Policy and Communications – Field Lead

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  • Anywhere
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Website World Vision International

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Policy and Communications- Field Lead

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Field Policy and Communications Lead position enables smooth program operations by establishing and maintaining strong working relations with Government of Nepal and other stakeholders including civil society organizations, professional organizations, media and communities at provincial as well as local levels for smooth implementations of WVI Nepal programs and projects. The incumbent creates conducive environment by influencing policies and programmes of government as guided by WVIN’s country strategy.
This position plays a vital role in raising profile through communication materials, advocacy initiatives, community empowerment in the given sectors and projects interventions managing potential risks. All the government compliances and partner NGO governance with compliance aspects are managed in support with other functions.
Evidences of programme interventions are gathered and are profiled for broader dissemination and influence opportunities. These are in alignment to the programme designs, organization and donor priorities and requirements. The role demands to ensure on organization’s better visibility for wider collaboration. Along with this, the implemented projects/programmes have good sustainable milestones achievements with local and provincial governments and communities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Create conducive environment for effective programme operation at both provincial and local level
Ensure effectively implementation of DPA for community-led advocacy and government engagement at provincial and local level
Ensure WVIN’s influence and reputation engaging with media
Increase visibility of the organization and create positive reputation through capacity building of PNGOs and ensuring good governance
Partner NGOs compliances are adhered with enhanced capacities
staff and institutional risks and security measures are timely addressed

Others:

At least 5 years in humanitarian and development work in Nepal
Demonstrated experience at liaison of government and non-government stakeholders
Demonstrated experience in campaigning, advocacy, lobbying, government engagement, media engagement, capacity building, coordination and networking
Master’s degree in Social Science-Research and Policy Analysis, Public Administration or any other related field
Knowledge of development and humanitarian policy programme
Strong leadership, analytical, organizational, coordination, planning, facilitation skills
Strong negotiation, decision making and problem solving skills
Strategic thinking and analytical skills
Understand financial management and resource allocation
Advanced Excel and quantitative skills
Demonstrated collaboration & team building skills
Effective relationship management skills; ability to influence without having authority
Excellent oral and written English communication skills
Understand WV’s vision, mission, core values and strategic mandates
Knowledge in performance management
Ability to structure and manage one’s own work

WORK ENVIRONMNET:

Full adherence to World Vision Child Protection & Adult Safeguuarding, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.
Based in Field Office with travel up to 50%
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.

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