Lowongan Monev Specialist di Kalimantan Tengah

15 Nov 2011

Lowongan Monev Specialist di Kalimantan Tengah

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Monitoring, Evaluation and Communications Officer based in Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan.

Indonesia Australia Forest Carbon Partnership (IAFCP) Facility is funded by Australian Aid – managed by IDSS Pty. Ltd. and Euroconsult Mott MacDonald on behalf of AusAID.  IAFCP Facility seeks qualified Indonesian nationals for KFCP Monitoring, Evaluation and Communications Officer based in Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan.

Background
The Kalimantan Forest and Climate Partnership (KFCP) is a key activity under the Indonesia Australia Forest Carbon Partnership (IAFCP).  The goal of KFCP is to demonstrate a credible, equitable, and effective approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation that can inform a post-2012 global climate change agreement and enable Indonesia’s meaningful participation in future international carbon markets.  KFCP has four components that correspond to the key aspects of REDD+:
·         reducing greenhouse gas emissions through incentives to local people and technical means;
·         developing methods and capacity to measure and monitor greenhouse gas emissions;
·         developing and testing equitable and practicable payment mechanisms to channel financial payments to those people and organisations that contribute to achieving emissions reductions; and
·         building institutional and technical readiness on the part of local government and villages to implement REDD on a sustainable basis.

Scope of the position responsibilities
The Monitoring, Evaluation and Communications Officer ( MECO ) is responsible for designing and/or updating simple routine monitoring and evaluation tools, coordinating external evaluations and project-related research conducted by partners and other organisations on KFCP, ensuring project monitoring data is documented and analysed, collecting lessons learned from project activities, providing input from monitoring and evaluation results to the project for continous programme improvement, and analysis of and reporting on monitoring data and indicators collected by managers and activity managers for KFCP.

Reporting
This is a full time position reporting to the KFCP Coordinator.  The MECO will also be advised by the RE&QAS and the COS while being contracted through the IAFCP Facility Managing Contractor (IDSS Pty Ltd).  The MECO will be the direct line manager for the Documents, Archiving, and Database/Data Management Specialist (DADDMS) and will work closely with/provide guidance to the GIS Manager and the Gender and Social Safeguards Specialist (GSS).

Tasks and duties
·         Under the guidance of the IAFCP RE&QAS:
o    Ensure that monitoring and reporting tools for each KFCP activity are simple and efficiently capture information progress made for each activity as well as document those people involved in activities, the challenges encountered, the lessons learned, and the steps identified at the unit level to address emerging constraints/issues (reported on a month-by-month basis).
o    Ensure that data is collected and systematically stored by KFCP managers and unit heads
o    Supervise the Documents, Archiving, and Database/Data Management Specialist (DADDMS) to ensure that all data collected through KFCP is stored in central archives, and that key indicators of progress are tracked in central databases and shared with IAFCP.
o    Improve knowledge management in the KFCP project through improving project data storage systems and training of team members, together with the DADDMS.
o    Support field teams to improve activity design and implementation processes based on monitoring, evaluation and research findings and lessons.
o    Synthesise data collected by the project against output and outcome indicators and share progress with both KFCP and IAFCP
o    Document lessons learned from the project for continous learning
o    Periodically visit field sites for verification of project progress
·         Help KFCP activities teams to consolidate the results of unit-level monitoring activities and the results of verification activities of progress made over time on:
o    Progress on UKL/UPL and other related governance/policy/regulatory environment requirements
o    Livelihoods activities and trainings
o    Community engagement activities
o    Implementation of Payments and Governance activities and capacity building
o    GIS spatial mappings (eg. Land boundaries, tenure, etc)
o    Sharing of information between KFCP and INCAS for Carbon Accounting and REL
·         Coordinate with the KFCP managers and unit heads of technical teams to ensure that progress on activities are systematically documented and archived for each corresponding unit in a simple format that can easily be incorporated into the IAFCP’s Rolling Prioritization Plans and bi-monthly newsletters/briefs.
·         With input from the Gender and Social Safeguards Specialist (GSSS) and the RE&QUS, design and administer tools to document and analyse the participation of different groups (gender, socio-economic, ethno-religious, vulnerable, livelihoods and other relevant social groups) across the project, as well as specifically in:
o    Work packages
o    Livelihoods trainings
o    Capacity building activities
o    Socialisation activities
o    Research and evaluation activities
o    Communications activities
o    Other relevant project activities
This includes, identifying the practical challenges and working with the to ensuring the participation of vulnerable groups and suggesting steps to redress this
·         Under the guidance of the IAFCP RE&QAS assist in the  design of both internal KFCP activities and externally commissioned projects related to:
o    Wider research involving the KFCP project,
o    Evaluations of the wider project or specific unit activities,
o    Providing feedback to managers on the results of monitoring and evaluation activities to provide inputs into work processes, and
o    Develop and/or carrying out training and outreach activities for the KFCP project based on the results of evaluations, lessons learned, and wider research
·         Take primary responsibility for the facilitation of the in-field implementation of the above mentioned research and evaluation activities, including working with partners from local and national universities, civil society organisations, government and other institutions.  This includes coordinating and guiding commissioned partners to implement evaluations and other reviews of KFCP activities.
·         With input from the COS and RE&QAS:
o    Consolidate information on activities undertaken and participation in these activities as well as new scientific breakthroughs for input into bi-monthly news briefs and other communications outputs which support KFCP and IAFCP communications.
o    Provide media monitoring activity (focusing on issues related to Fire management, peatland rehabilitation and alternative livelihoods).
o    Work with COS to produce human interest story to be published through the AusAID publications (Focus) and IAFCP website.
o    Identify community attitudes, awareness and levels of knowledge regarding REDD related issues.
·         Under the coordination of the KFCP Coordinator, if required, assist Kapuas District and Kalimantan Tengah Provincial Governments to develop tools for government-based:
o    monitoring and reporting on REDD+ activities
o    training of district/provincial government officials on monitoring, evaluation and reporting
o    monitoring and reporting systems strengthening of REDD+ related activities
·         Assist KFCP Coordinator to review unit plans, the RPP inputs, and other planning of activities based on the analysis of the monitoring information collected (as outlined above)
·         Assist KFCP Coordinator to disseminate lessons learned and RPP to the district and provincial governments

Required qualifications and experience
The MECO should hold a post-graduate degree, and/or be able to demonstrate evidence of training in monitoring or evaluation design, conduct and management. In addition, s/he should be able to demonstrate practical experience in project monitoring, evaluations (or research) design and implementation, analysis and reporting. This experience should reflect the development of sound methods and tools, conduct of data collection activities, analysis of data (or supervision of such), interpretation and dissemination of results and report preparation. An ability to communicate complex concepts simply with a range of stakeholders in Indonesia using a variety of outreach and communication should also be demonstrated.
Experience of Indonesia and fluency in Bahasa Indonesia and a working knowledge of English is essential.  Knowledge of local Dayak languages, working on other REDD+ demonstration activities, and in knowledge management would be an advantage.
Selection Criteria
·         A post-graduate degree, and/or be able to demonstrate evidence of training in monitoring or evaluation design, conduct and management;
·         Demonstrated practical experience in project monitoring, evaluations (or research) design and implementation, analysis and reporting.;
·         Able to work collaboratively and demonstrated ability liaise with KFCP team members;
·         Extensive experience in the development of sound methods and tools, conduct of data collection activities, analysis of data (or supervision of such), interpretation and dissemination of results and report preparation.;
·         A strong ability to coordinate work plans and meet deadlines as part of a multi-disciplinary team, working in a coordinated and cohesive manner to achieve program objectives.
·         An ability to communicate complex concepts simply with a range of stakeholders in Indonesia using a variety of outreach and communication should also be demonstrated.
·         A proven record in establishing and maintaining effective knowledge capture and data collection / record keeping systems that enable KFCP to generate and share relevant lessons for REDD+ and for effective program management.
·         An ability to uphold and ensure all teams and partners adhere to guidelines for program operations, procurement, Safety & Security, Fraud, etc.
·         Excellent oral and written communication skills, and a working knowledge of local (Dayak) language/s would be a distinct advantage.

Information about thisposition isalsoavailable on IDSS website – www.idss.com.au/pages/1295825092.app

If you think you might be up for the challenge, please send your application to us at:recruitment@iafcp.or.idno later than 20 November 2011. Please specify position name you are applying for in your e-mail. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

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