Learning Coordinator: Dakchyata TVET PP
South Asia
Country / Territory
Education & Society
Job Category
Project Management
Pay Band
Vacancy Description
Two Years-Fixed Term Contract of Employment | Region: South Asia | Country: Nepal | Location: Kathmandu | Department: Programs

This post will lead of coordinating learning, monitoring and evaluation activities for the European Union (EU) funded Dakchyata: TVET Practical Partnership project, contracted to the British Council through a delegation agreement for implementation to the value of Euro 14.1 million over four years from 2017-2021.    


The Nepal Operation

The British Council has had a presence in Nepal since 1959. The British Council office in Nepal has been active in improving the teaching and learning of English, education sector projects and partnership programs, education promotion, UK examination and policy dialogue activities. British Council has also delivered range of Skills programmes in South Asia.  


The Dakchyata: TVET Practical Partnership project has the overall objective of contributing to Nepal’s inclusive and sustainable growth through investment in human capital and by creating better employment opportunities.       The specific objective is to strengthen and implement more effectively a TVET policy responsive to labour market needs  and pilot an integrated Public Partnership Approach in three key economic sectors  i) agriculture (commercial farming and food production), ii) construction, iii) tourism, that offer opportunities for promoting the transition to a greener, climate-resilient, low-emission economy. 

Purpose of role

The Learning Coordinator is responsible for all learning, monitoring, and evaluation activities for the Dakchyata: TVET Practical Partnership project. The main purpose of the role is two-fold: to gather evidence of impact resulting from project activities, and support the collation of lessons and learning emerging from grant funded pilot projects under the Practical Partnership Fund. 

Main responsibilities include: 

  • Collating and analysing results: gather and document progress towards achieving results, producing and reporting against the Dakchyata Learning Framework and Log Frame, and the British Council Results and Evidence Framework, allowing the project to meaningfully communicate results and lessons learned, backed-up with robust data and evidence
  • Communicating impact: close coordination with the Senior Management, Communications and Grant Teams to translate evidence and lessons from Dakchyata and partner activities into learning, to generate resources, guidance and tools for further dissemination and replication
  • Building capacity with project team and partners (grant recipients) for learning, monitoring, and evaluation · 
  • Learning for impact and innovation: work closely with Senior Management to foster a culture of learning for staff and partners
This is an excellent opportunity which would suit someone who has defined career aspirations in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) of donor funded interventions tackling social issues and looking to develop experience and skills within a supportive environment. The role has ample opportunity for the successful candidate to build their generalist impact evaluation research and MEL experience; supporting managers with evaluations, quality monitoring, accountability, learning and gathering of case studies. We are looking for a confident communicator who is equally comfortable talking to employers, trainers and trainees on project visits as providing senior leaders with updates and analysis of findings. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative worker who enjoys both working and contributing ideas in a tight team at as well travelling independently to build new relationships with a diverse range of external partners. 
If you are interested to apply, for further information please see the documents below: 

British Council Behaviours
BC Core skills
Role Profile

Closing date:  UK time: 23:59, 22 January 2020

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