Plan International Nepal announces vacancy for Safeguarding and HR Specialist . Interested candidates can apply for the job. Read the full article below for the job details.
The Safeguarding and HR Specialist will be responsible for leading the implementation of the policy on Safeguarding; Preventing Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse (PSHEA); Harassment, Bullying and Discrimination (HBD) and other HR Policies and ensuring these Policies, Standards and Procedures are complied with by staff, partners and all programs/projects design. S/he will work closely and under the supervision of HR&OD Director to effectively and efficiently manage the Safeguarding and HR in the organization. S/he will provide technical support and training to Plan’s staff and associates to understand and effectively implement Safeguarding and its procedures.
TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Knowledge and Experience
- Master’s degree in Business Administration, Social Science or any relevant field
- At least 5 years’ of professional experience in the field of Safeguarding and Human Resources Management.
- Good understanding of safeguarding and employee relations policies and national legal framework on safeguarding and HR.
- Experience of working with and building capacity of partner organizations.
- Commitment to upholding and modelling Plan’s values and feminist principles.
- Experience of working in development sector preferred.
- Additional degree in law will be an added advantage.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Excellent facilitation and presentation skills.
- Ability to work professionally and with a high degree of confidentiality at all times.
- Managing work relationships (internal/external), coordination and networking.
- Ability to prioritise and multitask work when dealing with competing deadlines, sometimes with limited resources.
- Proven IT skills: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint etc.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Nepali.
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 12 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.
Application Deadline: Friday, 27th January 2023.