The Senior Programme Monitoring Associate may be based in HQ, field/regional bureau, reporting to and be guided by the Program Monitoring or Program Officer and may supervise some support staff. S/he may receive indirect guidance from other sections and units relevant to the country programme(s) or to global quality assurance standards. UNHCR’s Manual, UNHCR's corporate and regional strategic priorities, operation plans and other relevant institutional rules and regulations will guide the work of the incumbent.
The Senior Programme Monitoring Associate will assist in providing support and guidance on monitoring protection and solutions strategies and in the coordination with other sections/units to ensure harmonized monitoring approaches. The incumbent will work in line with the overall UNHCR directions which crucially require working with partners, including with persons of concern, governmental institutions and the private sector, ensuring that programme monitoring is approached as per UNHCR’s Strategic Directions, Global Strategic Priorities (GSPs), Global Compact for Refugees (GCR), and corporate positions on SDGs.
The incumbent is expected to have contacts within the Organization and outside the duty station, as well as with partners and other stakeholders related to programme monitoring. The incumbent is expected to work in line with the multi-functional team (MFT) approach as defined within the Program Chapter, ensuring the participation of relevant stakeholders in all phases of the Program Management Cycle.