Plan International Nepal announces vacancy for Project Coordinator- Resilience   . Interested candidates can apply for the job. Read the full article below for the job details.

ROLE PURPOSE 

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With direct supervision of Programme Specialist and matrix reporting to Manager at Country Office (CO), this position is responsible to oversee and ensure a high quality project delivery/ implementation of project entitle “Gender Responsive School and Community Safety Initiatives”. The project will be implemented by Plan International Nepal in collaboration with Plan International Bangladesh and Plan International Asia Pacific Regional Office (Plan APAC), along with their local partners Plan International Nepal will implement the Gender Responsive School and Community Safety Initiatives in selected schools and its surrounding communities of selected rural/municipalities of Sindhuli district funded by Plan International Japan Office (JNO). During the 3 (three) years implementation, the project aims to achieve a gender transformative, safer education and learning environment both at school and community levels that responds to and prepares for multi-hazards risks.

 Project Coordinator is also responsible for management of other disaster management, humanitarian response, recovery projects under East Regional Office (ERO) to achieve the set targets of individual projects within short interval of time. Engage with Emergency Response Manager (ERM), Senior Technical Advisor- Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management (STA-CCA &DRM) for implementation of the activities mentioned in Disaster Preparedness Process (DPP-IV) document of Plan International Nepal. Engaging with Business Development (BD) team, s/he will ensure the Plan and/or donor compliance and timely reporting. Furthermore, she/he will be responsible to manage overall performance of partners under different programme at district level. The position will represent Plan in various forums in the respective sector/s; clusters at province, district; local government at rural/municipal level; other relevant stakeholders and likeminded organizations in province, districts and local government.  The position will also work closely with the   Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning Coordinator of Regional Office East to enhance the capacity and skill of partner NGO on the sector of data management, capture the evidences and reporting of the specified project and other DRM, Humanitarian interventions. 

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE 

Essential

  • Bachelor degree in Disaster Risk Management/Risk Reduction, Environmental Management, Natural Sciences, Community Development, Social Sciences and/or International Development with minimum 4-5 years of experience in a Coordinator role including grants management.
  • Master degree in Disaster Risk Management/Risk Reduction, Environmental Management, Natural Sciences, Community Development, Social Sciences and/or International Development at least 2-3  years of experience in  related sector
  • Experience in project implementation, partnership management, government engagement, designing / managing of integrated Projects. 
  • Sufficient knowledge on community based disaster risk management (CBDRM), school based disaster risk management (SBDRM), multi hazard Early Warning System (EWS), disaster risk management (DRM), humanitarian response, education sector of Nepal with current plans, policies and strategies. 
  • Strong knowledge and experience working with government stakeholders on DRM and education such as: children, youth, Schools, SMC/PTA, DMCs, CBOs, NGOs and GOs
  • Proven knowledge of budget tracking and management.
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation of integrated Project.
  • Understanding of Nepal’s national disaster management structure, systems, plans and priorities including sectoral emergency preparedness and response mechanisms. 
  • Experience of using web/mobile based tools for vulnerability and capacity assessment with knowledge of Geographical Information System (GIS)
  • Experience of mainstreaming DRR into development plan of the respective local government.
  • Extensive experience and expertise in DRR models and methods of training, facilitation and capacity building, project management and organizational development for staffs and communities
  • Experience of preparing acts, policies, strategies and relevant documents related to DRM, SBDRM at rural/municipal level. 
  • Thorough understanding and experience about the DRR and humanitarian sector, local project management and contextual understanding of the geographical landscape and associated multi hazards. 
  • Experience in networking/engaging with key actors.
  • 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

Desirable

  • Good understanding of the processes by which you achieve policy change and of how to conduct power and political analysis.
  • Ability to plan work and meet deadlines when working under pressure on a number of projects.
  • Commitment to Plan’s values including the rights and needs of children. 
  • Experience of working for an international organisation.
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery including Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) programming with Nepalese context. 

Skills

  • Operational planning & execution. 
  • Analysis & reasoning.
  • Humanitarian and empathy with the people
  • Communicating, one to one, in groups both in writing, verbally, presentations and reports, in English, Nepali and relevant local languages.
  • Preparation and management of budgets and assessment of financial implication in work situations.
  • Facilitation, negotiation and networking 
  • Ability to use basic office electronic equipment & computer applications
  • Willing to work under pressure and carry out multi-tasking
  • Two wheeler valid driving licence 

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 & Skills and Opportunities for Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship (SOYEE)” program aims to assist vulnerable and excluded girls and young women so they are fully prepared for and equipped to adapt and thrive in a changing climate; both in development & humanitarian setting/ context

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.

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Application Deadline: Tuesday, 27 December 2022

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