Ended Monitoring Specialist

The Job

Job Title: (General Vacancy Announcement) Monitoring Specialist in Sana'a & Aden_NO3_FT. Open to Yemeni nationals only

Key functions:

1.  Integrated Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Plan (IMEP) – ensure that Yemen Country Office and national partners use a well-prioritized and realistic plan of research, monitoring and evaluation activities that will provide the most relevant and strategic information to manage the Country Programme, including tracking and assessing  UNICEF’s distinct contribution. 

2.  Situation Monitoring and Assessment - Ensure that the Country Office and national partners have timely and accurate measurement of change in conditions in the country or region, including monitoring of socio-economic trends and the country’s wider policy, economic or institutional context, to facilitate planning and to draw conclusions about the impact of programmes or policies.

3.  Programme Performance Monitoring - Ensure that the Country Office has quality information to assess progress towards expected results established in annual work plans.

4.  Evaluation - Ensure that UNICEF-supported evaluations are designed and implemented to established UN quality standards, and the results are disseminated in a timely fashion to stakeholders to improve programme performance and contribute to wider learning.

5.  M&E Capacity Building -  Ensure that the monitoring and evaluation capacities of Country Office staff and national partners – government and civil society – are strengthened enabling them to increasingly engage in and lead monitoring and evaluation processes.

6.  Coordination and Networking - Ensure that the UNICEF office is effectively linked to wider UNICEF M&E developments in a way that both contributes to and benefits from organizational learning on effective M&E management.

For more details on the Job Profile, click here:  generic JD M&E Specialist P3 NO3.doc

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • Education: Advanced university degree in social sciences, statistics, planning development, planning.  First university degree with additional two-years of relevant work experience is acceptable in lieu of an advanced university degree.
  • Work experience: Five years of relevant professional field work experience in programme development and implementation including monitoring and evaluation activities. 
  • Experience in emergency programming desirable.
  • Language: Fluency in English is required.  Fluency in Arabic is an asset.


For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The functional competencies required for this post are:

•  Leading and Supervising [ II ]       
•  Formulating Strategies and Concepts [ II ]
•  Analyzing [ II ]                              
•  Applying Technical Expertise  [ II ]     
• Planning and Organizing [ III ] 

View our competency framework, click here

How to Apply

If you meet the requirements stated above, please apply through the below link: (not later than 11 Nov 2019):


While UNICEF seeks to recruit the best talent in the Yemeni labor market to be able to deliver the best possible services for the children in Yemen, we would like to make it clear that we never use any third party in any of the recruitment processes for all junior and senior positions advertised. All received applications are treated with high level of transparency and professionalism. Only applicants whose profiles meet the advertised job requirements are considered and only within the announced deadline.

في حين تسعى اليونيسف لإستقطاب أفضل الكوادر في السوق اليمنية لتتمكن من تقديم أفضل خدمة للأطفال في اليمن، تود التنويه إلى أنها لا تستعين بأي شخص أو جهة (قد يقدم نفسهـ/ـا) كوسيط أو طرف ثالث في أي من عمليات التوظيف وفيما يخص جميع الوظائف، باستثناء الإعلان عبر وسائل الإعلام والمواقع الإليكترونية. إن اليونيسف، منظمة الطفولة، تعمل بمستوى عال من الشفافية والمهنية. ولا يتم التواصل إلا مع المتقدمين الذين توافقت مؤهلاتهم وخبراتهم مع الوظائف المعلن عنها والتي تقدموا لها في الموعد المعلن.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.  Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply  – see our entitlements and benefits for our female staff:  Female Entitlements Edited.jpg

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

  • Employer: UNICEF
  • Category: Programs
  • Location: Aden, Sana'a
  • Posted on: 1 November 2019
  • Deadline: 11 November 2019