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Project Development and M&E Officer


  • Organization: IMPACT Initiatives
  • Location: Chişinău
  • Grade: Junior level - Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: 2023-10-31

We are currently looking for a Programme Development Officer to lead on project design, grant management and M&E.

Position: IMPACT Programme Development and M&E Officer for Moldova

Contract duration: 6 months, with potential renewal

Location: Chisinau, Moldova

Starting date: October 2023

Under the joint supervision of the Moldova Country Coordinator and the guidance of the IMPACT Regional Senior Program Development and M&E Officer, the IMPACT PD and M&E Officer (PDO) is responsible for coordinating programme development, and leading reporting and monitoring and evaluation for the refugee response. The ideal candidate would be eager to work within a dynamic and motivated team, and will have a clear focus on program development as a tool to improve the efficacy of the humanitarian and development responses in Moldova.

The Programme Development Officer’s responsibilities will include:

1. Grant Management

  • Draft proposals based on input from research units and coordinate the proposal development process between IMPACT Regional, ACTED, and Impact HQ
  • Track contractual obligations for existing grants and ensure that IMPACT is on track to meet these obligations
  • Organizing and leading grant kick-off and close out meetings for all grants
  • Drafting monthly, bi-annual, and final reports based on inputs from research units, and other relevant requirements, and coordinating reporting with ACTED and IMPACT HQ
  • Leading on grant management meetings with ACTED
  • Keeping grant management files updated and organized

2. Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Monitor and oversee systems for tracking research outputs and utilization
  • Prepare all donor required monitoring and evaluation reports including baseline reports, mid-term reports, and final evaluations
  • Develop analytical reports on research output utilization based on quantitative data from SendinBlue, Google Analytics, user surveys and qualitative data gathered through key informant interviews
  • Work with research units to develop a strategy to improve research output utilization and impact

3. Country Strategy Development

  • Work with the Country Coordinator and the Senior Management Team to develop a multi-year country strategy for Moldova.
  • Ensure that project proposals are prepared in line with the Country Strategy.


  • Excellent academic qualifications, including a Master’s degree in relevant discipline preferred;
  • 1-2 years of relevant working experience with program development, monitoring and evaluation, or related field preferred;
  • Familiarity with the aid system, and understanding of donor and governmental requirements;
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting;
  • Excellent analytical skills – ability to situate findings within a wider context;
  • Ability to operate in a cross-cultural and cross-country environment requiring flexibility;
  • Understanding of the global and country level cluster approach, an asset;
  • Ability to operate Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics and email marketing preferred;
  • A self-starter with a strong existing ability to work independently;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Fluency in English required;


  • For this position, salary between 2’100 and 2’160 CHF monthly (before income tax), etc as well as a monthly living allowance of 300 USD and a food allowance of 300 USD NB – IMPACT salaries are strictly determined by our salary grid depending on the grade of the position and the level of education of staff.
  • Accommodation provided in a guesthouse.
  • Enrolment in Swiss private pension fund (Swisslife – approx. 9.975% of staff gross salary), health insurance, life insurance and repatriation assistance.
  • Flight tickets every 6 months & visa fees covered.
  • Contribution to the luggage transportation fees
  • Annual leave of 36 days per year. Public holidays of the country of assignment.
  • Family/compassionate leave when applicable.
  • Predeparture induction – 3 days at IMPACT Initiatives’ HQ in Geneva + one week pre-International training in ACTED HQ in Paris, including a 4-days in situ security training;
  • MPACT prioritizes the psychological safety of its staff and the health insurance provided covers, among others, up to 1000 € per year of psychosocial counselling fee

Please apply directly on IMPACT's website: Programme Development and M&E Officer | Impact (

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