Responsible to: Chief Executive Officer
Job Description updated: 2 Feb, 2021
NLR Nepal is a not-for-profit national organisation registered under Company Registration Act of Nepal in 2018. NLR is a member of NLR Alliance led by NLR Netherlands for providing technical and financial support to leprosy and disability programmes in seven countries including Nepal.
NLR in Nepal, works closely with the government and non-government stakeholders and partners to eradicate leprosy from the country and to make all development initiatives inclusive to people affected by leprosy and disability. NLR Nepal consists of 18 staff members and located at Sankhamul Marga, New Banewhwor Kathmandu with its field offices in Biratnagar and Dhangadhi covering province one and Sudur Pashchim Pradesh.
NLR Nepal is looking for a competent, dynamic and self-driven Program Officer to deal with monitoring, evaluation and communicating effectively,.
Under the overall guidance of the CEO and Deputy Director, the Program Officer (PO) will be responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of NLR Nepal Program and its projects. S/he will be responsible for designing and implementing the M&E activities of the Program and Project; assisting the line manager in preparing Quarterly/Annual reports on project progress and will monitor the project activities on a regular basis, developing and maintaining the management information system of the Project and will be responsible for the collection & analysis of different data in relation to the project activities in line with Outcome Mapping Approach. The PO will work in close collaboration with the Program and project team, Boundary Partners and Government officials, and other relevant stakeholders.
Role and Responsibilities:
Monitoring and Evaluation
- Developing a monitoring and evaluation framework for projects in line with the Organisation approach to ensure their outcomes are achieved.
- Monitor all project activities, expenditure and progress towards achieving the project outcomes.
- Arrange data collection, compilation, analysis, interpretation of data received from all relevant sources and use them for monitoring with particular attention to LPEP project.
- Recommend further improvement of indicators and type of information to be captured in line with Outcome Harvesting (OH) approach.
- Review the process and outcome of periodically (quarterly, half yearly and annual) through performance reviews and provide analytical justification for improvement.
- Identify the capacity gaps in the field of M&E of Government institutions and our boundary partners.
- Support the implementing agencies of NLR NEPAL funded programmes in establishing a sound M&E system that ensure a successful follow -up of the planned strategies
- Drafting the ToRs for Baseline, Mid -term and End of the Program Evaluations for each project
- Participate in regular performance reviews and planning workshops.
- Lead in writing the annual report and quarterly reports and other report as required.
- Liaison with Program Officer of NLR International Office in M&E matters.
- Undertake any other tasks as assigned by CEO.
- To promote the work of NLR through presentations, the writing of PR materials, press releases, advertisements and media campaigns.
- Ensure that NLR is visible in technical working groups and motivate staff to attend.
- Support for project-based donor reports with high quality fulfilling donor requirements.
- Represent different meeting and event on behalf of NLR Nepal as directed by CEO.
- Recording and reporting to NLR IO regularly in appropriate format.
- Liaison with Communication and Branding Coordinator of NLR International Office in M&E matters.
- Master degree in public health, health sciences or rehabilitation from recognized and reputed university
- At least three years experiences in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning in an I/NGO environment.
- Effective writing skills in English and Nepali language
- Verifiable and successful communication, networking and liaison skills with good track record.
- Advance knowledge/training in IT (information technology) including data analysis and management
- Excellent skills in working with software, such as Database and operating systems, MS Office, Internet & Intranet.
- Competent and proficient understanding of platforms, such as international M&E practices.
- Ability to work independently and meeting the deadlines.
- Well organized, communicative and excellent interpersonal working attitude
- Keen to take initiative and collaborate with a diverse team
- Fluent in English and Nepali
Terms and conditions
- Salary & conditions: Competitive, matched within the NLR Nepal grading system.
Note: People affected by leprosy, people with disability and female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
The applicant should send their latest resume with a covering letter which explains her/his track record, skills and motivation that makes the candidate eligible for this post to Merojob.com within the given deadline mentioned in the advertisement.