Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

World Food Programme, Bangladesh

Skill Required:, Monitoring and Evaluation
Preferred Experience: 
5 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 in Cox's Bazar Offices (CBOs) and job holders report to International M&E Officer (head of unit).
Job holders are likely to be working under the close support and guidance of a more experienced professional staff member receiving guidance and regular feedback on work performed.


To provide support to Monitoring & Evaluations activities that effectively meet food assistance needs.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

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

  • Provide inputs to the development of Monitoring, Review and Evaluation plans that will provide the most relevant and strategic information toward achieving expected results (as set out in the Country Strategic Plan (CSP), while being compliant with WFP evaluation and monitoring requirements.
  • Support in budgeting for M&E costs and advocate through line manager for both appropriate financial and human resourcing.
  • Support the International M&E Officer in management of outsourced/third-party monitoring activities.
  • Provide feedback on the formulation of Monitoring and Evaluation Strategies for WFP Cox’s Bazar operations and support their operationalization.
  • Contribute to evidence-based decision-making on programme design and implementation, notably through making monitoring, review and evaluations findings accessible, developing innovative, user-friendly and informative products.
  • Support WFP Management in addressing recommendations from monitoring, reviews and evaluations to ensure that follow-up actions are taken as required.
  • Contribute to building M&E capacity of WFP staff and partners through training and information sharing. Manage junior staff members and guide as required to enable high performance.
  • Support line manager in ensuring that monitoring systems and tools are in place for all WFP programmes in Cox’s Bazar and compliant with corporate standards including the minimum monitoring requirements (MMR), standard operational procedures (SOP) and establishment of baselines and targets in alignment with the updated corporate results framework (CRF).

Long Description

  • Ensure implementation of regular monitoring activities by M&E field staff, including planning of daily field activities and supervision of team of Monitoring Assistants, guaranteeing availability of quantitative and qualitative data to monitor and assess programme performance and communication of monitoring findings to Programme management on regular basis.
  • Draft regular monitoring reports on status of results and implementation progress and contribute to the data analysis.
  • Support studies, evaluations, mid-term reviews and thematic reviews which are intended for internal learning, strategic and operational decision-making.
  • Undertake tasks as Beneficiary Complaints and Feedback Mechanism Manager in the framework of the overall CFM strategy of WFP Bangladesh and Cox’s Bazar in particular.
  • Take responsibility for integrating protection and gender perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men;
  • Follow set emergency response processes and procedures for emergency food assistance;
  • Any other tasks as required.


  • Education: Completion of University degree in related functional area (Social sciences, statistics, information management, etc.)
  • Experience: At least five years of relevant work experience with managerial responsibilities in the field of Monitoring and Evaluation and/or Programme in international development, emergency operations, disaster preparedness, cash and voucher programming or other related field.
  • Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Bangla.


  • Familiarity with the special context of refugee camps and makeshift sites in Cox’s Bazar.
  • Knowledge of spoken Rohingya language is an asset. Professional fluency in spoken and written English is required.
  • Demonstrated research experience using a variety of analytical tools and survey methods/designs (quantitative and qualitative) and ability to communicate findings clearly both orally and in writing.
  • Performed monitoring, evaluations, and assessments at field locations.
  • Demonstrated skills in data analysis using SPSS/STATA or other statistical analysis packages.
  • Demonstrated skills in reporting findings using data visualization software and innovative reporting products


  • Has experience in Monitoring and Evaluation of humanitarian emergency/development programmes.
  • Experience in Beneficiary Feedback and Complaints Management


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