Evaluation Analyst

New York City

Summary of the Position

The Evaluation Office (EO) is the custodian of the evaluation function at UNFPA. It reports administratively to the Executive Director and functionally to the Executive Board. It was established as an independent office in July 2013. 

The Evaluation Analyst will:

  • Support evaluation managers in conduct of preparatory, field, reporting and dissemination phases of corporate evaluations and other evaluative studies, including liaison with regional and country offices, research and analysis, and editing and review of deliverables.
  • Coordinate the UNFPA evaluation quality assessment system.
  • Contribute to workable solutions to strengthen capacity for evaluation for UNFPA staff and partners at regional and country levels. 

Qualifications and Experience


  • Advanced university degree in public policy, public health, population/demography, international economics, and/or social science disciplines.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Two years of professional experience conducting/contributing to evaluations including experience in conducting evaluations; ideally within the United Nations or a similar system;
  • Two years of professional experience conducting/contributing to evaluations in areas of UNFPA mandate including sexual and reproductive health, gender, data and population dynamics, adolescents and youth;
  • Excellent technical knowledge of evaluation approaches, evaluation design, data collection including qualitative and quantitative methods, methodologies for data analysis, preparation of evaluation reports, disseminating evaluation results;
  • Excellent knowledge of emerging global issues and evaluation trends that impact on the work of the Office;
  • Excellent analytical, report writing and communication skills;
  • Excellent presentation (oral and written) skills and the ability to represent the evaluation office and to effectively communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner to all audiences;
  • Strong statistical skills and advanced user of Stata, SPSS and Excel;
  • Strong skills in conducting financial analysis and preparation, conduct and analysis of surveys;
  • Experience organizing conferences, stakeholder workshops, technical sessions;
  • Experience with PowerPoint, infographics and other presentation tools.


Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
  • Location: New York City
  • Grade: P-2, International Professional
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Closing Date: 2016-04-19

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