Apply: UNICEF Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Deadline: 29 June, 2020

Location: Dakar, Senegal

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist.

UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.


  • Ensure team members have quality data to assess progress on the situation of children and towards expected results established in annual work plans
  • Ensure that child right monitoring and data capacities of UNICEF Office staff and national partners – government and civil society – are strengthened enabling them to increasingly engage in and lead situation analysis, child rights monitoring
  • Support team members to ensure that that they 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
  • Facilitate planning and the drawing of conclusions about the impact of programmes or policies
  • Support in data quality improvement efforts in the region, including establishing quality assurance systems and tools
  • Ensure that lessons learned and knowledge generated in the region and elsewhere in the organisation are shared in the region


  • Advanced university degree in Social Sciences, Statistics or Planning and Development
  • Eight years of relevant professional work experience in programme development and implementation including monitoring and evaluation activities
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset
  • Fluency in English and French is required
  • Knowledge of a local language is considered as an asset

To apply and for more information, click here.

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