Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Ipas Nepal

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Ipas Nepal Vacancy Announcement 

Ipas works globally with a vision that every woman and girl has the right and ability to determine her own sexuality and reproductive health. Our programs use a multifaceted approach that addresses reproductive health services, access to services and fulfillment of reproductive rights. 

As part of the broader reproductive justice movement, Ipas is working to ensure that abortion and contraceptive care are essential health services and that all people can access them. Our programs use a multifaceted approach that addresses reproductive health services, access to services and fulfillment of reproductive rights. We seek to expand the availability, quality and sustainability of abortion and related reproductive health services, as well as improve the enabling environment for the services.

Ipas Nepal’s program intervention prioritize intersectional partnerships that integrates into the broader gender equality and social justice, including gender-based violence prevention and response, and women-led climate justice.

Position: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Number of positions required: 1 (one)

Type: Fixed Term contract till December 2022 with a possibility of extension

Location: Kathmandu (with frequent visits to project sites)

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will report to the Deputy Country Director and is responsible for coordinating monitoring, evaluation, and reporting activities under the award. S/he supports in the development and management of the performance monitoring plan at Ipas Nepal for its SRHR program.

Detailed duties and responsibilities for the position

  • Support project team in the development and implementation of an M&E system and oversee routine program monitoring activities. Ensure the quality and relevance of the project’s monitoring and evaluation design.
  • Continually assess project progress, update the program tracker on monthly and inform the project management on decision-making.
  • Support to train staff of Ipas and partner NGOs in data collection methodology and in the M & E system. Assist the various program teams in data analysis.
  • To ensure timely submission of quality data from the field and enter the information timely in TERRA system.
  • Analyze M & E data, identify gaps in the data system, present the data to the program team and produce quarterly reports. 
  • Conduct monitoring visits, joint visits with program or evaluation team in program districts. 
  • Maintain close communication with R&E Ipas Global Team for technical issues and validation of data.
  • Maintain close relationship with different tiers of Nepal Government on data related issues and conduct activities related to HMIS data quality assurance.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualification and experience requirements:

  • Master’s degree in public health, demographics, population studies, or related field. 
  • Minimum of 3 years of increasing responsibility in on monitoring and evaluation on health project preferably with an international NGO
  • Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages.
  • Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and/performance monitoring plans.
  • Experience developing and refining data collection tools.
  • Experience with data quality assessments and oversight.
  • Well-organized, with ability to track multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work successfully in a cross-cultural, team-based, global environment.
  • Has strong written and spoken communications skills in English and Nepali language. 
  • Flexible to adapt to challenging work environment.
  • Previous experience working in development organization/INGOs is preferable. 
  • Ability to travel up to 40% domestically (with occasional regional or global trips if applicable)

Preference will be given to candidate with excellent understanding of the social norms, values, attitudes and behaviors of women, social groups, and GBV response.

Qualified women candidates and candidates particularly from disadvantaged and socially excluded/marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure:

For the position advertised, interested and eligible candidates are requested to visit link given below and submit online application along with an up-to-date curriculum vitae.

Application link:

Application Submission Deadline: 28 June 2022

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further selection process. Telephone inquiries will not be entertained. Canvassing at any stage of the recruitment process shall lead to automatic disqualification and Ipas Nepal reserves the rights on the final candidate selection.

Commitment to diversity and social inclusion

Ipas Nepal is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we want to achieve this by aligning diversity and inclusion through affirmative actions in our recruitment and selection process. To initiate this positive action, we have a provision for affirmative actions for socially excluded and marginalized groups. To make an inclusive workforce that includes the marginalized, disadvantaged and socially excluded population and women. To bring people from various social backgrounds, gender, caste/ethnicity, cultures, religions, and races. To bring gender balance and social inclusion in the workforce composition.

Job Overview

Category Public Health, Development / INGO
Openings 1
Position Type Contract
Experience 3+ years
Education M.P.H. (Masters in Public Health)
Posted Date 22 Jun, 2022
Apply Before 28 Jun, 2022
City Kathmandu