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2 New INTERNSHIPS Vacancies United Nationas (UN) at UNDP - South Africa, June 2020

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New INTERNSHIPS Opportunities at UNDP -  South Africa, 2020
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Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Intern (2 positions)
Location : Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA 
Application Deadline : 05-Jun-20 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract : Internship
Post Level : Intern 
Languages Required : English
Duration of Initial Contract : 3 - 6 months 

Under the overall guidance of the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, the M&E Interns will be supporting the monitoring and evaluation function in the Country Office, ensuring that the Country Programme (CP) maintains its strategic vision and that its activities result in the achievement of its intended outputs in a cost-effective and timely manner.

The M&E Interns will specifically be assisting in designing and implementing of M&E activities of the Country Programme; assisting the Programme/Project Manager in preparing Quarterly/Annual reports on project progress to monitor the project activities on a regular basis, uploading project data/information on the corporate databases and assist in collection & analysis of different data in relation to the project activities.
The Monitoring and Evaluation Interns will work in close collaboration with the project team and Country Office programme and operations clusters, Government officials, private sector, non-government and civil society organizations.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Design and Implement the M&E System:
  • Participate in developing and implementing the Country Programme result based M&E plan to generate regular information related to the progress of the program implementation.
  • Participate in designing data collection tools, templates, and assist in regular data collection or generation process.
  • Provide support to the M & E specialist in his technical assistance to project staff on implementing the M&E plan.
  • Participate in data collection and analysis to determine progress achieved.

2. Project Information Management
  • Assist in tracking the project's output and outcome level results on the periodic basis in close coordination with the project's implementing team as well as with Implementing Partners (IPs).
  • Support data collection, verification and compilation from the field as stipulated in the M&E plan.
  • Review and compile monitoring reports, project progress reports, evaluation reports, photographs, case studies video documentaries, PowerPoint presentations, etc.
  • Update and maintain the project database.

3. M&E Development Support
  • Support the M&E in providing technical support to staff members for all M&E related activities including training of staff members on M&E concepts, skills, and tools.
  • Assist the M&E to build the capacities of the implementing partners for enhancing skills and knowledge for proper and quality data collection and reporting.
  • Contribute to design TOR, training materials, communication materials, and knowledge products related to the program/project and M&E System.

4. Quality Assurance
  • Assist in reviewing field-level assessment reports, baseline studies, and evaluation reports.
  • Support the M&E to ensure that reports from partners/consultants are complete and meet the UNDP’s standards and quality requirements.
  • Assist in the quality assessments of project design, implementation, and closure based on UNDP’s corporate quality assurance standards.

5. Reporting and Documentation
  • Consolidate Country Programme quarterly progress reports and submit them to the supervisor.
  • Work with the project team to prepare periodic reports of the project by providing M&E related information.
  • Work with the Knowledge Management and Communication Specialists to collect and/or assist to collect case stories, best practice documentation, lesson learn; and update and manage that information in project's reports and other knowledge products.
  • Support Programme and Project Managers to ensure that lessons learned from the Country Office evaluations are documented properly in the corporate databases.
  • Contribute to developing and managing knowledge products (knowledge management) of the project.

6. General responsibility:
  • Participate in virtual internal and external monitoring through assisting in organizing and facilitating various events such as meetings, workshops, conferences, and seminars.
  • Work closely with the project team and relevant stakeholders for monitoring and evaluation of project interventions.
  • Carry out other duties and responsibilities related to M&E as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
  • Organizes and accurately completes multiple tasks by establishing priorities while taking into consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions, deadlines, available resources, and multiple reporting relationships
  • Plans coordinate and organizes workload while remaining aware of changing priorities and competing deadlines
  • Establishes, builds and maintains effective working relationships with staff and clients to facilitate the provision of support.

Required Skills and Experience
  • University Degree in relevant field with at least sound knowledge in designing, implementing M&E related tasks.
  • Knowledge on writing reports, and designing tools for data collection, analysis and production of reports;
  • Good interpersonal, communications, and facilitation skills.
  • Knowledge of managing databases.
  • Analytical knowledge including knowledge of Microsoft applications.
  • Working knowledge of the English language along with writing and communication skills.
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Intern requirements:
  • UNDP interns receive payment of a monthly stipend based on the rate established by the duty station
  • UNDP interns accrue leave at a rate of 1.5 days per month;
  • UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship;
  • Interns are not eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, any post in UNDP during the period of the internship;
  • Interns must provide proof of enrolment in a health insurance plan;
  • Interns are not staff members and may not represent UNDP in any official capacity;
  • Interns are expected to work full time but flexibility is allowed for education programmes;
  • Applicants should indicate which months they are available part- and/or full time and when they complete their studies (if still enrolled);
  • Interns need to make own arrangements for travel, VISA, accommodation, etc.

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
Application Deadline : 05-Jun-20 (Midnight New York, USA)

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