External Relationship Officer

  • Full Time
  • Kathmandu
  • Applications have closed

Website Saathi

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Saathi, an apolitical and non-governmental organization, has long been crusading against gender-based violence in Nepal. It has been working for the safety, security and empowerment of violence survivor women and girls since its establishment in 1992. As an organization committed to the elimination of all forms of violence meted about against women and girls in the country, it focuses on tackling trafficking, unsafe migration, child marriage, domestic violence and sexual and gender-based violence. The organization is also running the interventions in addressing internal trafficking of the young children and girls, specially in the adult entertainment sector. Saathi is now going to implement Supporting Children, Adolescents and Youth At Risk Of And Survivors Of Exploitation. In Nepal (UTTHAN)” under the auspices of The World Education Inc (WEI). The project aims to reach out and provide protection services, including psychosocial counselling and training for the children trafficked internally and children in exploitative child labor such as in the adult entertainment sector. The project will build the capacity of the children at risk and survivors providing them with educational, life skills or vocational trainings. Therefore, Saathi invites application from interested and able candidates for the following posts for the project mentioned above

External Relationship Officer

No. of Vacancy: 01
Start date: 1 December, 2021
Duration: 9 months (Fixed Term)
Report to: Program Officer

Primary Roles and responsibilities but not limited to:

  • Help develop project intervention strategy to provide comprehensive protection services for the children involved in the exploitative labor activities
  • Explore and Identify partnership with related stakeholders including private sector to ensure child-centric corporate responsibility
  • Organize meetings with local governments officials and non- governmental organization to build a synergic effort in addressing internal trafficking and providing protection to the women and girls vulnerable to internal trafficking
  • Help prepare progress reports for development partner in consultation with project lead and executive director
  • Document the project progress, make presentation to donor and government agencies.
  • Prepare correspondence to the stakeholders, donors and local government units related to the project
  • Engage private sector and Small and medium sized enterprises to ensure child-centric business activities
  • Coordinate with beneficiary’s families, training institutes and government entities to provide effective empowerment of the women, girls and children survivor or at risk of exploitation
  • Prepare reintegration plan for survivors and youth, children and adolescent girls at risk
  • Assist outreach officers, helping them in the field to locate the beneficiaries, providing them information about DIC and documenting the cases
  • Design the conduct life-skill training for the DIC beneficiaries

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social science/ development studies/ communication and years’ at least 2 years’ experience in NGO in similar post
  • Experience in and demonstrated understanding of the GBV and VAW&C issues
  • Sound knowledge on issues of internal trafficking and girl’s exploitation on adult entertainment sector
  • Knowledge about thee Drop-In-Center (DIC) for the trafficking survivor and vulnerable women, girls and children.
  • Knowledge on government’s anti-trafficking and labor policy to safeguard children from exploitative labor activities.
  • Knowledge on Child-Centric Corporate responsibility perspective
  • Prior experience coordinating with Small and medium sized enterprises for the empowerment of women and girls faced with violence
  • In-depth knowledge of case management process
  • Computer proficient (Ms word , excel , PowerPoint)

Core Competencies

  • Ability of written and spoken communication skills, in Nepali and English
  • Effective team player, flexible, proactive, creative and innovative
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Able to plan, organize and deliver results
  • Committed to Saathi’s vision and mission
  • Clear understating of right based and victim centric approach

NOTE: Only female candidates are requested to apply.

Applying Procedure

Interested candidates for above all the positions are requested to send their C.V (not more than 2 pages) along with a cover letter (including expected salary for this position),

Email: saathi.ktm@gmail.com by 14 November 2021 (17:30 hours Nepali Time)

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained. Selected candidates should be present with their academic credentials and training certificates on the day of interview.