Field Officer

REED Nepal

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Rural Education and Environment Development Center is a non-governmental organization headquartered in Kathmandu. Our primary goal is to ensure the Inclusive Quality Education.Currently, we are working in 12 districts across Nepal to enhance the quality education in right based approaches and protect children/girls from all forms of abuses, sexual exploitation, including trafficking, and so on. We ensure that their families and communities are supported so that protection is strengthened at source in a sustainable manner. We work closely with government authorities to support and complement their efforts to build better futures for children/ girls where their rights to protection from abuses is guaranteed and education strengthened. For this work, REED Nepal has been awarded from Nepal Government for its initiatives. REED Nepal invites applications from the eligible candidates for Quick Impact Project (QIP) in coordination with ICNet and funded by JICA.

Field Officer: Quick Impact Project (QIP)

Basic Job Information:

Job Category: NGO / INGO / Social work

Job Level: Entry Level

No. of Vacancy/s: [ 6 ]

Employment Type: Contract ( 7 Months)

Job Location : Taplejung, Sindhuli, Okhaldhunga, Khotang, Bajhang and Rupandehi

Offered Salary: Negotiable

Apply Before(Deadline): 3rd November 2020

Job Qualifications 

Education Level: Bachelor ( Master Preferable)

Experience Required: 2 Years Teaching or 1 Year in Development Field

Professional Skills:

  • University degree in Social Studies, Science, Art, Gender Studies, Education or equivalent.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Nepali required.
  • Prior experience of working with private schools, government institutions, and familiarity with NGO/INGO working /reporting processes required.
  • Experience in life-skill education and training.
  • Experience in Classroom Teaching, National Curriculum (6-10) of Nepal and familiar with Radio Education. 
  • Proficiency in MS Office (advanced level Word and Excel) required.
  • Rigorous time management and activity organization required.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Flexible and adaptable to change, ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities despite COVID 19 pandemic.
  • Ability to work well with others in a team, take initiatives independently.
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills. 
  • Prior experience and knowledge of child protection, gender issues and education and JICA funded project (Preferable).
  • Understanding of and commitment to REED Nepal's mission and values.

Job Description:

Contract Period: 7 months 

Duty Station: Taplejung, Bajhang, Sindhuli, Okhaldhunga, Rupandehi, Khotang

In close collaboration with the Team Leader of Quick Impact Project, the Field Officer (FO) for QIP will be responsible for ensuring efficient and effective implementation of project activities which include empowering girls of schools, coordination with local government units, facilitation in pedagogical part of students,training and capacity building of girls clubs and parenting education to parents of schools and designing radio lessons upon the guidance of team leader and specialists of REED Nepal.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support and coordinate with project schools, as and when required. 
  • Liaise on a consistent and planned basis with schools, radios, government units to obtain updates on project progress (activities, monitoring data, financial updates, etc.), clarify queries and gather information for reports. 
  • Coordinate with the local governments, schools, and other concerned stakeholders to ensure timely implementation of activities.
  • Liaise with concerned government stakeholders and other project related stakeholders in assigned districts and maintain healthy professional relationships. 
  • Review Standard Operation Procedure (SOP) and guidelines related to QIP.
  • Collaborate with all technical and finance/admin colleagues for preparation of project management documents (project progress tracking documents, budget spreadsheets, work plans, project briefing materials, etc.) 
  • Lead in baseline data collection, pre-test and post-test of the monitoring groups.
  • Support development of training materials and develop GESI responsive radio education.
  • Draft and finalize all field reports of assigned district. 
  • Ensure a consistent flow of information between technical and finance/admin colleagues on project progress. 
  • Maintain efficient project administration and electronic project files. 
  • Organize logistics for project visits, meetings and trainings. 
  • Develop and maintain a knowledge resource of information relevant to the project. 
  • Respond promptly to incoming emails, mail and telephone calls and ensure enquiries are addressed in a timely manner. 
  • Actively participate in staff meetings, team briefings and stakeholders meetings. 
  • Perform other tasks as agreed collaboratively with the team leader, finance and MEAL manager.

Applying Procedure:

All applications must be submitted to the following email address:  inforeednepal@gmail.com with the following information on the subject line: Application for the position of Field Officer (District)

Local and female candidates  will be given the priority. Applications sent by post will not be reviewed. Please include an application letter, updated CV (4 pages maximum) with email, telephone and/or Skype contact details, and a minimum of 2 work related referees.  Please state your expected salary on the cover letter.  Applications without requested information will not be reviewed. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Telephone and email queries will not be entertained.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 6
Position Type Full Time
Position Level Junior Level
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 19 Oct, 2020
Apply Before 03 Nov, 2020
City Lalitpur