Coordinator – Family Strengthening Programme

  • Full Time
  • Kailali
  • April 15, 2024

Website SOS Children’s Villages Nepal

JOB OPPORTUNITY

SOS Children’s Villages Nepal, a non-governmental social development organisation, supports children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief. We advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners. We offer a secure and friendly work environment and are committed to safeguarding the rights of children by having zero tolerance policy in this regard. We are further committed to providing a safe environment for coworkers and children, young people and adults with whom we work, where human rights are respected and upheld, and healthy relations are fostered by building organisational systems, capacity, and awareness on our Child and Youth Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct. We are now looking for interested and qualified candidates for the position of Coordinator –Family Strengthening Programme (FS Coordinator) at SOS Children’s Village Dhangadhi.

Job position:

Coordinator – Family Strengthening Programme (FS Coordinator)

Working station: Gauriganga Municipality-7, Manakapur, Kailali

The FS Coordinator plays a pivotal role in leading, coordinating and overseeing initiatives covering childcare and protection, livelihood development, WASH, health, nutrition, and local governance. This position requires a skilled professional with a strong background in project management, stakeholder engagement, and a profound understanding of the programme’s core areas.

Key performance areas and main responsibilities:

  • Develops and executes a comprehensive strategy for effective programme implementation, ensuring alignment with local needs.
  • Supports Children’s Village Dhangadhi in feasibility study, needs assessment, beneficiary selection, project proposal development and exploration of funding sources.
  • Supports capacity building of community based organisations, self-help groups, local NGOs and local authorities to ensure sustainability of the programme results.
  • Provides leadership, mentorship, and capacity building to the team for successful programme execution.
  • Cultivates strong relationships with government agencies, NGOs, and community leaders to foster collaboration and resource mobilisation.
  • Oversees budgeting processes to align funds with programme objectives and organisational policies.
  • Establishes robust monitoring and evaluation frameworks to track programme impact and outcomes.
  • Advocates for policy changes in childcare practices and represents the organisation in relevant forums to drive policy influence aligned with programme targets.

Qualification, experience and skills:

  • Minimum Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., development studies, social sciences, public health, education, employability/entrepreneurship, etc.) with at least a second division or equivalent from a recognised university.
  • Minimum of three years of experience in programme management and coordination, focusing on child development, child protection, education, livelihood, WASH, health, nutrition, and local governance.
  • Strong understanding of national policies, regulations, and frameworks related to children, along with familiarity with alternative guidelines and policies.
  • Proven track record in stakeholder engagement, partnership building, and resource mobilisation.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Nepali, proficiency in computer applications, including report-writing abilities.
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal skills, and a positive attitude.
  • Preference will be given to candidates having a two–wheeler license.

For the above mentioned position, candidate must be a Nepali citizen of age below 35 years.

Salary and other benefits: As per the organisational policy.

Interested candidates are requested to apply with a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Copies of Academic Certificates, (equivalence from relevant government agencies if studied out of Nepal), Copy of Citizenship Certificate, a recent passport size photo and Employment Application Form (mandatory document to be downloaded from www.sosnepal.org.np/careers) to vacancy@sosnepal.org.np by 5 : 00 pm, April 15, 2024.

Click here to download employment application form.

SOS Children’s Villages Nepal reserves the right to reject any or all the applications without assigning any reason whatsoever. SOS Children’s Villages Nepal follows the Inclusive Policy and therefore encourages women, people with disabilities, people of ethnic minorities and marginalised communities to apply.

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To apply for this job please visit www.sosnepal.org.np.

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