Monitoring and Monitoring Analyst – San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador At Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations ( FAO )


Monitoring and Monitoring Analyst – San Salvador

Job advertisement : Aug 1/2023

Publication cancellation date : Aug 15, 2023, 21:59:00

Organizational Unit: FLELS

Job type : Temporary work

Requirement Type: NPP ( National Project Personnel )

Grade Level: N / A

Main location : El Salvador-San Salvador

Duration: 4 months with the possibility of extension

Position Number: N / A

FAO seeks to ensure gender, geographic and linguistic diversity among its staff and its international consultants, in order to serve the Member States of the Organization in the best possible way in all regions.

  •  FAO is committed to achieving diversity in its workforce in terms of sex, nationality, origin and culture.
  •  Women, nationals of under-represented or under-represented Member States and persons with disabilities with the necessary qualifications are encouraged to submit their applications.
  •  All persons working for FAO must comply with the highest standards of professional integrity and conduct and uphold FAO’s values.
  •  FAO, as a specialized agency of the United Nations, applies a zero tolerance policy for conduct incompatible with its statute, objectives and mandate, in particular sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.
  •  All selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
  •  All requests will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

Organizational framework

The job is located in the Territorial Operational Unit ( UTO ) established in San Salvador, El Salvador.

Hierarchical dependency

The/the monitoring and follow-up analyst will work under the general supervision of the Assistant Representative ( Programs ) of FAO El Salvador and under the direct supervision of the RECLIMA Coordinator and the Territorial Sub-Coordinator for San Salvador ( UTO 1 ), performing the following functions: Field of specialization

The Monitoring and Monitoring Analyst in coordination with the Monitoring and Monitoring Specialist will be mainly in charge of designing, implement and coordinate the plan and strategy for monitoring and monitoring the RECLIMA project. Likewise, it will be in charge of ensuring that the information is compiled / uploaded and handled properly, to then systematize and disseminate all the quantitative and qualitative information related to the indicators and results that will be managed.

Tasks and responsibilities

  •  Provide support for the implementation of the monitoring, monitoring and evaluation plan ( M&E ) in the field of the RECLIMA Project, in San Vicente, La Paz, Ahuachapán and Sonsonate in coordination with the coordinating, technical and administrative team of the project of the Territorial Operational Unit ( UTO ) of San Salvador, as well as accompanying the participating institutions and key actors in the territory to achieve the products and results of the project.
  •  Support the implementation of the monitoring, monitoring plan, as well as design the instruments for data collection using instruments / tools in accordance with the established indicators, verifying the quality of the data collected in accordance with the pre-established criteria in the Logical Framework of the project.
  •  Provide support to stakeholders and partner organizations for the implementation of the Project, in the use of data collection protocols differentiated by sex and age groups, data use strategies, reports and best practices for results-based management.
  •  Support verification of compliance with project activities in the field so that they contemplate mechanisms for measuring appropriate indicators.
  •  In collaboration with the Monitoring, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist of the Project Management Unit ( PMU ) and the RECLIMA technical team of specialists, support in the design of the instruments/data collection tools based on the monitoring and monitoring plan and organize the data collection process according to the collection instrument.
  •  Support the PMU Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist in preparing the project POA and contribute to the priority setting process for preparing the project priority matrix.
  •  Support gender-organizations and environmental safeguards specialists in the design and implementation of an M&E system that includes priority cross-cutting themes ( gender, indigenous populations, environmental safeguards ) for FAO and partners, which fulfill the commitments agreed in the framework of social and environmental management, gender and indigenous peoples action plan within the framework of FAO approaches and tools and that complements the project monitoring system.
  •  Contribute to the elaboration of terms of reference of support personnel to the specific area according to the required monitoring design and project activities to be implemented.
  •  Process data and generate reports/reports based on analysis needs and organize information according to project objectives using the different software for data recording and analysis, obtaining descriptive analysis of the field information.
  •  Prepare, together with the Specialist in Monitoring, Monitoring and Evaluation of the Project Management Unit ( PMU ) and in coordination with the UTO San Miguel deputy coordinator, the monitoring reports, quarterly, semi-annual and annual providing recommendations according to the various users, and supporting the development of the intermediate and final evaluations of the project.
  •  Alert the PMU M&E Specialist, to the UTO Subordination of San Salvador and to the RECLIMA specialist technicians of necessary corrective measures linked to resource implementation times and project logic respectively in the western and paracentral zones from the country; as well as timely reporting on the status of compliance with the logical framework indicators and compilation of verification sources
  •  Actively support reporting according to standards and guidelines adopted by FAO and donor; coordinate monthly, quarterly reports with implementation partners and partners, annual and any other that is necessary, according to the models established by the Project Management and the counterpart considering the theory of change, the logical framework, monitoring matrix, baselines, reference documents and others.
  •  Support the meetings of the Project Working Groups that are convened.
  •  Follow up on the timely application of the gender, youth and indigenous peoples approach and perspective in all project actions, as well as in registrations, data processing, plans, schedules, monitoring, planning and systematization instruments.
  •  Support and verify the quality of capture of information disaggregated by sex, age groups and feeding of the platforms established for monitoring project results and the goals defined for Project Coordination in the western and paracentral zones.
  •  Perform other related tasks as required under the multitask approach.


Minimum requirements

  •  Professional with bachelor’s level in Agricultural Sciences, Natural Resources, Social Sciences, Economics, Project Management, related careers.
  •  A minimum of three years of experience in monitoring and monitoring large-scale projects.
  •  Spanish language proficiency ( C level ) and desirable intermediate level ( B level ) of English.
  •  National of El Salvador

FAO core competencies

  •  Results-based approach
  •  Teamwork
  •  Communication
  •  Building effective relationships
  •  Knowledge exchange and continuous improvement

Technical / functional skills

  •  Experience in humanitarian aid organizations or international development.
  •  Good management of monitoring and follow-up methods and approaches ( quantitative, qualitative and participatory ).
  •  Strong skills using MS Excel, Database and at least one statistical analysis software program ( for example: STATA, SPSS, Power BI ).
  •  Design and implementation of M&E systems as well as development and implementation.
  •  Experience in exchanging knowledge on best practices, design and development of training and facilitation personnel for focus groups, workshops and other methodologies for collecting qualitative data;
  •  Excellent analysis and reporting skills
  •  Ability to direct strategic planning, results-based management, and reporting.
  •  Knowledge on adaptation to climate change, natural resource management and disaster risk management.
  •  Ability to direct the formulation, execution, monitoring of development and strengthening programs and projects
  •  institutional.
  •  Advanced computer management in MS Windows environment and MS Office platform.


  •  FAO does not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process ( application, interview, processing ).
  •  Incomplete applications will not be taken into account. If you need help or have questions, contact:
  •  Applications received after the expiration of the application deadline will not be accepted.
  •  We inform you that FAO will only consider academic degrees or credentials obtained from a teaching institution included in the World Database on Higher Education, which is a list maintained by the International Association of Universities ( IAU ) / UNESCO. The list can be consulted at:
  •  For any other questions visit the FAO website on employment: .

It is noted that all candidates should adhere to the Organization’s values of commitment to FAO, respect for all and integrity and transparency.


  •  If you want to apply, go to the FAO Recruitment Website ( Employment in FAO ) and complete your online profile.
  •  Incomplete applications will not be taken into account. Only applications received through the contracting portal will be considered.
  •  We advise candidates to submit their application sufficiently in advance of the expiration of the term.
  •  If you need help, contact:




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