Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Team Lead

CARE Nepal

Detailed Job description / requirements:

CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. CARE has been operational in Nepal since 1978 and works in partnerships with government and non-government stakeholders across the spectrum of humanitarian action and long-term development programs

CARE Nepal hereby invites applications from interested candidates for the following position. 

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Team Lead (based in Kathmandu, Nepal)

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Team Lead will oversee all monitoring, evaluation, learning, and quality assurance/continuous quality improvement activities/ components of the health project. The incumbent will lead the design and implementation of the project MEL framework, systems and processes in line with CARE’s system and donor requirement and support to generate learnings to enhance quality and impact of the project. S/he will coordinate the development of the project MEL plan which includes appropriate indicators, baseline data, results and a plan to monitor and evaluate performance, produce timely, accurate and complete reporting and support the collaboration, learning and adapting in the project, and ensure its timely implementation with effective deliverables. S/he will manage project MEL team and guide MEL and program team in M&E related process, and support in their capacity building. 


  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, epidemiology, biostatistics research methods, or any behavioral science with relevance to SBC research, monitoring and evaluation with minimum of 10 years of experience working in M&E for large programs in Asia, preferably in Nepal or Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with a minimum of 15 years’ experience.
  • Experience with research, monitoring and evaluation of health programs demonstrating progressively increasing level of responsibility
  • Experience in social norms measurement. Proven experience developing indicators to measure success in program.
  • Knowledge of statistical software (such as SPSS, STATA, and SAS), and advanced skills with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access (or similar tools).
  • Experience in implementation and design of quantitative and qualitative implementation research;
  • Qualitative and quantitative analytic skills coupled with proven ability in using visuals like graphs, charts, maps, and GIS;
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully guiding and monitoring the use of data, analysis, evaluation and/or research findings to program actions;
  • Demonstrated ability to guide quality assurance/continuous quality improvement in development; 
  • Excellent ability to articulate oral and written technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Must have demonstrated leadership qualities, depth and breadth of management expertise and experience;
  • Required oral and written fluency in English; and
  • Excellent past performance references.

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit our website at and complete the application process. The last date for submitting the application is 17:00hrs, 07 June 2020.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.

“CARE Nepal is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates of diverse background, women and differently abled, to apply”

CARE places human dignity at the centre of its relief and development work. At the heart of CARE’s efforts to impact poverty and social justice is its engagement with marginalized communities, and vulnerable adults and children. Vulnerable adults and children are particularly at risk of sexual exploitation and abuse. CARE commits to the protection from sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse (PSHEA) of vulnerable adults, involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE has a zero tolerance toward sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse. CARE takes seriously all concerns and complaints about sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE initiates rigorous investigation of complaints that indicate a possible violation of this policy and takes appropriate disciplinary action, as warranted.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 15 May, 2020
Apply Before 07 Jun, 2020
City Kathmandu