Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Posted By: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)


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Monitoring & Evaluation


Job Description

Deadline of Application: 07 August 2022

This vacancy announcement is for Indian Nationals only.




Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. A written test will be used as a form of screening. In the event your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide in advance a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/ certificate(s) required for this position. Qualified candidates will be retained on roster for at least two years and may be considered for future similar vacant posts.


Mode of Engagement:

The salary for this position is non-taxable (subject to medical and pension deduction). The incumbent will be entitled for benefits related to medical, pension, leave as per WFP policy.




The position is an integral part of the Evidence and Results Unit. The position holder will work under the direct supervision of the Head, Evidence and Results Unit and with overall supervision of the Deputy Country Director/Country Director. She/he will be responsible for supporting in carrying out technical and analytical work in taking forward the planning, monitoring and reporting of results, lead and support design, implementation, analysis and reporting of assessments, and provide technical support and oversight to evaluations and reviews. 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)


Evaluations and reviews

•   Contribute to evaluation and review activities including preparation of concept notes, terms of reference, study design and methods, finalization of data collection tools and design of data entry systems, training of enumerators, data cleaning, analysis and reporting. 

•   Provide guidance and technical oversight to evaluation companies who are hired to conduct evaluations. 

•   Support the regional bureau and headquarters in reporting on WFP India’s evaluation products.


Research and assessments 

•   Identify strategic opportunities to conduct research to provide critical and timely evidence for WFP and government or non-government partners, working across units and with the Deputy Country Director. 

•   Provide technical support in developing research concept notes, draft methodologies and terms of reference for the work as well as leading the development of data analysis plans and tools development. 

Corporate Results Framework and UNSDCF Monitoring and Reporting

•   Support in the reporting against the approved logframe of the Country Strategic Plan, including planning, midyear reporting and end year reporting. 

•   Serve as the liaison with the Regional Bureau Monitoring team. . 

Other Responsibilities

•   Act as deputy head of the Evidence and Results Unit and perform responsibilities in the absence of the unit head and support the unit head in coordinating, monitoring, fundraising and extending guidance to the state team for executing the state work plan. 

•   Support unit head in developing funding proposals, concept notes and participate and contribute in various partnership meetings with donors to pitch for funding on activities. 



Advanced university degree in Economics, Statistics, Geography, Demography/Population Studies, Social Science, Rural Development, Development Economics or other relevant field or First level University degree and/or certification courses/trainings in the field of monitoring, evaluation and research with additional two years of related professional work experience in this sector. 


A minimum of one year of progressively responsible work experience in the field of evaluation, research, assessment and monitoring in the field of food security, nutrition, poverty, livelihood, health and related areas. Experience of undertaking evaluation and RAM activities using various modern saftwares and tools. Experience in providing inputs into designing studies and programmes, and has provided inputs for policy discussions. 


Proficient in using various modern quantitative, qualitative, geospatial analytical and visualization softwares such as R Studio/Python/Stata/SPSS, NVivo/Atals.ti, QGIS/ArcGIS, Tableau etc. Experience in writing concept notes and proposals for evaluation and RAM projects with clarity. High level of proficiency with MS office package. 


Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Working knowledge of Hindi is preferred.



To provide coordination and specialized technical support to full range of policy and programme activities of the unit; including well prepared analytical research reports, programmes reviews, rigorous evaluation, policy analysis to effectively carry out the organization goals and objectives.



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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
  • About Organization:WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.