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Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant (G5)


Grade: G5  

Vacancy no.: CAIRO/DC/G/2021/02
Publication date: 21 Feb 2021
Application deadline (midnight local time): 20 March 2021


Job ID: 5545 
Department: RO-Africa 
Organization Unit: DWT/CO-Cairo 
Location: Cairo   
Contract type: Fixed Term 

Contract duration: 12 Months (With a possibility of extension) 


Under article 4.2, paragraph (e) of the Staff Regulations, the filling of vacancies in technical cooperation projects does not fall under Annex I of the Staff Regulations and is made by direct selection by the Director-General.

In order to support the best informed process in the filling of the above-mentioned vacancy by direct selection, the ILO invites interested candidates to submit their application online by the above date.


The following are eligible to apply:

  • ILO Internal candidates in accordance with paragraphs 31 and 32 of Annex I of the Staff Regulations.
  • External candidates* 

*The recruitment process for National Officer positions is subject to specific local recruitment criteria.


Technical cooperation appointments are not expected to lead to a career in the ILO and they do not carry any expectation of renewal or conversion to any other type of appointment in the Organization. A one-year fixed-term contract will be given. Extensions of technical cooperation contracts are subject to various elements including the following: availability of funds, continuing need of the functions and satisfactory conduct and performance.


*Conditions of employment for external candidates: In conformity with existing ILO practice, the appointment of an external candidate will normally be made at the first step of this grade. 


“Employment for Youth in Egypt (EYE): Providing A Reason to Stay” Project started in December 2017 for 54 months as a joint effort of ILO, UNIDO, UNDP, and its government counterpart Ministry of Trade and Industry. The project aims to improve economic security of young women and men in Qalyoubia and Menoufia, particularly targeting vulnerable groups who are at risk of irregular migration. The project will focus on two main pillars:

(i) Reduction of economic vulnerability of young women and men in migration-prone areas, in Qalyoubia and Menoufia, through better and greater decent jobs opportunities.

(ii) Enhance local communities through the active participation and engagement of young women and men in their communities, and ensure youth better understand their potential and play active role in their society.

Reporting Lines:  

Under the direct supervision of the National Project Coordinator and the overall guidance of the DWT/Cairo Director, the official should perform the following tasks:

Duties and Responsibilities

1.    Assist in coordination with UN partners, to develop and implement a comprehensive Monitoring and Evaluation Strategy.
2.    Assist the project team and implementing partners/subcontractors to design, implement and maintain the M&E system and tools.
3.    Develop baseline data for each project component and for all project indicators.
4.    In coordination with the National Project Coordinator, conduct regular field visits to monitor the progress and achievements of activities implemented and the quality of services delivered against the indicators.
5.    Support the project team and subcontractors in setting criteria for the selection of beneficiaries, and assure good monitoring of delivery against these criteria.
6.    Conduct regular evaluations of implementing partners/sub-contractors performance and delivery.
7.    Develop and maintain a data base and capture monitoring data to measure achievement and support midterm and final evaluations.
8.    Check data quality with partners.
9.    Assist in the implementation of the project’s mid-term review and final evaluation.
10.    Provide inputs, information and statistics for quarterly, annual and other reports to Project Management committees.
11.    In coordination with UN partners, consolidate project’s monthly calendar of activities.
12.    Develop project beneficiaries’ database and ensure its regular updates with project partners.
13.    Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Required qualifications


Completion of secondary school education, supplemented by technical courses in monitoring and evaluation or relevant field.


Five years of experience in the field of monitoring and evaluation. Good knowledge of project’s implementation, monitoring and evaluation techniques and practices.


Excellent knowledge of English and Good command of Arabic.


In addition to the ILO core competencies [Integrity and transparency, Sensitivity to diversity, Orientation to learning and knowledge sharing, Client orientation, Communication, Orientation to change, Takes responsibility for performance, Quality orientation, Collaboration], this position requires: 

⦁    Proven ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, PowerPoint, database software and other software packages.
⦁    Demonstrated ability to liaise and negotiate with government and social partners.
⦁    Ability to perform a variety of conceptual analyses required for the formulation, administration and evaluation of projects.
⦁    Excellent analytical skills.
⦁    Ability to work in a team and good interpersonal skills.
⦁    Good organizational skills.
⦁    Ability to deal with people with tact and diplomacy.
⦁    Ability to build on relevant knowledge within and outside the ILO as well as actively share her/his experience and expertise with colleagues and partners.
⦁    Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
⦁    Ability to work under time pressure and meet deadlines.
⦁    Ability to work in diversified environments.
⦁    Good communication skills both orally and in writing.
⦁    Ability to obtain services from other work units inside or outside the office for completion of tasks.

  • .Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and non-discriminatory behaviour and attitudes”.


Candidates assessed by the Panel and considered eligible for appointment but who are not selected for this vacant post may be offered an assignment to another position at the same or lower grade provided that they meet the minimum qualifications required.


Recruitment process


Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application form. To apply, please visit ILO People. The system provides instructions for online application procedures. 


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  • Only those candidates that are short-listed for assessment will be contacted
  • Candidates who pass the interview and have good capabilities as may be recommended by the panel, may get selected for similar positions
  • The Office reserves to itself the right to appoint candidates at a level below the level of the advertised post depending on their experience
  • Assessed candidates who will be considered as appointable for this position can also be offered to be assigned on a TEMPORARY position at the same or at a lower grade provided that said candidates possesses the minimum qualifications for this position