Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, Sierra Leone, P-3

Level: P-3
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 16 July 2019 - 5:00pm(Freetown time)
Duty station: Freetown, Sierra Leone
Job ID: 24495

The Position:

The Monitoring and Evaluation Analyst ensures that the monitoring, evaluation and reporting of the country programme activities are compliant with UNFPA’s result-based management principles and guidelines. You will support national partners’ capacity to analyse and utilise monitoring and evaluation data for evidenced-based decision making.

 You will report to the Head of Programmes.

 How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.  UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.

In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.

UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Job Purpose:

Working within a Country Office environment, you will provide monitoring and evaluation quality assurance for the overall country programme activities, in particular a large DFID-funded programme, and will coordinate and strengthen the staff capacity and implementing partners in programme monitoring, evaluation and reporting.


Qualifications and Experience:


 Master’s degree in statistics, population studies, demography, health economics, public health or related field.

 Knowledge and Experience:

  •  Five years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the substantive technical area, of which at least two years at the international level;
  • Proven experience in monitoring and writing project activity reports;
  • A thorough understanding of the UN system in general, especially UNFPA mandate, its policies and operations;
  • Ability to develop and strengthen capacity of staff in the area of M&E;
  • Previous experience with monitoring of DfID donor-funded programme would be an advantage.


  •  Fluency in English.



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Sierra Leone
Population : 7.9 mil
Fertility rate
Maternal Mortality Ratio
Contraceptives prevalence rate
Population aged 10-24
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 38%
Girls 37%