Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist

United Nations Development Programme
  • Location
    Beirut, Lebanon
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Apply by
  • Posted
    Jun 19

Position description

Duties and Responsibilities

Ensures that the LCRP and response operations have a clear and comprehensive monitoring & evaluation framework and component:

  • Coordinate and manage the inter-sectoral monitoring & evaluation framework and ensuring alignment of sector log frames.
  • Provide technical assistance and guidance to sector working groups and government with a focus on improving the quality of sector log frames and indicators measured.
  • Establish and chair a monitoring (& assessment) working group or strengthen other relevant structure, i.e., IMWG, to ensure a coordinated approach to surveys, situation monitoring and evaluation and information sharing.
  • Work with relevant actors to facilitate the analysis of needs and situation data
  • Ensure alignment between the LCRP M&E and reporting processes with other relevant frameworks, including UNSF
  • Conduct and oversee monitoring and evaluation activities
  • Deliver reliable, relevant and timely monitoring reports according to the M&E calendar
  • Ensure subsequent utilization of monitoring & evaluation information and reports for strategic and operational planning, prioritization, implementation of corrective measures, advocacy and accountability.
  • Establish system to track information on needs, coverage, progress and gaps across sectors aligned with relevant reporting systems, i.e., Activity Info.

Ensures effective Communication of results within the context of the LCRP:

  • Liaise closely with the Senior Inter-Agency Coordinators to ensure that all materials produced are accurate and present partners’ programming in the most effective manner;
  • Preparation of key messages, talking points and speeches for the RC/HC and other senior UN staff on issues associated with the LCRP;
  • Takes the lead in developing key products and reports highlighting specific issues associated with the implementation of the LCRP.


Primary competencies are those integral to the position and are the criteria by which a hiring decision would be made. Secondary competencies are necessary but are not critical to the role.



  • Ability to make new and useful ideas work.
  • Level 5: Integrate & Empower (Strategic Advisor).


  • Ability to persuade others to follow.
  • Level 4: Originate (Peer Regarded Lead Expert).

People Management

  • Ability to improve performance and satisfaction.
  • Level 3: Apply & Adapt (Recognized contributor with demonstrated ability).


  • Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform.
  • Level 5: Integrate & Empower (Strategic Advisor).


  • Ability to get things done.
  • Level 5: Integrate & Empower (Strategic Advisor).



  • Results Based Programme Development & Management.
    Level 5: Integrate & Empower (Strategic Advisor)
  • Building Strategic Partnerships.
    Level 4: Originate (Peer Regarded Lead Expert).
  • Advocacy/Advancing a Policy Orientated Agenda.
    Level 3: Apply & Adapt (Recognized contributor with demonstrated ability).
  • Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise.
    Level 5: Integrate & Empower (Strategic Advisor).


  • Knowledge Management.
    Level 4: Originate (Peer Regarded Lead Expert).
  • Client Orientation.
    Level 4: Originate (Peer Regarded Lead Expert).

Required Skills and Experience


  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Economics, Social Sciences, International Relations, Political Sciences or related field.


At least 7 years of experience in humanitarian emergencies with increasing levels of management responsibility and following skills and experience:

  • Extensive experience in undertaking and managing monitoring & evaluation exercises and/or humanitarian needs assessments demonstrated in complex contexts.
  • Proven qualitative and quantitative research skills and ability to analyse the overall humanitarian situation.
  • Ability to liaise with sectoral experts to ensure adequate analysis and accuracy of data.
  • Ability to use a logical and structured approach to collate archive and synthesize information
  • Experience in undertaking secondary data reviews
  • Experience in handling sensitive data in insecure environments.
  • Proven interpersonal and negotiating skills.
  • Experience of the UN system, international humanitarian community and the IASC cluster system or similar.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English.
  • Knowledge of Arabic and French would be an asset

Application instructions

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