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Dhaka, Bangladesh, Senior Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Specialist


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8+ Year

UNjobs Asia – Bangladesh

  • Organization: FAO – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Country: Bangladesh
  • City: Dhaka
  • Office: FAO Dhaka, Bangladesh

Job Posting: 21/Dec/2022

Closure Date: 11/Jan/2023, 10:59:00 PM

Organizational Unit: FABGD

Job Type: Non-staff opportunities

Type of Requisition : NPP (National Project Personnel)

Grade Level: N/A

Primary Location: Bangladesh-Dhaka

Duration: 6 Months with Possibility of extension

Post Number: N/A

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Duties and Responsibilities – UNjobs Asia – Bangaladesh

  • Take the lead in creating and implementing the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) strategy and framework at the level of the country office to provide timely information on delivery terms of outputs, outcomes, and impacts, enabling the management of the programmed/cluster/project teams to track and improve implementation, generate learning, and support evidence-based advocacy;
  • Contribute to the project and program M&E cycle, including the development of the project theory of change, the drafting of M&E sections, the review of the beneficiary selection and identification process, the setting of benchmark values for the logical framework indicators, key checkpoints for the project’s work plans and performance, and budget reviews to ensure that MEAL costs are fully integrated;
  •  In collaboration with technical experts contribute to the development of output and outcome monitoring indicator, process and quantitative/qualitative tools for data collection, analysis and management in order to implement the strategy and framework that are adaptable according to contextual and operational differences;
  •  Establish a secure beneficiary tracking system to increase accountability in beneficiary selection, counting and registration protocols for the projects to ensure that beneficiaries are informed and involved in the project design, implementation and evaluation;
  •  Support monitor project activities and progress towards achievement of results and provide feedback to FAO Management for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of project implementation by providing overview on Value for Money, Return on Investment, Cost Benefit Analysis and other indices;
  •  Undertake visits to the field to support implementation of the project/programme activities and to identify/recommend required adaptations and assist in coordinating across various field offices to ensure effective and consistent implementation of MEAL activities as well as data quality;

Minimum Requirements

  • Advance university degree in agricultural and development economics, statistics, rural development or related field, preferably in information management.
  •  Minimum 10 years of experience in MEAL applied to food security and/or agricultural programmes;
  •  Working knowledge of English (Level C) and Bangla
  •  National of Bangladesh

Core Competencies of FAO – UNjobs Asia – Bangaladesh

  •  Results Focus
  •  Teamwork
  •  Communication
  •  Building Effective Relationships
  •  Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

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Technical/Practical Competencies

  •  Excellent knowledge of MEAL tools and methodologies applied in food security, agricultural and resilience interventions;
  •  Working knowledge of advanced statistics with ability to use statistical software packages (e.g. SPSS and R);
  •  Good knowledge of using and programming questionnaires in Open data kits (in particular Kobo toolbox);
  •  Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook);
  •  Ability to perform in multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary context;
  •  Experience in emergencies would be an asset;
  •  Field experience in implementing MEAL activities and strategies required


  •  To apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile. We strongly recommend that your profile is accurate, complete and includes your employment records, academic qualifications, and language skills
  •  Candidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation to the online profile
  •  Once your profile is completed, please apply, and submit your application
  •  Candidates may be requested to provide performance assessments and authorization to conduct verification checks of past and present work, character, education, military and police records to ascertain any and all information which may be pertinent to the employment qualifications
  •  Incomplete applications will not be considered
  •  Personal information provided on your application may be shared within FAO and with other companies acting on FAO’s behalf to provide employment support services such as pre-screening of applications, assessment tests, background checks and other related services. You will be asked to provide your consent before submitting your application. You may withdraw consent at any time, by withdrawing your application, in such case FAO will no longer be able to consider your application
  •  Only applications received through the FAO recruitment portal will be considered
  •  Your application will be screened based on the information provided in your online profile
  •  We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline date. If you need help, or have queries, please contact: Careers@fao.org


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