Monitoring & Evaluation Officers Job Vacancy at United Nations World Food Programme

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to end global hunger.  Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure thJob Vacancy atno child goes to bed hungry and thJob Vacancy atthe poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

WFP is seeking individuals with experience working in culturally sensitive, remote, and complex environments, to fill the position below Job Vacancy atthe P3 level, based in Maiduguri, Nigeria:

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Ref.: 16-0022415
Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Level: P3

Job Summary

  • Coordinate planning and implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities on effectiveness of all food assistance interventions (e.g. beneficiary needs and status, food security status, programme modalities, implementation challenges, etc.).
  • Review and give technical feedback on monitoring and evaluation plans for new programmes and budget revisions to ensure thJob Vacancy atplans are risk-based and focus on measuring results (e.g. checking monitoring and evaluation budgets are allocated and appropriate log-frame indicators and outcome targets are documented).
  • Contribute to the analysis of outcome data and recommend improvements to programme interventions and to enhance WFPs ability to demonstrate outcome focussed results.
  • Produce frequent monitoring and evaluation progress reports with status of results and implementation of improvements.
  • Follow-up on monitoring and evaluation findings to ensure thJob Vacancy atcorrective actions are taken and/or adjustments are made to programme responses as required.
  • Represent WFP (e.g. Job Vacancy atinter-agency meetings with other NGOs and government agencies) to exchange knowledge and experience, promote the importance of monitoring and evaluation and build partnerships thJob Vacancy atenhance inter-agency monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Manage junior staff members providing coaching and guidance as required to ensure appropriate development and enable high performance.
  • Train national and partner staff in appropriate monitoring and evaluation techniques to build capacity of staff, increase awareness on the importance of monitoring and evaluation and encourage accountability for demonstrating results.
  • Work in close collaboration with internal counterparts and external partners to strengthen the quality and consistency of monitoring and evaluation activities in the field.
  • Work in close collaboration with internal counterparts and external partners to strengthen the data quality, accuracy and consistency to build credible performance evidence.
  • Provide monitoring and evaluation findings and recommendations to support performance planning and risk analysis, emergency preparedness, security risk management and risk mitigation activities.
  • Act in an assigned emergency response capacity as required to meet emergency food assistance needs.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications & Experience Required

  • Advanced University degree in Sociology, Social Development, Development Economics or Performance Management or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of relevant work experience and/or training/courses.


  • A minimum of 5 years relevant professional experience is required in the following:
  • Led effective monitoring and evaluation processes across multiple countries or Job Vacancy atthe global level.
  • Developed a high-performing team and managed effective monitoring and evaluation operations Job Vacancy ata country level.
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Technical Skills & Knowledge:

  • In-depth knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods and ability to guide others in selecting them.
  • Broad knowledge of diverse evaluation practices, concepts, and principles.
  • Broad knowledge of internal and external best practices and partnerships to develop and implement optimal evaluation arrangements.


  • Ability to assimilate and analyse complex issues using independent judgement and guide other staff in their analysis.
  • Ability to define and adapt an evaluation function to support and align with WFP’s strategic goals and monitoring systems.


  • International Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese.

Terms and Conditions

  • Selected candidate will be employed on a fixed-term contract with a probationary period of one year and eligible for the Rest and Recuperation (R&R) scheme.
  • He/she will be required to travel abroad sometime to remote and difficult locations.
  • WFP offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including basic salary, post adjustment, relocation entitlement, travel and shipment allowances, 30 days’ annual leave, home leave, an education grant for dependent children, pension plan, and medical insurance. For more details please visit:

Application Closing Date
30th September, 2016.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Procedures

  • Candidate should click on the link above
  • Step 1: Register and create your online CV.
  • Step 2: Click on “Description” to read the position requirements and “Apply” to submit your application.


  • You must complete Step 1 and 2 in order for your application to be considered for this vacancy.
  • Qualified African national and female applicants are especially encouraged to apply.
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