Project Coordinator, GESI Officer

  • Full Time
  • Kathmandu
  • Applications have closed

Website HELVETAS Nepal

JOB OPPORTUNITY

PROYEL (Promotion of Youth Engagement in Local Governance Process) Project is supported by the Delegation of the European Union to Nepal to promote engagement of youth in democratic and governance process and in the protection, promotion and fulfilment of human rights. The project is to be implemented in eight selected municipalities of Province 2 and Karnali Province. Helvetas Nepal invites applications from committed, experienced and dynamic Nepali citizens for the following positions:

1. Position : Project Coordinator (1)

Job Location : Project Management Unit (PMU)/Kathmandu with frequent visits to project sites
Job Duration : 3 years with the possibility of extension
Job purpose

  • Leading and ensuring efficient and effective planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the project activities as well ass management of the project resources
  • Contributing to promoting an enabling environment for greater engagement of youth in the local governance process

Required Education, Experience and Social competence
Master’s degree in social science, rural development, public administration, public policy, or any other relevant field. At least 5 years of working experience in local governance, youth engagement and accountability-related project/programme. Work experience in the emergency context, particularly the COVID-19 pandemic, is an asset. Commitment towards gender equality, social inclusion and poverty reduction is a must.


2. Position : GESI Officer (1)

Job Location : Project Management Unit (PMU)/Kathmandu with frequent visits to project sites
Job Duration : 2.5 years with the possibility of extension
Job Purpose

    • Integrate and coordinate for gender equality and social inclusion (GES) and youth engagement aspects in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of project activities.
    • Provide technical backstopping and capacity building support to co-applicants, third parties and municipalities on GESI and youth engagement aspects.
    • Ensure compliance with Helvetas Nepal policies and guidelines on GESI and youth engagement.

Required Education, Experience and Social competence
Bachelor’s degree in gender/women studies, social sciences, or any other relevant field. Minimum 3 years of working experience in programme/project implementation with practical experience in addressing GESI or youth engagement aspects. Work experience in the emergency context, particularly the COVID-19 pandemic, is an asset. Commitment towards gender equality, social inclusion and poverty reduction is a must.

Remuneration and Benefits: As per rules and regulations of Helvetas Nepal. Priority will be given to the local candidates.

Application procedures: Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to visit our website at http://apply.helvetas.org.np and submit the application through the online portal. Detailed job descriptions are available on the website.

Telephone enquiries will not be entertained. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the further screening process. Helvetas Nepal reserves the right to reject any or all applications without assigning any reasons.

Helvetas Nepal promotes workforce diversity and applies positive discrimination to candidates from discriminated groups (woman, Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai, and other minority communities),

Deadline for submission of application: 10 January 2022

Source: Kantipur Daily, 24 December, 2021

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