GESI and Safeguarding Officer

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GESI and Safeguarding Officer

Project Duration: One year (January 2024 – January 2025)
Funding Agency: South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (Fund Manager) on the behalf of World Bank

About the organization

Center for Research and Sustainable Development Nepal (CREASION) is a not-for-profit organization that was established in 2005. Since it was founded, CREASION has been a leader in environmental protection in Nepal through recycling, research, emergency response, grassroots and circular economy related interventions. CREASION also houses innovative, impact-based projects as well as a learning center for youth. CREASION’s work is majorly centered around four thematic areas; Environment and Sustainability, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Youth and Volunteerism.

About the Project

Project CAP (Collaborative Approach for Preventing Plastic Leakages in Rivers) aims to divert plastic waste into product value chain from landfills and rivers by strengthening plastic waste collection mechanism and bolstering recycling efforts through the introduction of technological innovations. The project will develop a collaborative model to engage all the major stakeholders in establishing a strong plastic waste value chain. The project works in 6 municipalities along four major river basins of Nepal by aligning with the proven and effective PARLEY AIR theme. Project CAP is one of the funded projects of PLEASE Project (Plastic Free Rivers and Seas of South Asia) in Nepal which is being implemented by The South Asia Cooperative Environment Programme (SACEP), in partnership with the United Nations Office for Procurement Services (UNOPS), funded by the World Bank and Parley for the Oceans.

Position Overview:

The GESI and Safeguarding Officer will be responsible for integrating and implementing GESI and safeguarding principles across all facets of our operations, including construction, trading, and program execution. This role requires a passionate and experienced individual who can champion GESI initiatives, implement safeguarding measures, and drive awareness and compliance within the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

GESI Integration:

  • Develop and implement GESI strategies and action plans for construction projects, trading activities, and program execution.
  • Collaborate with project teams to ensure GESI considerations are integrated into project planning and implementation.

Safeguarding Implementation:

  •  Design and implement safeguarding policies and procedures to protect employees, clients, and communities involved in construction and trading activities.
  • Conduct risk assessments and develop mitigation strategies to address safeguarding concerns.

Training and Awareness:

  • Conduct GESI and safeguarding training sessions for employees, subcontractors, and relevant stakeholders.
  • Raise awareness of GESI issues and safeguarding principles within the organization.

Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Establish monitoring mechanisms to track and assess the effectiveness of GESI and safeguarding measures.
  • Prepare regular reports on GESI and safeguarding compliance and provide recommendations for improvement.

Collaboration and Advocacy:

  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to advocate for GESI and safeguarding best practices.
  • Participate in relevant forums and networks to stay informed about industry standards and advancements.

Incident Response:

  • Develop and implement an incident reporting system for GESI and safeguarding concerns.
  •  Respond promptly to incidents, conduct investigations, and implement corrective actions.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Gender Studies, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in GESI and safeguarding, with a focus on construction, trading, or program execution.
  •  Knowledge of relevant national and international GESI and safeguarding standards.
  • Strong communication and training facilitation skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and influence change.

Submit an updated CV and Cover Letter to before 16th February 2024. Call +977-9802343995; 01-4540085 for other required information.

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