MEL Officer

Handicap International

HI is an independent and impartial international solidarity organization, which intervenes in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflicts and disasters. Working alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, it acts and bears witness, to meet their essential needs, to improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights.

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Contract
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Officer
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    Job Experience : 3 year
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity ,Monitoring Evaluation Accountability & Learning
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Aug 06, 2021

Job Description

Handicap International Federation (HI) is an independent and impartial aid organization, created in 1982, working across 63 countries. HI works alongside the vulnerable populations, whatever the context, taking action to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. Present in Nepal since 2000, HI works through a network of local partner organizations in the area of health and physical rehabilitation, inclusive education and resilience including emergency response to improve the living conditions and involvement of the most vulnerable populations in Nepal.

Physical Rehabilitation Activity (PRA) is 5 years program funded by USAID which is aiming to integrate rehabilitation service in the Public Health System. This program started in June 2019 and is working closely with government authorities, DisabledPeople’sOrganizations (DPOs); physiotherapy unit in District hospitals; private rehabilitation services providers and rehabilitation professional associations. One of the key achievements from PRA is the close collaboration with MOHP and WHO Nepal to develop a “Rehabilitation Module” for the Health Information Management System (HIMS). The new HIMS rehabilitation module has been endorsed by MOHP and orientation sessions of Government Medical recorder and Physiotherapists have started.

HI Nepal invites applications for the following position:

1. MEL Officer– 1 position 

Terms & Conditions: 1 Year contract with possibility of extension

Location: Country Office, Kathmandu, Nepal

Key Responsibilities: 

Under the supervision of the PRA senior MEL Officer:

  • Conduct  MEL activities of Physical Rehabilitation Activity Project
  • Support team members and partners for effective implementation of MEL plan and maintaining beneficiary database management; collect beneficiary data from the field;
  • Ensure documenting learning’s and good practices; facilitate to ensure reviews meetings and evaluations as per MEL plan;
  • Ensure quality in documentation and reporting process of the project
  • Facilitate monitoring and evaluation visits and missions
  • Provide technical support to partners on MEL activities
  • Support the provision of training to partners’ staff  on MEL activities
  • Support utilization of HMIS Rehabilitation Module by public and private facilities supported by PRA, especially through regular mentoring visits.

Required Qualification & Experience

Qualification & Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, management, health or related field with minimum 3 years working experience in data management and M&E, preferably focused on Health or Rehabilitation
  • Strong Knowledge of MEAL practices/approaches, data management and analysis
  • Strong Knowledge on Health Management Information System (HMIS), if possible in HMIS rehabilitation module
  • Knowledge on conducting research
  • Knowledge on disability and rehabilitation sector would be added advantage
  • Good communication and interpersonal skill

How to Apply

Send a motivation letter mentioning position applied for and expected salary and an updated CV including 2 referees with contact number and e-mail address to no later than, August 15, 2021. HI Nepal reserves the right to cancel, postpone or modify the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

Handicap International (HI) is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women, people with disability, and members from disadvantaged communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidates applying for a job with HI must be ready to comply with our Child Protection Policy, and Policy on Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment.