Research and Social Accountability Manager

Pact Nepal
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2017-08-18 Deadline: 2017-08-31
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Masters or PhD
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Pact, a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC, is implementing a DFID-funded Social Accountability in the Health Sector (SAHS) project, which focuses on ensuring more effective and responsive health governance and delivery, linked with wider political accountability and reform processes, and improved coherence and effectiveness of social accountability initiatives. Pact has an immediate need for highly competent Nepali citizen to fill the following position.

Research and Social Accountability Manager: 1 position

Research and Social Accountability Manager will support ongoing research and performance management needs of the project. S/he will
be responsible for the coordination of short term technical assistance and consultants working on the project's analytical deliverables, as well as the coordination with relevant stakeholders such as the government and civil society organizations. The Research and Social Accountability Manager will report to the project Team Leader.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development of the project's analytical deliverables focused on social accountability mechanisms in the health sector, which may include a situational analysis and mapping of social accountability initiatives in the health sector, political economy analysis and other assessments as needed.
  • Support ongoing project research needs, including periodic assessments and scans of social accountability mechanisms in the health sector.
  • Coordinate short term technical assistance and consultants engaged in the development of the project's analytical deliverables, including drafting scopes of work, overseeing required outputs and providing quality assurance and guidance.
  • Oversee project accountability mechanisms and performance management. Lead the monitoring of project deliverables, milestones and results.
  • Ensure close coordination with other relevant initiatives and programmes in country.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with relevant stakeholders in Nepal.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in a relevant field, such as health, public policy, public administration.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a relevant research/analytical role in the governance or health sector.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct analyses, lead research tasks and develop recommendations based on findings.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and oversee multiple complex tasks simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong relationship with stakeholders in Nepal.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, creative problem-solving and ethical management.
  • Professional level English ability - both written and oral.
  • Prior experience in Nepal.
  • Prior experience with DFID programmes.
  • Prior experience with political economy analysis, situational analysis and stakeholder mapping.


Apply Instructions

To apply,

please submit a cover letter and CV to

Applications must be received by August 31, 2017.

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. Phone calls will not be accepted.

Women and persons from marginalized and disadvantaged communities are encouraged to apply.

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Organization Summary

The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact’s promises are fulfilled in partnership with local communities. Our integrated approach to building the capacity of local organizations, developing good governance and cultivating markets is carried out by individuals who adapt our expertise to their own environments and challenges.
Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu, Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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