Energy Advisor – Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Communications and Gender and Social Inclusion (GESI)

GIZ Nepal

The registered offices of GIZ are in Bonn and Eschborn. In 2019, we generated a business volume of around EUR 3.1 billion. Our 22,199 employees, almost 70 per cent of whom are national staff, work in around 120 countries. As a recognised development service provider, we currently have 556 development workers in action in partner countries. Furthermore, in 2019, the…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 5+ years
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Related Field
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    Posted Date : Aug 19, 2022

Job Description

Duty Station: Kathmandu


1. Monitoring and Evaluation  

  • Act as a focal person for the M&E of the project,
  • Ensure that the project monitoring system is updated, and reporting is maintained in line with the requirement of GIZ and EU.
  • Update project progress in the project’s internal monitoring system by collecting data from the component responsible team members.
  • Track the project progress and compare it with the targets as per the operational plan; suggest for timely corrective measures when deviation occurs.
  • Provide project’s progress report as required by project management and use the data and information in different project information sharing platforms project updates, information brochure in conventional as well as digital media.
  • Provide data information from monitoring system for project annual review, planning, evaluation.

2. Communication and Visibility Plan

  • Update and lead the implementation of the Communication and Visibility Plan of the project.
  • Conceptualize, develop/ draft and/or edit/review information and communication materials including printed, audio-visual, web-based materials of the project process, progress, impacts, and lessons learnt.
  • Facilitate in developing TOR as well administering and closing the contract for external consulting services to develop and publishing promotional materials including print, audio/ video documentaries.
  • Ensure quality of communication and promotional materials comply with the GIZ and EU standards and norms.
  • Draft/ edit press materials including analytical articles, press releases, success stories.
  • Support in planning and organizing orientation and awareness campaigns, seminars, conferences organized within all project components.
  • Preparation/ organize communication and promotional materials including background and briefing materials, project summaries, fact sheets for visibility events including participation in conferences, field visits for internal and external visitors including high level team, media.
  • Create post and content for the project website and GIZ Nepal social media account and update the information material regularly.
  • Act as a focal person for media outreach for the the project including coordinating with national and local media including arranging the interviews, field visit, news reporting.

3. Gender and Social Inclusion 

  • Oversee and coordinate the implementation of the gender and social inclusion plan of the project.
  • Facilitate and ensure GESI is considered in all aspects of project implementation and provide inputs on the formulation of work plans, budgets, monitoring and evaluation mechanism.
  • Facilitate and support project staff in ensuring mainstreaming GESI is properly addressed in project activities.
  • Integrate gender and social inclusion in project’s M&E system and communicate GESI achievement of the project as appropriate
  • Regular analysis of GESI of the programe and provide feedback to the team, provide support to the evaluation team from the gender perspective

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Postgraduate qualifications from a recognized university with a background in energy, economics or relevant subject with strong emphasis on research methods, monitoring and evaluation, and communications
  • 5 years of working in results-based monitoring and evaluation (with focus in energy sector highly desirable)
  • 3 years of experience in developing, planning, and implementing communications, visibility and advocacy initiatives is required.
  • In-depth knowledge with work experience in integrating gender equality and social inclusion in projects.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in monitoring and evaluation, data collection and analysis, and reporting using digital M&E tool.
  • Familiarity with multilaterals development programmes and working procedures, especially global RMB and M&E standards and practices.
  • Experience in communications for development with sound knowledge of managing both conventional and modern media.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in both English and Nepali (both written and verbal)
  • An excellent team player with strong organizational, interpersonal & management competence with the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, tasks, and resources
  • Very good working knowledge of IT technologies and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)

The salary and social benefits will correspond to the rule applicable to GIZ national personnel in Nepal. Especially women and candidates from minority groups are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Interested Nepali citizens are requested to send a complete application including CV, two referees, a scanned recent passport size photograph to an email address by 3rd September 2022 Only applications sent by email will be accepted.

(Please write in the subject line while applying by position: “Ref. Nr. 22019; Energy Advisor- Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Communications and Gender and Social Inclusion (GESI))

Only short-listed candidates will be called for an interview. No telephone inquiries will be entertained. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.