Evaluation Officer OED/SPPG

International Trade Center Intracen | Posted 11-09-2019

Philippines (Microsoft)

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Under the direct supervision of the Head, IEU and under the general guidance of the Chief, SPPG,
the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
Conduct and/or manage evaluations that are impartial, independent, credible and meet professional
standards. 

Carry out evaluations of projects and assist in carrying out evaluations of programmes and
policies; 

Support effectively evaluations conducted by staff members and consultants; 

Apply high professional standards in line with Evaluation Policy and UN Evaluation Norms &
Standards;

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Apply evaluation quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis tools, techniques and
approaches; 

Keep abreast of developments in the area of evaluation including formal training on evaluation
techniques and approaches.


Promote that evaluations are useful and that evaluation findings and recommendations are followed
up. 

Report to management on findings and recommendations of evaluations; 

Participate in meetings, workshops and other discussion fora to establish a dialogue on
evaluation results; 

Ensure that evaluation results are taken into account for the continued implementation of
projects/programmes; 

Ensure that project/programme managers respond to recommendations and monitor the follow
up on evaluations

Contribute to the promotion of the evaluation function in the ITC. 

Review evaluation reports for quality control purposes; 

Provide and/or assist in the provision of training on evaluation, self-evaluation, monitoring and
results based management within the Independent Evaluation Unit and in other organizational
units; 

Provide advice/information/guidance to management and project/programme managers on
evaluations.

Contribute to the effective deployment of human and financial resources of the Independent
Evaluation Unit. 

Plan evaluations and prepare evaluation budgets for individual evaluations; 

Manage effectively and efficiently the use of resources for evaluations; 

Select evaluation consultants based on post requirements; 

Assist in the supervision of evaluation consultants.


Perform other related duties and assignments as and when required.


ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

EDUCATION: Advanced university degree in social science, economics, statistics or related field.
Qualification in the field of evaluation an asset.
Note: A first-level university degree in social science, economics, statistics, or related field may be
accepted with an additional two years of relevant professional work experience.
WORK EXPERIENCE: A minimum of 5 years professional experience in evaluation. Experience related
to ITC’s mandate and activities an asset.
LANGUAGES: Advanced English required. Knowledge of other official UN languages would be an
asset.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Solid knowledge of United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) or other internationally accepted
Ethical Guidelines and proven ability to ensure that ethics are incorporated into evaluation
processes 

Solid knowledge about UNEG or other internationally accepted Norms and Standards for
Evaluation, and ability to apply them appropriately, seeking advice where appropriate 

Understanding of current issues in evaluation theory and practice 

Solid knowledge of environment, human rights and gender equality and ability to ensure that
evaluation design, questions and analysis incorporate this knowledge in most settings 

Knowledge of policy and programme monitoring, evaluation and mechanisms to promote
learning within organizations

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Knowledge of utilization-focused evaluations and excellent ability to promote the engagement
of users and evaluative thinking 

Knowledge of assessing risk and building and applying contingency plans where relevant.
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of trade-related technical assistance projects and programmes.


ITC’S VALUES are: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity


ITC’S CORE COMPETENCIES are: Communication, Teamwork, Planning & Organizing,
Accountability, Creativity, Client Orientation, Commitment to continuous learning, Technological
awareness.
ITC’S MANAGERIAL COMPETENCIES are: Vision, Leadership, Empowering Others, Managing
Performance, Building Trust, and Judgment/Decision making.
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CRITICAL JOB-SPECIFIC VALUES AND COMPETENCIES
ITC Values 

Integrity

Core Competencies 

Teamwork 

Accountability 

Communications

Managerial competencies 

Managing performance
For further information on the competency framework click here and for competency based interviews
please click here
TERMS OF SERVICE

Appointments with ITC are service-limited to this organization. The conditions of service are governed
by the United Nations Staff Rules and Regulations. This is a fixed term appointment.

INDICATIVE ANNUAL SALARY AT THE P-3 LEVEL
Annual Salary (net of tax)

Starting from 60,233US$, with annual increments subject to performance.

Post Adjustment

In addition to the above annual salary a monthly post adjustment is paid. The rate as September
2019 is 69.9% of the monthly salary. This percentage is to be considered as indicative since
variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards due to currency exchange rate
fluctuations or inflation.

For further information please consult the International Civil Service Commission website:
http://icsc.un.org

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For information on how to apply please click here.
Applicants will be contacted only if they are under serious consideration. Applications received after
the deadline will not be accepted. Information on the status of a vacancy can be obtained at:
http://www.intracen.org/jobs
Please note that candidates to this position may be considered for other ITC job openings subject to
meeting the relevant eligibility and competency requirements.

ITC does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, nationality, religion or other social criteria. ITC
is fully committed to the implementation of the resolutions of the United Nations General Assembly for
gender mainstreaming and applications from qualified women and men are equally welcome.