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Director for Data Collection, Analytics, and Use
at ADRA, Nepal

Project Activity: USAID/ Nepal Adolescent Reproductive Health

Location: Kathmandu, Nepal


Job Description

Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is a global humanitarian agency providing relief and development assistance to individuals in 130 countries regardless of their ethnicity, political affiliation, gender, or religious association. ADRA seeks an experienced Director for Data Collection, Analytics, and Use to lead the ethical measurement, learning, and adaptation for the anticipated USAID/ Nepal Adolescent Reproductive Health activity that will expand the demand, supply, and use of quality, adolescent-responsive reproductive health services and products through a systems strengthening approach. The ideal candidate will be experienced in both traditional M&E systems and dynamic, integrated adaptive management analysis.


  • Provide overall leadership and strategic direction for measuring and analyzing effective approaches and activity performance in a comprehensive performance monitoring plan

  • Lead collection and analysis of data from a variety of sources to ensure effective programmatic approaches and project performance

  • Oversee the effective analysis and use of data to adjust programmatic approaches at the national and municipal levels

  • Together with the Chief of Party and Deputy Chief of Party, implement adaptive management approaches with a direct connection between data and continuous program learning

  • Provide high quality data-informed insights, analysis, and graphics for reports, workplans, communication materials, and other program deliverables in a timely manner

  • Manage, supervise, or coach M&E staff and consultants in a positive, respectful work environment

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Masters or Doctoral level degree in statistics, study design, research methods, monitoring and evaluation, or a related field with increasing levels of responsibility and leadership

  • Minimum eight years of experience in monitoring, evaluation, study design/management or statistical analysis in the development sector

  • Significant understanding of data analytics and statistical analysis with proven experience using SPSS, Stat, or SAS to conduct analysis of large datasets – including quantitative and qualitative data – and producing publishable quality reports

  • Experience designing and managing M&E systems that include appropriate indicators, baseline data, and targets with a plan to evaluate performance and produce accurate analysis for reader-friendly reporting

  • Experience with collaboration, continuous learning, and adaptive management systems that translate data and research findings into appropriate programmatic interventions

  • Excellent spoken and written Nepali and English language skills​

  • Ability to travel to program field locations


To Apply: Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to with “ADRA – Data Director, Nepal” in the subject line. Only finalist candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and qualified candidates should apply as soon as possible.

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