Plan International Nepal announces vacancy for Project Manager-ProTecT. 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.
Overall goal of the ProTEcT Project is to educate, empower and equip adolescent girls and young women, families, communities, protective actors and local government with knowledge, capacity and resources to help protect vulnerable populations, prevent trafficking, respond to risks and in contributing developing a system for repatriation of survivors across India, Bangladesh and Nepal.
The Project Manager will provide leadership in the coordination, delivery, monitoring and reporting of the of the ProTEcT Project in line with the approved project proposal, Detailed project implementation plan (DIP) and funding agreement document (FAD)following the gender transformative approaches as outlined in Plan Nepal Country Strategy. S/he is responsible for high quality and timely delivery of the project according to the objectives and approaches described in the project proposal and contract documents and to the satisfaction of the project stakeholders.
The position holder will be responsible to lead and coordinate ProTEcT Project program planning, implementation and monitoring at community, Province, national level and regional level. Lead and contribute for achieving the project. S/he will be required to compile and prepare
Quarterly Report, Progress Reports, Case Stories Annual Program Progress Report and Grant project report.
TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Educational Qualification and Work Experience
- Master’ s Degree in Social Sciences, Human rights, Gender Studies or any development related field with 3-4 years of experience or Bachelor’s Degree with 5+ years of experience in child protection especially addressing human/ child trafficking and gender based violence.
- Good understanding of contemporary issues, activities, approaches and policy and legal legislation related to human trafficking and children rights.
- Basic management knowledge ( PMDPRO)
- Proven experience in coordination, liaison and networking, managing teams, working with children, finance and other critical management domains.
- Project management experience.
- Experience in capacity building, training and facilitation to partner organizations
- Experience of working at national level especially program and influencing.
- Clear understanding of the development sector, its operating and regulatory environment ( in Nepal)
- Clear understanding of the socio/political economic and cultural issues of Nepal, specifically post located districts of the country.
- Understanding and knowledge of the international human rights framework for development, key development issues, approaches and tools.
- Clear in-depth technical and practical knowledge and understanding of gender-based violence and child protection issues and child protection policy
- Clear knowledge and understanding of gender transformative agenda and its application in the rural context.
- Understanding project development and management in participatory process.
- Conflict sensitive project management.
- Different options and possibilities of program and financial operations.
- Knowledge & understanding of Plan’s vision, mission values.
- Operational planning & execution
- Analysis & reasoning
- Managing work relationships (internal/external)
- 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
- Persuasion and ability to influence
- Ability to problem solve, handle setbacks and pressure
- Ability to use basic office electronic equipment & computer applications
- Demonstrable high degree of professional maturity and integrity
- Willingness, flexibility and ability to work to work independently.
- Ability to apply good judgment and professionalism in the resolution of work- related problems
- Commitment for gender transformative programs, and sensitivity to children and disability issues
- Willingness, ability and commitment to build and nurture team
- Commitment to Plan’s values including the rights and needs of children, particularly girls.
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.
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation working in 51 developing countries that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
Plan International has been working in Nepal since 1978, 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 42 districts in Nepal. The main program areas in its new Country Strategy are Early Childhood Development, Basic Education, Youth Economic Empowerment, Child Protection and Resilience, including humanitarian assistance as required.
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: 8th Feb, 2022