The UNESCO Regional Office for Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean is launching the joint UNESCO-European Union programme Transcultura: Integrating Cuba, the Caribbean and the European Union through Culture and Creativity. The Programme is built on two components: the first focusing on strengthening the skills and capacities of young cultural professionals and the second on enhancing opportunities through knowledge transfer and exchanges. It includes the establishment of a regional Cultural Training Hub in Cuba and will create opportunities for entrepreneurship, socio-economic projects and collaboration in the cultural and creative sectors, heritage and tourism within the Caribbean region and with the EU.
The UNESCO Regional Office for Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean is seeking to recruit a Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officer (Project Appointment) to coordinate the design and implementation of monitoring, evaluation, reporting and communication initiatives, strategies and activities.
The incumbent will carry out the following roles and responsibilities:
Carry out monitoring, evaluation and reporting activities of the Transcultura Programme in coordination with the Director of the Office, the Project Coordinator the Programme Specialist, UNESCO colleagues, and other relevant counterparts and partners.
Implement, with the Transcultura Programme team and relevant partners, the monitoring and evaluation activities, ensuring alignment with relevant strategies, plans and tools.
Produce monitoring and evaluation reports, for both internal and external actors, on the status of Transcultura Programme implementation and results achievement, including best practices, lessons learned and success stories.
Ensure that monitoring, evaluation and reporting plans activities are risk-based and focus on measuring results achievement and follow-up on monitoring and evaluation findings to ensure corrective actions are taken and/or adjustments are made, as required.
Support programme reporting and communication in coordination with UNESCO Headquarters, the Liaison Office in Brussels, the Cluster Office in Kingston, the EU Delegation for Cuba, regional and country offices, counterparts and partners.
Coordinate the Programme’s Communication and Visibility Plan and support the timely and quality production of advocacy and communication materials, such as annual and donor reports, briefings, news outputs, social media posts, etc.
Provide guidance to Transcultura Programme staff and national and regional partners on the appropriate implementation of monitoring and evaluation as well as on communication best practices to enhance Programme visibility.
Ensure the effective filing and documentation of the Programme and facilitate the external evaluation of the Transcultura Programme.
Carry out additional activities to support Transcultura Programme implementation as required.