IOM – International Organisation for Migration is Recruiting Evaluation Officers (Closes 26 Dec 2023)

IOM is Recruiting

IOM is recruiting evaluation officer Under the overall supervision of the Regional Director and direct supervision of the Regional Programme Coordinator of the ARMP Project and in coordination with relevant units at the Regional Office (RO) for Southern Africa in Pretoria and IOM Headquarters.

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for managing the monitoring, evaluation, and learning of the Africa Regional Migration Program (ARMP), supporting the Programme Coordinator in
identifying relevant programming opportunities, developing the programme’s strategy and
cyclical programming plans and proposals to the donor, as well as liaising with other partners,
as necessary.

The incumbent performs duties in accordance with the IOM monitoring and evaluation guidelines and in coordination with the Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.

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Institutional and Operational Set-Up

  1. Supervise and guide the implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) activities across
    the ARMP countries and other beneficiary partners such as RCPs and RECs according to the
    programme’s results matrix, in close coordination with the ARMP Sub-regional Coordinators,
    Country Focal Points and other relevant IOM staff and partners.
  2. Contribute to the development of roll out processes, tools and systems to monitor the
    implementation of the ARMP across Africa focusing on activities, results, expenditure, budget,
    risks, and assumptions, including the use of IOM’s Project Information Management Application
    (PRIMA) monitoring tools (results monitoring module and dashboards).
  3. Provide substantive inputs to strengthen capacity development on M&E of ARMP staff and
    partners to carry out M&E activities in their respective areas of responsibility through training,
    mentoring, and coaching.


  • Master’s degree in a social science field such as: Monitoring and Evaluation; Project Planning
    and Management; Development Studies; International Development or Relations, Political
    Science, Business or Public Administration, International Studies, or a related field from an
    accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or,
  • University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.


  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge of monitoring, evaluation and reporting methods,
    concepts and styles acquired in organizations similar to IOM such as UN or INGOs.
  • Experience developing and rolling out M&E systems and tools for a large project (preferably a
    multi-country project).
  • Experience in project development and capacity-building activities.
  • Experience in liaising with governmental and diplomatic authorities as well as with national and
    international institutions.
  • Familiarity with mechanisms for financial expenditure and risk monitoring in projects.
  • Sound and proven understanding of internal and international migration issues in the country
    and in the Region.
  • Experience in organizing consultations, workshops, and seminars with high level stakeholders.
  • In depth knowledge of the broad range of migration related subject areas dealt with by the
    Organization; and,
  • Knowledge of UN and bilateral donor programming and institutional requirements especially
    related to US Government grants is desirable.


  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Research and data management skills.
  • High degree of judgment and initiative, ability to work with a high degree of independence
    within assigned areas.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills; and,
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of diverse
    cultural and national backgrounds.

This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations.
Recommended candidates will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period
of 24 months.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in
the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are
nationals of the duty station’s country and who do not have prior experience outside the duty
station’s country as staff member in the Professional category cannot be considered eligible.

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