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Ethiopia: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Ethiopia: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 24 Apr 2019

Position Title : Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Duty Station : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P3

Type of Appointment : Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 24 April 2019

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading

UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and

non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. For the purpose of the vacancy, the following candidates are considered as first-tier candidates:

1. Internal candidates

2. Qualified applicants from the following NMS countries:

Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Cook Islands; Cuba; Cabo Verde; Djibouti; Fiji; Micronesia (Federated States of); Gabon; Grenada; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Iceland; Kiribati; Comoros; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Lao People's Democratic Republic (the); Saint Lucia; Lesotho; Libya; Montenegro; Marshall Islands; Mauritania; Namibia; Nauru; Papua New Guinea; Palau; Paraguay; Solomon Islands; Seychelles; Somalia; Suriname; Sao Tome and Principe; Kingdom of Eswatini; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Holy See;

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Vanuatu; Samoa


Since 1995, IOM has been working in partnership with the Government of Ethio¬pia, the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the Intergovern-mental Authority for Development (IGAD), the African Union (AU), migrants, and other stakeholders to uphold the rights and needs of migrants, promote the benefits and address the challenges of migration, and mitigate the related risks to the advantage of all.

To enhance the African Union Commission’s (AUC) capacity to conduct its migration work, the IOM has entered into an agreement with the AUC to provide the regional organization with professional staff enhance its capacity on migration policies monitoring and evaluation, within the Labour, Employment and Migration Division of the AUC’s Social Affairs Department. An expert will be recruited to support the Commission’s work on migration related issues relevant to the African context, such as migration governance, planning, monitoring and evaluation.

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission to Ethiopia and Representative to the African Union, IGAD and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), and the direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator (Mixed Migration) in IOM, the successful candidate will be responsible for work on migration governance, policy planning, monitoring and evaluation.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Develops tools and resources to support strategic monitoring, evaluation and assessment of migration governance and migration management.

  2. Analyses and assesses progress on implementation, outputs and outcomes, preparing reports on evidence-based findings and lessons learned, and reviewing, commenting on and revising project content and outputs.

  3. Plans, organizes, conducts and participates in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)-related training, technical assistance and data collection, and ensures up-to-date project documentation.

  4. Provides guidance and substantive inputs to the implementation of the communication activities.

  5. Conducts desk research and literature reviews, analysing and compiling data from various sources.

  6. Provides advice and guidance on the development of M&E tools and resources on migration governance and migration management to improve decision-making and planning.

  7. Prepares reports based on evidence-based findings and lessons learned to support on-going learning and feedback.

  8. Promote and assist AU member states to develop and improve migration data collection, analysis and sharing mechanisms.

  9. Lead the AUC’s efforts to assist member states in setting up National Migration Coordination Mechanisms.

  10. Represent the AUC at regional and continental conferences, workshops, seminars and meetings on migration monitoring and evaluation.

  11. Keep abreast of, analyse and provide advice on developments related to migration monitoring and evaluation in Africa.

  12. Work closely with relevant AUC departments on migration related issues.

  13. Perform related duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:


• Master’s degree in Public Policy Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, International Migration, Social Sciences, Political Science, or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.


• Working experience in migration policy planning, M&E, preferably for a national government or intergovernmental organization;

• In-depth knowledge of migration issues, especially migration governance, policy planning, M&E, in the African context;

• Extensive knowledge of migration policy planning, M&E;

• Experience in drafting research papers and briefing notes for officials if governmental institutions or intergovernmental organizations;

• Experience in team work;

• Ability to work in a multicultural environment.


IOM’s official languages are English, French and Spanish.

For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of French and/or Spanish is an advantage.

Desirable Competencies:

Values - all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.

Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.

Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.

Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.


Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 24 April 2019 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

For further information, please refer to:

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.

Posting period:

From 11.04.2019 to 24.04.2019

Requisition: VN 2019/94 (P) - Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (P3) - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (55925792) Released

Posting: Posting NC55925793 (55925793) Released

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