Rural Development Centre Nepal announces vacancy for Project Coordinator . Interested candidates can apply for the job. Read the full article below for the job details.

The Project Coordinator is responsible for:

  • Prepares project detailed Implementation plan, activity works plans, timelines and budgets and ensures effective implementation of project activities on time.
  • Monitor project progress, identify potential risks, and proactively address any issues that may arise throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Coordinate, build and maintain relationships with relevant government agencies, NGOs/CBOs and other stakeholders at the district and local level to promote women’s empowerment and GBV agenda.
  • Regularly review the project progress with the project team, timeline/deadline, deliverables, and planned activities and ensure the quality of project activities.
  • Ensure the technical standards and procedures related to GBV and livelihoods are followed during the planning and implementation of the project activities. 
  • Design the content of and monitoring and evaluation tools for community awareness-raising sessions in GBV, child marriage, hygiene promotion, nutrition, and reproductive health.
  • Ensure protection needs/concerns of women and girls, men, children, youth and older persons, and persons with disabilities are addressed during the implementation of project activities.
  • Plan, develop and support conducting capacity-building events according to the implementation plan and in line with standard protocols/guidelines/materials.
  •  Ensure feedback and recommendations provided by the funding partner are implemented for the effective and efficient implementation of the activities.
  • Ensure good coordination and timely guidance to all the team members in the office and in the field.
  • Engage in performance management of project staff on a day-to-day basis respecting the organization’s HR policy.
  • Build and continue proper team spirit and maintain team cohesion.
  • Work closely with the finance Officer to prepare budget, amendments, and forecasts as per requirements and timeline in consultation with the funding agency.
  • Coordinate with the finance officer to ensure all financial compliances and standards are well met. 
  • Ensure the team maintains records/documents related to project implementation e.g., event reports, case studies/success stories with relevant photographs, minutes/attendances etc.
  • Ensure both project narratives and financial reports/documents are submitted in a timely manner.
  • Maintain project documentation, including project plan, reports, meeting minutes and change requests. Ensure that these documents are well documented, easily accessible and organized/archived in a structured manner.
  • Ensure close collaboration and monitoring of referral trends with the health, and psychosocial, Livelihoods for survivors and Protection actors

Duties applicable to all staff

1.Abide by and work in accordance with the organization’s principles/policies and code of conduct. Adhere to all safeguarding and PSEAH terms and conditions.
2.Work actively towards the achievement of the broader goals and objectives of the project.
3.Perform other work-related duties and responsibilities as assigned by the agency/line manager.

Position Requirements

Masters in social science, development studies, gender studies or relevant disciplineX 
Minimum three years experiences in protection sector specific interventions, specifically Gender based violence and women empowerment projects.X 
Proficient in project management tools and resources and their application/usageX 
Knowledge of project management methodologies and best practices to drive project success.X 
Experience in case management and referral mechanism/pathwaysX 
Experience working and collaborating with different district and local bodies and authorities to address identified protection-specific concerns/cases.  X 
Experience in facilitating meetings, documenting minutes, and ensuring action items are completed.X 
Experience in developing and conducting trainings, workshops/seminars and community mobilization interventions.X 
Knowledge of project budgeting and financial tracking to ensure projects are executed within allocated resources.X 
Experience working in Rautahat or other districts of Madhesh province.         X
Knowledge and Skills  
Strong knowledge on Gender Empowerment and Social Inclusion (GESI), women empowerment,, violence prevention, referral pathwaysX 
Strong computer literacy and knowledge of database and spreadsheet applications such as excel .X 
Excellent interpersonal, networking, negotiation and communication skillX 
Ability to analyze project requirements, identify potential risks and issues and develop mitigation strategies.X 
Sound Nepali and English communication and presentation skills (both verbal and written)X 
Ability to work in a diverse environment with short deadlines and intense pressure and meet deadlinesX 
Sensitive and responsive to Gender, Age Diversity, and Social InclusionX 
Ability to conduct/organize workshops and meetings independentlyX 
Ability to adapt to changing project priorities and handle unexpected challengesX 
Good analytical skills and innovative problem solverX 
Strong organizational and multitasking skills to effectively manage project timelines, resources, and deliverables.X 
Two-wheeler vehicle with a driving license X
Ability to communicate in the local language (Bajika) X

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Application Deadline: Tuesday 6th June, 2023

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