- Company: People in Need
- Industry: I/ NGO
- Address: lazimpat-3
- Social Science
- 2+ years
- Please check vacancy details
Detailed Job Description / Requirements
Position: Project Manager
Based in: Kathmandu with frequent travels to Sindhupalchok up to 50% of the time
Duration: 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.
- 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.
- 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.