Monitoring & Evaluation and Reporting Specialist, Humanitarian Office, New York, P-4

Level: P-4
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 28 February 2020 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: New York, USA
Job ID: 28691

The Position:

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), and Reporting Specialist post is located in the Financing and Operations Unit. Aligned with the Humanitarian Office priorities. You will develop monitoring, evaluation and reporting systems for humanitarian projects. You are expected to work with an integrated, coordinated, and innovative systems strengthening approach, which is fundamental to the Humanitarian Office and UNFPA’s overall strategy.

You will work under the direct supervision of the Head of Financing and Operations Unit of the Humanitarian Office.

How Can You 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’s person potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan 2018-2021, focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal death; to end unmet need for family planning; 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 and exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to delivering excellence in programme results.

Job Purpose:

The overall purpose of the Humanitarian Office is to facilitate the delivery of the UNFPA mandate by supporting humanitarian preparedness, response, and recovery actions in increasingly complex humanitarian situations, within globally agreed frameworks (2030 Agenda, Grand Bargain Commitments, Sendai Framework, etc.). The Humanitarian Office leads in leveraging and increasing effectiveness, efficiency and capacity of UNFPA staff and partners to scale up UNFPA’s role as a key global humanitarian actor. Through the Inter-Agency Standing Committee for Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance (IASC) and other associated entities, the Humanitarian Office acts as a point of convergence on humanitarian activities, including policy, coordination, programming, advocacy, field capacity development, resource mobilization, innovation, partnerships, technical guidance and, crucially, thematic integration, ensuring complementarity between humanitarian and development action within the organization.

HO advocates among humanitarian agencies to include sexual and reproductive health and rights needs and sexual and gender-based violence prevention needs and humanitarian concerns of population into the overall humanitarian preparedness and response frameworks. The HO facilitates the development of UNFPA capacities to prepare and respond to the emergencies and to ensure the fund is well equipped to deal with the context of fragility and disaster risk reduction.

Qualifications and Experience


Advanced university degree (M.A.) in social sciences, business administration, humanitarian practice, international development, public administration, public information, public health or related field.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • 7 years of relevant work experience in programme development, management and reporting;
  • Familiarity with IASC and other humanitarian coordination mechanisms, guiding principles and standards;
  • Experience in the design and implementation of IT systems and tools for the Management of programmes;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, creativity, strong project management skills, a positive and outgoing personality, and ability to interact successfully with people of different backgrounds and cultures;
  • Knowledge of policies, procedures and systems for program management at UN would be an asset;
  • Prior experience in working with ERP financials (preferably PeopleSoft / Oracle) is an advantage;
  • Experience in providing trainings is an asset.


Excellent in English, knowledge of another official UN languages is an asset.


We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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