Mission Statement / Objectives of the Function:
The Officer (Monitoring and Evaluation) supports the work of the Quality Assurance Unit in relation to Monitoring and Evaluation of FSC impacts. He/she supports FSC activities and processes aiming at conformity with relevant best practices and benchmarks developed by third parties in this area.
Main Roles and Responsibilities:
o To compile data on impact indicators established through the internal Monitoring and Evaluation system.
o To research media publications and scientific studies as well as policy developments.
o To compile relevant findings and trends about the FSC certification system for further impact analysis.
o To enter relevant information into a literature database.
o To support interaction with external parties (members, stakeholders, certificate holders, certification bodies, committees, experts and consultants).
o To provide administrative and logistical support to technical committees and events (e.g. organizing working group meetings or information booths at scientific events).
o To administer and handle information requests by stakeholders and third parties.
· Additional Tasks as agreed with the Program Manager (Monitoring and Evaluation).
Execution of Discretionary Power:
The position does not include any signing authority.
Functional Attribution to Organizational Unit:
· Formal and functional reporting: The Officer (Monitoring and Evaluation) reports to the Program Manager (Monitoring and Evaluation).
· Formal and functional supervision of staff: The Officer (Monitoring and Evaluation) supervises no staff.
Qualification, Experience and Skills:
· Education and Training: University or technical college degree in a relevant field (e.g. Quality Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, International Relations, Business Administration, Natural Resource Management, or Forest Management respectively).
· Working Experience, Style and Skills:
o At least 2 years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas: Monitoring and Evaluation, Quality Management (Quality Assurance, Quality Control), Certification (Standard Development, Auditing), International Relations, Business Administration, Forest Management.
o Basic project management experience.
o Experience with stakeholder engagement in complex technical issues is an asset.
o Good time management skills: Ability to perform well while handling simultaneously a number of administrative and support functions.
o A strong sense for diligence and accuracy.
o Service and solution oriented attitude to work.
o Administration skills.
o Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
o Proven ability to plan and organize work.
o Fluency in English (spoken and written).
o Fluency in Spanish (spoken and written) is a plus.
· Computer Skills – good skills in the use of/experience with:
o Standard software packages (MS Office).
o Database management platforms.
o Customer Relations Management systems (for example Salesforce) is a plus.
o Content Management Systems is a plus.
· Communication Skills:
o Exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
o Ability to establish and maintain positive interpersonal relations.
o Experience in working in a multi-cultural, multi-lingual, global team.
o Experience in working in / with an NGO or Non-Profit Organization.
o Commitment to FSC’s mission and values.
o Demonstrated cultural awareness and sensitivity to the diversity of values, views and approaches to issues relevant to the FSC program by stakeholders around the world.
o Basic understanding of the scope of FSC’s programs and activities.
o Ability to represent FSC through his/her work with exemplary personal and professional authority and conduct.
Terms and Conditions:
· Location: Bonn, Germany.
· Working Hours: Part time - 20 hours per week.
· Duration of Employment: Temporary contract from 01 August 2017 to 31 August 2018 (parental leave substitute).
· Starting Date: 01 August 2017.
How to Apply:
Please do not send any photos and make sure to insert ‘Officer (Monitoring and Evaluation) (m/f) – Parental Leave Substitute 2017‘ in the subject line of your email. The deadline for applications is 28 May 2017.
We are looking forward to your application!
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Officer (Monitoring and Evaluation) (m/f) – Parental Leave Substitute (Bonn)