Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL), Documentation, and communication officer (Field Based)

Centre for Disaster Management Studies(CDMS)

Details / requirements:

Vacancy Announcement

Centre for Disaster Management Studies (CDMS) is a  non-profit organization working in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change (CC), with a special focus on women's leadership development. CDMS is looking for a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL), Communication, and Documentation Officer for a USAID-funded project called "USAID Local Works Mahottari," which is being implemented in Matihani Municipality-Mahottari.


Monitoring  Evaluation  and  Learning  (MEL), Documentation, and communication officer (Field Based)

No of position:


Jobs Functions:


Jobs Level:

Middle Position

Duty Station:

Matihani, Mahottari

Education Degree:


Min. Experience Year:

 1- Year

Contract Period:

1 Year (Possibility of extension)

Job Responsibilities:

  • MEL officer will maintain the beneficiary database of the project.
  • S/he will develop the MEL plan of the project in coordination and guidance of USAID and CDMS senior management team.
  • S/he will ensure to achieve the targets of each indicator as per the MEL plan.
  • S/he will develop project fact sheets, and other visibility materials and maintain the CDMS website and official page by posting the project related information.
  • S/he will support the program manager in developing reports and develop monitoring tools for the project.
  • S/he will provide MEL orientation to project staffs so as to ensure the implementation and reporting as per the MEL plan.
  • S/he will manage and ensure the branding and marking compliance of USAID in all the visibility materials of the project.
  • S/he is responsible will to develop communication and visibility materials of the project in line with the marking and branding strategy of the USAID.
  • S/he will collect and prepare case stories, voices of beneficiaries and key stakeholders to include in the reports and also to share with USAID for social media post.
  • Willingness to work in Terai areas respecting the culture and tradition.
  • Any other task requires for the project assign by supervisor.


  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in mass communication, business administration or related field with more than 3-yrs practical experience in looking after the MEL section of the project with I/NGOs.
  • S/he must have capacity to plan and conduct training in MEL to the staffs/project team and must have ability to use statistical program and analyze data to maintain the beneficiary database as per donor format.
  • Must possess good communication skill, should have good interpersonal skill and possess commitment to continuous learning.
  • S/he must have the technological awareness and good command in using MS-Office applications.
  • Experience in MEAL plan development (project/organization) is highly preferred
  • Must possess ability to design and develop monitoring benchmarks, indicators in coordination and communication with USAID MEL team.
  • S/he will manage and ensure the branding and marking compliance of USAID in all the visibility materials of the project.
  • Good in writing reports in English and Nepali
  • Must possess ability to generate the case stories, success stories and other documentation in coordination with project manager.
  • Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel and Power Point and willingness to work in Terai areas respecting the culture and tradition.

Reporting Line: S/he will direct report to Project Manager

Matrix Management: Executive Director.

Interested candidates fulfilling the criteria can send their CV and Cover letter to Email: no later than 29th March 2023.

CDMS believes in workforce diversity and accepts applications from all. However, it encourages and targets qualified women, and other most marginalized and excluded groups to apply.


Category Development and Project, Development / NGO
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience 1+ years, 3+ years
Education Graduate (Bachelors), Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration or any relevant field.
Posted Date 22 Mar, 2023
Apply Before 29 Mar, 2023
City Mahottari