Karuna Foundation Nepal

Karuna Foundation Nepal (KFN) is a Nepali Non-Governmental Organization which aims to prevent avoidable disabilities among children and improve quality of lives of children and adults with disabilities, developing evidence based scalable community models.

It has been working in disability prevention and community based rehabilitation in Nepal since 2007.

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Manager-Training and Leadership Development (TLD)

NGO/INGO/Social/Development Project

Apply Before : 2020-04-02 ((2 Days Left))

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Job summary

  • No. of Vacancy
  • Job Type
    Contract Time
  • Offered Salary
  • Gender
  • Career Level
  • Industry
    NGO / INGO / Development Projects
  • Experience
    4 Years
  • Location
  • Apply Before
    (2 Days Left)

Job Description:

Description of the Position: 

This position will be responsible for capacity development of team members of Karuna Foundation Nepal(KFN) and partner organizations. KFN plans to transform itself into a resource centre catering to the need of information needs and training in the field of disability prevention and rehabilitation of persons with disabilities.

Program Background:

Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Program, formerly known as Inspire2Care Program, is a community-based model of inclusive development implemented in direct partnership with the provincial government of Province No.1 and Local Governments. The goal of the program is to prevent avoidable disabilities and improve quality of life of children and adults with disabilities and their families through Community Based Rehabilitation. It works to strengthen community support systems for the achievement of these goals.


Responsibility 1: Planning 

  • Prepare annual plan of training and capacity development
  • Coordinate with province, district and thematic leaders to develop plan for different trainings and orientations provisioned in annual plans of different projects 
  • Maintain roster of available training facilities and resource persons related to our project goal

Responsibility 2: Develop and/or revise training materials

  • Develop and /or revise training curriculum, orientation guidelines/manuals  
  • Revise training contents, schedules and materials as per necessity 
  • Collect available BCC/IEC materials related to the disability prevention and rehabilitation program
  • Provide technical support to the programs for developing necessary BCC/IEC material which are not available 

Responsibility 3: Provide support to develop the skills and capabilities of staff

  • Organize training for CBR Facilitators
  • Facilitate in induction program provided to the team of KFN team members
  • Make Training Need Assessment (TNA) for each team member based on the program of the organization
  • Identify training and development needs of employee and opportunities
  • Explore possible opportunities of funding for the training and capacity building
  • Organize, prepare and implement staff training sessions, workshops and activities as per program target
  • Process employee requests for outside training while complying with policies and procedures
  • Develop roaster of trainers/facilitators for different training and capacity building themes and select them when required.
  • Develop curriculum, training manual on the basis of TNA following Participatory and Right Based Approach
  • Develop orientation/training manual and disseminate them among staffs 
  • Develop a system for scientific monitoring and evaluation of the results
  • Evaluate the process/outcome of the training and capacity building program
  • Provide feedback to the participants and concerned authority for further improvement

Responsibility 4: Communication and Coordination 

  • Explore available training resources and opportunities to provide training to KFN team members
  • Make an analysis of possible partners: National Health training Center, Province Health Training Center (Province No.1) Nepal Medical Association, Nursing Campuses, District (Public) health Offices, Medical faculties of universities, etc
  • Coordinate with line agencies and other organization for BCC/IEC materials
  • Ensure prompt reporting to the supervisor and central office including challenges, learning, information or any other information that is relevant to training and leadership related and maintain regular communication with supervisor and central/field level

Responsibility 5: Recording and Documentation and Coordination

  • Maintain proper documentation of planning, reports and training need assessment 
  • Document learning, resource materials and manuals in a systematic manner
  • Make needful coordination and establish linkage amongst service providers, experts at national and international level.

Responsibility 6: Other

  • Provide assistance in other programs of KFN when necessary
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor

Physical Demands:

  • Periodic visits to field offices and program areas required

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Skills and Abilities:

  • Facilitation skills
  • Strong interpersonal, supervisory, time management and problem-solving skills
  • Computer skills (excel, word, powerpoint)
  • English and Nepali language skills
  • Ability to prioritize, take initiatives, and can work independently
  • Two wheelers license preferred

Education + Experience

  • Minimum of Master’s Degree in Administration/Public Health/Sociology/ Developmental Study from recognized institution 
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in managing and conducting trainings and capacity building 

Apply Instruction

Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications with cover letter and updated Curriculum Vitae with at least two references (including previous employer) before 1st April, 2020  by email at hr@karunanepal.org. Please mention the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email and your expected salary, joining date in your cover letter.

Karuna Foundation Nepal is an equal opportunity employer. Women, persons with disabilities and persons from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process. Karuna Foundation Nepal reserves all the rights to reject any or all applications without assigning any reasons. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.

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