NATIONAL POST: Monitoring And Evaluation Specialist, European Union Spotlight Initiative, Bamako, Mali, NOC

Level: NOC
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 27 May 2019 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Bamako, Mali
Job ID: 22834


The Position

The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist is located in Bamako and reports to the SRHR/GBV project Coordinator/ Gender Specialist. The M&E Specialist will work in close cooperation and coordination with the Spotlight Initiative (SI) program team in the country office. He/she will work closely with the component leads and the entire team and national counterparts to ensure M&E aspects are well internalized and applied. The M&E Specialist will participate actively in M&E mechanisms established as part of the UNDAF and joint UN programming processes.

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.

Qualifications and Experience


Advanced university Degree in Social Sciences, Public Health, Population, Demography, Development, Economics, Statistics or Public Administration, with research experience.

Knowledge and experience:

  • At least 5 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in development;
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation will be an advantage;
  • Proficiency in current office software applications;
  • Familiarity with UN or UE policies and principles will be an advantage;
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking and a commitment to results;
  • Ability to organize work effectively and to meet planned deadlines;
  • Demonstrated ability to work harmoniously with persons of different backgrounds in multicultural environment;
  • Must possess negotiations skills;
  • Experience working with government implementing partners;
  • Familiarity with government planning processes and systems;


Fluency in French is required, working knowledge of English, may be an asset.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Population : 20.3 mil
Fertility rate
Maternal Mortality Ratio
Contraceptives prevalence rate
Population aged 10-24
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 33%
Girls 27%