Evaluation Manager (f/m/x)

Starting as soon as possible | 40 hours incl. paid lunch break | unlimited | based in Vienna 

As part of the Vienna Operation Support Department (VOS) the Vienna Evaluation Unit (VEU) is one of the entities in the MSF movement dedicated to evaluations (http://evaluation.msf.org/). It manages and conducts different types of reviews, learning exercises, and evaluations on all levels (project, transversal, etc.), provides support to operations for developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) frameworks, and conducts and supports qualitative research. In addition, the VEU aims to develop methodological know-how and capacities related to M&E within the MSF movement through training and exchange of experience. Created in 2005 as part of the Operational Centre Geneva (OCG), the unit today offers its services to all the MSF movement and is part of an inter-sectional evaluation network.

What we OFFER you

  • A meaningful position with a strong MSF intersectional spirit where you directly support operations
  • Home office and modern office with flexdesks in the heart of Vienna (2nd district)
  • A secure job with a permanent contract 
  • Work-life balance through flexible working hours and paid lunch break
  • A buddy system at the start to help you feel right at home
  • A trustful working environment in a friendly and highly professional team
  • The annual ticket for the Wiener Linien or a contribution of € 365,- to the Austrian climate ticket
  • A minimum annual salary of € 59.500, - gross p.a. with the option of overpayment up to a maximum of € 71.600,- gross p.a. if you bring relevant position-related qualifications and professional experience that go beyond the requirements profile. You will also receive monthly child allowance for dependent children.

What you BRING along 

  • You bring minimum 2-4 years of experience in an M&E role (preferable in the humanitarian sphere). Experience with implementing M&E tools in emergency or protracted crisis settings is an advantage as well as facilitation and capacity building experience
  • You have experience in working with quantitative and qualitative data 
  • You are a talented communicator, have a confident manner and good interpersonal skills. You find it easy to adapt to your counterpart and convince them. Facilitation and capacity building experience is an advantage
  • You bring excellent analytical and writing skills. Planning and organizing are among your strengths
  • You are a team player but can also work independently 
  • You have an excellent level of English (spoken and written). French and/or Spanish are advantageous
  • You have strong computer literacy (Office365)
  • You are available to travel to the field and in Europe for up to 10% of the time
  • You are highly committed to MSF, its values, and principles
  • A medical/paramedical background is desirable

What you can EXPECT

Conducting evaluations

  • You design evaluation protocols and participate in evaluations as an evaluator (from inception to final reporting and dissemination)
  • You participate in Operation/Medical fora in MSF OCBA and support teams in strengthening the M&E frameworks of their initiatives or act as evaluator for other Operational Centres, as required

Management of evaluations

  • You oversee evaluation processes according to the VOS standards
  • You assure proper planning, assessment, and tracking of resources needed for evaluations 
  • You support evaluation commissioners with evaluation scoping, preparation of the Terms of Reference, and with advising on appropriate methodologies 
  • You recruit consultants to carry out evaluations 
  • You network and collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure smooth communication among all actors involved in evaluations 
  • You assure the quality and utility of evaluations and evaluation-like exercises (revision of reports, feedback loops, use of quality check tools, etc.) 
  • You present and communicate evaluation outcomes 

Capacity building

  • You contribute to the development of the M&E culture within MSF by developing and delivering face-to-face and online training courses and by promoting the use of M&E tools 
  • You support the development and update of VOS evaluation guidelines, manuals, and tools

Would you like to support MSF’s mission and demonstrate real commitment?

Then we look forward to receiving your application, including CV and letter of motivation (max. 1 page in which you clearly describe how you meet the requirements), latest July 31st, 2024 via our application tool.

We reserve the right to close the position before the above deadline if we have received a sufficient number and quality of applications.


We are an equal opportunity employer. As an international organization, we support diversity, openness and mutual respect. Incoming applications are solely evaluated regarding their professional qualifications. Applications are considered regardless of ethnic and social origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age and all other diversity characteristics, in line with our principles.

Online bis: 31.07.2024 - 23:59

Ort: Wien