Senior Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (PMEL) Officer

Right Here Right Now 2 (RHRN2) partnership is created so that young people in all their diversity enjoy their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in gender-just societies. Young people are at the forefront of our partnership. We seek to unleash the power of youth, to increase public support for SRHR, to improve policies and laws, and to strengthen civil society. RHRN2 is a 5 year project and will be implemented till 2025. The program brings together diverse and complementary organizations working across 13 countries: Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Egypt, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Kenya, Morocco, Nepal, Tunisia, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

In addition, the program and its members embrace the following key principles/values: Meaningful Inclusive Youth Participation (MIYP), Inclusivity, Gender Transformative Approach, Human Rights-based Approach, Do-No-Harm, and Safety.

The RHRN2 Coalition in Nepal consists of 6 civil society organizations and YUWA is country lead organization coordinating and managing grants of RHRN2. Established in 2009, YUWA is a registered not for profit, purely youth run and led organization working to promote youth participation through empowerment and advocacy. YUWA envisions a society whereby youth, as indispensable change agents, are valued as partners in decision making on all levels.

The coalition envisions to ensure young people aged 15-30 in their diversity are empowered to exercise all aspects of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in a supportive social and enabling legal environment in Nepal.

Job Title: Senior Planning Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (PMEL) Officer

Job type: Full Time

Reports to: Country Coordinator

Location: Kathmandu with 25% field visits

Contract start date: 1st May 2024

Contract Duration: 12 months with possibility of extension.


The post-holder will be a lead of the Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (PMEL) Unit of RHRN2. The Senior PEML Officer provides guidance and technical support to RHRN2 Nepal team on planning, monitoring, evaluation and learning, and is primarily responsible for monitoring progress against RHRN TOC, ensuring programme quality standards are in place and managing multiple accountability requirements of global Consortium and stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Support in coordination and facilitation of the overall country planning process as well as regular review meetings of Right Here Right Now2 Nepal prgramme
  • Provide adequate support to coalition partners in the planning process by supplying relevant data, information and guidance for planning with partners
  • Contribute to the PMEL unit in development of annual work plan, and play a key role in integrating/consolidating work plans across RHRN2 Nepal.

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Provide support and inputs in the development of M&E system, frameworks and procedures.
  • Work closely with coalition partners to incorporate M&E into programme design and implementation and encourages monitoring and periodic reflection to support learning.
  • Conduct programme monitoring and spot check visit to Coalitions regularly for quality program documentation in coordination with YUWA
  • Support Country Coordinator in periodic evaluations of RHRN2 programme and its coalition partners.


  • Support in conducting evidence based in-house research and monitoring initiatives to improve the quality standards of RHRN
  • Conduct systematic field-based study in RHRN programme sites to produce best practices, case stories and evidences for advocacy
  • Design and develop survey and qualitative study tools through consultation with country coordinator and RHRN Coalition partners.

Reporting, Learning and Dissemination

  • Support Country Coordinator in consolidation of reports, reviewing partners’ reports to ensure high quality reports are submitted on time- monthly, quarterly, biannual, and annual reports.
  • Support in establishing log frames, M&E work plans, and targets while drafting annual workplans as well as throughout project implementation
  • Review and analyze reports to identify the causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation and to enhance quality of reporting
  • Provide support to develop and produce regular PMEL related series and newsletters for knowledge and learnings
  • Manage and store all data, resources and information regarding the program in online and offline backup mediums.

Partnership Management

  • Support in building and sustaining harmonious relationships with the coalition partners, taking into consideration of YUWA’s partnership principles.
  • Monitor the national policy environment and keep the coalition updated.
  • Support the coalition in capacity strengthening and Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (PMEL) in liaison with the country liaison team of the international consortium
  • Ensure that partners submit narrative report that comply with YUWA and donors’ requirements.
  • Provide support to partners to enable them to perform and fulfil project outputs.
  • Others
  • Support Country Coordinator to coordinate and facilitate regular consultations with Programmes and Partners to identify capacity building needs of staff, and also design, plan and coordinate relevant capacity building initiatives
  • Work with the best interest of RHRN2 core values and its beneficiaries in mind
  • Promote importance of value for money as a part of organizational culture
  • Represent RHRN2 at meetings/forums/workshops when necessary and as advised by line manager
  • Any reasonable official duties as requested by Country Coordinator

Person Specification

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Project Management, or relevant subject, preferably with specialization in research, monitoring and evaluation
  • A minimum of three (3) years of work experience in M&E in development sector professions.
  • High level proficiency in professional writing and communication in English. A professional certificate to demonstrate this skill will be highly advantageous; Fluency in spoken and written Nepali language.
  • High level proficiency in Windows Excel and quantitative analysis; experience of operating M&E software. Previous experience working in SPSS to analyze data and information would be desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work in a multi-cultural setting
  • Strong planning and organization skills
  • Experience in technical report writing and research activities
  • Self-motivation, creativity and an ability to perform without close supervision

To apply submit a CV, covering letter a sample of reports to by 5 pm 14th April 2024 clearly mentioning the subject line “Application for Senior PMEL Officer”.

Qualified candidates and candidates particularly from disadvantaged and socially excluded/marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Contact us at for any queries.

Apply To This Job

Fill all the details