World Vision International Nepal (WVIN), an international Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice, is looking for potential Nepalese candidates to fill out the following positions:
1. Position: Project Director (One)- based in National Office, Lalitpur
Key Responsibilities: The Project Director will have overall responsibility of an anticipated 2.5-year United States Department of State (USDOS) Gender-based Violence (GBV) Prevention and Response Project in Laos and Nepal. S/he will have overall responsibility for project management, supervision, administration and implementation of the project. S/he will maintain working relationships with project stakeholders, including, but not limited to, host country ministries and GBV prevention and response system stakeholders at the national level, project partners, and sub-grantees, and other relevant national stakeholders; S/he will develop annual capacity and implementation plan for GBV project and implementing partners.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience required: A Master’s degree in development sector, preferably Gender Studies, Human Rights, Public Administration, International Development, or a related field or Bachelor’s Degree with more than 5 years of experience in management, supervision, administration, and implementation of a United States Government (USG) grant, cooperative agreement, and/or contract requirements; Familiarity with GBV programming and United States Government (USG) assistance programs, their history, and their development; Demonstrated accomplishment in working with host-country professionals, ministries, and with donor colleagues in country and strong teamwork skills.
2. Position: Project Coordinator (One)-based in National Office with 50% travel to remote areas
Key Responsibilities: As a project leader with field-facing responsibilities, the Project Coordinator will play an active role in identifying GBV issues affecting vulnerable groups and supporting locally based GBV prevention and response initiatives conducted by partners and informal and formal community groups and structures. Integrate gender into project activities in planning with Project Director and individuals in the community and ensure gender targets are included and being measured by the project; Ensure the implementation of activities as per the design, Detailed Implementation Plans (DIPs), and budgets; Represent the project at meetings of stakeholders, joint agency assessments, regional events and task forces to develop and maintain good relationships in order to share best practices and identify ways to improve the project;
Minimum Qualifications and Experience required: Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred) in Gender Studies, Human Rights, Public Administration, International Development, or a related field; 3-5 years of experience preferred in project management of United States Government (USG) grant, cooperative agreement, and/or contract requirements including activities coordination and implementation; Experience building relationships and working with local authorities, national ministries, host country professionals, and donor colleagues in country; Willingness to work at remote field project sites with additional travel in country as required; Core competencies for both the positions: Excellent oral and written English & Nepali; Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications including use of Microsoft Office; Ready to take initiatives and willing to work under pressure and exhibit a high level of flexibility; Hold a high level of integrity and honesty, self-motivated, confident, and able to work independently; Strategic, creative, and innovative thinking with decision making and problem solving skills; Good understanding of humanitarian Sector; Committed to World Vision Core Values and Mission Statement. Refer to website: http://wvi.org/about-world-vision
**These positions are contingent upon Donor Approval.
How To Apply
** Candidates fulfilling the criteria mentioned above may send in their complete ‘Curriculum Vitae (CV) with statement of purpose’ by 22 May 2017 before 17:00 hours to the address mentioned below.
World Vision International Nepal People & Culture Department Email: NPL-Vacancy@wvi.org
Only short-listed candidates will be called for the subsequent selection procedure.