Plan International Nepal announces vacancy for Technical Advisor – Protection (Readvertisement). 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 Protection. The Technical Advisor will guide project leads in designing and monitoring projects related to Protection program. S/he will also be responsible for capacity development of Plan International Nepal and its partner staff on Protection related projects.

The primary scope of the Technical Advisor- Protection is to ensure high quality delivery of program and influencing through field offices and partners. The Technical Advisor (TA)- Protection will guide and provide technical expertise in developing Plan International Nepal’s strategy on protection and safeguarding children and young people through programming and policy implementation. S/He will guide and provide technical advice and support to field teams and partners in protection programming. He/she will work very closely with the HR safeguarding focal point to ensure that safeguarding of children and young people are reflected and adopted during program and policy implementation. S/He will monitor the Child Protection program as per the Country Strategy and M&E framework. 

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 2-3 years of relevant experience is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field with 3-4 years of experience.
  • At least 2-3 years of experience in designing / managing projects on Protection including child protection.
  • Experience in policy advocacy on Protection.
  • Experience in safeguarding of children, adolescent and young people. 
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation of Protection program.
  • Experience in networking/engaging with key actors on Protection.
  • 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.

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.

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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