Action For Nepal

Boudha6, Kathmandu

About Us

Action for Nepal (AF Nepal) is working to support the development of remote communities through the improvement of health, education and empowering locals to sustain themselves.

We are currently working in three remote districts of Nepal in partnership with communities who are willing to help themselves and are committed to change.

Action for Nepal supports these communities with safe infrastructure for schools and health posts, health literacy, quality education, scholarships, teacher training, capacity building, access to clean drinking water and the provision of sanitary toilets.

To work with adults and children in remote communities to help them to identify and achieve their goals through improvement in health and education.

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Consultant

Basic Information

  • No. of Openings 1
  • Job Category NGO/INGO/Social/Develop.Projects
  • Job Location Kathmandu
  • Job Level Mid Level
  • Salary Contract
  • Education Level Bachelors
  • Experience 3 years
  • Expiry date 2021-10-07

Job Description


Action For Nepal (AF Nepal) with the funding support of Australian Himalayan Foundation (AHF) is initiating Solukhumbu Women’s Health Project (SWH project) in the Solukhumbu district. The project focuses on improving the availability, the quality and the access of reproductive and sexual health services. The project empowers targeted groups and strengthens the capacity of health service providers in coordination and collaboration with Rural Municipalities, wards and the district health office. The project aims to contribute in creating an enabling environment for improved womens’ and particularly mothers’ health outcomes.

The project requires establishing a robust M&E system for regular collection of data, monitoring and reporting for the SWH project  

Safeguarding and COVID-19

Action for Nepal is committed to child safeguarding and to the prevention of sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment. The selected candidate will be required to sign Action for Nepals’ Codes of Conduct and to provide a police clearance check. Anyone found to have carried out any form of exploitation and abuse of children or any act of sexual harassment, exploitation or abuse will be dismissed.

Given the current COVID-19 situation, the consultant is to at all times follow the health and safety advice of the local government authorities and AF Nepal to ensure that they, AF Nepal staff, community members and all others involved are kept safe.

Please note: The consultant will be checked / screened by AHF to ensure they do not appear on any sanctions or terrorism lists.

Objective of the assignment

The Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant will review the project’s design, including M&E framework and other relevant project documentation and, in consultations with the project’s team, select relevant data and design tools, appropriate methods and sources for data collection, and propose possible platforms for the system . 

The Consultant will further develop the Project’s Monitoring and Evaluation System as relevant and collect further baseline information when required. The M&E system will serve as a management and monitoring tool of the project and will assist to regularly collect, analyze and use project information to review progress and to compare project objectives with accomplishments. 

The Consultant will pilot the project M&E system and train the project staff on using it.

At the end of the assignment, the Consultant will develop a Final Report clearly describing results of baseline assessment and recommendations for organizing/revising the M & E process for the length of the Project.

Job Specification

  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree or equivalent in public health, humanitarian, development or social studies or other relevant fields
  • Specialised certificate(s) in M&E is preferred
  • At least 3 years of demonstrated experience with Project/Program Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Knowledge and experience in data management system development and implementation, information analysis methodologies and techniques

Experience and skills:

  • Strong understanding of monitoring and evaluation tools and techniques.
  • Strong technical and analytical capabilities and demonstrated ability to collect, analyze and interpret data for development programs with a focus on public health.
  • Quantitative and qualitative data management skills.
  • Strong grasp of all stages of M&E and quality standards in humanitarian programming, safeguarding and accountability.
  • Familiarity with protection issues, gender and disability inclusion.
  • Excellent communication skills, including fluent spoken and written English and  Nepali. 
  • Self-initiative  and  ability  to  exercise  sound judgment.
  • Ability  to  produce  quality  work  in  tight deadlines  and  with minimum supervision.

Apply Instruction

Interested candidates are requested to send their application via the following email: actionfnepal@gmail.com

The application should contain the following:

Cover letter (one page max.) demonstrating:

  • The motivation for applying for this role
  • Short overview of how the candidate meets the qualifications, experience and skills requirements (no more than one page) 
  • Earliest availability date to join

Curriculum Vitae clearly presenting the relevant experience.

  • Two references
  • Samples of previous similar work in English including but not limited to documentation of case studies, M&E frameworks, etc.

*Incomplete application will not be considered.