Assessment and Design Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Kailali

Website World Vision International


Assessment and Design Specialist

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Employee Contract Type:
Local – Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

** This position is based in Banke under West Field Office.

Through the Area Programme (AP), WVI Nepal has been implementing development activities in different districts since 2001. Under the supervision of Field MEAL Specialist and dotted reporting to the Evaluation and Research Manager, Assessment and Design Specialist is primarily responsible to collect of several types of data and information, through community consultation activities, stakeholders’ interviews and secondary document study and prepare assessment report for new ADP and also to contribute on programme design for the same area. Further, s/he is responsible for managing the budget, supervising and monitoring the PNGO and provide technical backstopping. The position will closely work with the NGO staff and local government for community-based activities. S/he will be responsible to take care of overall coordination of the DPA assessment activities in the respective district (LPA) and support in programme design.


Assessment data collection

  • Support in developing and contextualizing the assessment data collection tools and techniques.
  • Orient Assessment and Design consultation group members for deeper understanding of A&D
  • Collect and update the secondary data for assessment to report the current situation of needs and circumstances in relation to the WVI Nepal working priorities in the respective area (community, palika and district).
  • Coordinate and supervise the PNGO based Assessment staffs for primary data collection through community consultation activities and stakeholder interviews by ensuring appropriate implementation of DPA activities 1 to 4.
  • Organize meeting with the community, palika and district based stakeholders to learn about the needs, priorities and potentialities of the respective area.
  • Ensure the quality of each data received from PNGOs.


  • Work with NGO partner to ensure adequate information is collected during the community consultation events and managed in a comprehensible and accessible format. In addition, the findings are analyzed and drafted in an agreed format by completion of step 4 of DPA process.
  • Prepare the preliminary draft version of the assessment report for each AP by using the primary and secondary information collected in each of the area.
  • Update the progress of the assessment and DPA activities regularly along with understanding on potentialities and challenges.
  • Provide adequate support and suggestions to the NGO/staff for in relation to DPA assessment reporting and information collection based on discussion with the assessment team


  • Provide required information and documents to the Design team on the basis of DPA activities and assessment works
  • Facilitate some session of programme design activities as per requirement
  • Manage the budget for the design workshop


  • Coordinate with the Sponsorship Coordinator and PNGO staff to ensure the DPA activities are conducted in timely and appropriately
  • Work with local governments in the areas regarding data collection, verification and sharing
  • Comply local/ provincial government reporting requirement
  • Work with NO MEALS based DPA Consultant to incorporate information in the reporting documents
  • Share findings with local government regarding assessment report and final design document

Capacity building and PNGOs Management

  • Conduct capacity building of PNGO on WVI Nepal basic requirement
  • Roll-out WVI R&R system in PNGO
  • Support PNGO in day to day operation and provides orientation to A&D teams

Explore participation and protection grounds – EXPLORE POTENTIAL MVC/ RCS

  • Ensure Design group understands basic information about Child Sponsorship

Required Professional Experience

  • At least 2 years of experience in Assessment, monitoring or research – Essential Additional involvement in design, monitoring and evaluation work- at least one year Preferred
  • Demonstrated competency on report writing- Preferred

Required Education, training, license, registration and certification

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or in any discipline that is suitable for development works- Essential
  • Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications Community consultation skills- Essential Data collection methodologies – qualitative and quantitative- Essential Develop qualitative and quantitative tools-
  • Essential Sampling techniques and informants selection processes- Essential Events facilitation skills for diversified group of audiences- Essential
  • Use of Excel and quantitative data analysis skills- Essential
  • Report writing skills with clarity and coherence of content- Essential Demonstrate collaboration & team building skills- Preferred
  • Confidence to represent the organization in district; government and other like-minded organization- Preferred
  • Excellent oral and written English or Nepali communication skills- Essential
  • Understand WV’s vision, mission, core values and strategic mandates- Preferred
  • Ability to work under pressure- Essential

“World Vision is committed to achieving diversity, as the diversity of our teams is critical to our overall success. WV welcomes applications from qualified professionals all over Nepal. Women, people with disability, and members from other marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.”

“Children and vulnerable adults who come into contact with WV as a result of our activities must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury, and any other harm. One of the ways that WVI Nepal shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates, in accordance to its Child and Adult Safeguarding Policy. WVI Nepal has zero tolerance to child rights’ violations, by employees and/or affiliates.”

WVI Nepal reserves all rights to qualify/disqualify applications in any case.
People & Culture Department
World Vision International Nepal

Applicant Types Accepted:
Local Applicants Only

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