Deadline: 30 April, 2021

Location: Lilongwe, Malawi

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is seeking to fill the role of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.

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.


  • Manage collaborative relationships with KOICA, government institutions, UN agencies and civil society in Malawi, ensuring effective and efficient implementation, monitoring, reporting and evaluation of the KOICA-funded project
  • Provide technical expertise in assisting the resident representative and the deputy representative in leading the project team’s programme delivery and performance/results management
  • Establish and/or maintain appropriate monitoring and evaluation as well as data collection, analysis and dissemination mechanisms, systems and tools, such as dashboard, and ensure their application by the UNFPA country office staff and implementing partners
  • Provide technical support for the monitoring and evaluation activities of UNFPA country office and participate in country-level processes, such as the annual work planning, country office annual reporting, office management planning, and the development of the UNSCDF joint annual workplans, as may be directed by the deputy representative
  • Facilitate and coordinate with the country office staff, implementing partners’ monitoring and evaluation counterparts and the UN country team’s monitoring and evaluation coordination structures to strengthen results-based programme management and facilitate timely, efficient and effective monitoring and reporting of the implementation of UNFPA country programme
  • Assist the country office in the development of monitoring and evaluation plans to track the achievement of results in the annual workplans and support the coordination of implementation
  • In collaboration with UNFPA programme offices, programme expenditures and disbursements, ensure delivery is in line with approved programme budgets


  • University degree in Public Health, Development Studies, Demography, International Relations, Business Management, Sociology, Public Administration, or a related field
  • Five years, minimum, of experience in programme management, development cooperation or public health, with two years, minimum, in the field of monitoring and evaluation of development programmes/projects
  • Work experience in Malawi in the relevant fields of UNFPA mandate, including sexual and reproductive health and rights, youth/adolescents, and gender is an asset
  • Experience in developing results-based monitoring and evaluation frameworks, mechanisms and tools (desirable)
  • Experience working in a developing country (desirable)
  • Good understanding of the UN system, especially UNFPA mandate, policies and operations (desirable)
  • Analytical, planning, and negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Korean

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: UN Mozambique/Helvisney Cardoso


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