Fresher UN Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Job Opportunities – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)


Job Title:    Monitoring & Evaluation

Organization: United Nations World Food
Programme (WFP)

Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda


About WFP:

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s
largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is
to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works
worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and
most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious
food they need. In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the
lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an
emergency, WFP uses food to United help communities rebuild their lives. On
average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 80
countries each year. The organization has the global footprint, deep field
presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to
food and contribute to lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s
most remote and fragile areas.


Job Summary:  The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will
support monitoring and evaluation activities within Mbarara Area Office,
ensuring that WFP programmes generate quality evidence on the outcomes and
impact of WFP’s food assistance activities on the lives of Persons of Concerns
with which to inform operational and strategic decision making


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Support the identification and effective
documentation on best practices and ensure that lesson learned are integrated
into the design and implementation of WFP programmes for increased efficiency
and effectiveness.

Support WFP Management in addressing recommendations
from monitoring, reviews and evaluations to ensure that follow-up actions are
taken as required.

Support evidence-based programme design by
M&E technical input in the design and preparation of project concepts and

Ensure that the office is effectively linked to
wider WFP AMEL developments frameworks in a way that both contributes to and
benefits from organizational learning on effective monitoring, organization and

Create and integrate graphics in reports and
information products to help visualize data in a meaningful way.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate for the United Nations World
Food Programme (WFP) Monitoring & Evaluation Officer job vacancy must hold an
advanced University degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Sociology, Social
Development, Development Economics or Performance Management or another
relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of relevant
work experience and/or training/courses.

Membership of a recognized M&E Professional

Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain
productive, professional relationships with government and local community
counterparts, donors, civil society and other stakeholders

Cultivated sustainable relationships with local
NGOs, government authorities, and other cooperating partners.

Has research experience using a variety of
analytical tools and methods for causality analysis, forecasting, and other
data modelling needs.

Performed monitoring, evaluations and
assessments at multiple field locations

Excellent oral and written communication skills



Strategic Management: Utilizes
up-to-date understanding of humanitarian and development actions in different
contexts and knowledge of global geo-political issues, monitoring requirements
and/or the evaluation mandate to enhance existing approaches, systems and
processes to monitoring and/or evaluation that suit WFP’s strategic and
operational needs.

Performance Management: Demonstrates
thorough understanding of WFP’s performance management system and ability to
manage resources and relationships to lead monitoring actions or deliver
complex evaluations (including joint & interagency) of a variety of WFP
programmes, processes or policies to WFP monitoring and/or evaluation quality

Qualitative/Quantitative Methodology: Applies
in-depth understanding of developing practice in analytical approaches, methods
and tools for an appropriate mix to deliver quality monitoring results or
complex evaluations on diverse topics relevant to WFP’s strategic and
operational results frameworks.

Technical Communication: Able to
tailor and synthesize evaluation evidence and engage diverse internal and
external stakeholders proactively in appropriate ways to maximize learning and
use of evaluation concepts and evidence for improving WFP programme

Programme Monitoring and Review: Applies
programme lifecycle knowledge to the development of monitoring systems and
applies corporate guidance to draft ToR, co-lead Programme Review
implementation, and draft initial findings and recommendations on the
effectiveness of food assistance activities.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join the
United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are encouraged to apply online at the
link below




Deadline: 10th
September 2020


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