Jobs Archive

30/09 2019
United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) - World Food Programme Evaluation officer - P4 Evaluation officer

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.


The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are seeking to fill the position of Evaluation Officer at the P4 level, based in the Office of Evaluation at our Headquarters in Rome, Italy. This is a specialist position and requires a high level of evaluation expertise.

 As a major part of WFP’s accountability framework, evaluations assess the performance and results of policies, strategies, country portfolios, programmes and activities of WFP for accountability and learning to inform future direction. The Evaluation Policy 2016-2021 aims to strengthen WFP’s contribution to ending global hunger by embedding evaluation into the heart of WFP culture, ensuring evidence-based decision making in policies and programmes. In the coming period, WFP’s Office of Evaluation (OEV) will maintain its work on a variety of complex evaluations with continued innovation and improvement in evaluation quality and relevance. The Director of Evaluation heads an independent evaluation function within the WFP Secretariat.



These jobs are found in Headquarters (HQ) and report to the Director of Evaluation.



Mainly to provide independent evaluation evidence, assessing the performance and results of WFP country strategic plans for accountability and learning to inform future direction. 


KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  1. Manage evaluation processes and budgets from preparation and design through to completion to ensure the production of independent, credible evidence that meets high professional standards in line with UN norms and standards and codes of conduct for evaluation in the UN system, embodied in WFP’s Evaluation Quality Assurance System (EQAS).
  2. Source, hire and supervise external consultants to ensure the production of evaluations that meet EQAS requirements.
  3. Engage stakeholder groups, both internal and external to WFP, appropriately in the evaluation process and manage communications.
  4. Contribute to the application of the normative framework, quality support, assessment mechanisms and reporting on decentralized evaluation.
  5. Promote WFP's evaluation culture of accountability and learning through analyzing evidence and lessons; preparation of syntheses and summaries of evaluation findings and recommendations; and prepare presentations of these, tailoring messages to specific audiences and platforms, and working with internal and external stakeholders to enhance learning from and use of evaluation evidence in policy, programme and project design.
  6. Act as the focal point within Office of Evaluation for a particular technical theme and/or WFP region, keeping abreast of relevant developments in that technical and/or geographical area and providing relevant evaluation advice and feedback.
  7. Participate and represent Office of Evaluation in external professional forums and networks and internal collaboration on monitoring and evaluation issues.
  8. Participate in WFP internal evaluation expertise groups to enable sharing of experience and development of good practice.
  9. Manage junior staff members, providing coaching and guidance as required to ensure appropriate development and enable high performance.
  10. Take responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men.
  11. Other as required.

Further details can be found here.

30/09 2019
CSIL Centre for Industrial Studies - Researcher to join the "Development and Evaluation" Unit’s team

CSIL is looking for a Researcher to join the "Development and Evaluation" studies team.

He/she will work in the field of industrial policy, research and innovation policy, SMEs competitiveness.

Further details can be found here.

30/09 2019
International Alert - Final Evaluation Consultant – Kyrgyzstan

International Alert is looking for a consultant for the final evaluation of its project ‘Constructive dialogues on religion and democracy’, funded by the EU's Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP).

The project aims to support an open public discourse and communication about the freedom of religion and belief, the role of religion in people’s life, the interrelation between state and religious institutions, and state policies on religion. The project began in February 2017 and will conclude in January 2020.

As part of the assignment, the consultant will produce the following:

  • an analysis of the extent to which the outcomes achieved correspond to those formulated in the project proposal documents;
  • the strengths and the weaknesses of project implementation;
  • an assessment of the impact of the project from the perspective of the theory (theories) of change of the project consortium partners;
  • an assessment of the project impact and outcomes in relation to the wider secular-religious dialogue (and PVE) context in Kyrgyzstan; and
  • recommendations and lessons to be learned for future work.

The consultant should have a minimum of seven years’ professional (including field) experience in peacebuilding, development, humanitarian aid and/or related fields. They should have proven experience of having worked in a crisis, conflict or post-conflict environment, and the context in Central Asia (preferably Kyrgyzstan). They should also be familiar with approaches to conflict prevention and peacebuilding. Excellent communication skills both written and oral in English and Russian are required; Kyrgyz desirable.

For further details, please read the terms of reference.

To apply, candidates should send a CV and a cover letter outlining their experience and suitability for the assignment (no more than two sides of A4) to [email protected].

The deadline for applications is 30 September 2019 (9am Bishkek time)

30/09 2019
UNHCR - Consultant

The UNHCR Global Learning and Development Centre (GLDC), Budapest (Hungary), is seeking applications from an interested and qualified consultant for the conduct of an external review of its ToT approach and model. 
Terms of Reference:  Consultant Project Title:   Review of the UNHCR’s Training of Trainer (ToT) Approach and Model Job Title:   ToT Review Consultant Organisation:   UNHCR Duty Station:   home-based Duration:   Estimated 50 days over a period of 3 months Starting Date:  15 October 2019 Contract Type:  Individual Consultant (IC) Application deadline: 30 September 2019 (CET). 

Further details can be found attached.

12/09 2019
World Trade Organization - Monitoring and Evaluation Support Officer

The Secretariat of the WTO is seeking to fill a position of Monitoring and Evaluation Support Officer to work in the Executive Secretariat for the Enhanced Integrated Framework (ES). The Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) is a multi-donor programme, which supports Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to be more active players in the global trading system by helping them tackle supply-side constraints to trade. The ES is administratively housed in the WTO. 

Please find further details here.

06/09 2019
IFAD - Junior consultants

The Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD is looking for highly motivated junior consultants to work as research analysts.                                              

Under the overall strategic, policy and management guidance of the Director, IOE, and the day to day supervision of responsible IOE staff (lead evaluation specialist, senior evaluation officer or evaluation officer), the junior consultants will contribute to the conduct of IOE evaluations, including project level evaluations and higher-level evaluations (e.g. country strategy and programme evaluation, evaluation synthesis reports, corporate level evaluations).

Application deadline: 06 September 2019

Read the Generic Job description

06/09 2019
IFAD - Senior Consultants

The  Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD is seeking expressions of interest by senior consultants to contribute to the evaluations listed below planned for 2020 as team leaders or senior members for a period varying from one to six months according to the assignments' needs:

A. Joint corporate-level evaluation (CLE) with the evaluation offices of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), IFAD and the World Food Programme (WFP) on collaboration among the Rome-based agencies;

B. Thematic evaluation on IFAD's contribution to smallholder adaptation to climate change;

C. Country strategy and programme evaluations (CSPEs; language of the report in parenthesis):  Bolivia (Spanish); Morocco (French); Niger (French); Pakistan (English); Uganda (English);

D.Evaluation synthesis report (ESR) on rural infrastructure.

Application deadline: 06 September 2019

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31/08 2019
Word Economic Forum - Impact reporting and results measurement specialist, Geneva

The World Economic Forum is seeking an Impact Reporting and Results Measurement (IRRM) Specialist who will support the ongoing maintenance and updating of the IRRM systems. The role will be based in Geneva within the World Economic Forum. The incumbent will support the work of the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation and the Platform for Global Public Goods teams, reporting to the Monitoring and Evaluation Lead. 


For further details and instruction how to apply, please refer to


The vacancy will be advertised until a suitable candidate is selected. Sending applications the earliest possible would be much appreciated.


For further question/clarification feel free to contact me at [email protected]

26/08 2019
UNICEF - Evaluation Specialist, P-4, New York

Locations: Headquarters Locations: United States
Work Type : Fixed Term Appointment

Please find further details here.

25/08 2019
Landell Mills - DEVCo Evaluation Support Service - Evaluation Specialist

Landell Mills is currently seeking a Medium/Senior Evaluation Specialist to join the Evaluation Support Service (ESS) team in Brussels. The ESS provides technical support to the European Commission (DG DEVCO)’s Evaluation and Results Unit, both in Brussels and in EU Delegations worldwide. The Evaluation Specialist will join an active core team who are working closely with their EC counterparts on a range of assignments designed to improve evaluation systems and practices in DEVCO (e.g. evaluability assessments, methodological guidance) and improve knowledge and learning from evaluation (e.g. synthesis studies).  
This is a full-time position, from September 2019 to January 2021 and will be based from the ESS office in Brussels.   
Detailed information on the tasks to be performed in the role will be provided during initial discussions with interested candidates. 
The successful applicant will have:  
- An educational background in a field related to international development, international relations, sociology, monitoring and evaluations, or similar; - Solid knowledge of evaluation methodologies and experience in conducting evaluations; - Good knowledge of EU policies, procedures and of DG DEVCO in particular; - Excellent communication skills, demonstrated in the ability to build partnerships and Facilitate collaborations; - Proven organisational skills and effective workload management abilities; - Collaborative and positive attitude; - Fluency in English and French, both written and spoken 
For more information and candidatures please contact Ms Cristina Patriarca: [email protected]