Program Officer

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Program Officer

Scope of Assignment/Roles and Responsibilities of the consultant
The consultant should be involved in day-to-day assignments related to implementing program activities as per the approved work plan, document event reports, and compile reports received from partners and field staff.

  1.  Coordinate and collaborate with implementing partners, the project team (province coordinators/ district-based program officers) for the timely implementation of the work plan for GBV PR II project.
  2. Support in tracking of the project activities and update the team on monthly basis in program management team (PMT) meetings.
  3. Facilitate the sub-award management, technical assistance to partners and monitoring the quality of services provided by the service delivery points.
  4.  Provide technical assistance to the federal government on GBV – PR related protocols and guidelines, and to institutionalize them in their long-term plans and investment.
  5. Take the lead role to coordinate with National Health Training Centers (NHTC), Nursing and social security division (NSSD), and other stakeholders for the smooth functioning of program activities.
  6.  Provide regular support to the team as and when required.
  7.  In coordination with implementing partners, conduct periodic joint review meetings to document the project achievements in close coordination with M&E team.

Qualification and skill requirements:

  • Academic qualification of at least a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Gender Studies, Social Science, Women’s Studies, or Development Studies.
  • At least three years of relevant experience in gender-based violence (GBV) response including health response to GBV survivors and/or women and girl’s reproductive health rights.
  • Experience with Gender Transformative Approach and Survivor–Centered Approach working with various levels of the government, community, and implementing partners.
  • Has experience in rights-based programming and is familiar with the use of participatory accountability tools and processes social/public audits, community scorecard methods, etc. with passion, enthusiasm, and interest in Ipas’s mission, honesty, and trustworthiness.
  • Well-organized, able to track multiple project activities and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work successfully in a cross-cultural, team-based, global environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Has strong written and spoken communications skills in English and Nepali language for report writing and documentation.
  • Willing to travel in the field, even in remote areas.
  • Flexible to adapt to challenging work environments.

Ipas is strongly committed to providing a work environment that is free from all forms of harassment, discrimination, and inequity. We recruit, employ, train, promote, and compensate our personnel without regard to race, age, sex, religion, national origin, color, creed, ancestry, citizenship, caste, ethnicity, regional identity, tribal identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, or any other personal characteristic protected by law or outlined by Ipas policy. Ipas acknowledges that these personal characteristics may differ in different contexts.

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