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World Vision is a child focused relief, development and advocacy organization that has contributed to transformation in the lives of millions of children around the world in vulnerable situations. We are driven by Christian values to serve children and families regardless of their religion, age, gender, ethnicity, class and caste.
We are looking for potential Nepalese candidates to fill out the following positions for USAID funded Equity and Inclusion in Education Project in Nepal based in National Office, Lalitpur. The project aims to improve equitable education outcomes for marginalized youth and will be implemented in Madhesh and Karnali Provinces.
Please note that these positions are contingent upon funding and donor approval.
Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP) 
Key Responsibilities: The Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP) is responsible for the management of the anticipated USAID-funded Equity and Inclusion Education Project in Nepal. The DCoP will be responsible for the Chief of Party (COP) on planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting. S/he will also be responsible to liaise with counterparts and partners at the technical level, provide opinion on the soundness and feasibility of new approaches, train staff on key concepts and improve their technical competencies, and manage and effective learning process to adjust as needed.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience required: Master’s degree in Education, Business Administration, Project Management, demographics, public policy, international development, economics, or related field with 7+ years of experience in progressive management experience. Previous experience as DCOP or manager for other large-scale donor funded projects preferred. Familiarity with USAID programs, their history and their development; mastery of USAID regulations governing such programs. Fluency in English is required. Minimum of five (5) years professional experience in a senior Managing complex/multi sectoral projects. 2-3 years of experience in monitoring US Government grants. 3 years of field-based experience.
Educational Technical Advisor (ETA) 
Key Responsibilities: (ETA) is responsible for the management of the anticipated USAID-funded Equity and Inclusion in Education Project in Nepal and will report the Chief of Party for the project. The ETA will lead the development and review of project strategies to improve early learning and reading outcomes for all children, especially girls and boys with disabilities and/or other marginalized students. The ETA will lead engagement with external agencies to ensure robust collaboration with other agencies working it catch up education, increased relevancy, effective teacher training, increased enrollment, and avoiding work duplication with other USAID education activities. Finally, the ETA will identify consultancy needs to ensure outcomes will be met, manage said consultancies, and review deliverables.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience required: Master’s Degree or higher is education, international development, curriculum and instruction or related field. Previous experience Education-related positions for other large-scale donor funded projects preferred, Fluency in English is required. At least 10 years performing in The Education sector and 2-3 years of experience in Technical Advisory role on US Government grants. Familiarity with USAID Education strategy and work, and GESI action plan. Contextual awareness of Nepal’s education and development sector with experience of teaching and working with youth. Knowledge of the principles of Inclusive Education and Universal Design for Learning. Strong communication skills along with facilitation and training skills. Abilities in basic IT and remote communication applications and notions of ICT4E.
Travel: The positions require ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time.
Candidates fulfilling the criteria mentioned above may apply by June 26, 2022 by logging on to https://www.wvi.org/careers for more details on the position and application.
World Vision International Nepal is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourage candidates of diverse background, women and differently abled, to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be called for the subsequent selection procedure.
WVIN reserves all rights to qualify/disqualify applications in any case.
People & Culture Department
World Vision International Nepal
Source: The Himalayan Times, 8 June 2022