Vacancy Announcement Details

Evaluation Specialist (Temporary Appointment)

16 May 2022


Duties and Responsibilities


Lead or support evaluations that are impartial, independent, and credible.

  • Carry out evaluations of programmes, policies and cross-cutting themes.
  • Effectively coordinate evaluations conducted by staff members and consultants.
  • Promote evaluations that meet high professional standards in line with the UNDP Evaluation Policy and UN Evaluation Norms & Standards.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the area of evaluation.
  • Apply up-to-date evaluation techniques and approaches.
  • Collaborate with other UN evaluation units and professional evaluation bodies

Ensure that evaluations are useful, and support follow-up of evaluation findings and recommendations.

  • Report on recommendations and lessons learned drawn from evaluations.
  • Organize meetings, workshops and other discussion forum to establish a dialogue on evaluation results.
  • Advocate for the use of evaluation results in the design and appraisal of strategies, policies and projects/programmes

Promote the evaluation function in the Organization.

  • Contribute to the development and review of policies, guidance, systems, procedures and tools related to evaluation
  • Support evaluation capacity development initiatives within the office.
  • Contribute to methodological improvement of and support to decentralized evaluations.

Support the effective deployment of human and financial resources of IEO.

  • Plan evaluations and prepare budgets for individual evaluations.
  • Manage effectively and efficiently the use of resources for evaluations.
  • Select evaluation consultants based on post requirements.
  • Supervise evaluation consultants.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Lead or support evaluation teams, comprising consultants and staff, in the data collection, analysis, and reporting on UNDP country office results and performance, using established evaluation criteria and methods. 

Full details available on the UNDP website. Application deadline 27 May.