Earthquake Recovery Project Coordinator

CBM Global Nepal Country Office

CBM Global works alongside people with disabilities in the world’s poorest places to fight poverty and exclusion and transform lives. Drawing on over 100 years’ experience, we work with the most marginalised in society to break the cycle of poverty and disability and build inclusive communities where everyone can enjoy their human rights and fulfil their full potential. CBM initiated its work in Nepal since 1982 and supports a diverse mix of national partners engaged in Inclusive Eye and Ear Care, Rehabilitation, Education, and Social Inclusion of persons with disabilities.

Details / requirements:

CBM Global Nepal Country Office seeks application from qualified and competent candidates for the position of Earthquake Recovery Project Coordinator.

Job Overview:

The ERP Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of Karnali Earthquake Recovery Project in line with the CBM Global Strategy and CBM Nepal Country Strategy.

The project aims to restore families and individuals affected by the Earthquake through disability inclusive livelihood interventions, advocacy and Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS).

This position is responsible to oversee the project cycle management, project partnership, partner capacity building, relation with organization of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs) and local stakeholder. S/he manages project budget, communications, reporting and MEAL. S/he will act as a focal person for the recovery project implementation with partners and stakeholders on behalf of the organization.

Reports To: Humanitarian Coordinator

Based: Jajarkot or Rukum West, Karnali Province, Nepal

Contract Type: Fixed term contract till Dec 2027

Responsibilities and Duties

Project Management:

  • Support project partners to plan different stages of project implementation and ensure smooth implementation of work plan activities.
  • Guide implementation of the project with regular follow up for achieving target outputs.
  • Liaise with all internal and external counterparts of the projects.
  • Assess the activities undertaken and ensure efficient use of resources.
  • Ensure that technical quality and standards are considered during project implementation.
  • Ensure all the reporting requirements of the partners are met as per the agreement.
  • Manage project finances in close coordination with the finance team.
  • Collect project related information and analyse associated opportunities and risks and advise partners accordingly.
  • Ensure that security procedures are respected by each member of the project team.
  • Build capacity of partner organisation and technical staff in coordination with line manager on livelihood, MHPSS, disability inclusion and advocacy.


  • Manage partner relations; collaborate closely with partners associated with the project.
  • Ensure partners and other stakeholders have a clear understanding of project goals, and inspire, support, and motivate them to achieve envisioned goals.
  • Participate in technical meetings to ensure visibility amongst local authorities; working groups involving NGOs, clusters and all other inter-governmental institutions; and pass relevant information to the line manager.
  • Communicate with partners as the first point of contact on behalf of CBM.

Monitoring and Evaluation, Accountability and Learning:

  • Set up a clear timeline of reports to be submitted to as per project requirement.
  • Communicate systematically to the line manager and other project stakeholders on project progress and planning.
  • Oversee the development and management of learning systems and ensure that the learning is incorporated across project.
  • Conduct monitoring of technical quality of program interventions, and accountability.
  • Identify and document best practices and lessons learned.
  • Ensure project data are properly documented in close coordination with MEAL.
  • Establish accountability mechanism in project along with the project partners.


  • Accountable for ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with CBM Global programmes, are safeguarded to the greatest extent possible.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance to all aspects of the CBM Global Safeguarding and Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, abuse and harassment policies and associated standards and procedures.

Key outcomes expected from this role:

  • Project delivered to an exemplary standard, meeting all targets as detailed in project plan.
  • High quality reports submitted on time, meeting the needs of all stakeholders.
  • Problems and challenges that arise in the project identified, communicated, and addressed promptly, minimising impact upon project achievements.
  • Project learning identified, documented, and shared.
  • Project strategy and implementation aligned to CBM Global and Country Office Strategy.
  • Effective collaboration with partners and other stakeholders ensuring smooth project implementation and achievement of project goals.

Person Specification

Experience and Knowledge

  • Demonstrated expertise in project cycle management with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience in managing disaster recovery projects in I/NGOs.
  • Knowledge and experience of designing and implementing projects on livelihood, MHPSS* and Disability Inclusion*
  • Experience of working with multiple project partners simultaneously.
  • Experience of working with local Government mechanism, humanitarian/ development partners and working groups.
  • Demonstrated expertise on project reporting and documentation, and knowledge management.
  • Project financial management experience.

Skills/competencies/personal qualities

  • Excellent coordination skills.
  • Proactive and result oriented.
  • Demonstrated capacity building skills.
  • Flexible approach to work demands.
  • Ability to work in teams and collaborate with staff at all levels.
  • Willingness to learn, change and adapt.
  • Respect and commitment to CBM Global values and policies.
  • Knowledge of disability inclusion*.
  • Fluency in Computer use (Microsoft word, Excel, PowerPoint, and internet).
  • Good Communication Skills in English (oral & written).
  • Valid driving license for two-wheeler. 


  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in social science, agriculture, disaster risk management or any other related field. Master’s degree preferred*.

How to apply:

Closing date: April 23, 2024

Please follow this LINK to apply.

Please download the Application Form using the link above. Once completed, kindly upload it to the system along with your updated Curriculum Vitae (no more than two pages). There is space on the Application Form to include a cover letter, so there is no need to provide a separate cover letter.

For any queries or confusion, please write to

CBM Global is an equal opportunities employer, committed to ensuring all applications are treated fairly.

We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. People with disability, women, and candidates from marginalized groups are highly encouraged to apply.

We promote an inclusive and accessible work environment that supports all staff to thrive, with provision of reasonable accommodation for employees with disabilities, where needed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone inquiries will not be entertained.


Category Development and Project, Development / NGO, Agriculture/Livelihood
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience 5+ years
Education Bachelor's degree in social science, Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Master's preferred
Posted Date 10 Apr, 2024
Apply Before 23 Apr, 2024
City Karnali Province