Senior Evaluation Officer

at Organisation of Educational Cooperation
Published November 13, 2022
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

Under the overall authority of the Secretary-General, the guidance of the Under-Secretary-General for FINDEV, and the direct supervision of the CLUB Coordination Chief of Section, the Senior Evaluation Officer reviews the utilisation of the funds received by OEC Member States. In collaboration with government officials and the Evaluation Analyst, they assess whether the loans obtained collectively by the OEC Member States are being utilised effectively and as outlined in the loan proposals. This position provides the unique opportunity of joining the core team of a new international organisation – contributing to its lasting construction and influencing its future trajectory – and an innovative international financing instrument.

Duties

Prepare proposals for OEC Member States on how to effectively utilise the funds received by creditors
Work together with government officials from OEC Member States to overview the utilisation of the funds received and ensure that funds are being allocated in the agreed areas
Organise results-oriented and tailored monitoring and evaluation trainings for OEC Member States government officials to strengthen their Monitoring and Evaluation capabilities
Support the Senior Investment Officer in providing financial analysis and advice on the terms of the loan/debt agreements
Line manage the Evaluation Analyst
Competencies

Substantive knowledge and understanding of monitoring and evaluation in international development, especially in development finance
Significant knowledge in quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods
Broad knowledge of evaluation theories and practice including evaluation needs assessment, design and implementation
Excellent technical skills in monitoring and evaluation, including grasp of methodological and operational dimensions of loan disbursement and utilisation
Ability to lead and manage results-oriented strategic and thematic evaluations
Maintains an established network of contacts from OEC Member States that will support the facilitation of the monitoring and evaluation process
Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills
Possesses excellent conceptual, analytical, and research abilities
Ability to operate sensitively and effectively in a multicultural environment and deal with cross-cultural sensitivity

Education

Master's degree (or higher) in Economics, Finance, Development Evaluation Science or other related fields

Experience

At least 7 years of experience in working in Development Impact Monitoring and Evaluation areas, preferably in a low-income country setting

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