Programme Associate (Monitoring & Evaluations) Jobs in Dodoma

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Programme Associate (Monitoring & Evaluations) Jobs in Dodoma


Education: Completion of secondary school education and prefered a first University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Swahili and any other official UN language would be an asset.


Under the guidance of the Head of Monitoring & Evaluation/Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping, the technical supervision of the Head of Smallholders Unit and the overall supervision of the head of the sub office, the incumbent will play a key role in reporting on quantitative and qualitative data relating to the project interventions, disaggregated by sex and age, activity, and location, and in accordance with SAMS corporate reporting guidelines.


The incumbent is expected to provide professional support to mainstream gender and youth data and indicators related to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), financial institutions, bank guarantee schemes (including insurance products) and other actors along the value chains WFP supports.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  1. Strengthen M&E systems for SHF unit to ensure data is accurate, protected, and confidential during pre- and post-distribution to partners and stakeholders
  2. Maintain database of quantitative and qualitative data to monitor progress against targets, (e.g., list of farmer organizations, acreage, input requirements, yields, aggregated crops volumes, etc.) and inform programme/supply chain activities
  3. Provide project data management and/or general office support to report and support established targets and WFP’s policies and procedures
  4. Collect and summarize programme(s) data, collaborating with cooperating partners where required, conduct analysis, and prepare reports to support programme reviews and informative decision-making


5. Perform accurate, timely recording of data following corporate standards and guidelines

6. Work and exchange information with internal counterparts to support effective collaboration, implementation, and monitoring of ongoing project activities

7. Suggest improvements to field monitoring processes and procedures for efficient implementation of the assistance programmes

8. Support M&E communication for monitoring and reporting of activities with local partners, agencies, NGOs, and government institutions

9. Facilitate the adoption of appropriate latest digital tools for the data collection, analysis, and visualization

10. Perform other related duties as required.



  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Coaches team in the most effective ways to communicate WFP’s Strategic Objectives to WFP team and partners in the field.
  •  Be a force for positive change: Implements new methods or tools to improve team’s work processes and productivity.
  •  Make the mission inspiring to our team: Maps team’s activities and tasks to specific successes in beneficiary communities to showcase positive impact.
  •  Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Explains to teammates how each unit contributes to the overall WFP mission.


  • Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Identifies skill development opportunities such as training modules or on-the-job experiences for self, colleagues and direct reports.
  •  Create an inclusive culture: Facilitates team building activities to build rapport in own unit.
  •  Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Facilitates the pairing of junior colleagues with coaches within own team.
  •  Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Proactively anticipates potential challenges and develops mitigation plans to ensure that team meets goals and targets.


  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Identifies opportunities to be creative in own work and to help team be more innovative and accurate in their respective tasks and areas of work.
  •  Focus on getting results: Monitors team’s deliverables and provides feedback to ensure outcomes are delivered consistently and accurately.
  •  Make commitments and make good on commitments: Provides accurate guidance to team on expected responsibilities and tasks, whilst also upholding own commitment to the team.
  •  Be Decisive: Sets an example and provides guidance to junior team members on when to escalate issues when faced with challenging issues in the workplace or in the field.


  • Connect and share across WFP units: Facilitates partnerships with other WFP units to accomplish missions in the field.
  •  Build strong external partnerships: Sets an example and provides guidance to team on how to build relationships with external partners.
  •  Be politically agile & adaptable: Articulates to colleagues or direct reports the value of contributing to other WFP teams and agency partnerships in fulfilling WFP’s goals and objectives.
  •  Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Organizes, monitors, and prioritizes own and team’s efforts to ensure that they will fulfil the needs of internal and external partners.


Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level
Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance Demonstrates ability to identify key variables and contextual factors that affect food assistance problems and programmes throughout the lifecycle to inform quality programme design or re-design.
Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Vouchers) Demonstrates ability to implement, under guidance, food assistance programmes deploying the full range of transfer modalities with an understanding of basic principles guiding modality selection and implementation.
Broad Knowledge of Specialized Areas Understands basic technical concepts and data and their relevance to food assistance programmes.
Emergency Programming Displays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high quality emergency programmes.
Strategic Policy Engagement w/Government Understands and applies basic principles of engagement with government counterparts at the national or local level.


  • At least four years of work experience, with demonstrated knowledge of monitoring and evaluation. Experience related to food security, agricultural value chains, market systems and/or nutrition-integrated agriculture strongly preferred.
  • University degree in one or more of the following disciplines: international development, economics, statistics, gender studies, sociology, or another related field.
  • Familiarity with standard office software packages, analysis and visualization tools e.g. Microsoft and Tableau.
  • Understanding and good working knowledge of database management, including results-based management.
  • Familiarity with digital data collection tools and systems (e.g., ODK, Kobo, ONA)
  • Work experience with UN on related tasks considered an added advantage
  • Competent on problem solving, negotiation skills and ability to travel extensively in remote areas.


• Has worked with technical teams (i.e. nutrition, VAM, etc.).
• Has contributed to implementation of programmes.
• Has observed or assisted with policy discussions.


Duration of contract: One year renewable up to five years until end of the project (subject to performance).

All applications should be submitted through e-recruitment portal.

Only qualified shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


The deadline for receiving applications is 05 January 2022.

All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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