TOR – Monitoring and Evaluation

Possition: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Location: Erbil

The United Iraqi Medical Society for Relief and Development (UIMS) is one of the active civil organizations in Iraq, a non-governmental organization dealing with humanitarian, health, relief, development and charitable affairs, regardless of race, color, religion and cultural background. Officially registered with the Non-Governmental Organizations Directorate, General Secretariat for the Council of Ministers under the number (IZ1615).

Since the establishment of our organization on 21/05/2003 and as a result of conditions experienced by Iraq, UIMS introduced a lot of humanitarian aids and contributed in support of health institutions with basic needs, medical supplies and medicines; supported families afflicted and affected from war and disasters

Shared in the process of rehabilitation of governmental hospitals and health centers, and the establishment of new health centers through their branches and offices in Iraq. UIMS was able to provide medical and relief assistance to refugees and IDPs all over Iraq. In addition to its outstanding work all over the last period, UIMS keen to expand its activities and efforts inside and outside Iraq.

In addition, UIMS is an implementer partner with UNHCR, WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, OCHA, RI.

UIMS is looking for a qualified M&E Specialist to handle prepare, to monitor and evaluate results and impacts.

Introduction /background

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) policy at the project level in UIMS has four objectives:

i) to monitor and evaluate results and impacts;

ii) to provide a basis for decision making on necessary amendments and improvements;

iii) to promote accountability for resource use; and

iv) to document, provide feedback on, and disseminate lessons learned.

General scope of the job

The M&E specialist is responsible for guiding the overall M&E strategy and implementation of related activities within the projects and vis a vis partners, plus providing timely and relevant information to projects managers and project stakeholders. This requires close coordination and communication with: projects directors, steering committee representatives, representatives from primary stakeholder groups, external consultants and field staff when appropriate, as well as members of external M&E-related missions.

Critical tasks for the M&E specialist are setting up the M&E system and ensuring it is implemented efficiently and effectively.  The M&E system will be based on the projects log frame and the projects M&E plans and will build as much as possible upon existing M&E mechanisms and systems among key stakeholders by the key stakeholders

The M&E specialist will report directly to the Project Director or Program Manager according to level of selection.

Generally speaking, suitable candidates should have a degree in a field related to development and/or management and experience in field research.

At least several years of proven experience with:

§  The logical framework approach and other strategic planning approaches;

§  M&E methods and approaches (including quantitative, qualitative and participatory);

§  Planning, design and implementation of M&E systems;

§  Training in M&E development and implementation and/or facilitating learning-oriented analysis sessions of M&E data with multiple stakeholders;

§  Data and information analysis

§  Report writing.

She/He must also have:

§  A solid understanding of environmental management, with a focus on participatory processes, joint management, and gender issues;

§  Familiarity with and a supportive attitude towards processes of strengthening local organisations and building local capacities for self-management;

§  Willingness to undertake regular field visits and interact with different stakeholders, especially primary stakeholders;

§  Computer skills;

§  Leadership qualities, personnel and team management (including mediation and conflict resolution);

§  Language skills as required.


§  Knowledge of the focal area in which the project operates;

§  Understanding of UIMS procedures;

§  Experience in data processing and with computers.

All applicants must submit their resumes to the Email (, please be informed that any email without mentioning (M&E) in the subject will be ignored. Closing date will be April 13th 2017

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