Ipas Nepal

Ipas Nepal is a non-profit international development organization that works to increase women’s ability to exercise their Sexual and Reproductive Health, especially the Right to Safe Abortion and Contraception. We seek to eliminate Unsafe Abortion and the resulting deaths and injuries and to expand women’s access to Comprehensive Abortion Care, including contraception and related reproductive health information and care. 

Family Planning (FP) is one of the priorities programmes of the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) with an aim to foster equitable access and utilisation of quality FP services throughout the country. Over the years, Nepal has achieved a remarkable improvement in the reproductive health including FP services. However, despite this improvement, Contraceptive Prevalent Rate (CPR) in the country has been stagnant for decades. In addition, contraceptive knowledge and use is low while and Age specific Fertility Rate (ASFR) and unmet need for family planning is high among adolescent and youths because of various structural and socio-cultural barriers.

Research suggests that youths are most effectively reached with messaging on sensitive issues like family planning among others when it comes from their peers. To capitalise on that approach, Ipas Nepal intends to orient and mobilise students in grades 11 to 12 who are studying in rural areas and provide them with the knowledge and skills to be “Change Agents” and disseminate FP messages in their community. Accordingly, Ipas Nepal invites applications from interested Nepalese candidates for the below mentioned position for its UK’s Department for International Development (DfID) funded Nepal Family Planning Project (NFPP) on “Addressing Unmet Need for Family Planning among Excluded and Vulnerable Women” implemented in partnership with Marie Stopes International (MSI)/Sunaulo Pariwar Nepal for identifying and orienting youths in two of its the project districts namely Kavre and Dailekh. The youth activity will be conducted in 2 project districts: Dailekh and Kavre. Youth related orientation and mobilisation will take place in Dailekh and Kavre in the 5 clusters (in each district) comprising 20 youths in each cluster.

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Finance and Administrative Associate

Accounting/Finance

Apply Before : 2020-06-02 (Closed)

Job summary

  • No. of Vacancy
    1
  • Job Type
    Full Time
  • Offered Salary
    Negotiable
  • Gender
    Both
  • Career Level
  • Industry
    NGO / INGO / Development Projects
  • Experience
    2 Years
  • Location
    Kathmandu
  • Apply Before
    2020-06-02
    Closed
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    1080

Job Description:

                                                                                 Ipas Nepal- Job Vacancy

Ipas nbsp;works globally to increase women’s ability to exercise their  sexual and reproductive rights and to reduce abortion-related deaths and injuries.  We seek to expand the availability, quality and sustainability of abortion and related reproductive health services, as well as improve the enabling environment for the services. Ipas believes that no woman or girl should have to risk her life or health because she lacks safe reproductive health choices. For its new project phase beginning from July 1, 2020, Ipas Nepal is seeking to hire qualified and committed candidate for the position advertised.

Position: Finance and Administrative Associate 

Type: Fixed Term for one year from July 1, 2020 till June 30, 2021 

Location: Kathmandu

The Finance and Administrative Associate position is a core function holding diverse responsibilities in account, administrative and logistics management.  S/he performs a variety of official duties, provides efficient and timely action on financial, administrative, and logistic matters such as processing of vouchers and invoices, handling front desk, ticketing, vehicle rental, inventory, warehouse, store keeping and goods dispatch. 

Detailed duties and responsibilities for the position include as follows:

  1. Ensure that all payment to supplier are in accordance with relevant Ipas Nepal’s regulation.
  2. Assist in administering Ipas Nepal’s petty cash and reimbursement of staff expenses.
  3. Ensure that cheque books and invoices are well accounted for and are kept in safe and secure custody.
  4. Ensure required supporting documents of field expenses are received in regular interval.
  5. Assist during the internal and external audit.
  6. Ensure effective relationship with the stakeholders and act as a receptionist: answer the telephones in an appropriate, clear and friendly manner, takes and relays messages and forward calls, greets and directs office visitors, receive and sends correspondence.
  7. Arrange travel logistics for office staff, training participants and consultants including hotel reservation.
  8. Lead in maintenance of efficient records, storage of office inventory. Ensure supply of adequate stocks of stationeries and other supplies.
  9. Provide logistics support for workshops and trainings.
  10. Provide support to other staff; ensuring administrative information is accurate and up to date.
  11. Perform office equipment tasks such as making needed arrangement for services of telephone, emails/internet, arrange for repairs of office equipment and vehicle.
  12. Ensure that all organizational assets are accurately recorded and accounted. 
  13. Coordinates all administrative and secretarial support service for office.
  14. Take the charge of office upkeep and smooth functioning of the office utilities.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent computer skills (MS Office, Internet, email and Accounting software preferred) 
  • Ability to understand and explain financial and administrative policies and procedures.
  • Experience of supervising support staff.
  • Experience of working in the development sector/ INGO and in challenging work environment.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skill.
  • Passion, enthusiasm, and interest in Ipas’s mission, honest and trustworthy, willing to engage and support non-financial and admin activities.
  • Flexible to adapt to challenging work environment.
  • Has strong written and spoken communications skills in English and Nepali language. 

Education + Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration, or any other relevant field of study.
  • With 2 years or more experience in accounting, logistics and administrative function. Demonstrated skill in processing of invoices and vouchers, store and front desk management.

Apply Instruction

  • For the position advertised eligible candidates are requested to visit Ipas global website to submit online application. 
  • Interested candidates should submit application along with up-to-date curriculum vitae.
  • In the application subject mention the position you are applying for.

Please submit your online application through the link given: 

https://ipas.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Ipas/job/Nepal-Kathmandu/Finance-and-Administrative-Associate_R201

Application deadline, Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

Equal Opportunity and Commitment to Diversity 

Ipas is strongly committed to providing a work environment that is free from all forms of harassment, discrimination, and inequity. We recruit, employ, train, promote, and compensate our personnel without regard to race, age, sex, religion, national origin, color, creed, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, or any other personal characteristic protected by law. 

We value all staff and strive to make employment at Ipas enjoyable and satisfying. As part of our commitment, we will not tolerate any form of discrimination towards employees,  or applicants. 

Qualified women candidates and candidates particularly from disadvantaged and socially excluded/marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further selection process. Telephone inquiries will not be entertained. Canvassing at any stage of the recruitment process shall lead to automatic disqualification and Ipas Nepal reserves the rights on the final candidate selection.

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