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Organization: Democratic Freedom and Human Rights Institute

Democratic Freedom and Human Rights Institute (DFHRI) is an independent and not-for-profit making organization established in 2007 in Kathmandu Nepal. It has been registered at District Administration Office, Lalitpur and is affiliated with Social Welfare Council, Government of Nepal. Since its establishment, the DFHRI has been working in Nepal to protect and promote human rights with focus on transitional justice, rule of law and accountability. The DFHRI respects and promotes diversity and plurality both in its structural make-up and operational interventions. It has an inclusive governing board of nine members led by a lawyer and six regular staff members led by another human rights lawyer.

Position: Program Assistant

Number of Vacancies: 1

Job Location : Kathmandu, Nepal

Job Specification
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• Bachelor’s or higher-level graduate degree in development studies or relevant social science degree preferably law
• At least 3 year of relevant working experience in the development field
• Experience in human rights and transitional justice issue would be an asset
• Knowledge of governance and gender issues

Offered Salary: As per the organizational policy

Job Description

• Work under the supervision of program Officer to coordinate work activities, meet deadlines, and provide support where needed
• Assists in the monitoring of project activities, managing and using established monitoring and implementing mechanisms to systematically assess the achievement of results
• Assist the management team in organizing and/or typing correspondences or other documents and reports
• Assisting the program team in the coordination and delivery process of the workshops and events. And documentation after events
• Supports the advocacy work of the organization by compiling and synthesizing relevant background material for use in discussions and public events
• Support the program management team in all administrative and coordination aspects
• Conduct field visits when relevant
• Perform other duties as requested by the senior management team
• Uphold and promote principles and values of DFHRI

Last date to apply: 4 November 2019.


The deadline to apply for the position is Monday, 4 November 2019. Send the resume and cover letter mentioning the position applied for along with the answer to the question what do you know about the transitional justice and peace process of Nepal not exceeding 1000 words in the following email address

For detailed TOR of the position please visit the website:

DFHRI strongly encourages female applicants, applicants from dalit, madhesi, janajati and marginalized ethnic groups.
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