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Project/Programme Evaluation Officer


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
General Administration
Functional level
Senior professional
Number of posts
Duty station
Prishtine / Pristina
Date of entry on duty
Date of issue
General Minimum Requirements

The general minimum requirements for working with the OSCE are:

  • Excellent physical condition
  • Possession of a valid automobile driving license and ability to drive using manual transmission
  • Ability to cope with physical hardship and willingness to work extra hours and in an environment with limited infrastructure
Field of Expertise Requirements

The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:

  • University education in public/business administration, management, finance, personnel management or related field or proven professional experience in all aspects of general administration (personnel, finance, etc.)
  • Very good organisational skills
Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:


Advanced degree in a relevant field


Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience

Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:


  • At least three of years experience in Project Cycle Management including project design, implementation, reporting and evaluation
  • Experience in writing project proposals
  • Knowledge of evaluation methods, tools and approaches (including quantitative, qualitative and participatory)
  • Experience in planning and implementing Management and Evaluation (M&E) systems
  • Experience in reviewing, analysing and summarizing assessments and evaluation findings
  • Strong analytical, organizational and planning skills
  • Strong drafting, presentation and communications skills
  • Ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  • Strong facilitation, interpersonal and motivational skills
  • Demonstrated coaching and mentoring skills
  • Ability to operate in cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity
  • Professional fluency in written and spoken English
  • Ability to operate windows applications including word processing and emails


  • Experience in training
  • Experience in facilitating management and electronic learning oriented sessions with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to operate a Project Management database/software
  • Experience in budget management
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Head of Office of Central Co-ordination, the Project/Programme Evaluation Officer:

  1. Co-ordinates Mission-wide Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) processes and identifies lessons learned to improve current M&E practices and tools; develops, as required, specific Terms of References for designing and implementing baseline and evaluation studies and acts as the Mission's Focal Point for M&E;
  2. Identifies and supports the development of key performance questions, key indicators and targets to assess and improve the efficiency and impact of Mission's programmes, through regular review of existing social and economic data to be used as a baseline for impact evaluation and future programming of the Mission;
  3. Co-ordinates and supports ex-ante programme/project evaluations and shares findings with programme departments and senior management;
  4. Collects, compiles and analyses project and other programme reports prepared by Mission's departments and prepares consolidated progress reports for the senior management.; regularly reviews monitoring and project reports and analyses them to identify the causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation;
  5. Fosters participatory planning and monitoring by training and involving relevant Mission's staff  in M&E of activities; provides training in M&E for project managers;
  6. Provides advice and assistance to programme/project managers on project proposals' development; reviews project proposals prepared by the departments to ensure adherence to Project Cycle Management standards, the Mission's internal guidelines and standard operating procedures related to project management as well as the Mission's strategic priorities and requirements;
  7. Reviews Extra Budgetary (ExB) project proposals to ensure that OSCE rules and standards on ExB projects are fully upheld and donors' reporting requirements are met; maintains an accurate archive of all ExB projects related documentation;
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds.

Candidates should, prior to applying, verify with their respective nominating authority to which extent financial remuneration and/or benefit packages will be offered.

Please apply to your relevant authorities several days prior to the deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of your application. Delayed nominations will not be considered.



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