Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

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    3 weeks ago
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    Audit and Oversight, Evaluation
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Grade: G6

Vacancy no.: BEY/DC/2023/24
Publication date: 07 September 2023
Application deadline (midnight local time): 25 September 2023

Job ID: 11209
Department: RO-Arab States/DWT-Beirut
Organization Unit: RO-Arab States/DWT-Beirut
Location: Amman
Contract type: Fixed Term

Contract duration:One year

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 General Service positions is subject to specific local recruitment criteria.

The ILO values diversity among its staff and welcomes applications from qualified female candidates. We also encourage applicants with disabilities. If you are unable to complete our online application form due to a disability, please send an email to

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. The entry level salary for this position is 20280 (JOD) yearly.


Estidama++ Fund – Extension of Coverage and Formalization was designed as a new mechanism to foster inclusive social security, address structural imbalances in coverage, and strengthen resilience of female and male vulnerable workers, including refugees and migrants. The project supports Social Security Corporation’s previous initiatives to extend coverage to all workers in Jordan, in line with International Social Security and Labour Standards. It addresses structural gaps in social security coverage with a focus on informal vulnerable workers that were left out of the COVID-19 crisis national social protection response, while building on SSC’s inclusive regulatory framework, based on fundamental principles such as the equality of treatment regardless of nationality or legal status.

Main objective

Provide senior level M&E support to the implementation of Estidama++ Fund – Extension of Coverage and Formalization.

Reporting Lines & Organizational Context

Under the guidance and supervision of the Social Protection Officer at the ILO Amman office, the M&E assistant will provide senior level support in all matters related to reporting, data base management, and logistic preparation for fieldwork inherent to the implementation of the Estidama ++ Fund – Extension of Coverage and Formalization.

Description of Duties

1. Data Management:

  • Assist in the collection, organization, and management of project-related data for the project.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date databases to track project progress, indicators, and outcomes.
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to ensure data consistency and accuracy.
  • Assist in ensuring the accuracy and quality of project data by conducting regular data verification exercises.
  • Assist in identification of issues affecting data quality and propose solutions.

2. Reporting Support:

  • Assist the Estidama ++ team in preparing regular progress reports and updates on project activities and outcomes.
  • Compile relevant data and information to support the creation of comprehensive reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assist the Estidama ++ team in the organisation of social dialogue sessions with constituents.

Description of Duties (continued)

3. Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Contribute to the maintenance of the monitoring and evaluation frameworks, tools, and methodologies for the project.
  • Participate in the monitoring of project activities and outcomes, ensuring alignment with established indicators and targets.
  • Assist the project team in preparing for independent evaluations and provide essential administrative and technical support throughout the evaluation processes.
  • Support in the analysis of monitoring data to identify trends, challenges, and areas for improvement.
  • Conduct quarterly review of publications in Jordan relating to labour market dynamics and social protection.

4. Logistical Preparation:

  • Coordinate logistical arrangements for fieldwork activities related to the project, including workshops, training sessions, and data collection missions.
  • Ensure timely and efficient preparation of materials, equipment, and resources required for field activities.

5. Documentation and Records:

  • Maintain organized documentation of project activities, reports, and correspondence.
  • Ensure that all project-related documents are properly archived and easily accessible for future reference

Required qualifications


Completion of secondary school education.

A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as Social Sciences, Economics, Statistics, Development Studies, or a related discipline is an advantage.


  • At least 6 years of progressively responsible experience in monitoring and evaluation, data management, and project support roles.
  • Experience working in the field of social protection, labour, or development projects is desirable.
  • Previous work experience within the United Nations system, international organizations, or non-governmental organizations would be an asset.


Excellent command of English and 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:

  • Efficiency in providing administrative support for the organization of meetings and other events.
  • Ability to search, retrieve and compile information from various sources.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new software and systems.
  • Drafting skills. Analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • A high degree of discretion with sense of responsibility in dealing with confidential matters.
  • Interpersonal skills, tact and diplomacy when dealing with others.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and non-discriminatory.

Competencies (continued)

  • Proficient in computer software (Microsoft word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe Reader)
  • Ability to organize own work and to work independently as well as work in a team.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet the deadlines.
  • Ability to obtain services from other work units inside or outside the office for completion tasks.
  • Must demonstrate responsible behaviour and attention to detail, abiding by the highest ethic and accountability principles.

optional section (if needed)

Candidates assessed by the Panel and considered to be 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 the ILO Jobs website. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.

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