National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI)
Salary: Negotiable
571 Views 2016-05-29 00:00:00
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  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : University degree, preferably in social sciences or statistics
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Description


Founded in 1983, the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to strengthen and expand democracy worldwide. NDI works with democrats and democratic institutions in every region of the world to build political and civic organizations safeguard elections and promote citizen participation, openness and accountability in government. Headquartered in Washington, DC, NDI maintains offices in over 70 countries on five continents. Its diverse workforce of employees from 75 countries is united in the belief that democracies promote economic growth and development more consistently and equitably than non-democratic political systems. NDI’s office in Nepal has been operational since 1997 and has since collaborated with the Parliament, political parties and civil society. NDI is seeking to hire a Monitoring and Evaluation Senior Program Manager to manage the program’s M&E and the program’s preparation for and participation in a donor-led final evaluation and an NDI-led internal evaluation of the program. He/she will work with the team to document the achievement of targets and program objectives. This position is available immediately through August 31, 2016 and might be extended based on funding availability.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Guide NDI/Nepal in collecting, managing and using the NDI M&E system to strengthen program management and donor reporting;
  •  Manage and monitor resources for donor-led final evaluation and NDI-led internal evaluation, including staff time;
  • Lead preparation for the donor-led final evaluation and NDI-led internal evaluation through the development of program briefing documents, organization of project information and compilation of program performance data;
  • Collect qualitative and quantitative data on program results and impact and, based on this information, prepare and submit monthly reports in accordance with internal and external reporting requirements;
  • Maintain data management system for both qualitative and quantitative data ;
  • Assist program staff in identifying and highlighting achievements of objectives and outcomes, and provide necessary feedback and guidance to NDI Nepal M&E Manager.
  • Draft donor reports, case studies, best practices, lessons learned, and success stories
  • Assist NDI/Nepal with M&E requirements for proposals.
  • Additional responsibilities based on demonstrated ability and/or program needs. 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • University degree, preferably in social sciences or statistics
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of experience, preferably in a not for profit organization, with a minimum of four (6) years of experience in monitoring and evaluation;
  • Experience working on final program evaluations
  • Experience with designing and using evaluation tools and methods such as surveys, interviews, focus groups, and research from secondary sources;
  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems;
  • Excellent communications skills to present information and respond to questions;
  • Detail-oriented;
  •  Exceptional writing skills to write reports;
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team;
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time; and
  • Experience in supporting USAID or foreign-funded development programs preferred