Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

International Solar Alliance

  • Min. 6 years
  • Gurgaon (India)
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Job Posted : Feb 26th, 2021

Job Description

Incumbent will be responsible for :

The Reporting, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will be responsible for the design and implementation of the monitoring and evaluations plans, strategies and activities for the various projects and activities developed within ISA. He/she will also have a key role for the due reporting process with the objective of systematically communicating and ensuring accountability of results for the various projects implemented by ISA programmes, governments and development partners and others as applicable.

  • Design and implement results-based monitoring and evaluation tools, plans, strategies and activities.
  • Develop and implement a monitoring and evaluation plan for ISA programmes, projects and activities.
  • Prepare reports as per the requirements established by ISA senior management.
  • Prepare reports as per the requirements of the Donors where applicable. · Provide support in the design of programmes, projects and activities document to ensure the appropriate application of monitoring and evaluation, quality assurance and internal control mechanisms.
  • Provide and track key indicators in line with relevant working documents.
  • Produce and commission monitoring and evaluations-related documents and reports. Provide support for the preparation of Terms of Reference (ToR) and oversight of reports production where appropriate.
  • Plan, manage and oversee thematic, programme, projects evaluations, assessments, and studies.
  • Participate in joint monitoring and evaluation exercises with partners and stakeholders.
  • Maintain close dialogue with partners including government institutions, CSOs, academia and private sector for M&E activities. · Organize, coordinate and lead monitoring and evaluation missions and events.
  • Follow up and support the implementation of recommendations arisen from M&E activities proposing adequate management response and actions and ensure proper communication of results.
  • Ensure quality assurance/control and compliance with stablished M&E standards of Programme Management Unit and funding partners requirements.
  • Provide guidance on monitoring and evaluation policies, procedures and practices to the Director, Finance/Resource Mobilization and senior management.
  • Facilitate knowledge management and ensure programme, projects and activities are informed by lessons learnt arisen from reviews and evaluations.
  • Preparation of Annual Results Report based on RBM framework · Participate in monitoring and evaluation capacity-building events and trainings and facilitate the dissemination of knowledge and expertise acquired within ISA and among relevant partners and stakeholders.


Qualifications Education: Master’s degree or equivalent in international relations, political science, business administration, public administration, engineering, economics, project management or related social sciences. Applicants with bachelor’s degree combined with four additional years of relevant experience may be considered.

Experience: Minimum 6 years of relevant experience in monitoring, impact study and evaluation, preferably with 2 years of which are related to energy issues/programmes; Proven experience in coordinating and communicating with government institutions, CSOs and academia. Experience using a variety of monitoring and evaluation tools and methods for analysis, forecasting, and other data modelling experience, highly desirable. Experience in preparing results reports in the development and/or energy field is desirable; Experience using a variety of monitoring and evaluation tools and methods for analysis, forecasting, and other data modelling experience, highly desirable. Candidates with a first level degree (Bachelor or equivalent) would require an additional four years of directly relevant experience. Experience working with regional/international institutions/private sectors/donors in the sector of renewable energy will be an advantage. Two years of field level project implementation experience in a developing country is highly desirable. Preference will be given to candidates who have at least 2 years of international experience.

Language and IT skills: The role demands substantial writing and verbal communications skills. As English is the official and working language of the Organization, excellent command of both written and spoken English is required. Knowledge of other languages (e.g. French, Spanish and Arabic) would be an advantage. Satisfactory skills in Outlook, MS Office products, and various ERP systems is highly desirable. *** Qualified candidates must apply for the above mentioned vacancy on-line, through ISA’s portal Any applicants who have difficulties applying through the online portal should immediately contact the International Solar Alliance at recruitment[at]


Indicative Annual Salary: USD 47,895 (base salary per annum) and other benefits[1] Post Adjustment for Delhi: USD 15,756 (current per annum).

Duration of Appointment: One year, with possible extension up to a maximum of 9 years Duty Station: Gurgaon, Haryana, India.

In addition to the base salary and post adjustment ISA provides: dependency allowance, rental subsidy, education grant (for up to two school going children), annual and sick leave, health insurance (in-patient, out-patient, and medicinal expenditure will be reimbursed by ISA for its staff and their dependents, excluding parents until the operationalization of the Health Insurance Policy), Pension Fund participation (lump sum payment equivalent to UN common system rates). ISA also provides for national income tax reimbursement from Tax Equalization Fund. Hard-ship allowance is not included at this duty station.