Plan International Nepal announces vacancy for Project Manager, Telethon: Child Not Bride Project . Interested candidates can apply for the job. Read the full article below for the job details.

ROLE PURPOSE

Overall goal of the Project is to reduce Child, Early and Forced Marriage by ensuring girls at school, providing SRHR knowledge and economic opportunities, challenging THPs and strengthen protection systems at federal, province and local level.

The Project Manager will provide strategic and managerial leadership for the telethon funded “Child Not Bride Project,” an integrated component of Early Childhood Development and Protection from violence, Learn, Lead and Decide. Similarly, the project has also the component of WASH, Climate Crisis/Disaster Risk Management and gender as cross cutting. Also, the manager will lead and provide quality leadership in the coordination, delivery, monitoring and reporting of the Telethon funded 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. 

The Project Manager based in Regional Office – East, Janakpur will be responsible for ensuring that the Project is being implemented in two districts (Dhanusha and Bardiya). Project Manager will be engaged in policy dialogues and advocacy at provincial level and federal level as required. The position holder will also be responsible to lead and coordinate telethon Project planning, implementation and monitoring at community, province, national level and regional level. S/he will be required to compile and prepare quarterly report, progress reports, case stories annual program progress report and Grant.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Educational Qualifications and work experience

  • Master’s Degree in development-related field, preferably Human Rights, Management, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Gender & Development, Political Science, and Public Policy Administration with minimum 5 years of experience in a managerial role including grants management.
  • Experience in rights-based approaches to development. Experience engaging with government private sectors, CSOs and/or multilateral institutions.
  • Prior experience of managing integrated project with the component related to education, SRHR, economic empowerment, norms change, WASH, DRM, protection system strengthening and CSO mobilization would be an asset. 


Knowledge

  • Understanding of the structures, processes and trends in the Nepal political system.
  • Good understanding of the processes by which you achieve policy change and conducting power and political analysis.
  • Capacity to produce evidence-based robust position as required.
  • Good understanding of the national and international environment on development trend.
  • Commitment to Plan’s goals, mission, values and approach including the ability to lead on safeguarding and child protection matters where necessary.
  • Experience of working for an international organisation.
  • Experience and understanding of the development and humanitarian issues from different perspective.
  • Demonstrate understanding of feminist and gender transformative approaches.

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 strives for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Our ambition from now to 2027 is to see All Girls Standing Strong Creating Global Change.

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), protection from violence” 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: Thursday 7th March, 2024

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