Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

Nepal Health Sector Support Programme
Location: Kathmandu
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2021-03-05 Deadline: 2021-03-19
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Position: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

Location: Kathmandu, Nepal

Reference: Nepal Health Sector Support Programme (NHSSP)

Contract type: Full time, fixed term contract

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Closing date: Friday, 19 March, 2021

Nepal Health Sector Support Programme (NHSSP) is a technical assistance programme to the Government of Nepal’s Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), funded with UK Aid, designed to support the goals of Nepal Health Sector Strategy (2015/16 - 2020/21) and contribute to the MoHP’s efforts to provide quality health services leaving no-one behind. It is implemented by a consortium led by Options, with HERD International and Oxford Policy Management.

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer will provide TA under the Data for Decision-making Thematic Area. The key purpose of the Thematic Area is to ensure evidence-based planning and decision-making is practiced and embedded in government processes sustainably.

The key objective of this role is to support the NHSSP programme to build evidence and support internal learning for better programme delivery, as well as to share learning with key counterparts and other external audiences. The MEL Officer will contribute to the planning of monitoring, evaluation and learning activities to ensure that the objectives of the programme are achieved. They will work closely with the programme’s Communications and Advocacy Manager on an ongoing basis to keep them abreast of documented learning and identify key pieces to re-package and disseminate internally across the programme as well as to external audiences.

Job Specification

To succedd in this role, you will have:

  • A degree in Public Health, Demography, Social Statistics or Econometrics

  • At least 5 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation of programme within the health sector, proactively engaged in evidence-building and supporting evidence based planning and decision-making and strengthening government health system, preferably in Nepal

  • Robust knowledge of quantitative and/or qualitative methodologies, operations research, health management information systems, reporting, data quality assessments, data analysis and presentation

  • Strong technical skills, including ability to process and analyse data using one or more statistical software package, including at least one of the following: SPSS, Epi-info, Stata, MS Access

  • Knowledge of the issues affecting women’s health and access to service in Nepal

  • Knowledge and experience of working closely with supporting/implementing health programmes with measureable outcomes (preferably large scale TA programmes)

  • Understanding of the operations of GON, MoHP, and familiarity with all spheres of government

  • Proactive and a self-starter, able to work independently or as part of a team

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Excellent planning and organising skills

  • Strong internal and external communication and facilitation skills

  • Ability to collaborate and be a team worker

  • Excellent negotiation abilities

  • Commitment to equal opportunities

  • Commitment to the programme’s and NHSSP principles of Safeguarding, Do No Harm, and to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health and rights

  • Applicants must have the right to live and work in Nepal

  • Ability to travel within Nepal as required

  • Fluency in written and spoken English

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Organization Summary

The UK government is supporting Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) for the implementation of the Nepal Health Sector Programme 3 between April 2017 and December 2022, through the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). The aim of this programme is to support the delivery of the Nepal Health Sector Strategy (NHSS), 2015-2022 of the MoHP. The programme builds on the success and learning from the Nepal Health Sector Programme – 2 (2010-2015), and Health Transition and Recovery Programme (July 2016 to March 2017) which supported restoration of health services in the areas affected by the devastating April 2015 earthquake.
Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Organization Size 1-10
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