Position Title:Intern – Monitoring & Evaluation Unit

Reports to:

Working Station:Kathmandu & Pokhara, with field visits

Period of Internship:3 months – starting mid October 2015


The Hariyo Ban Program is an ambitious initiative designed to benefit nature and people in Nepal, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Program period is five years, from August 2011 to August 2016. The program is implemented by four core partners: World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Nepal as prime recipient; the Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere (CARE); National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC); and the Federation of Community Forestry Users Nepal (FECOFUN). It works on three core interwoven components – biodiversity conservation, sustainable landscapes and climate change adaptation – with livelihoods, gender and social inclusion being important cross-cutting themes. Hariyo Ban works in two overlapping landscapes in Nepal: the Terai Arc Landscape (TAL) covering the central and western parts of the low-lying Terai in southern Nepal, and the Chitwan-Annapurna Landscape (CHAL), comprising all of the Gandaki river basin in Nepal.

Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is an overarching priority of the Hariyo Ban Program. Objectives of M&E in Hariyo Ban are:

  • to ensure that program interventions are directed towards attaining intended results
  • to provide evidence of the effectiveness of program interventions, enabling managers and partners to make more informed decisions on any needed adjustments to maximize program success in a cyclical process of adaptive management
  • to demonstrate accountability to stakeholders including Hariyo Ban Program core partners, communities, government agencies and donors
  • to generate learning and integrate it in the program cycle.

2.Purpose of the internship

Monitoring & Evaluation unit is seeking services of an intern for a period of 3 months. The purpose of this internship is to provide the interns an opportunity to get familiar with various processes and activities performed by Hariyo Ban M&E Unit including database management, field monitoring, documentation, review reflection and learning form Program interventions and so on. The intern will receive overall supervision from the Field coordinator, CHAL. The intern will work closely with M&E Associates and get support, coaching and mentoring in different M&E matters. During the internship period the intern will be trained on various concepts of Monitoring & Evaluation; and the core capacities and skills of the intern will be enhanced and refined in the quantitative and qualitative areas of data analysis, data interpretation, documentation and field monitoring.The intern will have opportunity to travel to the field and get hands-on practise to get familiar with M&E tools and methodologies.

3.Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Database management: M&E intern will be support in management of database of HBP. S/he will assist in data entry, data analysis and data interpretation of the HBP activities.
  • Monitoring: M&E intern will assist in participatory monitoring system at the community level and project level. S/he carries out field monitoring and assists the M&E unit in output and outcome level monitoring of the interventions.
  • Document Management System (DMS): M&E intern will support in management document. S/he will assist in maintaining special management of maps; in collecting and collating monitoring data from field projects to measure progress. S/he will assist in collecting case stories, success stories, etc.


•Passed Bachelor level from a recognized academic institution.

•Good working knowledge of written and spoken English, MS-Word, MS-Excel.Knowledge on SPSS will be added advantage.

•Willing and able to work in program districts. No previous experience needed.

At the end of every month, the intern is required to submit a report on the activities and your learning through the month. At the end of the internship period, you will provide WWF with a summary report on your overall learning.

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