting to assess strengths and weaknesses and in collaboration with Programme Officers develop
strategies for strengthening the quality of reporting.

• Together with Programme Officers and Interpeace’s Administration and Finance Unit, assist in the development
of programme budgets and financial reports.

• As the Geneva focal point for the Global Learning and Policy Team, share and analyse programmatic learning
and policy insights from the different regions Interpeace works in.

• Capture and document lessons learned, success stories and impact, in collaboration with the Communications
team, in ways that can be disseminated across the organization and to the outside world.

• Support day-to-day activities of the Unit and undertake any other activities as requested by the Head of Learning
and Policy.

Knowledge and Experience:

• Fluent (writing and speaking) in English and French; Arabic is an asset.

• Master’s degree in a related field, such as in Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation, Development
Studies, or Peacebuilding.

• 1-2 years of relevant work experience, International Development, Peacebuilding, or equivalent.

• Demonstrated experience and skills in report and proposal writing, and familiarity to M&E data collection
and analysis. Previous exposure to logframes and results-based management frameworks are highly
desirable.

• Excellent analytical and writing skills.

• Excellent ability to organize, plan and prioritize work.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and also independently. A team player with creativity
and flexibility.

• Proactive and result-oriented working style.

• Commitment to peacebuilding principles, including local ownership, consensus-building and participatory
approaches.

How to apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their application, including a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to the Administrative Officer at: recruitment@interpeace.org. “Junior Reporting & Monitoring Officer – Geneva” MUST BE included in the subject line of the application e-mail to be considered.

In view of Swiss regulations and requirements, Interpeace is not in a position to sponsor candidates who don’t have a valid Swiss work permit or are not Swiss or EU/EFTA citizens.

Please note that due to high volume of applications, ONLY short-listed candidates will be notified.
The recruitment will remain open until the post is filled.

For more information about Interpeace, its values and working principles, please visit the Interpeace website
(www.interpeace.org).