Vacancy Announcement Details

Evaluation specialist

06 Sep 2023


FAO has a growing portfolio of programmes and projects that require evaluation. The purpose of this call is to identify evaluation specialist with proven experience in the management of evaluations interested in joining OED as managers.



Reporting Lines

The evaluation specialist will work under the supervision of an Evaluation Officer.



Technical Focus

The evaluation specialist will manage programme and project evaluations in various areas of FAO’s mandate.



Tasks and Responsibilities

The evaluation specialist will ensure the successful conduct of the evaluation. Some specific tasks include:
•    Composing and identifying the team that will undertake the evaluation
•    Lead the preparation of the evaluation’s terms of reference
•    Participate in data collection and analysis, as needed
•    Provide quality assurance and guidance to the teams
•    Ensure adherence to OED policies and procedures
•    Promote use and uptake of evaluation findings
•    Other tasks as agreed with the supervisor.

A non-exhaustive list of potential assignments include:

•    Evaluation of FAO’s country programmes
•    Evaluation of FAO’s resilience and humanitarian initiatives
•    Evaluation of FAO’s initiatives on One Health (including those funded by the Pandemic Fund)
•    Evaluation of FAO’s initiatives in support of climate change mitigation and adaptation (including those funded by the Global Environmental Fund, Green Climate Fund, Adaptation Fund).

Full details available on the FAO website. Application deadline 17th October.