Senior Social Protection Programme Officer

  • Full Time
  • Kathmandu
  • Applications have closed

Website International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC)


The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian organization providing assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious belief, class or political opinion. The office’s role is to support the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) in delivering humanitarian services to the most vulnerable. More information on the organization and its activities, can be obtained from the following website:

Position: Senior Social Protection Programme Officer

Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in development studies, disaster management, social science, political science or related degree and/or demonstrable experience, Masters preferred.

Experience: Demonstrated experience of 5-7 years working on Social Protection programmes, shock responsive social protection policy and programming; humanitarian cash programming, humanitarian systems, and linkages with social protection systems (understanding of political economy of linking humanitarian cash with social protection).

Responsibilities: The overall purpose of this position is to support NRCS HQ and field teams (Staff and Governance in Disaster Risk Management together with the Government of Nepal, humanitarian stakeholders and the civil society, to identify possible adaptations of the Social Protection system (especially the Social Security Allowance scheme) to become shock responsive, that is to be able to act in anticipation of a disaster and to continue functioning during and after a disaster (business continuity). The Senior SP Programme Officer will also contribute to the quality of the implementation, capacity building and a process of learning and documentation of evidence and best practices.

Interested applicants should submit their CV accompanied by a cover letter demonstrating how their experience is relevant to the specific technical requirements and details of the job duties and responsibilities mentioned in the job description no later than 7th September 2022. Detailed job responsibilities for the position can be obtained from the following website:

The Federation is an equal opportunity employer and women are highly encouraged to apply.

The IFRC reserves the right to decide the candidates and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the selection process.

Country Delegation Nepal
Red Cross Marg, Tahachal, Kathmandu
Phone: 5385843, 5386100

Source: Kantipur Daily, 24 August, 2022

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