EOI  /  EOI for Data Scientist

Terms of Reference: Data Scientist                                                                             

Job Type: Consulting Service                              Deadline: 27 September 2023, 5:00 PM (Nepal Standard time)

About the organization

Youth Innovation Lab (YI-Lab) is a not-for-profit civic tech company that works at the intersection of emerging  cutting-edge  technological tools and their applications by equipping young professionals to solve emerging challenges in our community. YI-Lab’s mission statement is, ‘to engage young people to bridge science to people and policy through innovation ’.  YI-Lab harnesses indigenous knowledge, citizen science approach, develops low-cost technological solutions, promotes open data, promotes entrepreneurship, and conducts evidence-based advocacy campaigns. YI-Lab  provides  a conducive environment for young people to co-create solutions for inclusive development.  

About the project

Using Climate Change Scenarios to Inform Community-based Adaptations and Planning in Nepal (CCSICAPN) project is funded by Frontier Technology and aims to develop ways to inform and capacitate local government to make use of existing data, policies, and technology to enable local government to implement DRRM and CCA related plans and interventions through data-driven decision making. CCSICAPN is an eighteen-month-long project that is being implemented in Bhotekoshi rural and Rajapur municipalities. 


The objectives of the consultancy is as follows: 

  1.   Support the CCSICAPN project officers (POs) at  Rajapur Municipality and Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality in classification, proper visualization and presentation of municipal budgets and expenditures over past six fiscal years. 

Tasks and deliverables

S.N Tasks Deliverables Total hours
1 Conduct a thorough review and comprehensive analysis of budget data, expenditures, plans, and policies for the past six fiscal years in both Rajapur Municipality and Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality 1.1 Proper compilation of all the required data. 8
2 Conduct research and develop a strategic plan for evaluating, Visualizing, interpreting, and representing data. 2.1 A detailed research and strategic plan document outlining the methodology and approach for the evaluation, interpretation, and representation of data 12
3 Assist Planning Officers (POs) in evaluating budget and expenditure data for Rajapur Municipality and Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality over a six-year period, to identify potential trends, gaps etc. 3.1 Categorize  the data and activities  from the past six fiscal years under appropriate headings, and create clear and comprehensible graphical representations to uncover potential trends, patterns, consistencies, as well as identify any potential gaps in Rajapur Municipality and Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality 40
4 Share the findings and learning  4.1 A presentation detailing data analysis, representation techniques, trend analysis, comparative studies, and methodologies for comprehensive data examination 4
5 Assist the POs  to  present a comprehensive Budget and Expenditure Assessment report.  5.1 Budget and Expenditure Assessment report. 16
Total Hours 80
Total Days 10

Timeframe and supervision 

The calculated duration for the consultancy will be 10 days from 25 September, 2023 to 15 November, 2023. The consultant will directly report to the Project Manager and work together with the planning officers. 

Payment Schedule

20% of the total contractual amount will be paid after the completion and submission of task number 1 and 2

80% of the total contractual amount will be paid after the completion and submission of task number 3, 4 and 5.

Application Requirements

Interested consultant/firm can apply by submitting the following:

  • CV of Consultant

  • Expected financial remuneration

  • PAN registration certificate

  • Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Process

Interested Consultants are requested to submit the document mentioned above at YI-Lab by 27  September 2023, 5:00 PM (Nepal Standard Time). For any queries, write to YI-Lab at info@youthinnovationlab.org.