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

ROLE PURPOSE

“Climate Resilient WASH” project is envisioned to strengthen community resilience through gender transformative and disability inclusive disaster risk management, climate change adaptation and WASH promotion remains core through WASH interventions in the community.  The project has focused on the girls, women, adolescent girls and vulnerable people for the access of WASH services with high priorities on four core strategic thrusts as follows for achievement of sustainable and universal WASH outcomes in the intervention areas: 

  • Improving WASH service by increased availability and affordability of accessible and gender friendly WASH materials.
  • Strengthening of the Climate Resilient WASH governance and institutional framework through municipalities are able and committed for effective and efficient delivery of inclusive, gender friendly, resilient and sustainable WASH 
  • Behaviour change by increased demand for improved gender friendly and inclusive WASH facilities and hygiene behaviour  
  • Gathering evidences for piloting of climate WASH resilient model and its implementation. 


The project will support to recover and rehabilitate WASH facilities and services, promote climate resilient WASH facilities, promote gender responsive menstrual hygiene management MHM services and make schools and communities resilient at the face of disaster. The project will benefit the communities in Jumla to build back better from the recent disaster and provide safe and dignified environment to strengthen their resilience from climate induced disaster events. The proposed project is planned in three rural municipalities (Hima, Sinja and Kanakasundari) of Jumla district of Karnali province which is one the remote district of the Karnali province. The proposed project is planned to address the immediate and long-term WASH needs of the disaster affected population to recover their life from disaster and provide safe and dignified environment to strengthen their resilience from climate induced disaster events. 

Ensuring achievements of intended outcomes and impacts of climate resilient Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) project working closely under the operational guidance of and reporting to Emergency Response Manager at Country office and matrix reporting to Senior Technical Advisor, Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Management (STA-CCA and DRM) and WASH for technical component of the project. 

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge and Experienceo

  • Master’s degree in Water and Sanitation, Engineering, Social Science, within 1-2 years of experience or Bachelor in Water and Sanitation engineering with 3-4 years of experiences in WASH or related projects.
  • Knowledge on climate crisis and climate resilient WASH initiatives.  
  • Extensive experience in training and capacity building with government and communities;
  • Excellent community mobilization and community skills;
  • Clear understanding of the development sector, its operating and regulatory environment (in rural areas Nepal) 
  • Clear understanding of the socio/political economic and cultural issues of Nepal, specifically post located districts of the country. 
  • Clear in-depth technical and practical knowledge and understanding of the relevant job with understanding in   gender issues in WASH. o Good communication and report writing skills in English and Nepali, 

Skills Required

  • Analytical, strategic thinking and negotiating skills.
  • Ability to build effective relations for influencing and team work.o Excellent organisation and prioritising skill
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely in English and Nepali
  • Innovative and creative thinking with problem solving 
  • Managing work relationships (internal/external), coordination and networking. 
  • Proven IT skills: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint etc.
  • Report writing and documentation. 
  • Ability to prioritise and multitask work when dealing with competing deadlines, sometimes with limited resources

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.

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.

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Application Deadline: Friday, 6th January 2023. 

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