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 Aug, 18

Detailed Job Description / Requirements:

Position: Project Manager

Based in: Kathmandu with frequent travels to Sindhupalchok up to 50% of the time
9 months with possible extension

Reports to: Country Director


PIN started its operations in Nepal in 2015 following the earthquake. PIN Nepal has been working in camp management, shelter, protection and other sectors for the past three years. PIN Nepal is currently looking for a qualified and competent Project Manager to lead a pilot of a Mental Health for Adolescent Mothers Project funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The project will use mHealth methodology and life-skills workshops for direct beneficiaries, will be implemented by a local partner, and will be evaluated by an external agency.


Project Manager (PM) plans, supervises and leads the program's delivery through a local partner and with collaboration with mHealth service providers, and ensures program quality at all levels. PM will be responsible to lead, manage and support project team and local partner in the implementation of all elements of the project. The responsibilities will include: project delivery planning and management, staff support and development, donor relations and reporting, budget management, ensure the program abides by the policies and principles of organisational safeguarding, do no harm and child protection, close coordination with MEAL team, admin, finance, logistics, communications, other departments and external stakeholders. The Project Manger will be supported by a senior Technical Advisor within PIN who will lead on the detailed design of the intervention.

Project Management

  • Develop and follow overall project short and midterm plans, Indicator Tracking Table, work plans, budget, procurement plans and other tools for timely project delivery.
  • Work closely with project team and local partner, provide guidance and support and ensure utmost quality of project delivery and its understanding among the team.
  • Support the adaptation, revision and development of culturally and gender sensitive curriculum, forms of engagement with the direct beneficiaries and their families.
  • Manage a diverse team of local staff, guide, provide feedback, build the team; manage team conflict in a sensitive manner.
  • Coordinate with and support MEAL team and external evaluator in MEAL framework development, data collection, data analysis.
  • Ensure timely and effective communication within the team and with external stakeholders resulting in adaptive management.
  • Timely identify risks and pro-actively manage them; gather and share security information.
  •  Lead and coordinate report development.

Program Operations Management

  • Operational management of the project including planning financial, admin, logistics, communications tasks to ensure full compliance with PIN's and donor's financial and procurement procedures.
  • Ensure adherence to PIN’s policies and internal procedures, protocols, PIN’s Code of Conduct, with special attention to Child Protection and Do No Harm policies.
  • Ensuring that all donors' requirements are met, including procurement rules, reporting, and visibility requirements.

Required skills, experience and knowledge


  • At least 3 years of demonstrated work experience with an I/NGO in one or more of the following areas: girls' empowerment, mHealth, mental, maternal and infant health, informal education, life skills, gender-transformative programming.
  • Experience managing similar size or larger budgets (USD 100,000) and working with local partners.
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills, qualitative and quantitative data collection. Experience with Theory of Change models and log frames.
  • Excellent networking skills, demonstrated experience at representing the organisation to donors, authorities at various levels, and other relevant stakeholders.
  •  Experience in delivering similar programs and demonstrated experience in relevant subject matter.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing, motivating and guiding diverse teams, inclusive people management, experience of building and maintaining strong relationships with the project team.


  • Relevant higher-level education.
  • Demonstrated capacity/understanding of child marriage and related issues, gender and social norms in research/programming.
  • Experience with capacity development of staff.
  •  Additional language proficiency (e.g. Tamang).


Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter including two reference contacts from last two employments and telephone contact by email to by 31st August 2018 (COB). Shortlisted candidates will be contacted immediately. 

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

Job Overview
Social Science
2+ years
Please check vacancy details
02 Aug, 18
31 Aug, 18

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