Heifer International Nepal
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PROGRAM OFFICER-PME Expired

Application Deadline: 07 Feb, 17:00

No. of Openings: 1

FUNCTION

Program Officer- PME is responsible for project planning, budgeting, reporting, documentation, monitoring and evaluation processes and practices for different projects trying to identify innovative ways to measure project impact. S/he will be expected to ensure project compliance, operationalization of digital reporting portal, prepare and communicate periodic progress reports to field team. Her/his engagement mainly related with document progress, synthesize report, and maintain project database. This position requires more than 70% field works mainly routine data quality assessment, enhance capacity of field staff and field verification of data/figures.

This position for a period of 5 months.

REQUIREMENTS

Educational Qualifications and Experience: - 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, Business Administration, Economics and any other social science or a related field plus three (3) years of related experience is required.

Preferred Requirements: -

  • Experience working in socio-economic, agricultural or development related research.
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluating in local economic development related projects 
  • Experience of field data collection with data management using ODK. 
  • Other job-related education and experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements.

RESPONSIBILITIES

To assist Heifer Nepal M&E system for the scaling up program impacts (50%)

  • Participate actively in programme/ project planning process and budgeting for effectiveness of programme/projects quality
  • To coordinate regular data collection through implementing partners and ensure quality of the data by random verifications and validations
  • To record, manage and preserve monitoring and evaluation data in a safe and accessible way
  • To analyse and discuss findings based on regular monitoring data
  •  Provide technical support on M&E and evidence-based recommendations to the relevant Project Officer/Manager and Partners.
  • Ensure that implementation of field activities adheres to Heifer’s monitoring and evaluation system
  • Support for preparing periodic reports and share with concerned department and field teams
  • To build capacity of Heifer’s field staff, project partners for  progress tracking, reporting, documentation and field monitoring
  • Support other departments in dealing with any other tasks as may be required

Reporting and Documentation (20%)

  •  Assist in developing periodic reports
  • Prepare and share field visit reports with relevant staff
  • Coordinate field staff and implementing partners for periodic update of data/figures entered into PME database management system and carry out field verification and validation of data
  • Collect and prepare case stories of project benenficiaries.
  • Assist to prepare project outputs and financial expenditure report and communicate with field staff

Project Planning (10%)

  •  Assist to prepare project budget of sub-awards, letter of agreement, project proposal, revisions and communicate to field staffs regarding the sub-award planning related works
  • Assit to implementing partners to prepare Project Implementation Plan  at sub-project level.
  • Provide technical inputs and assist to develop RBM framework at program/project level.

Learning and Sharing (10%)

  • Share learning from M&E process with the wider team
  • Support partners in improving learning and sharing mechanisms in their projects
  • Promote culture of two way learning in the organisation

Contribution to Effectiveness of the Programme (10%)

  • Work collaboratively with different programmes for strengthening integration and cross-learning in programmes
  • Proactively volunteer for various team activities
  • Show an eagerness to take on any other tasks assigned by the line manager

HOW TO APPLY

A Cover letter mentioning expected salary along with application form (download from website), latest curriculum-vitae, a recent passport size photograph, a copy of Nepali citizenship certificate should be submitted by email to hr.nepal@heifer.org by 7 February 2021. Please indicate the position that you are applying for in the subject line. For details of job description, please visit our website http://www.heifernepal.org.

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for the interview. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained