Monitoring and Evaluation Expert.

Vacancy Number: UN21/02304

Location:Chisinau, Moldova
Application Deadline: 21 Sep 2021, 23:00 (GMT+2:00)
Type of Contract:N/A
Reference to the project: Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations
Expected Duration of Assignment:1 year (3 months probation period)
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Organizational Setting

FAO in partnership with the Government of Moldova is implementing the project “Enabling a policy environment for integrated natural resources management and implementation of an integrated approach to achieve land degradation neutrality in Moldova”.  The main project objective is to support and scale up the introduction of innovative climate-smart agriculture practices, and sustainable forest and land management to achieve land degradation neutrality.

Reporting Lines

The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the Project Coordinator and overall supervision of the FAO Representative in Moldova and Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (REU).

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Support the Project Coordinator by taking the lead in monitoring and evaluation of key project results and impacts, according to FAO and GEF policies and guidelines
  • Lead the development and maintenance of a functioning monitoring, evaluation and reporting framework within the project
  • Periodically revise and develop the Project’s M&E Plan and adapt the M&E Plan as required by the project implementation circumstances
  • Monitor progress in the implementation and results of the projects against objectives and indicators as well as promote and support quality assurance of all project interventions.
  • Establish monitoring and evaluation system to measure project progress and impacts in terms of multiple global environmental benefits (GEBs), social and economic benefits
  • Secure a sound and timely technical monitoring of indicators to measure the reduction in land degradation.
  • Take the lead in presenting M&E-related subjects during project events and stakeholder meetings.
  • Work with Project Coordinator and other team members in development of the necessary half-year, annual and ad-hoc progress reports or updates.
  • Other work related to Monitoring and Evaluation, as required.


    To apply, please send your CV with all relevant details to by 21 September inclusive.

    Vacancies will be removed from the recruitment portal at 23:59 Central European Time (CET) on the deadline for applications date. We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline date.