Urban Livelihood Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Lalitpur

Website World Vision International Nepal


Urban Livelihood Coordinator

Location: Kusunti, KC Tower, Lalitpur, Nepal

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Employee Contract Type:
Local – Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

The Urban Livelihood Coordinator will manage Urban Livelihood project portfolio in WVIN’s Urban Programmes (district based) in compliance with WVIN’s sectoral and quality standards, Government’s policies and industry norms. The role will be responsible for monitoring the performance of partner NGO, ensuring the quality standards, equipping partner NGO with appropriate technical and functional support, and managing relationships with sectoral key stakeholders including Local Governments. The position is responsible for developing and delivering a comprehensive in-field annual technical support plan for the sector. The role is responsible for drafting and rolling out all necessary technical tools, quality benchmarks and guidance materials to support quality program implementation at the field. This position shall be responsible to ensure Development Programme Approach (DPA) principle is followed as a part of project management. This position shall be responsible to ensure DRR and gender equality and social inclusion as a cross-cutting issue under Urban livelihood program. This position will be responsible for relationship management for strategic opportunities are collaborations for respective sector and work with Urban Programme Manager for relevant stakeholder’s relationship management.


  • Manage the performance of partner NGO for the implementation of WVIN’s Livelihood projects and programme to ensure they are delivered with quality, on scope, on time and on budget as per the project agreements, cross-cutting issues are integrated organizational standards and donors’ requirements.
  •  Coordinate management of all risks associated with the implementation of WVIN’s projects / programme in compliance with WV’s and donors’ standards and requirements.
  • Ensure NGO staffs are adequately equipped to deliver/ implement Livelihood projects/programme plans to minimum standards and achieve targets.
  • Coordinate appropriate analysis and programme results, including sharing of results and continuous improvements of programme design and implementation.


  •  Ensure all priorities set starts up as plan, within scope, budget and timeline. Provide support and technical guidance to PNGO team for the implementation of activities.
  • Ensure livelihood interventions starts up as set timeline, selected beneficiaries are verified as per guideline.
  • Work with Urban MEAL coordinator to ensure verification of beneficiary selected for project interventions and Quality Benchmarks of implemented activities.
  • Ensure S4T groups are formed and logistics materials supported.
  • Ensure and support Value Chain Assessment process in close coordination with partners.
  • Guide partner and ensure they are equipped with capacities to implement and deliver activities as per standards.
  • Coordinate with local government and stakeholders and find areas of possible collaboration for the project interventions.
  • Scope out and guide partner to integrate the projects implemented in Urban AP, MVC and RC inclusion, and cross cutting themes.

Project Management:

  • Good understanding on operation issues like timely and quality delivery of services, good planning and monitoring skill.
  • Good understanding on donor reporting (for grant project) system and capacity to meet the standards
  • Good understanding on the Implementation Guideline and able to mentor it to the project staffs
  •  Good knowledge on the project management tool
  • Sound knowledge & skill on project risk analysis and management.
  •  Good Analytical Skills to analysis project related data and incorporate in the report
  • Good ability in report writing skills for developing the periodic report like monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual
  •  Sound knowledge on supply chain management and able to manage the risks on time to support the efficient implementation
  •  Monthly and quarterly target and expense tracking and review of expenses
  •  Monthly budget forecast and planning skills and able to manage the finance efficiently
  •  Verification of vouchers and guide to project staffs while support needed
  • Good understanding on Internal and external audit management
  • Meet financial requirement and deadline as per compliances
  •  Good understanding on financial management system like supporting documents for voucher, advance settlement process, managing the under-spends etc

Capacity Building

  •  Sound skills in technical support, capacity assessment/Training Need Assessment process and tools for staffs and target group
  • Sound skills on project management essentials
  • Skills on project staffs mentoring and onsite support
  • Good planning skills for project staff’s development and growth; while guiding the process.
  • Conduct periodic staff performance appraisals against the set performance objectives contributing to project deliverables with proper performance management system in place

Monitoring and Evaluation

  •  Understand the program deliverables, expected results and linkage to the bigger approach and process
  • Sound skills to make periodic Design, Monitoring and Evaluation plan
  • Sound knowledge on monitoring tools and methods
  • Good analysis and presentation skills
  • Skills to incorporate the findings/feedback into programming
  • Project database (such as producer database) establishment monitoring and interpretation skill

Relationship Management:

  • Skills on Stakeholders mapping and mobilization for broader benefit of the project
  • Good skills on facilitation of meeting and proper documentation
  • Capacity to identify local advocacy issues and priorities around livelihood programming
  • Interpretation skill to manage relationship with the line agencies and other like-minded organization
  • Presentation skills in different forum and network


Required Professional Experience

  • 3 years field experience in Livelihood programming or the equivalent in the headquarters of a major NGO (Urban Livelihood programming preferred)
  •  A t least 3 years of project management experience

Required Education, training, license, registration and certification

  • University degree or equivalent in an Urban Livelihood/Agriculture/ /Food Security or related field
  • Course on Livelihood programming/project models is preferred

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  •  Knowledge on the latest development thinking on Livelihood programming, including Building Secure Livelihood, Ultra poor graduation, Local value Chain Development, CBDRM, Empowered word view, Savings for Transformation,
  • Team building, collaboration, facilitation and leadership skills
  • Understanding of education programming, including empowerment approaches involving community-led activities and advocacy
  • Good understanding program cycle including project planning, design, monitoring, evaluation
  •  Demonstrated networking, partnership and coordination ability
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and detail orientation.
  • Good English writing skills required to report capturing results, evidence, good practice and learning
  • Preferred understanding of most vulnerable targeting and GESI integration approach in programming that takes an empowerment approach including community-led activities and advocacy.

Travel and/or Work Environment

Language Requirements

Fluency in English and Nepal

**Please note that this is a Fixed Term Position for 6 months starting Mid of September , 2023 . Candidates with short notice period will be given preference

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