Impact and Evidence Advisor

Practical Action
Location: Nepal
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2021-07-29 Deadline: 2021-08-04
  • Location : Nepal
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : Others
Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic, well organised, proactive person who enjoys working with a range of people. You will be part of a small Impact and Learning Team, which is part of a wider, high performing Influence and Impact Directorate.

The Impact and Learning team was created to support Practical Action to both increase its impact as well as to gather evidence and learning about that impact.

In particular the position will also be working with the Change Ambition leads to carry out country and multi-country assessments along with in-depth evidence gathering to provide us information for internal learning as well as external influencing. And as part of the I&L team the position will play a major part in rolling out Practical Action’s new Programme Quality and Delivery Framework and supporting specific country offices and projects to use this.

This includes apply the latest good practice to programme level planning, project design, participatory M&E, applying learning and adaptive management approaches, as well as ensuring gender and inclusion are considered throughout.
The Advisor will be part of the Impact and Learning team and report to the Head of that team.

Critical to the success of the role will be the ability to be engage with a wide variety of staff across Practical Action at all levels as well as to provide practical capacity building to help staff apply good practice and learnings.

Travel to Practical Action country programmes will be required in this role. The role offers an amazing opportunity for someone interested in impact and programme quality as well as evidence gathering and someone who likes to work as part of a small team but with wide-reaching connections and impact.

About you

You are confident, well organised, and enthusiastic and like working as part of a team.
You will have strong practical experience and understanding of programme quality as well as evidence gathering on impact including assessments and the use of global indicators. At times, you may also be required to represent Practical Action externally.

You enjoy building relationships and communicating with a wide range of people, whether that is in writing or verbally. You are confident working with a range of different people, including staff and partners from different Practical Action country offices.

Why join us?

The opportunity to work for an organisation that is making a positive difference to the lives of people worldwide, a friendly and supportive culture, working with values driven and highly engaged colleagues, work life balance and flexible working – these are just some of the reasons we think Practical Action is a great place to work.

This is a global role, and therefore this role has the possibility of being based in any of the countries where Practical Action operates and has an employing entity. This role is however being advertised in the UK, Nepal and Kenya.

The post-holder will be required to have the relevant Right to Work for the country which they are applying and the terms of conditions of employment will be in accordance with that country.

Remote working / home working is possible with this role.

Apply Instructions

If you want to work for a charity with significant people ambitions, then we would like to hear from you. To apply go to and follow the links to submit a copy of your CV and a supporting statement that describes your suitability for the role.

Closing date for applications: 4th August 2021

Interview dates: w/c 16th August 2021​​​​​​​

Additional information

Please note that should we recruit a suitable candidate before the closing date, we will close applications earlier than the specified date.

This Job is expired. The Company is no longer accepting applications for this position.

Organization Summary

Practical Action is an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) that uses technology to challenge poverty in developing countries.Practical Action is a registered charity in the UK and a company limited by guarantee, under the direction of a Board of Trustees. The senior management team, which has executive responsibilities, is called the Strategy Leadership Team (SLT) and it comprises the Chief Executive and twelve Directors, including seven Country and Regional Directors.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 1-10
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