Project Coordinator / Technical Officer /Social Mobilizers

Everest Club

Everest Club (EC) Dailekh, is a nonprofit organization that works in Dailekh District. Everest Club (EC) was established in 1993, and its headquarters is in the Dailekh District of Nepal. Everest Club (EC) was established by local youths with the aim to "create civilized and self-reliance Society". Everest Club (EC) Dailekh implements programs in a range of sectors, including cultural and social service providers, especially the development of health, education, sanitation, agriculture promotion, WASH promotion, natural economy, social empowerment, disaster risk reduction, and climate change adaption, etc. The Early Start project will adopt an integrated approach providing early stimulation and responsive care for 0-3 year children's social, emotional, and cognitive development. It will promote children's early development via stimulating and responsive environments that provide early learning opportunities, offer protection from adversities and violence, and fulfil health and nutritional needs. These will all contribute to the 'Survive', 'Learn', and 'Be Protected' breakthroughs by adopting components of Nourishing the Youngest, Saving Newborn Lives, Building Brains, Parenting without Violence and Public Investment in Children common approaches. The project has three key areas of intervention: improving access and utilization of quality health and nutrition services for young children, improving competencies of caregivers, and improving capacities of local and provincial governments as well as of civil society organizations to support to ensure well-being of younger children. It will offer specific support to parents/caregivers as the child's first and main reference persons, empower civil society networks, and thereby build on existing government mechanisms to reach out to parents and their youngest children. This project will offer mental health and psychosocial support, as one of the key interventions, to the parents and caregivers through the certified psychosocial counselor, as many of the families have reported the need of, as the level of stress has heightened due to COVID. Applications are invited from interested, committed, dynamic team players and experienced Nepali nationals for the following position:

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Job Description of Project Coordinator

Post: Project Coordinator

Project: Early Start

Number of Position: 1 (One) 

Duty station: Chamunda Bindrasaini Municipality-Dailekh with frequent field visit in project area including Aathbis Municipality Dailekh. 

Report to: Executive Director

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure timely planning, implementation, regular monitoring and reporting of project activities.
  • Manage day to day operation and management of project activities in line with the approved project documents and ensure coordination between the project team in different components. 
  • Provide guidance and support to the staffs that include but not limited to, planning, budgeting and implementing planned activities, reviewing the progress including preparing periodic reports, developing case studies/success stories, and documenting entire process.
  • Assess the capacity building needs of project staff, prepare plans and support for implementation and monitor on regular basis.
  • Provide technical support to carry out the capacity development and community engagement activities with/ for project staff, communities and local stakeholders that are directly linked with project activities.
  • Coordinate with MEAL, finance, supply chain and other programs to ensure quality delivery through frequent field program monitoring.
  • Facilitate Finance and supply chain department to make sure that all finance and supply chain related work have been completed meeting all requirements and set compliances.  Ensure safeguarding of children, vulnerable groups (including people with disabilities) and those at-risk during planning, designing, implementation and monitoring of program activities.
  • Coordinate with Municipalities including government and non-government agencies/ organizations to ensure optimum collaboration in maximizing the project result.
  • Maintain regular communication with like-minded organizations, working groups and networking for synergy and policy advocacy in relation to bring positive impact on the lives of children under three years of age. 
  • Promote integration among the projects being implemented in the project areas.
  • Represent project in different internal and external forums and share project updates and learnings. 
  • Conduct technical monitoring and support visits in the project area and provide onsite coaching to field level project team. 
  • Ensure that high quality project report has been produced and submitted within the due date i.e quarterly and annually).
  • Ensure project innovations, best practices, learning and case stories are well documented and shared on regular basis. 
  • Work closely with the Executive Director to ensure complies with contractual obligations.
  • Ensure Branding and Marketing is well reflected and is practiced in all activities.
  • Provide guidance in monitoring staff, Project team/suppliers’ adherence to ECs policies and internal procedures, protocols, ECs Code of Conduct, with special attention to Safeguarding Standards and Procedure including Case Handling, Child Protection and Do No Harm policies; immediate reporting and response of any complaints and issues based on its severity.

Required skill, experience and knowledge

  • Master’s degree (Public Health, Education, Human Rights, Law, social science, business administration or any other related qualification) in with 3 years of experience or Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years of demonstrated work experience.
  • Previous experience of managing integrated projects and experience in closely working with local governments. 
  • Experience managing and monitoring projects implemented in remote locations.
  • Understanding of project management.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing diverse teams, building and maintaining strong relationships with the project team, partners and local government.
  • Outstanding communications and networking skills.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Job Description of Technical Officer

Post: Technical Officer

Project: Early Start

Number of Position: 1 (One) 

Duty station: ChamundaBindrasaini Municipality, Dailekh. 

Report to: Program Coordinator

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide support toProgram Coordinator (PC) to conduct day to day operation and management of project activities in line with the approved project documents. 
  • Provide technical support to the field-based project staffs for planning, budgeting, and implementing planned activities, reviewing the progress including preparing periodic reports, developing case studies/ success stories, and documenting entire process.
  • Assess the technical capacity and needs of field-based project staffs, prepare technical support plans and provide support for implementation, and monitor on regular basis.
  • Provide technical support to carry out the capacity development and community engagement activities with/ for project staff, communities and local stakeholders that are directly linked with project activities.
  • Conduct regular field visits in the project area to assess the technical quality of program delivery and provide onsite coaching and support as needed. 
  • Coordinate with MEAL, finance,supply chain and programs department to ensure quality delivery through frequent field program monitoring using set quality benchmark (QBM) tools.
  • Coordinate with relevant Municipalities and district level government and non-government stakeholders to increase collaboration and synergy in the work.
  • Work closely with Finance and supply chain department to make sure that all finance and supply chain related work have been completed meeting all technical quality and other requirements and set compliances. 
  • Support to ensure safeguarding of children, vulnerable groups (including people with disabilities) and those at-risk during planning, designing, implementation and monitoring of program activities.
  • Maintain regular communication with like-minded organizations, working groups and networking for synergy and policy advocacy in relation to bring positive impact on the lives of children under three years of age. 
  • Represent project in different technical committees at Municipality and District level and provide technical support as needed. 
  • Provide support to PC for developing high quality projectreport and documentation of best practices and learning. 
  • Work closely with the Program Coordinator to ensure complies with contractual obligations.
  • Support to ensure Branding and Marketing is well reflected and is practiced in all activities. 
  • Provide support in monitoring staff, Project team/suppliers’ adherence to ECs policies and internal procedures, protocols, ECs Code of Conduct, with special attention to Safeguarding Standards and Procedure including Case Handling, Child Protection and Do No Harm policies; immediate reporting and response of any complaints and issues based on its severity.

Required skill, qualification, experience, and knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree in (Public Health, Education, Human Rights, Law or any other related Social Sciences)with 3 years of experience of demonstrated work experience.
  • Previous experience of technical support in integrated projects and experience in closely working with local governments. 
  • Experience managing and monitoring projects implemented in remote locations.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with diverse teams, building and maintaining strong relationships with the project team, partners and local government.
  • Outstanding communications and networking skills.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Job Description of Social Mobilizers

Post: Social Mobilizers

Number of Position: 18 (Eighteen) 

Project: Early Start

Duty station: Aathbisa Municipality, Dailekh & Chamunda bindrasaini Municipality, Dailekh with frequent field visit in project area.

Report to: Program Coordinator-Early Start

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Maintain good coordination with ward level stakeholders such as Health Facilities, Schools, FCHVs, Teachers and other community level structures. 
  • Carry out all the project activities at ward level following the set quality benchmark.
  • Lead to form parents/caregivers' group in the community and make sure that baby package has been going on smoothly as the set standard. 
  • Provide technical support and on-the-spot coaching and mentoring support to the Social Mobilizers.
  • Develop and document the success stories/case study from community level and submit it to project team at quarterly basis.  
  • Seek support from finance, supply chain, program team and MEAL department for smooth delivery of project activities in the community. 
  • Make sure that carried out activities met all the financial, safeguarding compliances and set quality benchmarks.
  • Maintain close working relationship and collaborate with WCRC, Child Clubs, Health Facilities, Ward Committee, and other stakeholders to bring positive impact in the lives of children under 3 years of age. 
  • Take innovative initiatives to sustain the baby package (parenting without violence, Early stimulation and health and nutrition) at ward level.
  • Engage local stakeholders for the smooth implementation and monitoring of baby package in their location/settlements. 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Basic knowledge on Child Rights Policies.
  • Knowledge and skill on social mobilization 
  • Basic skill to produce success stories/ case studies from field.
  • Presentation, facilitation and negotiation.
  • Communication skill

Essential Qualifications: 

  • Intermediate in any discipline.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in social mobilization.  
  • Previous experience of facilitating community-based group sessions would be added advantage. 
  • Self-declare on good moral character

Note: Dalit, Janajati, Female, Marginalized, Local able are highly encouraged to apply for the position. Only the short-listed candidates will be called for written test and an interview.

“फौजदारी अभियोग तथाबालअधिकार हन्नमा सग्लननभएको हुनुपर्ने”

Interested candidates are requested to apply to the position through email: everestclub.hr.2050@gmail.com before 5 P.M. by 21 October 2021. No phone calls will be entertained.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 20
Position Type Full Time
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 08 Oct, 2021
Apply Before 21 Oct, 2021
City Dailekh