Project Coordinator/Program Officer

National Environment and Equity Development Society (NEEDS Nepal)

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Vacancy Announcement

Date of Published: 18th November 2020

NEEDS Nepal established in 1999, is a non-for-profit, Non-Government Organization, registered with the Government of Nepal. NEEDS Nepal has been implementing various programs related to empowerment, socio-economic development and social transformation particularly for Children, Women, Dalit and Indigenous people of the entire Far Western Region who are marginalized and vulnerable to different social issues. The organization is collaborating with various government and non-government agencies on social awareness, good governance, safe migration, livelihood, disaster risk reduction within the prevailing policies and the programs of the Government of Nepal.

NEEDS will be implementing Strengthening Community Preparedness, Rapid Response and Recovery Project (SCOP-R3) from 1st December 2020 for 3 years with the support from Oxfam. The project will focus on disaster risk reduction and resilience. The project aims at building capacity of communities and protecting personal and community assets for better community preparedness, response and recovery in Kanchanpur and Dadeldhura districts.

We are looking for potential Nepalese candidates to fill out the following position:

Project Coordinator-1(Based in Mahendranagar, Kanchanpur): 

The position will be responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring, coordinating and reporting of the project. The person will also require conducting field visit in the specific areas of the project to work with communities, partners, local and provincial government structures for the implementation of the project. Besides project management, the incumbent will also provide technical support and ensure that programs apply best practices, maximize synergies and apply a harmonized approach towards disaster risk reduction and resilience.

Applicants have excellent spoken and written skills in English with hands on programme management experience and technical knowledge with at least 5 years’ experience in disaster management and climate change. Applicant should have at least master degree in disaster risk reduction, agriculture, social sciences and development studies.  

Program Officer-2:(Based in Kanchanpur and Dadeldhura):

The position will be responsible for planning, implementing, coordinating and reporting of the project. The person will also require conducting field activities in the specific areas of the project to work with communities, partners, local government structures for the implementation of the project.

Applicants have excellent spoken and written skills in English with hands on program field implementation experience and technical knowledge with at least 3 years’ experience in disaster management and climate change, social works. Applicant should have at least bachelor's degree in disaster risk reduction, climate change, social sciences, and rural development studies.

Interested and qualified national citizens can apply with their updated CV along with passport size photo and cover letter to the following email address, needsvacancy2017@gmail.com by 24th November 2020. Women, ethnic minorities and local applicants are highly encouraged to apply. No telephone calls will be entertained and automatically disqualifies in the recruitment process. 

Human Resource Management committee of NEEDS Nepal will reserve all rights to make final decision. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessment process. The Salary and other benefits package will be as mentioned in project contract and NEEDS Nepal policy. 

Selection Process: Written examination and interview

Human Resource Management Committee

NEEDS Nepal

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 3
Position Type Full Time
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 18 Nov, 2020
Apply Before 24 Nov, 2020
City Far-Western Region, Mahendra Nagar