Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation Manager Senior Level

SHOPS Plus Nepal
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-08-27 Deadline: 2016-12-30
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Senior Level
  • Qualification Degree : Masters
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Research and Development
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description



Abt Associates seeks a qualified Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation Manager to support the International Health Division in Nepal.


The Sustaining Health Outcomes through the Private Sector Plus (SHOPS Plus) project is Abt’s follow-on project to USAID’s flagship initiative in private sector health. In Nepal, SHOPS Plus will support Contraceptive Retail Sales (CRS), a local social marketing organization, to increase the availability of and demand for priority family planning and maternal and child health (MCH) supplies. SHOPS Plus Nepal will also provide targeted technical assistance to strengthen the long-term viability of CRS to deliver these products and services.


SHOPS Plus Nepal is seeking a Local Country National to support the planning, implementation, oversight, analysis, and reporting of research and monitoring activities. The Research Specialist will also be responsible for building the capacity of CRS to implement research and monitoring activities and use findings for program design and decision-making. S/he reports to the SHOPS Plus Nepal Chief of Party based in Kathmandu.


Key Roles and Responsibilities


  • Participate in the design and implementation of data collection, analysis and reporting for project research activities
  • Build capacity of CRS staff to design appropriate research activities, interpret and use data to inform evidence-based marketing, distributing, and social and behavior change communication decisions
  • Synthesize research and monitoring and evaluation findings and communicate key findings to CRS staff, managers, and USAID
  • Develop SOWs and contribute to the procurement process for hiring research firms, providing day-to-day oversight and supervision of hired research firms
  • Use appropriate statistical techniques for determining sample selection and analytical approaches for research studies
  • Draft research reports


Preferred Skills / Prerequisites


  • Master or doctoral degree in related field
  • Minimum of eight years of relevant professional experience in international development, including at least 5 years conducting and managing qualitative and quantitative research activities
  • Experience implementing lot quality assurance sampling (LQAS) strongly preferred
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills, with demonstrated attention to details
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills in English
  • Direct experience supporting USAID- or other donor-funded health projects preferred
  • Experience with social marketing and/or private sector initiatives preferred
  • Proven professional experience in Nepal


Minimum Qualifications

(8+) years of experience and a master degree OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Apply Instructions

Please send your resume and a cover letter to with “Research Specialist” in the subject line by September 15, 2016.

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Location 4550 Montgomery Ave Bethesda MD 20814
Organization Size 1-10
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