Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

World Food Programme, Bangladesh

Skill Required:, Monitoring and Evaluation
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
18th September, 2019

Job Description


The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.


These jobs are found primarily in WFP Cox's Offices, and job holders typically report to M&E Officer or Programme Associate. The reporting lines may change depending on the size of the office.
At this level work is carried out under minimum supervision. Job holders are expected to produce organised and accurate technical work and reports. They may provide guidance on standard practices to other staff and counterparts in their area of work.


To perform monitoring activities within a specific coverage area and provide reports to support the effective delivery of assistance packages.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Verify the planned movements and distribution of food or non-food assistance through on-site monitoring of distribution sites, reporting issues or discrepancies for timely resolution of problems and to ensure that the quantities distributed, and the quality of the operation are in line with WFP standards;
  • Organize and undertake daily field monitoring visits according to monitoring plans and schedules, to all programme activities to monitor quality of programme delivery and processes and checklists and/or questionnaires;
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative data collection activities, such as household level interviews, distribution monitoring, beneficiary contact monitoring, focus group discussions, key informant interviews, etc., to ensure availability of outcome and process monitoring data for all WFP programmes in Cox’s Bazar in compliance with minimum monitoring requirements;
  • Produce regular reports to document programme implementation and monitoring observations and follow-up on monitoring and evaluation findings to ensure that corrective actions are taken and/or adjustments are made to programme responses as required;
  • Collate programme monitoring data following clear direction by the M&E Officer, in order to support programme reviews and informative decision-making;
  • Liaise with cooperating partners and internal counterparts to gather relevant information, feedback and comments to support programme reviews and improve delivery of services;
  • Receive, collate and document/report comments and feedback from cooperating partners, beneficiaries, and beneficiaries, to support identifying programmatic issues with a view to fostering efficient operations;
  • Provide guidance for cooperating partners on WFP operational practices, monitoring tools and methods in order to support them to complete self-monitoring tasks and to contribute to the visibility of WFP in the coverage areas;
  • Support maintaining records of monitoring plans, reports and data from programme units, such as monthly distribution reports, outcome monitoring data and process monitoring information, in order to ensure timely and regular reporting on the implementation of activities to inform decision-making on programme design;
  • Suggest improvements to field monitoring processes and procedures for efficient implementation of the assistance programmes;
  • Follow set emergency response processes and procedures for emergency food assistance;
  • Any other tasks as required.


  • EducationMinimum Bachelor degree in Development Studies, Social Science, Humanities, or any relevant subject.
  • ExperienceAt least one year of relevant work experience in the field of data collection in development/humanitarian emergency operations, disaster preparedness, cash and voucher programming or other related field.
  • LanguageFluency in spoken Rohingya; fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Bangla.


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