Programme Coordinator

Community Development Centre (CDC)

CDC Doti is a Provincial non-profit organization, NGO working for the social and economic empowerment of people under the vulnerable zone and community. It was established on 16/09/2049 B.S and has been serving since 28 years for the same cause for social empowerment, inclusive and quality access to education, Disaster Preparedness and Humanitarian Response. Over the period since its inception, CDC has had long experience working with government, international non-government agencies, community based organization in various sectors of social and economic development. In addition, CDC supports community capacity strengthening for rural development, community groups and people on advocacy development in various sectors. CDC believes in human potentials and strives to empower social well-being, community-led development, accountability to community, donors and stakeholders, government and non-government agencies. In this period CDC Doti has developed strong networking, professional relationship among various organizations, networks and structures in the district and province . CDC has hands-on experience on social development, capacity strengthening of local level government, community based organization in Nepal.

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Programme Coordinator

Position Description: 

Purpose: Programme Coordinator will lead the overall programme portfolio between Two hundred thousand to Four hundred thousand (in figure 200,000 - 400,000) USD budget per annum to implement provided sectors with a cohesive integration among sectors and cross cutting themes. The child wellbeing outcomes will be the key focus to strengthen the sustainability efforts with community groups and in government systems. The team will be led with strong motivation and effective workforce management to manage effective implementation through comprehensive planning and problem solving approaches. This position has imperativeness to highlight key successes and evidences of the programme through validated data, effective information management systems and case studies. 

This position expects to have agile leadership to manage multiple priorities, adapting to change and incorporate learning in the programme and managerial scope. The incumbent is expected to maintain a good coordination and collaboration with internal and relevant external stakeholders to effectively manage programme. Along with this, there should be strong focus on programme sustainability efforts as envisioned by the given projects and programme. 

This position expects to maintain a strong professionalism and role modeling for the team and others to demonstrate integrity, accountability, passion, commitment and strong team spirit. The incumbent should be able to work independently and interdependently managing every kind of situation and contexts. The major responsibilities with relevant key capabilities stated below are envisioned to be able to lead the organization meeting the expected deliverables confidently. 

The incumbent strives in empowering community groups, households and institutions to address and manage the issues to sustain. The local resources are managed well to effectively run the project interventions for a longer run. 

This position requires to be innovative and problem-solving skills to adapt to changes and multiple priorities. 

Reports to: NGO Board Chair / designee and WVIN Field Programme Lead, Field Office

Major responsibilities

  • Portfolio Management (portfolio programme, reports, risks, problem solving, team, governance) 40%
  • Solid Programmes Quality and Technical Management (MEAL data/information, technical programme, project models, integration of sectors including sponsorship / cross cutting themes-GESI, DRR)  20%
  • Community empowerment and engagements at different level for sustainability – 15%
  • Evidence of Programs Impact or Result collection/compilation to be shared at/for wider platform15%
  • Strong Relationship and Partnership Management (internal and external) – 10%

Key Capabilities:

A.  Project Management:

  • Develop comprehensive operational calendar highlighting key milestones and financial projections
  • Ability to integrate multiple projects and cross cutting themes to contribute to strategic objectives and child wellbeing outcomes 
  • Identifying potential risks, developing mitigation strategies and effective risk management in place
  • Guide the team in achieving community empowerment and promote sustainability drivers 
  • Prepare quality reporting to share with different stakeholders as per the requirements and needs
  • A strong financial and supply chain management leadership to manage programme effectively and stewardship principles are adhered well
  • Integrated workforce management to be more strategic and effective in delivering results
  • Lead in effective governance, child and adult safe organization compliances and are practiced well
  • Conduct periodic review and reflection to accommodate failures and successes appropriately
  • All the audits are conducted timely and responded appropriately against the corrective measures
  • Lead the team to manage the provided resources with efficient and responsible manner

B.  Capacity Building

  • Conduct periodic staff performance appraisals against the set performance objectives contributing to programme deliverables with proper performance management system in place
  • Demonstrate strong leadership to coach, mentor and guide the team in delivering their plan/tasks
  • Conduct regular capacity assessment of programme team and provide needful support to demonstrate better leadership 
  • Promote agile and strategic leadership to manage challenges, pressing priorities and multiple stakeholders’ requirements in different contexts and circumstances
  • Support and encourage the team to adapt to change and also ability to accommodate new learning and guidance/requirements including the contexts such as emergencies 

C.  Monitoring & Evaluations

  • Lead the team in managing validated data and information to reflect programme results timely
  • Support team in best utilize the provided digital platforms to input correct data and regular review and analysis of the data and information
  • Strongly lead the team in maintaining integrity in data and information management
  • Provide factual and accurate data and information as required by the system or requirements timely
  • Produce periodic reports on community feedback, MEAL results in order to review, analyze and make corrective measures to excel quality delivery timely

D.  Relationship Management:

  • Develop strong coordination with local, district and provincial government to profile programme advocacy efforts with appropriate means and platforms
  • Convene strategic coordination and collaborations with relevant stakeholders to share the resources and produce greater impact 
  • Provide strong and strategic leadership on team cohesion to avoid conflict and promote encouraging and conducive working environment
  • Manage effective communication and coordination with staff, PNGO board and all relevant stakeholders to manage programme effectively

E.  Child and adult safe guarding and sponsorship business

  • Manage all the working environment in the office and working areas are child and adult sensitive 
  • Guide the team and organization in managing protection related matters appropriately 
  • Lead the organization in complying with all child  and adult safe guarding policies, requirements and audits
  • Manage all the sponsorship businesses as per the protocols and guidance provided by WVIN
  • Registered children participation are well reflected in the provided reporting platforms
  • Ensure operationalization of World Vision’s Child Sponsorship standards, Development Programme Standards and sponsorship integration in all phases of programming

F.  Coordination with other PNGO 

  • Ensure there is an integrated plan of two PNGOs to have higher level integration of sectors and cross cutting themes
  • Lead all the local government compliances such as periodic planning and progress shared such as DPAC
  • Coordinate and lead on the local level planning endorsements of any project or programme 
  • Ensure all the sponsorship businesses and reporting are managed as required
  • Provide portfolio reporting relevant to the programme implemented in the district
  • Ensure all the MEAL data and information are valid and reflect overall scenario 

Academic Qualification and Experience: 

  • Bachelor Degree in the given sector, management, social science or business studies with minimum 5 years working experience in managing multiple projects with diverse team or 
  • Master degree in the relevant field, management, social science of business studies preferred with minimum of 3 years of work experience in managing multiple projects with diverse team
  • Proven ability to manage risks and promote governance to contribute on strategic outcomes
  • Experience working with children and their wellbeing in both development or emergency contexts

Sector Knowledge: 

  • Have a good technical knowledge and experience on sector, data and information management
  • Proven project management and financial management experience
  • Diverse team management to yield quality results within the stipulated time period
  • Presentation skill to highlight on the areas of success and failures with qualitative and quantitative data and relevant information.

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If you are interested to apply for above post, please send your CV with application letter to HR Department of CDC, Doti within 7 days office hour of notice publication (no later than 26th ‘May, 2022) to or Documents can be submitted in office of CDC, Doti in office hour within the mentioned time frame. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further selection process. Please submit your application letter clearly mentioning the position applying in the subject line. No telephone inquiries will be entertained and any inappropriate recommendation might automatically disqualify the candidate from further processing. CDC, Doti respects child rights and strictly follows the child protection policy of the organization. 

CDC, Doti is an equal opportunities employer and strictly follows the merit-based selection. 

Note: (Only applicants who are short-listed will be contacted for the further recruitment process. Locals' specially women and members of ethnic or marginalized communities are encouraged to apply for this position.)

@CDC, Doti reserves right to qualify/disqualify applications in any case.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 20 May, 2022
Apply Before 26 May, 2022
City Doti