The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs (CCP) specializes in developing and implementing social and behavior change (SBC) programs that improve health outcomes around the world. As a recipient of 27-month USAID award in Nepal, Breakthrough ACTION Reducing Child, Early and Forced Marriage (Nepal R-CEFM) Project is seeking full time staff for project positions.
The overall project objective for Breakthrough ACTION Nepal’s R-CEFM Project is to strengthen the institutional and technical capacity of the Government of Nepal (GON) in Province 2 at the province and municipal levels to design, implement, monitor, evaluate, and coordinate effective social and behavior change (SBC) activities and child protection system for reducing CEFM through a community-based, multi-sectoral, data-driven lens.
Position: Program Coordinator
Location: Municipality level in Province 2, Nepal
Supervisor: SBC and Advocacy Coordinator
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with municipalities and wards to understand their Child Early and Forced Marriage (CEFM) priorities and advocate for effective SBC processes, interventions, monitoring and evaluation.
Provide technical support to municipalities and wards to enhance their SBC capacity Provide SBC technical assistance to local CBO, NGOs on RCEFM SBC
Collaborate with local stakeholders working on RCEFM
Implement and monitor local level project-related SBC capacity strengthening activities
Work in coordination with EGSG (Educate the Girls and Save the Girls) campaign.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Education and/or Experience
Understanding and experience in implementing SBC programs with the ability to apply understanding and experience for reducing CEFM or improving GESI.
Previous experience working in Province 2 is essential.
Strong communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to exercise confidentiality, professionalism, and diplomacy.
Ability to ensure adherence to applicable donor rules and regulations and local in country laws.
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Nepali.
Ability to speak a local language of Province 2 is required.
Ability to effectively present information to government officials, funding organization, public groups and with community members.
MS Word, Excel, MS PowerPoint, online platforms, and other standard software.
Education + Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in public health, communication or related field required.
Minimum 5 years related experience in child marriage, child protection, girls’ education, Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) or related experience required.
Experience engaging and/or working with the GON and its partners at the local (municipality and ward) level is essential.
Interested candidates can download Job Descriptions from the following link https://www.dropbox.com/sh/9y3gx7vgfats9nh/AACBarsASSyeq5RlY0JJe24za?dl=0
Interested candidates should submit their application along with cover letter and CV, with two references no later than April 18, 2020 / Baisakh 6, 2077 (Saturday) 5:00 PM
To Apply: http://www.rollingnexus.com/BAproject
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Female and candidates from socially excluded communities are encouraged to apply. Please note that appealing or trying to influence the outcome of the selection at any stage of the process shall lead to automatic disqualification.
Project Officer will be responsible to ensure proper implementation of project activities building good relationship with district level staff for proper implementation. S/he will also be responsible to ensure the project deliverables are on time with proper coordination and quality implementation.
The position holder must have good knowledge, working experience and understanding of CSE, Sexual Reproductive Health and Family Planning in the current Nepali context.
Proven ability to train and orient different stakeholders and engage them through different activities and ability to draft good quality reports, produce good case stories.
Education + Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Public Health/Social work/Development studies or related field.
Must have atleast 2 years of experience in working with Adolescent, Youth and Gender specifically on comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) and Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH).
Suitable candidates meeting the above criteria are requested to send their CV and covering letter to MSNPRecruitment@mariestopes.org.np by April 16, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for further selection process. For more details, please log on to www.mariestopes.org.np. You are requested to clearly mention the position you are applying for in the subject of the email.
SPN reserves all rights to qualify/disqualify applications in any case. SPN accepts applications from Nepalese citizens only.
>Our organization is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment
Location Dhangadhi Nepal- with frequent field visits. Position Status: Full-time, Regular Salary Level: O2
General Position Summary
The 'Senior Project Officer-Safeguarding & Protection will be directly responsible for facilitating, implementing and monitoring project activities targeted to students, teachers and school management in schools. S/he will facilitate capacity building activities for school management, teachers and students on protection and safeguarding principles. S/he will be responsible for rolling out School life clubs, Sakchham chhori and school campaigns at schools and support partner and project team to maintain the quality of training, clubs, and activities. In addition to this s/he will also lead schools and community campaigns to raise awareness in GESI, child safeguarding, learn without fear and quality education. S/he will work under the supervision of the Team Leader and will work closely with the project team, partners, and stakeholders.
As gender and social inclusion (GESI), governance and M&E are cross-cutting components of all Mercy Corps program(s), the Senior Project Officer is required to own these components and ensure GESI sensitivity and integration, governance practices and M&E systems are integrated into his/her work area.
Essential Job Responsibilities: The specific duties and responsibilities of the Senior Project Officer include, but are not limited to, the following:
Strategy & Vision
Under the guidance of the Team Leader, set direction by prioritizing and organizing actions and resources to achieve project objectives and document project learnings
Recognize opportunities for innovative action and create an environment where alternative viewpoints are welcomed
Provide leadership to the project Safeguarding and protection aspect
Ensure sectors use the necessary Child Safeguarding systems, approaches and tools to inform and improve each Project, as well as feed into the broader country-level safeguarding system and country strategy
Actively participate in meetings and country-wide strategy sessions as required
Work alongside the Team Leader in preparing the SoW, designing activities, work plans and other documents as per need
Act as a technical point (Child safeguarding and protection) for all day-to-day coordination with the partners, following up deadlines, ensuring adherence to donor and Mercy Corps requirements, and supporting the Team Leader’s oversight on the same
Design detail implementation guideline for the activities related to schools (teachers training, Student life clubs and extracurricular) in close coordination with the Team Leader and project team
Regularly monitor and review all the activities (Safeguarding and protection) and maintain the quality of implementation at higher standard
Prepare referral system for different services to children in difficult circumstances in close coordination with STEM II Child safeguarding staff and MC Safeguarding focal person
Maintain strong links with school management, teachers and SLC facilitators for the effective implementation of the activities.
Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership
Proactively ensure that team members and community operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies.
As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves
Accountability To Beneficiaries
Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects
Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC's policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues
>Supervisory Responsibility: >N/A
>Accountability Reports Directly to: Team Leader Works Directly with: Girls education program team, Senior Project Officer-Safeguarding, M&E Coordinator and Protection, Mercy Corps Team and stakeholders
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proven experience of successfully delivering training, particularly on issues affecting child safeguarding, learning environment, vulnerable groups/ marginalized youth and girls, and of working directly with young people
Proven experience of effective coordination specifically with the Provincial Government, District Education Office, Palikas, School Managements, and efficient Project implementation, along with sound knowledge of the operational environment of the Far western province
Experience in preparing reports, presentations, and rapid assessment
Negotiation, networking, advocacy, coordination and representation skills with key local actors are preferred
Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members
Strong computer literacy with a full knowledge of office applications and Nepali typing ability
Fluency in written and spoken English and Nepali required. Knowledge of the local language is an advantage
Ability to work effectively with an ethnically diverse team in a sensitive environment.
The successful Senior Project Officer-Safeguarding and Protection will be well versed in education, protection & training and facilitation approaches in rural Nepal. S/he will possess the necessary technical insights on capacity building and establishing linkages. S/he will have the ability to correspond well (written and verbal) in both English and Nepali. S/he should have the ability to think creatively and dynamically to support the development of training activities, along with a commitment to capacity building and ensuring high-quality delivery of training and educational support to all stakeholders. Commitment to ensuring Mercy Corps’ Child Safeguarding Policy is followed at the field level, across all activities is a requirement.
Education + Experience:
At least a Bachelor's degree in Education, Social Sciences, public policy or any other relevant field. Master's degree preferred
At least 5 years of experience in community development, advocacy, education, protection or other relevant development programs
Green Tara Nepal, a non-political, non-profit making non-governmental organization, established in 2007, has been working in the field of maternal and child health. It works in research, publications, advocacy, training and social mobilization in a holistic community development approach.
Green Tara Nepal aims to bridge the gaps in accessing health services and improving healthy behaviours through community development and health promotion approach.
Green Tara Nepal is looking for experienced and highly qualified Nepali candidates for the following positions. Candidates with proven skills of meeting the requirements and dedicated to work in NGO are encouraged to apply for this position:
Duty station: Kathmandu (Central Office office) with frequent travel to programme districts
Green Tara Nepal (GTN) works as a Consortium Partner (CP) of Nepal Disabled Women Association (NDWA) to implement a project ‘Inclusive Partnership Against Violence (INPAV)for the period of Oct 2019 to Sep 2022. This project is funded by United Nations Trust Fund (UNTF) for inclusive and equitable, just, society where women with disabilities of Nepal are enjoying their dignified life through empowerment and advocacy for increased inclusion in all spheres of the society of the rights of girls/women with disabilities. The main purpose of this position is to implement In PAV project for GTN. The MEAL Officer works as a focal point person for GTN and supports in accomplishing all tasks assigned to the organization.
Main duties and responsibilities:
The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Officer will be responsible for the design, coordination and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation, research, and learning framework of the Project. S/he will develop a systematic monitoring framework to improve the qualitative and quantitative evidence gathered by the Project. S/he will also should provide technical assistance to the implementing agencies, particularly in relation to monitoring, reporting and governance issues.
Related to Monitoring
Collect data on a regular basis to measure achievement against the performance indicators. Systematic recording of the project data.
Check data quality with partners. Keep up-to-date record (detail information of all the stakeholders)
Maintain and administer the M&E database; analyse and aggregate findings.
Identify lessons learned and develop case studies to capture qualitative outputs of the project.
Related to Research, Evaluation and Reporting
Lead research under InPAV Project (situation analysis, baseline study and final evaluation) including follow-up with the consultants
Document and report the processes as set up in the monitoring and evaluation plan.
Identify areas where technical support to project partners is required.
Related to planning and implementation
Planning of day to day activities in coordination with Consortium Manager
Assist stakeholders to communicate and dialogue with each other; to set up regular network meetings to enable dialogue and Programme coherence; to mediate problems between people/ groups.
Support the partners in designing Behaviour Change Communication (BCC) materials.
Related to coordination, communication and advocacy
Represent GTN in the partners or networking meeting at the national, provincial and local level.
Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders in the Programme area including implementing partner (NDWA) and UNTF
Analysis and report writing of several research/studies at GTN
Coordinate for planning of the anticipated second Health Promotion Conference
Perform tasks as assigned by the line manager.
Excellent quality of work and commitment to high standards, strong communication skills, team building and willingness and motivated for good service delivery with strong networking and interpersonal skills and comfortable to work under stress and pressures.
Selected candidates must adherence to GTN’s policies and procedures, protocols, code of conduct with special attention to Child Protection Policies and Do No Harm approach including funding agency’s policies, guidelines and agreements.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
In-depth knowledge and skills in conducting gender-sensitive research (need assessment, baseline and final evaluation) both in the field work and report writing.
Expertise in monitoring of the projects and programmes using monitoring and logical framework.
Demonstrated ability to coordinate and communicate with the GON and NGO counterparts at the federal, provincial and local level for designing and implementing gender and social inclusion strategies and action plans.
Excellent interpersonal skills, facilitation, communication, negotiation and networking.
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment in time pressure.
Excellent communication and writing skills in English and Nepali languages
Advance knowledge and skills on statistical software
Experience in an academic paper writing and publishing
Education + Experience:
Must have Master Degree equivalent to public health, social science, women studies, gender studies or other relevant subject with work experiences of more than 5 years in monitoring, evaluation, documentation and conducting research.
Knowledge of gender and social inclusion issues from disability perspectives is essential. S/he should be self-driven and act as a role model.
Interested candidates meeting above-mentioned criteria are requested to send their updated CV along with a cover letter specifying your eligibility for this position to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 10 April 2020 before 17:00 hrs. Please mention the applied position in the subject line.
GTN is an equal opportunities employer. Competent candidates from disadvantaged groups and inhabitants of the project districts will be given priority.
Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the further selection process.
No telephone inquiries will be entertained and any inappropriate recommendation will automatically disqualify the candidate from further processing. GTN reserves the right to qualify/disqualify applications in any case.