Plan International Nepal announces vacancy for Project Coordinator. Interested candidates can apply for the job. Read the full article below for the job details.
NOTE: Plan International Nepal invites the applications from FEMALE CANDIDATES ONLY with priority from minority and youth groups for this position.
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As a new role for Plan International Nepal, the Project Coordinator (SHO project) based at regional Office contributes to programme formulation and implementation of the dedicated project. The position holder will bring specific technical expertise in the thematic area and ensure achievement of the relevant outcomes and impact as identified in the different documents of Plan International Nepal.
The position holder ensures the quality of project delivery and the achievement of agreed outcomes in accordance with program design for SHO project. S/he is responsible to achieve a rights-based, gender transformative and inclusive program. The position holder will also lead on influence work approach in program implementation and provide technical support to the team of Plan Nepal and NGOs in the districts. S/he also leads the district and sub-national level networking and advocacy in coordination with the respective program teams and communication teams.
TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
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Knowledge and Experience
- Bachelor’s Degree with three to five years or Master’s Degree in relevant area with two-four years of experience in coordinating and managing the health response/recovery projects; Education qualification in public health or nursing is preferred.
- Advanced knowledge and experience on vaccination (regular and COVID-19) campaign of federal government of Nepal tied up with provincial, district and rural/municipal health offices
- Experience of development and humanitarian issues affecting children, women and families
- Demonstrated experience in successfully using key influencing strategies such as advocacy, lobbying, movement building, or policy development with respective government (especially with health facilities)
- Strong knowledge of child and women’s rights and gender justice relating with vaccination campaign.
- Advanced understanding of the development and NGO sector with proven experience of managing multiple partners in different locations.
- Experience of working with Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs) and their mobilization.
- Experience on capacity building of NGO and government staffs related to health projects.
- Analytical, strategic thinking and negotiating skills.
- Ability to build effective relations for influencing.
- Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills.
- Ability to write clearly and concisely in English and Nepali
- Excellent verbal communication skills in English and Nepali.
- Creative thinking and problem solving skills.
- Proven IT skills: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint etc.
- Ability to prioritise and multitask work when dealing with competing deadlines, sometimes with limited resources.
- Uses evidence-based results to make choices and drive change.
- Taking initiative to be innovative and creative to achieve results.
- Strives for quality in all they do, respecting deadlines, working continuously to improve performance.
- Takes responsibility for their actions, and learn from behaviour, successes and failures.
- Supports gender equality and diversity, and challenges forms of inequality or harassment.
- Encourages children young people, partners and colleagues to be meaningfully involved in decisions that affect them.
- Listens to and understand views of colleagues and partners. Draws on their experience to ensure high quality work.
- Upholds and demonstrates Plan’s values and behaviours.
- Ability to build, nurture and manage team.
- Calm under pressure.
- Ability to work comfortably and sensitively across cultures.
ABOUT PLAN INTERNATIONAL
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.
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.
Note: Plan International Nepal invites the applications from female candidates only with priority from minority and youth groups for this position.
Deadline: 26th Nov, 2021