United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is recruiting for Contract Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Job Description

UNDP has been in Nigeria since the country became independent in 1960 providing capacity building and policy development support to the Federal Government of Nigeria in areas of Governance & Peace Building, Inclusive growth and Sustainable Development. UNDP continues to support, the government in the preparation of the second National Implementation Plan of the National Vision 20:2020. UNDP works in partnership with the Federal Government of Nigeria, development partners, UN agencies, civil society and local communities to help identify local solutions to meet national development challenges through a range of interventions that combine UNDP’s expertise and comparative advantage in the areas of Governance & Peace Building, Inclusive growth and Sustainable Development.

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA

Experience: 5 years

Location: Abuja

Job Field: NGO/Non-Profit 

Job Id: 28863

Practice Area - Job Family: Management - Monitoring and Evaluation

Grade: SB4

Posting Type: Common System

Vacancy Type: Service Contract (SC)

Contract Duration: 1 year with possibility of extension

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager and Coordinator, the incumbent will act as the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and will be expected to perform the following key functions:
  • Coordinate monitoring and evaluation activities in the implementation of the Project Document and Annual Work Plans: The incumbent will provide highest quality monitoring and evaluation support to the Integrated Approach to Building Peace in Nigeria’s Farmer-Herder Crisis Project as well as the Transitioning from Humanitarian Relief to Long Term Development, Addressing the Herdsmen-Farmer Crisis Project (HSTF).
  • Working in close collaboration with the partners and stakeholders the incumbent will ensure result-based and cost-effective execution of the project activities through quality monitoring and evaluation advisory support, provide robust analysis for monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports in the targeted States to advise on potential UN/UNDP Country Office, national and donor response.  
  • Guide and coordinate assessments, surveys, studies and reporting: Incumbent shall support the Country Office (CO) to prepare/complete Project and other reporting documents; develop tools, indicators, and coordinate fieldwork as when needed.
  • Tracking and monitoring of project implementation: She / he shall regularly update on progress towards implementation of the annual work plan; and support the CO’s effort on research, provide input into resource mobilization documents and partnership building
  • Support the development of knowledge products: The incumbent shall assist in the development of knowledge products – tools, methodologies, situation briefs, updates or reports; and prepare and submit to UNDP regular project reports (progress and annual), as well as, regular mission reports and make useful recommendations that can help to deepen the project impact/results.  
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements


Corporate competencies:

  • Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN values and ethical standards
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
  • Treats all people fairly without favoritism
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills

Functional Competencies:

  • Knowledge Management and Learning
  • Promotes a knowledge sharing and learning culture in the office
  • Has good knowledge of UNDP programme and operational issues
  • Has knowledge of UNDP / UN policies and programme in crisis and post-crisis situations.
  • Focuses on impact and results for the clients and responds positively to feedback
  • Ability to establish effective working relations in a multicultural team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills
  • Builds strong relationships with internal and external clients and partners
  • Demonstrates capacity to communicate effectively; resource management; capacity to plan and organize programmes effectively



  • The desired candidate for this assignment shall possess an advanced degree / Master' degree in Social Science, Information Technology, Development Studies or other relevant fields.


  • She / he must have, at least, five (5) years development experience with national or international organizations, two (2) of which must be in the area of Monitoring and Evaluation, Research, and System Strengthening.
  • Cognate experience and evidence of competence in working with national and/or international partners, such as, UN, government and CSOs is desired.
  • The candidate should be able to use ATLAS ERP for Project Management and Monitoring and Evaluation purposes.
  • The candidate should be adept in results-based monitoring.
  • She / he must have sound technical report writing skill and proven ability to engage with multiple stakeholders to achieve desired results.  
  • Previous working experience with UN agencies is an asset.
  • The candidate’s knowledge of disaster risk management, environmental management, peace and conflict prevention, human capacity development and management consulting will be an added advantage


  • She / he must be fluent in written and spoken English

Method of Application

Note: Qualified female candidates are strongly advised to apply.

Interested and qualified? Go to UNDP on jobs.partneragencies.net to apply

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About United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations' global development network.Headquartered in New York City, UNDP advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. It provides expert advice, training, and grant support to developing countries, with increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries.The status of UNDP is that of an executive board within the United Nations General Assembly. T...
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