Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor, Adolescent Reproductive Health/Family Planning – Nepal

Kathmandu, Nepal
negotiable Expires in 3 weeks



Save the Children (SC) is seeking a Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Advisor for an anticipated USAID-funded Adolescent Reproductive Health/Family Planning (RH/FP) program in Nepal.  The M&E Advisor will lead a team of M&E staff; design and oversee the implementation of the project’s M&E tools, systems, strategies; assess implementation progress; capture project learning; and support the other members of the project leadership team to apply data to enhance the impact and reach of activities.

This position is contingent upon donor approval and funding.

What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties)

  • Lead the development and implementation of M&E systems, methodologies, plans, and tools that will enable the project to capture, assess, and use data on activities, beneficiaries, outputs, outcomes, and impact to inform program implementation;
  • Ensure indicators are aligned to program activities and strategies and reasonable targets are set for the project to achieve;
  • Effectively rollout M&E systems and tools to all staff and partners, providing training and ongoing mentoring to ensure appropriate use;
  • Provide on-going support to maintain M&E systems; identify skill gaps and build capacity among project team;
  • Support the MOH to strengthen the FP health information systems;
  • Prepare high-quality, accurate and timely reports for USAID, the Government of Nepal, and SC, as required.
  • Design methodology and coordinate research activities for project operations and assessments;
  • Support all project reviews and evaluation activities, including coordinating mid-term and final evaluations, and supporting donor and external reviews;
  • Contribute to the development of project learning; and
  • Apply SC’s vision and values in day-to-day work, and fully adhere to SC’s Code of Conduct.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in statistics, mathematics, economics, international development or related field;
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation of donor-funded FP/RH and/or adolescent health programs;
  • Strong analytical skills and an understanding of monitoring, evaluation, and assessment tools to promote evidence-based learning;
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing facility and community-based monitoring systems;
  • Demonstrated experience conducting research and evaluations, especially for health programs;
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative research skills;
  • Ability to analyze complex data and summarize it for a range of audiences;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in teams;
  • Creative problem solving skills with the ability to work effectively in resource-constrained environments; and
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in social and behavior change, and/or health systems strengthening;
  • Advanced training in quantitative methodologies, including database management;
  • Experience in qualitative research techniques, including analysis software; and
  • Knowledge of Nepali.

Qualified local candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

About Save the Children

Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share.

Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Any violations of this policy will be treated as a serious issue.

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