Vacancy Announcement Details

Associate Evaluation Officer (2 Posts), P2 (Temporary Job Opening)

23 Nov 2021


This temporary position is located in the Inspection and Evaluation Division, Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS/IED) at United Nations Headquarters in New York and is available until 30 June 2022 with the possibility of an extension subject to the availability of the post. Inspection and evaluation assignments are undertaken in all areas of work of the United Nations Secretariat, i.e., in the maintenance of international peace and security, promotion of sustainable development, delivery of humanitarian aide, protection of human rights, upholding of international laws, as well as in management support services. The incumbent will report to a Chief of Section and to the Director of OIOS/IED. 


  • Assist the evaluation project leader with the planning, development and conduct of assigned projects, such as in-depth evaluations of complex programmes, thematic evaluations and ad hoc evaluations or equivalent studies
  • Carry out, under supervision, all the tasks involved in the assigned evaluations, conducting data collection and analysis
  • Assist in drafting reports, monitoring project development and implementation
  • Review the results of projects, relevant documents and reports
  • Identify problems and issues to be addressed and recommend corrective actions; liaise with relevant parties; identify and track follow-up actions
  • Assist in policy development based on evaluation findings concerning programme relevance, effectiveness, efficiency and impact
  • Undertake evaluation outreach activities
  • Assist in developing and conducting training workshops, seminars, etc. to support evaluation, programme monitoring and management review exercises done by other departments; make presentations on assigned topics/activities
  • Provide substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc. Contribute to efforts to strengthen the role of evaluation in the United Nations Organization so as to improve programme efficiency and effectiveness
  • The Associate Evaluation Officer may, as required, provide support to the Division on Division-wide operational or administrative matters, i.e., work planning, risk assessment, workplan monitoring, Division-wide change initiatives, human resource management, budget management, and general administrative matters, functioning as part of the Division.

Full detals are available on the UNGM website. Deadline for applications 6 December.