Plan International Nepal announces vacancy for Technical Advisor- Gender Equality and Social Inclusion . Interested candidates can apply for the job. Read the full article below for the job details.

ROLE PURPOSE

The Technical Advisor will provide technical expertise in developing and delivering Plan International Nepal’s strategy on Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI).

The primary scope of the Technical Advisor- GESI will facilitate Plan International Nepal in enhancing the implementation of Plan International (both Global and national) GESI/GEISA action plan through:

  • Socialisation of strategies/action plans/guidelines within Plan international Nepal and its partners.
  • Provide strategic oversight during design and implementation of the programmes. 
  • Institutionalize the learnings/knowledge generated in close coordination with Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning team. 
  • GESI as a non-negotiable initiative of Plan International Nepal must be mainstreamed in all our Area of Global Distinctiveness (AOGDs during design and implementation through capacity building of Plan International Nepal’s staffs and its partners. 

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

[This section details the skills, knowledge and expertise the postholder will be required to demonstrate in doing the job well. 
This should include clear levels of technical expertise and skills that support our work at national, international, and global level.] 

Essential

  • Master’s degree in relevant field with 3-4 years of experience or at least 5 years of experience in GESI with a Bachelor’s Degree including demonstrated ability of undertaking different training programmes. 
  • Experience in policy advocacy on Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI).
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation of GESI
  • Experience in networking/engaging with key actors on GESI
  • Experience in capacity development of project staff
  • Capacity to produce evidence-based, robust program design and public policy recommendations and positions. 
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with colleagues, a variety of team members and external contacts, through good written and spoken communication skills

Desirable

  • Understanding of the structures, processes and trends in the Nepal political system.
  • Good understanding of the processes by which you achieve policy change and of how to conduct power and political analysis.
  • Ability to plan work and meet deadlines when working under pressure on a number of projects.
  • Commitment to Plan’s values including the rights and needs of children.  
  • Experience of working for an international organisation

Skills

  • 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

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.

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Application Deadline: Sunday, 15th January 2023. 

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