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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer


  • Organization: UNOPS - United Nations Office for Project Services
  • Location: Sanaa
  • Grade: Junior level - LICA-8, Local Individual Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Closing Date: Closed
Job categories Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2023/B5104/25684
Department/office MR, AMMMCO, Amman
Duty station Sana'a, Yemen
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-8
Duration Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance
Application period 22-Mar-2023 to 06-Apr-2023
Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

Functional Responsibilities

Summary of functions:

  1. Monitoring ,Evaluation and Report
  2. Project Implementation
  3. Stakeholder management, coordination and liaison
  4. Knowledge management and innovation
1. Monitoring , Evaluation and Reporting
  • Provide analytical support to the project  Manager in the design and development of the Monitoring and Evaluation strategy and framework for the related project
  • Develop and maintain a system that collates information on all project activities that need to feed into the project M&E framework
  • Ensure that implementing partner(s) fulfill their M&E and Reporting obligations, including enabling the participation of beneficiaries, and that recording and reporting systems are harmonized among implementing partner(s) where possible;
  • Provide  support and feedback on M&E and performance issues to implementing partner(s) ;
  • Conduct regular field visits to project sites to monitor progress..
  • Create and regularly update GIS mapping of all interventions under the project implementation areas
  • Support the PM in updating the project risk register, issues log, highlight reports, and other requirements as per the UNOPS PMM
  • Support the planning of project interventions and the integration of M&E activities for subsequent years of the project
  • Liaise with other stakeholders including Developers and internal team members on the design and implementation of the remote monitoring tool.
  • Support in installing and configuring mobile data collection tools on smartphones or tablets
  • Review monitoring and quality control reports coming from engineers from the field
  • Coordinate withThird Party Monitoring agency during the project life cycle on the findings and corrective actions
  • Coordinate and oversee all reports from field engineers.
  • Adhere to the agreed reporting cycles and requirements with each implementing partner;
  • Support in developing  and managing the standard monitoring, evaluation and reporting formats based on the logical framework and reporting requirements;
  • Support the Mid Term Review, End Project Reviews and Annual Reviews and related reporting requirements;
  • Support the preparation and timely submission of quarterly and annual progress reports to the donors and other stakeholders; and
  • Support the preparation of internal reports required by the PM.
  • Support the project  Manager in completing necessary internal reporting requirements.
2. Project Implementation
  • Preparation and maintenance of project files, including internal and external project reports.
  • Coordinate information flows and oversee change controls, risk registers and issue management by establishing document control procedures
  • Coordinate assigned delivery of work packages and take responsibility for progress.
  • Coordinate and liaise with the Project Manager on the implementation progress. 
  • Identify and escalate to the Project Manager of any deviations from the plan and update plans.
  • Work with the Project manager to identify and manage risks.
  • Support the Project Manager to ensure accurate data entry into UNOPS ERP system (OneUNOPS) and OneUNOPS Projects – as appropriate.
  • Maintain and update implementation plans
  • Identify continuous improvement and lessons learned.

3. Stakeholder management, coordination and liaison

  • Establish a solid working relationship with the project board (Executive, Senior Users and Senior Suppliers), client and key stakeholders.
  • Supports the Project Manager in communication between the project and the donor.
  • Supports the Project Manager to advise the client on issues that may impact the achievement of their outcomes (including issues of sustainability and post project requirements such as maintenance).

4. Knowledge management and and Capacity Building

  • Support the project  Manager in managing lessons learnt and best practices coming out of the programme;
  • Support the project  Manager in setting up an Accountability to Affected Population Mechanism
  • Facilitate dissemination and use of lessons learnt, M&E findings and reports amongst stakeholders;
  • Based on the monitoring and evaluation data, support the project in developing performance improvement plans; and
  • Support in building  capacities of implementing partners in M&E through workshops based as needed.
  • Perform other similar duties as may be assigned by the project  Manager to support the implementation and oversight of the project.
  • Encourage routine and effective capacity building activities are conducted in order to build the long-term and sustainable capacity of staff.
  • Actively interact with other Project Managers and the wider PM community to share case studies, lessons learned and best practices
  • Contribute to the oversight of lessons learned procedures, ensuring that lessons learnt are shared in a timely and appropriate manner. Participate in the relevant Communities of Practice
  • Provide feedback to Practice Groups on policy, supporting guidance with an aim towards continuous improvement of UNOPS policies.
IV. Impact of Results 

Project Manager/Senior Project Manager directly impacts on achievement of project results by adhering to project management methods and strategies, reducing risks, cutting costs and improving success rates.  This consequently reinforces the visibility and image of  UNOPS as an effective service provider in project services and management and strengthens its competitive position as a partner of choice in sustainable development and project services.

Education/Experience/Language requirements


A Bachelor's Degree in relevant fields, preferably in Monitoring and Evaluation, Engineering, Development Economics, Social Sciences, International relations, Organizational Development, or Public administration or Management field or any relevant field  is highly preferred.

  • At least 2 years of progressive experience in the design, development and/or implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems, preferably relevant to programs in humanitarian and/or development  contexts , Project Management , Operations Management, preferably with focus on Monitoring, Fiduciary management, Reporting, Development and Coordination is required.
  • Experience with  health Infrastructure projects funded by donor agencies is an advantage.
  • M&E/research design skills is required. 
  • Data management skills including the use and maintenance of databases is required.
  • Experience in results-based reporting systems is required;
  • Quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills including the use of software to present data is desired. 
  • Experience on the monitoring and evaluation of donor funded programs highly desirable
  • Experience in complex operating contexts, including humanitarian coordination mechanisms, donors, security, and operations management is an asset;
  • Experience and demonstrated knowledge of UN /UNOPS rules and procedures will be an advantage.
  • Prior experience in Yemen or similar contexts is desired.
  • Computer literacy in particular MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 
  • Good contextual knowledge of local issues, community priorities, social and cultural constraints and realities will be an added advantage
Fluency in English and Arabic language is required.

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