Technical Adviser, Monitoring and Evaluation, Maputo, Mozambique, P-4

Level: P-4
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 1 April 2019 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Maputo, Mozambique
Job ID: 21982

Job Summary

The Position

The Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Adviser reports directly to the Deputy Representative under the overall guidance of the Representative and is a member of the country office Senior Management Team. The Adviser will be responsible for strategic planning and implementation of results-based monitoring and evaluation activities, and for ensuring high quality and timely inputs and leadership to strengthen results-based programme management to reach results and improve performance.

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 Public Health, Social Sciences, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Economics, Development Studies, or Programme/Project management, monitoring and evaluation.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • 7 years of professional experience, with at least 5 years of relevant work at the national, regional or international level in providing programme/project management advisory services and hands-on experience in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating development projects.
  • Excellent knowledge of and experience with results-based management methodologies and tools (project and programme management, design, monitoring and evaluation) and research and policy-level analysis.
  • Experience working with diverse implementing partners (governments, local NGOs etc.) is required.
  • Demonstrated ability in developing capacities of partners and staff. 
  • Ability to work within a multicultural setting.
  • Experience working with the UN system is an asset. 
  • Initiative, strong conceptual and analytical abilities, sound judgment; liaison, negotiation, administrative, management and organizational skills (including time management).
  • Experience supporting the development of innovations to improve the impact of UNFPA field work is desirable.
  • Proficient in using office software packages and web-based management systems.
  • Experience in using computers and office software packages including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google/Gmail, and handling of web- based management systems.


  • Excellent oral and written communications and editing skills in English is required.
  • Knowledge of Portuguese or other Romance languages desirable. 

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Population : 31.4 mil
Fertility rate
Maternal Mortality Ratio
Contraceptives prevalence rate
Population aged 10-24
Youth secondary school enrollment
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Girls 19%