Project Coordinator, Education (Maternity cover)

VSO Nepal

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Project Coordinator, Education (Maternity cover)





Contract type

Short Term Agency Work

Contract length

3.5 months

Full Time

35 hours per week

Application Closing Date

10 Oct 2023

Interview date

As soon as possible

Start date

As soon as possible

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.

Role overview

Under the direct supervision and overall guidance of Project Manager- SIKAI, this position will engage in partners management, financial matters and managing beneficiaries in implementing the Inclusive Education project in Baglung funded by HEMPEL foundation.

Ideal Applicant Summary


  • Bachelor’s degree in education or social science and having strong knowledge and experiences on education project.
  • At least 5 years' of work experience in project implementation, particularly working with women, children and youth in diverse and vulnerable community.
  • Technical insights on managing education programs.
  • Insights on program management and advisory support
  • Networking for collaboration and partnership
  • Good level of computer skills (Windows, Excel, Power Point, Word, Outlook, Internet).
  • Able to travel in different parts of project areas in country and spend time away from work- base location.
  • Commitment to VSO’s mission, values, People First principles and core approaches (Social Inclusion and Gender, Social Accountability, and Resilience).


  • Experience in advocacy and research work
  • Experience on media and/or social media campaigns.

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  • Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

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Job Overview

Category Development and Project, Development / INGO
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience 5+ years
Education B. Ed. (Education), Bachelor's degree in social science, Bachelor's degree in a related field
Posted Date 27 Sep, 2023
Apply Before 10 Oct, 2023
City Kathmandu