People in Need

People in  Need
People in Need is a Czech NGO that provides relief and development assistance in over 20 countries around the world, while at the same time working to defend human rights and democratic freedom. In the Czech Republic PIN also works on social integration and provides educational activities. Formed by the leaders of the Czechoslovak velvet revolution and conflict journalists in 1992, PIN works as an independent humanitarian organisation at home and abroad providing relief where it is needed, and empowering civil society at home and abroad.
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Apply Before: 31 May, 19

Detailed Job Description / Requirements:

Position: Field Coordinator

Location (base): PIN Nepal mission, Chapur field office, Rautahat (100%)

Reports to:  Project Manager

Expected joining date: June 10, 2019

Contract End Date: December 31, 2019 with possible extension

Probation Period: 6 months

Programme: Leave No Girl Behind (LNGB) “Aarambha”

No of opening: 1

 

Introduction

People in Need (PIN) is a non-governmental, non-profit, international organization founded in the Czech Republic in 1992. PIN arrived in Nepal as part of a humanitarian response to the April 25, 2015 earthquake. Since its inception in Nepal, PIN has had a strong role advocating and addressing the needs of marginalized populations. This includes people who live in geographically remote areas of Nepal, people who are from historically marginalized ethnic groups, and those marginalized because of their age and/or gender identity (women and girls). More recently, PIN has also supported Nepal's post-earthquake reconstruction efforts ensuring that the most vulnerable people are not left behind.PIN is strongly committed for safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults, including people with disability, in line with its safeguarding framework and child protection policy. 

Summary/Background

Leave No Girl Behind (LNGB) “Aarambha” is a five-year program funded by UKAID’s Leave No Girl Behind (LNGB) program under Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC) campaign. The project will be implemented by two downstream partners, with strong emphasis on literacy, numeracy, social norms transformation and community engagement for married out of school (MOO-S) adolescent girls in province 2. Within the structure, Field Coordinator will support Project Manager and downstream partners in implementing, managing and achieving the pre-determined project outcomes related to literacy, numeracy, life skills development, school based programming and community engagement activities.  

Scope of work

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, Field Coordinator will support Project team in the effective implementation of the related activities under the LNGB project and represent PIN at local/district level. This includes supporting program, M&E department, and partners’ staff in the implementation of project deliverable in the field.  S/he will be responsible for management of activities trackers, information sharing across the organization, partners and other relevant stakeholders.

Main Responsibilities/detailed task

Project Implementation

  • Act as PIN’s lead at municipal level within the consortium, executing implementation work plans as per instructions from the Project Manager.
  • Coordinate with partners on an effective implementation of LNGB, including harmonization of work plans and division of responsibilities as per specific rural municipality needs.
  • Ensure the clear communication flow and coordination between PIN, Hamro Palo (HP), Aasaman Nepal (ASN) and government Stakeholders, other partner and beneficiaries.
  • Assist Project Manager to conduct regular meetings within partners, government initiatives and other project relevant stakeholders as per agreed schedule.
  • Supervise and support partner’s staff to conduct all the activities under project outputs. Familiarize partners with tools, methodology and coaching techniques.
  • Provide support to carry out the capacity development and community engagement activities with/for partners, communities and local stakeholders that are directly linked with project activities. 
  • Support and assist PIN’s MEAL department, programs department, local partners, and external evaluation partner to ensure regular program monitoring, evaluation and learning. 
  • Ensure safeguarding of children, vulnerable groups (including people with disabilities) and those in fragile and conflict-affected states at all times.
  • Adhere to PIN Code of Conduct and key policies including Child Protection Policy and Safeguarding Policy.

Coordination and Liaise

  • Liaise with concerned government stakeholder and other existing partner in the assigned district, municipalities, community and maintain healthier professional relationship. 
  • Provide support to the Program/Project Managers to organize district level/rural municipality and community level/orientation/induction in relation to LNBG project.
  • Coordinate with both the partners, rural/municipality and other concerned stakeholders.
  • Communicate regularly with Project/Program Managers and project team, including MEAL and safeguarding.
  • Timely communicate/report to Child Protection Focal Person to ensure safeguarding of child/adult at risk.

Project Operations Management 

  • Assist Project Manager in operational management of the project including financial, admin, logistics, communications tasks to ensure full compliance with PIN's and donors financial and procurement procedures. 
  • Work closely with the Project Manager to ensure that partner complies with contractual obligations. 
  • Support Project Manager and M&E unit to ensure that the partners are on track in terms of meeting deadlines and producing quantitative and qualitative deliverables. 
  • Support Child protection focal person to monitor field staffs and partners’ adherence to PIN’s policies and internal procedures, protocols, PIN’s Code of Conduct, with special attention to Safeguarding Standards and Procedure, Case Handling Framework, Child Protection, safeguarding and Do No Harm policies; immediate reporting and redress of any complaints and issues based on its severity. 

Required skill, experience and knowledge 

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, social science, rural development, development Studies or relevant field, with at least 2 years of demonstrated work experience  with an I/NGO in one or more of the following areas:  
  • Girls' empowerment interventions; especially in literacy, numeracy and lifeskills
  • Good knowledge and understanding of child protection, gender based violence and
  • Holistic child development, participation and rights.  
  • Experience in coordination with local authorities. 
  • Outstanding communications and networking skills. 
  • Strong cultural sensitivity, adaptability and flexibility. 
  • Detail orientation and ability to work independently and meet deadlines. 

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter including two reference contacts from last two employments via email to hr.nepal@peopleinneed.cz  before 5 pm, 31 May 2019. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted immediately. No phone calls will be entertained.

PIN promotes equal opportunities. Women, Janajati and Dalit candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidates from Province-2, women and other marginalized and minority group are encouraged to apply.

 

 

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2+ years
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15 May, 19
31 May, 19
Chapur, Rautahat

Special Instructions for Applicants:

Phone calls will not be entertained.

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Please note the application procedure mentioned above and apply accordingly.

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