Plan International Nepal announces vacancy for program Specialist (Learn) (Re-advertisement). Interested candidates can apply for the job. Read the full article below for the job details.


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The purpose of this position is to oversee and ensure a high quality project implementation, in both development  and humanitarian  settings,  and achieve  targets  towards  Plan’s  and/or  donor’s requirements  through overall  management of  the implementing partners  within  Learn  program (Education   and  Skills   and  Opportunities   for  Youth   Employment   and  Entrepreneurship)in  the respective areas and districts, under the direct supervision of  Regional  Manager.  The  position  will represent  Plan  in  various  forums  in  the respective  sector/s  including  in  government  at provincial, municipal and district level and other stakeholders. The position will also work closely with the Senior Technical Advisor – Learn of Country Office to enhance the capacity and skill of the partner NGO, local government and other key stakeholders and also to ensure the quality of the project delivery at the field level.


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  • Master’s degree in Development Studies, Management, Education, Master in TVET, Sociology or relevant sector with 2-3  years of experience working in the relevant sector or Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Management, Education, Sociology or related sector with 3-5 years of related experience for the role
  • Experience in designing / managing projects on Education and SOYEE sector in Nepal.
  • Experience in policy advocacy on issues on Education and SOYEE sector.
  • Understanding  of  Education  and SOYEE in  Emergency  and its  operationalization  during emergency response.
  • Advance knowledge and experience of National Education programs, project and policies.
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation of Education and SOYEE projects and program.
  • Experience in networking/engaging with key actors on Education and SOYEE sector.
  • Experience of working with private sector actors (employers and their associations )
  • Experience in capacity development of project staff including partner staff & stakeholders on gender transformative education promotion
  • Capacity   to  produce    evidence-based,   robust    program    design    and  public   policy recommendations and positions. 
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships  with  colleagues,  a variety  of  team members  and external  contacts,  through good written and spoken communication skills
  • Commitment to Plan’s goals, mission, values and approach including the ability to lead on safeguarding and child protection matters where necessary.
  • Understanding of gender issues and able to incorporate it as a crosscutting approach to education and SOYEE sector.


Plan International is a development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We strive for a just  world, working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners in over 75  countries. Our programs are underpinned by a core of defined values, including transparency and accountability, team collaboration, inclusion and integration, as well as the overall ambition to empower girls and young women as legacy.

Plan International has been working in Nepal since 1978  and developed a strong reputation as a respected development and humanitarian actor helping marginalised children, their families  and communities to access their rights to health, education, economic security and protection. Through the support of local partners, Plan International works in 24 districts in Nepal.

Plan International Nepal has a vision for 2030  as “an inclusive, just and safe society where all girls and young women enjoy  their  rights  and live  in  freedom”.  This  is  coupled  with  the ambition  of  taking action so that 100 million girls learn, lead, decide and thrive as “Girls and young women in all of their diversity reach their full potential as equal and active citizens” by 2023. The country strategy is put into action through the implementation of three interrelated program areas defined as follows:

LEARN: the “Education and Skills and Opportunities for Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship (SOYEE)” program aims to assist vulnerable and excluded girls and young women in adapting and thriving in a changing climate;

LEAD AND DECIDE: the “Youth as Active Drivers of Change and Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR)” program aims to empower girls and young women in leading change, having control over their bodies and making informed decisions; and

THRIVE: the “Early Childhood Development (ECD), Child Protection and Child Poverty” program enhances vulnerable  and excluded children, especially girls, to be valued and  cared for without discrimination, fear and any forms of violence.

Plan  international  Nepal  seeks candidates  who practice  feminist  leadership,  promote  diversity, actively seek innovative solutions for problems, courageously and respectfully share their opinions and ideas,  break  down barriers  and engender  cross-department  collaboration,  practice  active 
listening, maintain confidentiality, build trust and are passionate about children’s rights and equality for girls.

Note: Due to urgent priority to fill in the positions, recruitment can be held on a rolling basis and Plan International reserves the right to select a candidate prior to the deadline.

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Application Deadline: Friday, 10th June 2022

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