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OCHA HQ WORK PLAN 2009 Entity Name:ESS PART II INDICATOR OBJECTIVE ACTIVITY INDICATOR LEAD/SUPPORT TARGET GOAL 1 A better coordinated, more equitably supported international humanitarian response system Impact and operational effectiveness of Evaluation 1.1 Predictable and needs-based Evaluation Framework for Common CHF better defined for identification of framework Kim Lietz/Tijana Bojanic humanitarian financing system Humanitarian Funds (CHF) lessons learned defined by the end of the year Support to evaluation of Improved functioning of the funding humanitarian financing in Haiti and mechanism Evaluation creation of standard ToR for all completed by the Tijana Bojanic/Kim Lietz decentralized evaluations of ERFs at end of the year country level. Operational impact of CERF better defined Support to preparation of CERF Framework ready with a set of indicators Kim Lietz/Tijana Bojanic Evaluation Framework by year end Improved CAP monitoring practices and Learning knowledge sharing workshop to be CAP monitoring and evaluation organized in Kim Lietz/Tijana Bojanic practices workshop in Nairobi Nairobi and draft report available. External Evaluation of the Cluster Implementation of cluster approach Final evaluation 1.2 Improved coordination structures at Claude Hilfiker/Andreas Approach Phase 2 improved ready by end of country, regional, and international level Schuetz March 2010 INDICATOR OBJECTIVE ACTIVITY INDICATOR LEAD/SUPPORT TARGET Review of Real-Time Evaluations Greater consenus on conduct and mangement of RTEs as well as other IASC WG possible joint evaluations approves continuation of Kimberley Lietz/Jock Paul IA RTEs -- ACHIEVED Support to PSEA Review Provision of technical advice to review process and assessment of tools Review on track according to Tijana Bojanic/Gender unit work plan Development of new management All proposals accepted by IA RTE Group structures, methodologies and trigger New approach mechanisms for RTEs agreed and Claude Hilfiker/Tijana presented to Bojanic/Andreas Schuetz IASC -WG in March 2010 Undertake individual Inter Agency Improved operational humanaitarian 75 percent of Real-Time evaluations as needed response and co-ordination in crisis evaluation and/or requested (exact countries tbd) situations Task manager to be recommendations selected at time of request implemented by years end Support to external review of Improved effectiveness and efficiency of Review to be managed by emergency services branch branch Review to be 1.3 Strengthened OCHA emergency OCHA Geneva with avaulable by response capacity support by Claude Hilfiker year's end & Andreas Schuetz Review of OCHA's Central Registry Improved effectiveness and efficiency of the 50 percent of of Disaster Mangagement Capacities registry evaluation 1.3 Strengthened OCHA emergency Claude Hilfiker/Andreas recommendations response capacity Schuetz implemented by years INDICATOR OBJECTIVE ACTIVITY INDICATOR LEAD/SUPPORT TARGET Study of remote control operations Lessons learned available on best practises Study contracted Andreas Schuetz/Claude by year's end Hilfiker Finalization of external review of Improved effectiveness and efficiency of New strategy for OCHA's Ericsson Partnership private sector engagements private sector partnerships 1.3 Strengthened OCHA emergency reflects lessons Tijana Bojanic response capacity learned from the evaluation ACHIEVED GOAL 2 Recognized OCHA leading role in humanitarian policy, advocacy and information management 1 ALNAP meetings annually; 1 UNEG AGM and 2.2 More strategic advocacy of Improved international partnerships OCHA representation and participation in each staff Scott Green humanitarian principles and issues and collaboration for evaluation international evaluation events and meetings member attends one evaluation conference and one UNEG working group New strategy for Development and promotion of a 2.3 A common approach to needs OCHA evaluation work becomes more improved impact strategy for undertaking joint impact Scott Green /Kim Lietz assessments and impact evaluation impact oriented evaluation under evaluations at the country level. discussion Development of standard operating New procedures for consultants Greater consistency in approaches across SOPs/methodolog y available for Tijana Bojanic conducting ESS evaluations (RTEs evaluations with common objectives and regular evaluations) RTEs; SOPS for Strengthened implementation of OCHA's recommendation 2.4 Protection advanced at global, External review of OCHA policy on Review underway Kimberley LietzTijana gender policy regional and national level gender equality by year's end Bojanic GOAL 3 An effectively managed and responsive organisation INDICATOR OBJECTIVE ACTIVITY INDICATOR LEAD/SUPPORT TARGET OCHA's 2010-2013 Strategic Framework 50 percent of reflects lessons learned from past evaluation 3.1 Improved management practices for evaluations recommendations Tijana Bojanic OCHA meta evaluation "one OCHA" implemented by years Improved internal evalauation coverage end/ACHIEVED Development of updated evaluation New policy and policy and plan to support the new plan available by Scott Green OCHA Strategic Plan year's end. More strategic responses to and uses of external evaluations bu OCHA SOP finalized by Finalization of SOP for the years end after preparation of management response Tijana Bojanic internal matrices for evaluations consultations Realistic and properly prepared cost Frequency of cost plan revisions plans Twice a year only Scott Green and others 3.2 Application of better financial management tools Mandatory UN training % of staff completing training within established deadlines 100% All Staff 3.3 Accountable and transparent human resource planning and management Timely compliance with PAS # and % of staff members with completed 100% Scott Green and others 3.4 Competent management cadre requirements PAS by end June effectively leading teams and Update of status of management Memo prepared for John Holmes accountable for results response to evaluation Mid July Tijana Bojanic recommendations OCHA HQ RISK PROFILE 2009 Entity Name: Objective Output Risk Importance Actions Taken 1.1 Predictable and Recipient agencies of CERF Consider joint equitably supported international humanitarian response system needs-based CERF Allocation grnats not amenable to OCHA- evaluations wioth ORANGE A better coordinated, more humanitarian financing Evaluations led evaluation recipient orgtanizations system Inability to recruit selected Explore other types of 1.2 Improved GOAL 1 consultants due to consultancy contracting (e.g. MoUs coordination structures at For all evaluations pay scales and cumbersome RED with non-profit country, regional, and administrative procedures organizations) international level Obtain decisison from 1.3 Strengthened OCHA OCHA Sub programme Senior managers do not support SMT on which sub emergency response RED evaluation sub programme evaluation programme is to be capacity evaluated during 2009 Current staff member with policy research profile is As soon as secondment 2.1 Action-oriented on secondment to food status known, identify analysis of humanitarian For all studies related crisis group does not return ORANGE mission replacements ing role in humanitarian policy, advocacy and information management trends and emerging outputs to ESS woing continuing with similar policy policy issues background OCHA involvement in food crisis GOAL 2 Recognized OCHA leading role in humanitarian policy, advocacy and information manage Limited sector-wide agreement on humanitarian impact; accountabilitiy and impact measurement systems within the sector currently geared toward Manage expectations in a demonstrating specific realistic way while agency level impacts. Poor continuing to build and quality data and limited co- support M&E system 2.3 A common approach strengthening across the GOAL 2 Impact Evaluation ordinated data collection to needs assessments and ORANGE Board and sector; Strategy Paper efforts; lack of priority for impact evaluation continue to advocate for M&E within the sector; more funding for M&E for OCHA in particular, and better evaluation upstream co-ordination and coverage within OCHA and across the sector; leadership role makes direct attribution of our activities to improved beneficiary-level welfare status and outcomes very difficult. 2.4 Protection advanced Gender equality policy Gender issues not seen as a Mobilize support within at global, regional and YELLOW evaluation strategic priority house national level 2.5 Strengthened information management based on common standards and best practices Recurrent findings and Identify with 3.1 Improved stakeholders ahead of recommendations tively managed and responsive management practices Meta Evaluation YELLOW evaluation most valuable for "one OCHA" identified are already well issues for synthesis known exercise 3.2 Application of better financial management organisation Goal 3 tools An effectively managed and r organisation Goal 3 3.3 Accountable and transparent human resource planning and management 3.4 Competent management cadre effectively leading teams and accountable for results Category 4. Stakeholder Relations 2. Leadership and Management 1. Strategic Vision and Work Planning 11. Human Resources Planning, Processes, and Procedures 1. Strategic Vision and Work Planning 3. Communication and Coordination 1. Strategic Vision and Work Planning