Plan International Nepal announces vacancy for Senior Technical Advisor. Interested candidates can apply for the job. Read the full article below for the job details.
The Senior Technical Advisor initiates and provides conceptual and strategic direction for programme design, capacity building, quality assurance as well as technical leadership and support in matters related to climate change and disaster risk management as a cross cutting approach, integrated in all programs of Plan International.
S/he leads and supports the development of strategies pertaining to -and support the implementation of- cost effective and efficient climate change and disaster risk management solutions which can address key context specific challenges of the country.
S/he works in an integrated manner with other teams in both the Country Office and Field Offices to ensure that Plan International Nepal’s programs maximise their positive impact for children and young people. S/he aims to achieve a rights-based, gender transformative and inclusive program focusing on national level influencing while supporting provincial, district and municipal level influencing through Plan International’s field offices.
Finally, s/he is responsible for strengthening positive and trustworthy relationships and partnerships with a broad range of external stakeholders that have the potential to add value to our work and create positive disruptions to existing approaches.
TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Knowledge and Experience
- Master’s Degree in Disaster Risk Management/Risk Reduction, Humanitarian Degree, International Development or any other relevant field
- Minimum 7 years of experience in relevant field with 3 years of demonstrated experience working in a senior position leading, advising or managing Disaster Management program portfolio and managing resources (budget, staff etc);
- Demonstrated experience in climate change and/or disaster related program management including program design, implementation and evaluation and resource management;
- In depth practical knowledge of inter disciplinary development issues affecting children, women and families;
- Demonstrated experience in successfully using key influencing strategies such as advocacy, lobbying, movement building, or policy development;
- Experienced in carrying out power, policy and political analysis to inform strategies and projects
- Demonstrated analytical, strategic thinking and negotiating skills;
- Strong communication, coordination and negotiation skills;
- Demonstrated ability to build positive and trustworthy relations for influencing;
- Experience in managing time and resource constraints;
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in English and Nepali in order to communicate complex and technical information to technical and general audiences; and
- Proven IT skills: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint etc.
ABOUT PLAN INTERNATIONAL
Plan International is a development and humanitarian organization 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 marginalized children, their families and communities to access their rights to health, education, economic security and protection. Through the support of local partners, Plan International has worked in 42 districts in Nepal since 1978.
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.
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 23rd February, 2024