Sr. Performance Monitoring Specialist Mid Level

EnCompass LLC
Location: Kathmandu
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2020-01-24 Deadline: 2020-02-24
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Working Position : Mid Level
  • Qualification Degree : Masters’ Degree
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Position Description

EnCompass seeks Performance Monitoring Specialist candidates for an anticipated 5-year United States Agency for International Development (USAID) monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) program in Nepal. The anticipated USAID/Nepal MEL Activity is expected to be a follow-on to a current contract that assists USAID/Nepal in planning, designing, conducting, disseminating, and learning from more rigorous monitoring and evaluation of development activities aligned to the mission’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy and development objectives. 

The position will be full time and based in Kathmandu, with travel throughout the country. Citizens of Nepal are encouraged to apply.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

The (Senior) Performance Monitoring Specialist will oversee technical assistance focused on monitoring systems. S/he will support USAID/Nepal and implementing partner staff with development of project- and activity-level indicators, theories of change, and MEL plans to be incorporated into the mission's performance monitoring plans (PMPs). S/he may be tasked with reviewing PMP data, including baseline data collection and performance indicator data, and ensuring data quality and utility.

The (Senior) Performance Monitoring Specialist may also assist USAID/Nepal staff with data quality audits and site visits to assess data quality and activity performance. S/he will work closely with the Evaluation and Capacity Strengthening teams to support performance monitoring and program improvement.

Position Requirements


  • Masters’ degree in statistics, international development, organizational development, social science, or a related field preferred
  • No less than 5 years of demonstrated experience in operation and maintenance of data systems, preferably in the context of evaluating program impact
  • At least 4 years of experience in data collection, analysis, performance monitoring, or research

Experience and Skills

  • Strong communication, supervision, and management skills required
  • Previous work experience in Nepal required
  • Superior skills in written and verbal English required
  • Prior experience in indicator development (including context indicators), data collection and analysis, data quality assessments, and statistical methods
  • Demonstrated ability to use monitoring data to review programming, trends, and activity needs, and willingness to be flexible and adaptable to respond to new information
  • Experience finding and collecting appropriate development data from third-party sources
  • Experience in the creation and use of spreadsheets and databases desirable
  • Experience managing complex relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Strong familiarity with USAID’s Evaluation Policy and collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) practices preferred
  • Understanding of knowledge management as it relates to USAID programs an asset
  • Ability to work with host-country governments at different level
  • Working knowledge of and experience with USG-funded program management, policies, regulations and procedures
  • Familiarity with USAID/Nepal preferred
  • Proficiency in Nepali preferred
  • Citizens of Nepal are strongly encouraged to apply

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Organization Summary

EnCompass is a women-owned business headquartered in Rockville, Maryland. Our global and multicultural team of staff and consultants are passionate about supporting positive change in education, food security, gender equality and inclusive development, global health, and human rights. Each time we bring someone into our team, we enhance our EnCompass family and live our shared values of inclusion, respect, accountability, and responsibility. In our hiring practices, we are mindful of climate, culture, and diversity, always seeking to affirm the unique qualities and talents of each individual.
Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 100+
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