World Food Programme : Monitoring & Evaluation Officer P3 - FIT Pool

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Deadline date
03 Mar 2019
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These jobs are primarily found in Country Offices (CO), covering both the Monitoring and Evaluation functions. Positions can also be found in Regional Bureaux (RB) and Headquarters (HQ), where some might be specialized in either Monitoring or Evaluation. Job holders at P3 level are expected to contribute to the development and implementation of Monitoring, Review and Evaluation Plans aligned to WFP corporate standards to generate quality evidence on the lives of beneficiaries and inform policy, strategy and programme design and implementation. This includes coordinating monitoring activities, managing decentralized evaluations, and thematic/mid-term reviews and positioning WFP as a reliable partner for governments to build monitoring and evaluation strategies. They may also contribute to the formulation of country monitoring and evaluation strategies, lead various initiatives and contribute to policy development.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive) Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Contribute to (or lead when requested) the development of Monitoring, Review and Evaluation plans that will provide the most relevant and strategic information toward achieving expected results (as set out in the Country Strategic Plan (CSP) and other global and regional plans), while being compliant with WFP evaluation and monitoring requirements.
  • Budget for M&E costs and advocate for appropriate financial and human resourcing. Provide inputs to the formulation of the Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Strategies and support their operationalization.
  • Contribute and support evidence-based decision-making on programme design and implementation, notably through making monitoring, review and evaluation findings accessible developing innovative, userfriendly and informative products.
  • Support WFP Management in addressing recommendations from monitoring, reviews and evaluations to ensure that follow-up actions are taken as required in medium complex portfolios. Build M&E capacity of WFP staff and partners through delivery of training and information sharing. Manage junior staff members and guide as required to enable high performance.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of national government and inter-agency monitoring, reporting and evaluation frameworks, including United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) aligned with nationally-owned sustainable development goals.
  • Take responsibility for integrating protection and gender perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men.



  • Advanced University degree in one of the following fields: social sciences, statistics, development economics, performance management, monitoring and evaluation or other related fields; or First University degree with additional years of relevant work experience and/or training/courses.
  • The university needs to be recognised by Unesco


  • A minimum of five years of relevant professional experience in international development or humanitarian work.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in monitoring and/or evaluation including strong experience using a variety of quantitative and qualitative analytical tools and methods.


  • Fluency (level C) in both spoken and written English.
  • Intermediate knowledge (level B) of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) or Portuguese (one of WFP’s working languages). Language will be tested.

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