Evaluation Manager (f/m/x)

Fulltime | fixed-term employment contract for 12 months with possibility of extension | based in MSF Operational Center Barcelona (OCBA) | starting as soon as possible


The Vienna Operational Support (VOS) 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, VOS 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.

Your responsibilities

Conducting evaluations

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

Management of evaluations

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

Capacity building

  • 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
  • Support the development and update of VOS evaluation guidelines, manuals, and tools


  • Support the revision of VOS processes and procedures when needed
  • Contribute to events organized by VOS, such as reflective discussion on evaluation findings
  • Identify and network with external actors on specific M&E topics and areas that can contribute to boosting up MSF's vision and good M&E practice


Your qualifications and experience


  • Minimum 2-4 years in an M&E role (preferable in the Humanitarian sphere)
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and values
  • Experience of working with both quantitative and qualitative data
  • Excellent communication and persuasion skills
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Team player who can also work independently
  • Excellent level of English (spoken and written)
  • Strong computer literacy (Microsoft Office 365)
  • Available for travel to the field and in Europe for up to 10 % of the time


  • Fluency in French and/or Spanish
  • Medical/paramedical background
  • Experience with implementing M&E tools in emergency or protracted crisis settings
  • Experience advising program teams on M&E matters
  • Facilitation and capacity building experience


Our offer

  • A diversified and unique position in the international MSF environment, part of a highly motivated and internationally well positioned team
  • A fixed term employment contract for 12 months (with possibility of extension) of 40 hours /week and flexible working hours
  • Position based in MSF Operational Center Barcelona, Spain
  • Annual gross salary HQ-4B + Secondary Benefits based on the MSF-OCBA Reward Policy
  • Starting: as soon as possible



Please send your application (including a motivation letter outlining how you meet each of the job requirements and a CV) by 23rd December 2021 via email to [email protected] Any questions related to this post are welcome at the same email. Applications will be handled confidentially. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Deadline Bewerbung: 23.12.2021 - 23:59

Klara Girgis

Recruiting Specialist