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IAEA: Evaluation Officer (P3)

Deadline date
12 Apr 2022
36 months


The Director General's Office (DGO) provides leadership and coordination for all IAEA activities at the executive level for meeting Member States' needs, and achieving a one-house approach and a results-based management.

The Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) comprises four main functional areas: internal audit, investigation, management services and programme evaluation. In accordance with its Charter, OIOS provides the Director General and IAEA managers with objective, independent and systematic assessments for the purposes of improving the efficiency and effectiveness of programme delivery, and ensuring accountability, sound governance, risk management and internal control, and good management practice.


The Evaluation Officer is

1) a project manager for evaluation projects, responsible for planning and conducting evaluation assignments of low- and mid-level complexity;

2) a communicator, reporting on evaluation findings and preparing conclusions and recommendations (both verbally and in written form) and ensuring actions are taken; and

3) an analyst, ensuring that the findings and recommendations of evaluations are followed-up and taken into account in project/programme implementation.

Functions / Key Results Expected

  • Plan, conduct and report on evaluations of programmes and cross-cutting themes.
  • Identify and supervise evaluation consultants/expert panel members to ensure high quality evaluations.
  • Monitor the follow-up on evaluation recommendations to ensure a high implementation rate.
  • Contribute to the overall quality of OIOS evaluations by conducting peer reviews on evaluations conducted by colleagues and consultants, ensuring that evaluations meet high professional standards in line with the IAEA evaluation policy and UN evaluation norms and standards.
  • Participate in or coordinate field missions, panel meetings and other workshops with external experts/consultants and providing them with necessary information.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications, Experience and Language skills

  • Bachelor's Degree - University degree in social science, political science, engineering, economics, or another relevant discipline.
  • Advanced university degree in social science, political science, engineering, economics, or another relevant discipline would be an advantage.
  • Minimum of five years of professional experience in evaluation (including conducting evaluation field work), project management and/or programme implementation. Prior experience in supervision and coordination of work of consultants and experts. Minimum of two years of relevant experience at the international level.
  • Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.


  • The IAEA offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $62692 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), a variable post adjustment which currently amounts to US $ 29465*, dependency benefits, rental subsidy, education grant, relocation and repatriation expenses; 6 weeks' annual vacation, home leave, pension plan and health insurance

Applications from qualified women and candidates from developing countries are encouraged

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