Program Officer
CAMRIS International

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. 

CAMRIS International implements USAID/Nepal’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Activity, a five-year project. The Nepal MEL Activity supports the achievement of USAID/Nepal’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) development objectives by assisting the Mission in planning, designing, conducting, disseminating and learning from more rigorous monitoring and evaluation of development activities. This includes designing and implementing both quantitative and qualitative evaluations and assessments, as well as providing expert analysis and technical assistance to USAID/Nepal’s programs.

The Nepal MEL Activity has three major components:

  • Component 1: Support greater rigor and coherence in USAID/Nepal’s M&E efforts
  • Component 2: Design and conduct analyses, evaluations, surveys, studies, and assessments
  • Component 3: Support improved knowledge management within the Mission

Program Officer

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : entry
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Job Location : Kathmandu
Offered Salary : None
Apply Before(Deadline) : Jun. 22, 2015 00:00 (4 years, 4 months ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : Not Required
Other Specification


Job Description

The Program Officerreports to the MEL project’s Finance and Administration Managerand provides cross-cutting support to technical assignments under the guidance of the Deputy Chief of Party. S/he is responsible for:

Technical Assignments

  • Assisting the MEL project team in carrying out monitoring & evaluation,capacity building and knowledge management tasks as per the project Work Plan
  • Preparing background reports for the MEL Project based on desk reviews and internet research
  • Acting as the project’s Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) backstop,  assessing data disaggregation by sex, caste/ethnicity, and other appropriate vulnerable groups, and identifying gaps, as assigned
  • Supporting the preparation of Scopes of Work and Work Orders for national and international consultants and subcontractors
  • Supporting the conduct of field work by MEL staff and consultant teams, including responsibility for the logistics of key informant interviews, focus group discussions and beneficiary surveys
  • Supporting preparation and editing of power point presentations, excel spread sheets,charts and technical reports to USAID

Administrative Assignments

  • Recruitment of Nepalese consultants to serve on MEL work orders and assignments, and maintaining communications with and local consultants and subcontractors on an ongoing basis
  • Assisting in MEL project events management and organization (trainings, meetings, workshops),  evaluation or study team logistics and preparation of event reports, as assigned 
  • Other administrative tasks, as assigned

The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in social sciences; preferably women’s studies/ development studies from a recognized national/ international College/ University
  • Three years of experience working in the development sector with focus on program implementation, support and management
  • Experience in working with international organizations
  • Experience of working with national and international stakeholders 
  • Experience in event management (training, workshops, meetings)
  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills in English
  • Skilled in computer applications such as excel, word processing, power point presentation etc.
  • Ability to work as an integral part of a professional team, set priorities and handle a  high volume of activities


Interested candidates for both the positions are encouraged to apply with application and updated CV to by CoB on June 22, 2015.Please include a list of three references with contact points (Cell and Email). Female candidates are encouraged to apply.


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