Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Officer

Vijaya Development Resource Centre
Location: : VDRC-Nepal central office, Gaindakot-8, Nawalparasi with frequent travel to program districts
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-11-21 Deadline: 2016-11-30
Job Description

VDRC-Nepal is implementing Homestead Food Production (HFP) component of the USAID-funded Suaahara II Good
Nutrition Program. Under the overall guidance of the Executive Director the Monitoring, Evaluation and Research (MER)
Officer will be responsible for the monitoring and ensuring high quality and timely inputs, and for ensuring that the
program component maintains its strategic vision and that its activities result in the achievement of its intended
outputs in a cost effective and timely manner.

The MER Officer will be primarily responsible for implementing the MER activities of the HFP component and in
preparing periodic reports on program progress. S/he will monitor the program activities on a regular basis; develop
and maintain the program MIS; and collect and analyze different data in relation to the program activities.

The MER Officer works in close collaboration and coordination with the program Technical Advisory Committee (TAC);
program teams in the VDRC-Nepal central office and program districts; and with the lead and other consortium
partners of Suaahara II program.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Officer will attend to following duties and responsibilities:

  • Serve as VDRC-Nepal focal person for Suaahara II MER activities
  • Support monitoring of HFP working collaboratively on established indicators, tools, and plans
  • Support implementation of HFP formative research plans
  • Participate in periodic program reviews, planning workshops and capacity building events
  • Provide feedback to the program TAC and program team on project strategies and activities
  • Assist the program team in using the standard MER tools
  • Monitor program component activities, expenditures and progress
  • Report periodic progress on program component activities
  • Document the findings, lessons learned and case studies
  • Monitor and evaluate VDRC-Nepal progress on achievement of results
  • Perform other MER duties as required

Required Skills and Experience

  • University Degree preferably in Agriculture, Economics, Business Administration or related field


  • At least 3 years of experience in the design and implementation of MER/MIS in development programs implemented by national/international NGOs, UN bodies, and/or Government
  • Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports
  • Proven ICT skills, especially in the development of MIS software
  • Expertise in analyzing data using statistical software


  • Fluency in written and spoken Nepali and English

To apply, please submit a cover letter and updated CV to or at VDRC-Nepal central office at
Gaindakot-8, Nawalparasi no later than 30 November 2016.

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Organization Summary

Vijaya Development Resource Centre (VDRC- Nepal) is an independent, non-profit and member based organization working in the community development sector for the past 36 years. Being recognized as a promising NGO with multidisciplinary human resources and good infrastructure facilities, VDRC has made significant contributions in bringing positive changes through a people-centered participatory development approach. It has emphatically demonstrated how a holistic community development model can be applied for sustainable livelihoods and thereby transforming peoples' lives in rural areas. It also has been able to mobilize local resources and developthe foundations for a center for social learning.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Gaindakot-8, Vijayanagar, Nawalparasi
Organization Size 1-10
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