S.W. Nepal Pvt. Ltd.

Maharajgunj, Kathmandu Nepal.

About Us

SW Nepal Pvt Ltd (Scott Wilson Nepal) is a Nepali firm registered with the government of Nepal in 2000. Its 50 plus team members cover areas of shelter, public buildings and Community Infrastructure Development  and associated livelihoods and social development.

The firm has an in-house robust Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Unit that provides participatory field surveys, evaluations and assessments of a range of social, gender and livelihoods based projects.

Research Assistant (Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning, MEL)

Basic Information

  • Job Category NGO/INGO/Social/Develop.Projects
  • Job Location Maharajgunj, Kathmandu (Central Office)
  • Expiry date 2021-07-31

Job Description

Gross Salary: Attractive package reflecting competencies and experience.

Working Days: 5 days a week (Mon-Friday, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm)

Contract: Long Term 

Reporting to: MEL Officer 

We are seeking a proactive individual to join our team as a Research Assistant (MEL Unit). As an aspirant for this position, you will provide support in the execution of all projects undertaken the Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Unit.

Detailed job description and requirements

  • Engage in project activities in coordination with the project team as appropriate and agreeable
  • Support marketing and documentation/proposal works
  • Participate in the development and testing of qualitative and quantitative research tools and facilitate the data collection, cleaning and entry process
  • Visit project sites and collect data when required.
  • Undertake data analysis, interpretation, and report preparation.
  • Assist in overseeing that timelines and benchmarks are being met for our clients.
  • Keep a record of submitted and to be submitted proposals, project data, photo sheets and timesheets.
  • Liaise and interact with the clients and stakeholders

Job Specification

Skills Required

  • University Degree preferably in Social Science, Economics, Statistics, or related fields
  • At least 2 years of experience in the development projects
  • Experience in conducting field research using qualitative and quantitative techniques
  • Ability and willingness to travel to project locations
  • Proficiency/familiarity in computer-based statistical packages and data management tools (ODK, Access, Stata, SPSS, R etc.) will be an advantage 
  • Ability to plan and establish priorities, meet deadlines and initiate and implement activities with minimal oversight and supervision
  • Excellent communicator in both English and Nepali languages
  • Possess strong report writing skills.

Other considerations:

  • Good understanding of the development sector
  • Available for interview week commencing 22nd July 2021 (video conference if necessary)

Apply Instruction

SWN offers a dynamic and exciting work environment and attractive staff benefits, including flexible working hours.

If you are an action-orientated and astute individual who would like to join our team, to support a dynamic and growing business, please apply by sending your CV (covering letter NOT required at this stage), no later than 31st July 2021 at info@swnepal.com.np

We give priority to candidates who live within a comfortable commuting distance from the SWN office in Maharjgunj/Panipokhari, Kathmandu