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National Monitoring Specialist


  • Organization: FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Location: Yerevan
  • Grade: Consultancy - Consultant - Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Closing Date: Closed

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FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in its staff and international consultants in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.

  • FAO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, background and culture
  • Qualified female applicants, qualified nationals of non-and under-represented Members and person with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Everyone who works for FAO is required to adhere to the highest standards of integrity and professional conduct, and to uphold FAO's values
  • FAO, as a Specialized Agency of the United Nations, has a zero-tolerance policy for conduct that is incompatible with its status, objectives and mandate, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination  
  • All selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks
  • All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality
  • FAO staff are subject to the authority of the Director-General, who may assign them to any of the activities or offices of the Organization.

Organizational Setting

FAO Armenia is responsible for the planning, implementation and monitoring of the country programme utilizing technical support expertise from the Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia and Headquarter units. FAO) is assisting the Ministry of Economy in providing resources to oversee the implementation of the National Pathway Goals for sustainable food systems in Armenia.

Reporting Lines

Under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative in Armenia the national monitoring Specialist report to both the Deputy Minister of Economy and FAO Armenia in close collaboration with the UN Food Systems Hub and other counterparts the National Monitoring Specialist will specifically implement below tasks.

Technical Focus

The Monitoring Specialist supports FAO Armenia Representation in developing monitoring and evaluation framework to track the progress of initiatives outlined in the National Pathway of Armenia.

Tasks and responsibilities

• Monitoring and Evaluation\: assist in developing monitoring and evaluation framework to track the progress of initiatives outlined in the National Pathway.
• Data Collection\: Collect, analyze, and report on relevant data to measure the success of each objective from the National Pathway. This includes assessing changes in agricultural productivity, credit market development, land utilization.
• Reporting\: Produce comprehensive progress reports, highlighting successes, challenges, and areas requiring adjustments.
• Capacity Building\: Assist in building monitoring and evaluation capacities.

The Monitoring Specialist will be expected to provide the following deliverables in alignment with the National Pathway\:

• A well-defined monitoring and evaluation framework,
• Regular progress reports and data-driven insights specific to the National Pathway objectives,
• Recommendations for adjustments and improvements to meet National Pathway goals as needed.


Minimum Requirements

• University Degree preferably in Statistics, Management, Administration, Economics or related fields;
• At least 5 years of experience in working with agribusinesses and agriculture;
• Working knowledge (level C) of Armenian and English languages is required;
• National of Armenia or a legal resident in the country with a valid work permit.

FAO Core Competencies

• Results Focus
• Teamwork
• Communication
• Building Effective Relationships
• Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Technical/Functional Skills

• Work experience in project formulation, implementation in agriculture, agribusiness and food systems;
• Work experience in monitoring and evaluation of programs and projects including data collection;
• Good communication skills.
• Excellent writing skills.
• Good knowledge of public policy processes is an asset.

Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency.


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  • Only language proficiency certificates from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE, LRT) will be accepted as proof of the level of knowledge of languages indicated in the online applications.
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  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.


• To apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile. We strongly recommend that your profile is accurate, complete and includes your employment records, academic qualifications, and language skills
• Candidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation to the online profile
• Once your profile is completed, please apply, and submit your application
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• We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline date.

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