Organization: Save the Children
Position: Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Location: Kathmandu
Position Structure: TBD
Employee Type: Full-time regular
Supervisor Title: Chief of Party
Work Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Child Safety: Level 3- Contact
Save the Children International Nepal (SCI) is seeking a Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Advisor for an anticipated USAID-funded Adolescent Reproductive Health/Family Planning (RH/FP) program in Nepal. The M&E Advisor will lead a team of M&E staff; design and oversee the implementation of the project’s M&E tools, systems, strategies; assess implementation progress; capture project learning; and support the other members of the project leadership team to apply data to enhance the impact and reach of activities.
This position is contingent upon donor approval and funding.
What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties)
• Lead the development and implementation of M&E systems, methodologies, plans, and tools that will enable the project to capture, assess, and use data on activities, beneficiaries, outputs, outcomes, and impact to inform program implementation;
• Ensure indicators are aligned to program activities and strategies and reasonable targets are set for the project to achieve;
• Effectively rollout M&E systems and tools to all staff and partners, providing training and ongoing mentoring to ensure appropriate use;
• Provide on-going support to maintain M&E systems; identify skill gaps and build capacity among project team;
• Support the MOH to strengthen the FP health information systems;
• Prepare high-quality, accurate and timely reports for USAID, the Government of Nepal, and SC, as required.
• Design methodology and coordinate research activities for project operations and assessments;
• Support all project reviews and evaluation activities, including coordinating mid-term and final evaluations, and supporting donor and external reviews;
• Contribute to the development of project learning and ;
• Apply SC’s vision and values in day-to-day work, and fully adhere to SC’s Code of Conduct.
• Master’s degree in statistics, mathematics, economics, international development or related field;
• Minimum of 7 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation of donor-funded FP/RH and/or adolescent health programs;
• Strong analytical skills and an understanding of monitoring, evaluation, and assessment tools to promote evidence-based learning;
• Demonstrated experience developing and implementing facility and community-based monitoring systems;
• Demonstrated experience conducting research and evaluations, especially for health programs;
• Strong quantitative and qualitative research skills;
• Ability to analyze complex data and summarize it for a range of audiences;
• Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in teams;
• Creative problem-solving skills with the ability to work effectively in resource-constrained environments and ;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
• Experience in social and behavior change, and/or health systems strengthening;
• Advanced training in quantitative methodologies, including database management;
• Experience in qualitative research techniques, including analysis software; and
• Knowledge of Nepali.
Qualified local candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Save the Children International Nepal is the leading independent organization for children. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfill their potential. We work together, with our partners from civil societies and government, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We reach approximately two million population and invest over 20 million US dollars annually to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in Health & Nutrition, Education, Child Rights Governance, Child Protection, Child Poverty, HIV & AIDS, and Humanitarian preparedness & response. Save the Children undertake a ‘Children’s Life Cycle” approach which seek integration in sub themes in each project to build towards program for the child. Throughout the life cycle, broader social and contextual issues of gender & social Inclusion, most deprived children with disability, child participation, social accountability and governance, are key cross cutting areas.
Save the Children adheres Safeguarding Policy, including its Child Safeguarding and Global Anti-harassment Policy, with high importance and commits rigorous procedure to ensure all our personnel and programs are safe for children. All candidates will be, therefore, subject to strict background checks.
Last date to apply: 5 June 2020