Monitoring and Evaluation Officer - IOM - International Organization for Migration

Call for Applications

Position Title : Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Duty Station : Dili, Timor-Leste 
Classification : Professional Staff, Grade UG
Type of Appointment : Special short-term ungraded, nine months
Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible
Closing Date : 16 February 2022 
Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.
Internal and external candidates will be considered for this vacancy. For the purposes of this vacancy, internal candidates are defined as staff members holding a regular, fixed-term or short-term graded or ungraded contract, including Junior Professional Officers (JPOs), staff on Special Leave Without Pay (SLWOP), and staff members on secondment/loan released by the Organization, unless otherwise specified in their contract. Staff members holding a regular, fixed-term or short-term graded contract will not retain their contract type if appointed to an ungraded position.


Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM) in Timor-Leste and in cooperation with relevant units at Headquarters (HQ) and the Regional Office (RO) Bangkok, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following: identify IOM-relevant project opportunities; develop project proposals for the Country Office (CO); support Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) activities for ongoing projects and liaise with government counterparts and other development partners, as necessary.

Core Functions / Responsibilities
  1. Support and guide the implementation of M&E activities according to the project’s result matrix in close coordination with project managers and other relevant colleagues. 
  2. Design and develop new programme and project concepts and proposals in line with overall government priorities and CO strategic response in close coordination with the CoM, Programme Managers and RO Thematic Specialists.
  3. Support Project Managers and project units in compiling project and donor reports in line with the M&E plans and agreed reporting schedules.
  4. Develop the CO’s M&E system and implement the M&E framework through accurate roll out of M&E tools in each project.
  5. Support the CO in the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) for Timor Leste 2021-2025 reporting as well as M&E, including UNInfo reporting and other mechanisms in coordination with UN agencies.
  6. Provide M&E technical support to the CO to improve the quality of data collection, consolidation, analysis and reporting through capacity building, and regular monitoring visits to the project sites.
  7. Support the CO’s communication strategy through documenting project activities such as capturing case studies, life changing stories for donor reports, update CO website, Facebook, twitter, quarterly newsletter, and local media briefings.
  8. Support and coordinate periodic reviews and evaluations of projects.
  9. Undertake duty travel related to M&E activities, as required.
  10. Facilitate the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Timor-Leste submissions for the IOM institutional reporting processes including the Institutional Questionnaire and Migration Initiatives.
  11. Facilitate capacity building of IOM staff in project development and M&E, as necessary.
  12. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications And Experience


  • Master’s degree in International Relations, Political Science, Business or Public Administration or a related field from an accredited academic institution; or
  • University degree in the above fields with two years of relevant professional experience. Experience
  • Experience in project conceptualisation, development, monitoring, reporting and evaluation;
  • Experience in liaising with governmental and diplomatic authorities as well as with national and international institutions;
  • Experience of UN programming is an advantage;
  • Experience in organizing consultations, workshops, and seminars with high level stakeholders. Skills
  • Familiarity with financial and business administration.
  • Sound and proven understanding of internal and international migration issues in Timor-Leste is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of the region is an advantage.
  • Advanced knowledge and skills of computer applications of MS Word, Excel, database management, SPSS or other statistical packages.
  • Ability to interpret health and socio-economic data will be considered an advantage.
  • Excellent communication and analytical competencies.
  • High degree of judgment and initiative.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of independence within assigned areas.
  • Computer literacy especially data base tools.
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously in a team of colleagues of varied cultural and professional backgrounds.
  • Proven ability to produce quality work accurately and concisely according to set deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, courteous, tact and has the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of diverse cultural and national backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of UN and bilateral donor programming is advantageous.

IOM’s official languages are English, French and Spanish.

External applicants for all positions in the Professional category are required to be proficient in English and have at least a working knowledge of one additional UN Language (French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian or Chinese).

For all applicants, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Portuguese and Tetum is an advantage.

Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.


1 Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database (

Required Competencies

- all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:
  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges. Core Competencies – behavioural indicators
  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.
Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators
  • Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
  • Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
  • Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.
IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.


Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile. Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances. Subject to certain exemptions, vaccination against COVID-19 will in principle be required for individuals hired on or after 15 November 2021. This will be verified as part of the medical clearance process.

Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.

How To Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 16 February 2022 at the latest, referring to this advertisement. IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Posting Period

From 03.02.2022 to 16.02.2022

No Fees

IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

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  1. Boatarde ba maluk Sira iha IOM Timor Leste, Ami aoresia tebes ba vaga nebe Ita boot Sira anuncia iha media. Ami estuda vaga Sira nee Nia kriteria ne'e todan tebes, atu serbisu iha vaga Sira nee presija Ema iha capabilidade iha Lian Inglesh ho Portugues.

    Ida ne'e deficil tebes ba Timor barak Mak seidauk iha esperiemcia serbisu. Hau hare vaga Sura ne'e loka ba IMI ho IMI nebe serbisu iha agencia internasional.

    Hau hanoin IOM MOS agencia Internasional nian nebe bele ajuda governo atu resolva problema desemoregu, maibe dalaruma Lae, tanba sistema edukasaun iha Timor MOS ladun iha qualidade, tinan Tina gradua barak maibe qualidade oituan deit, Ida ne'e lori problema nafatin ba governo, Joven barak tenke ba buka serbisu iha Rai liur, England, Australia, Korea do Sul no Irlandia.

    Hau fihir husi Instituisaun nebe loke vagas iha Rai laran kria kriteria ba Ema atu ba hatama Karta kandidatura serbisu nian sento todan hanesan foho monu hanehan rai. Favor Ida agencia Nasional no Internasional kria serbisu karik ba Timor oan deit, labele loke serbisu ba malae Sira mak mai serbisu no Timor oan sira haruka fali ba liur ida ne'e la resolve problema desemoregu iha Timor. Ita boot Sira hatene governo iha difficuldafe barak, labele loke serbisu ba Ema hotu tanba kestaun fundos.

  2. Se vaga ruma nebé mak ema recomendado iha ona, la precisa fo'o sai atu ema balu gasta tempo ba aplica!
    Ita só bosok malu deit.