Rural Development Centre Nepal announces vacancy for Project Officer (Protection and Inclusion) . Interested candidates can apply for the job. Read the full article below for the job details.

The Project officer is responsible for:

  • Lead in the implementation of activities addressing GBV and gender norms including interactive, skill-building workshops for service providers, awareness-raising campaigns and other community-level interventions to address the norms and behaviours that underlie GBV.
  • Prepare detailed project annual work plans for targeted municipalities in line with the budget and make necessary arrangements for their successful implementation in a timely manner.
  • Conduct assessments to identify the specific protection and inclusion needs of targeted communities and individuals. Engage in gender-sensitive market assessments.
  • Collaborate with project teams to integrate protection and inclusion considerations into all project activities and plans.
  • Prepare concept/planning notes for the planned activities and share them with the team for effective implementation and involvement in field visits and on-site supervision.
  • Lead in selecting the project beneficiaries and implementation of the municipal-specific project action plan.
  • Provide field-level support and assistance in project sites, including field visits and on-site supervision. Monitor project progress, identify potential issues, and propose solutions to ensure timely completion.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with local organizations, government agencies, and community leaders to promote collaboration and coordination on protection and inclusion initiatives.
  • Collect/compile district and local level information and details of service providers and protection actors and other relevant information and coordinate and collaborate with them during the implementation.
  • Support the development and implementation of community-based protection mechanisms and referral systems, ensuring access to essential services for vulnerable groups.
  • Prepare and execute a plan for the identification and assessment of GBV survivors and vulnerable women and girls at risk of GBV.
  • Lead the overall case management process concerning GBV from the identification/assessment to finalizing/providing the identified cases with provisioned support.
  • Coordinate with the livelihood officer and psychosocial counsellor to execute the support planned and finalized for the survivors and at-risk individuals.
  • Communicate and coordinate with different structures present in the district to address the GBV issues e.g. social development branch at the municipal level, the judicial committee at the municipal level, district police office, women’s cell, ward offices of target municipalities, community structures and community networks (child club, youth club, women’s associations).
  • Support effective communication and collaboration among project stakeholders to ensure a coordinated approach.
  • Organize       consultative    workshops   with   security    agencies,   religious   leaders, community people, and local representatives to develop community-level initiatives to reduce and address GBV cases through a survivor-centric approach.
  • Take the initiative to implement the Channel of Hope Model, and support in appointing and mobilizing the champion for changes in the communities.
  • Extend support and engage in the formation of survivor support groups, social support systems and community networks.
  • Conduct regular field visits to project sites, assessing the effectiveness of protection and inclusion interventions, and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Support the project team in collecting data, analyzing them and reporting/documentation.


  • Represent the agency in protection and inclusion meetings/discussions/clusters as and when necessary.

Duties applicable to staff

1.Abide by and work in accordance with the organization’s principles and code of conduct. Adhere to safeguarding and PSEAH norms and Organizational Procedures and Policies.
2.Actively work 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

Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, gender studies, social work, human rights, or a related field with relevant professional experience of at least two years.    X 

Good understanding of gender, protection and social inclusionX 
Proven experience working in protection and inclusion-related roles, preferably within the development sector.  X 
Experience in team mobilization and managementX 
Familiarity with participatory approaches and community engagement methodologies.  X 
Experience in conducting assessments, implementation and monitoring of protection and inclusion activities.  X 
Practical experience in facilitation and interaction with government counterpart/local stakeholders and community networksX 
Experience working in Rautahat or Madhesh province X

Knowledge and SkillsRequiredPreferred
Knowledge on , Gender, Inclusion and Empowerment and other protection areasX 
Strong analytical, writing, editing and communication skillsX 
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess complex situations and develop appropriate strategies.X 
Knowledge and experience in program and community level trainingX 
Knowledge and experience using MS-Office packages and statistical packages, email and internetX 
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with a high level of self-motivation and initiative.X 
Sets high standards for quality of work and consistently achieves project goalsX 
Abilities to work under pressure and meet deadlinesX 
Sensitive and responsive to Gender, Age Diversity, and Social InclusionX 
Two-wheeler vehicle with driving license X

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Application Deadline: Tuesday 6th June, 2023

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