PMEL Manager

WaterAid Nepal

WaterAid is an international non-governmental organisation, focused on water, sanitation and hygiene. It was set up in 1981 as a response to the UN International Drinking Water decade (1981–1990). It operates in 34 countries as of 2018 The organization was first established by the UK water industry on 21 July 1981 as a charitable trust at their main office premises…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Lalitpur
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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 : 7+ Years
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    Job Category Development & Project
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Jul 20, 2022

Job Description

It’s hard to believe that today 771 million people do not have clean water and 1.7 billion do not have a decent toilet – around 1 in 5 of the world’s population. Every two minutes a child under five dies from diarrheal diseases caused by poor water and sanitation.

Join WaterAid as our PMEL Manager to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you’ll be joining a 2020 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.

As our dynamic and compassionate PMEL Manager you will champion WASH, playing a vital role in our mission to transform lives with safe water, sanitation and hygiene essential foundations for healthy and dignified lives.

1 Year Fixed Term Contract with frequent travel to programme and project areas and some international travel involved.

How to Apply

If you are interested in the position and have the right skills and attributes, request you to fill up an online application form available on and submit (i) Application letter (ii) Recent Curriculum Vitae no later than 2nd August 2022.

Deadline: 2nd August 2022

Please note: to apply for this role you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Nepal.

In this role, you will Lead the Monitoring and Evaluation Unit to provide guidance and technical support to WaterAid Nepal staff on Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning; and is primarily responsible to ensure and enable monitoring of progress against the Country Programme Strategy (CPS), ensuring programme quality standards are in place and managing multiple accountability requirements of donors and stakeholders. Provide key advisory and support to the senior management on programme quality monitoring, accountability frameworks, knowledge initiatives and compliances.

You’ll also:

  • Lead the development, review and implementation of monitoring and evaluation framework for CPS, annual work plan for monitoring & evaluation unit and identified pieces of work such as for donor specific requirements.
  • Initiate and ensure periodic post implementation monitoring survey (PIMS) of completed projects as per WA’s strategic cycle with results fed into mwater and relevant WA platforms.
  • As a member of the Programme Management Team (PMT), proactively contribute to programme quality, programme design, fundraising, partnerships, organisational policies, procedures and compliances.

To be successful, you’ll need to have

  • Master’s in development or Social Studies or relevant discipline
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in similar roles on monitoring and evaluation
  • IT skills particularly MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • High level proficiency in spoken and written English, with good interpersonal, negotiating and persuasive skills. Fluency in spoken and written Nepali language.
  • Confident in working with senior stakeholders both internally and externally using tact and diplomacy

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We’re looking for people who share a commitment to our vision. We’re looking for people with an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important challenges. In return, you can expect to get inspiration from the change you help make happen, a sense of belonging and the feeling of being part of a global community. You will also experience stimulation and fulfilment, the chance to grow, and space to be yourself at your best. This is our pledge to you.

WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct. We will conduct the most appropriate preemployment references and checks to ensure high standards are maintained. 

WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organisation.