M&E and Environmental Analyst Vacancy at UNDP

M&E and Environmental Analyst Vacancy at UNDP

M&E and Environmental Analyst Vacancy at UNDP

Promoting Green Transformation in the Pacific towards Net-Zero and Climate-Resilient Development (“Green Transformation”) project is a multi-Country Project funded by the Government of Japan covering four (4) countries in the Pacific namely Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Timor-Leste, and Vanuatu. The overall objective of the project is to support these pacific countries in, among others, accelerating their commitment towards net-zero under the Paris Agreement.

Timor-Leste’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) outlined the country’s commitment to scale-up investment in renewable energy systems to reduce diesel consumption and improve the resilience of rural communities, men and women. The Green Transformation project will contribute to the country’s objective under the NDC to prioritize actions to increase energy security and access in rural communities and use of low carbon technologies. The project will support:

  Environmental assessment and reporting 

  • Conduct field visits for environmental site assessment and collection of field data.
  • Develop and submit Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP), Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Environmental Management Plan (EMP) as per UNDP’s Environmental and Social standards and policy; and the national environmental laws or regulations.
  • Develop risk register for tracking, monitoring and managing project risks as listed or given in the Promoting Green Transformation Project Document.
  • Regularly conduct site assessment and monitoring of project activities with regards to safety and environmental aspects and other related activities; and ensure project activities to be in compliance with UNDP’s Social and Environmental Standards, EIS and EMP plans established for the Project.


Core competencies: 

  • Achieve Results: Level 1: Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to details, delivers quality work by deadline
  • Think Innovatively: Level 1: Open to creative ideas/known risks, is pragmatic problem solver, makes improvements
  • Learn Continuously: Level 1: Open minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback
  • Adapt with Agility: Level 1: Adapts to change, constructively handles ambiguity/uncertainty, is flexible
  • Act with Determination: Level 1: Shows drive and motivation, able to deliver calmly in face of adversity, confident
  • Engage and Partner: Level 1: Demonstrates compassion/understanding towards others, forms positive relationships
  • Enable Diversity and Inclusion: Level 1: Appreciate/respect differences, aware of unconscious bias, confront discrimination

Cross-functional & technical competencies:

Business Management

    • Working with Evidence and Data: Ability to inspect, cleanse, transform and model data with the goal of discovering useful information, informing conclusions and supporting decision-making
    • Monitoring: Ability to provide managers and key stakeholders with regular feedbacks on the consistency or discrepancy between planned and actual activities and programme performance and results
    • Evaluation : Ability to make an independent based on set criteria and benchmarks; Ability to anticipate client’s upcoming needs and concerns
    • Risk Management: Ability to identify and organize action around mitigating and proactively managing risks

Also Apply: The United Nations Development Coordination Office is looking for passionate data and policy interns

Digital & Innovation

  • Data analysis: Ability to extract, analyse and visualize data (including Real-Time Data) to form meaningful insights and aid effective decision making
  • Data storytelling and communications: Skilled in building a narrative around a set of data and its accompanying visualizations to help convey the meaning of that data in a powerful and compelling fashion

2030 Agenda: Planet

  • Nature, Climate and Energy: Environmental and Social impacts assessment, including data collection and analysis

Required Skills and Experience


  • Advance university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in social science or economy, preferably in communication, economics, international development or international relations, development studies, statistics, management or other closely related disciplines is required.
  • A first-level university degree (Bachelor’s degree) in social science or economy, preferably in communication, economics, international development or international relations, development studies, statistics, management or other closely related disciplines in combination with additional 2 years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of Master´s degree.


    • Up to Two (2) years (with Master’s degree) or minimum 2 years (with Bachelor’s degree) in project Monitoring and Evaluation relating to environment, gender, international development and construction science.
    • Experience in creating or developing monitoring and evaluation report for project performance including identification of improvement elements based on site assessment, lesson learnt, risk and opportunities is an asset
    • Experience in writing informative with quantitative and qualitative analysis in a graphical data presentation and report is an asset
    • Excellence in reviewing, and analyzing site collected and processed data for qualitative and quantitative reporting progressively, annually and final phase of project activities is an asset
    • Experience in collecting, processing, tracking, and managing site or process data for analysis and reporting is an asset
    • Experience in managing multiple tasks with knowledge of prioritizing task level from critical to non-critical
    • Knowledge in or familiar with UNDP’s Monitoring and Evaluation strategic plan, requirements, and policy
    • Knowledge in designing Monitoring and Evaluation system and conducting evaluations and familiar with UNDP Monitoring and Evaluation system and protocol
    • Familiar with Monitoring and Evaluation tools and methodologies
    • Strong knowledge and skills in development and implementing strategic engagement or communication
    • Experience working in Timor-Leste is an added advantage

Required Languages:

Fluency in English and Japanese is an advantage but not as requirement.

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