Project Manager, Inclusive Education

Handicap International

Details / requirements:


Handicap International Federation (HI) is an independent and impartial aid organization, created in 1982, working across 63 countries. HI works alongside the vulnerable populations, whatever the context, taking action to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. Present in Nepal since 2000, HI works through a network of local partner organizations in the area of health and physical rehabilitation, inclusive education and resilience including emergency response to improve the living conditions and involvement of the most vulnerable populations in Nepal. 

HI Nepal invites application for the following position for Strengthening the Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Early Childhood Education and Development (ECED) in Nepal:

1. Project Manager, Inclusive Education– 1 position

Terms & Conditions: Fixed Term Contract

Base Location: Country Office, Kathmandu Nepal

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure project implementation, in collaboration with donor and implementing partners, relevant services and ensuring the projects’ interventions are in line with HI’s strategies, standards and frameworks for IE sector.
  • Ensures that activities are implemented in line with the project proposal, donor guidelines and the allocated budget
  • Prepare and monitor partnership agreements with implementing partners and other potential partners
  • Ensure the effective implementation and follow up of institutional policies (PSEA, mandatory cross-cutting approaches, donor risk management approaches on safeguarding etc.) on his/her project
  • Take the lead in preparing and formalising partnership agreements ensuring transparency and accountability on both sides.
  • Ensure efficient utilisation of the available financial resources, track expenses and ensure value for money
  • Ensure the terms of the financial commitments made to the donor is strictly adhered to, technically sound and relevant to the field realities
  • Build the capacity of the project team on the project components, general and organizational management as per the guidelines to ensure the staffs under the responsibility have the capacity to carry on the activity at the field level to the full satisfaction of the project
  • Contribute in new Project Design/ Development as required by the organization
  • Represent HI in different Government and Non- Government forums as and when required

Qualification and Skills Required:

  • Master’s degree in Education/Inclusive Education, Arts, Rural Development, Social Work and other Social Sciences or related discipline
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant professional experience in development projects (especially in the area of Education/ Inclusive Education and Disability or related field)
  • Proven experience in implementation of projects 
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Relevant professional experience in the area of Education/ Inclusive Education and Disability or related field would be added advantage
  • Knowledge of education system, disability in Nepal is desirable
  • Capacity to build and maintain effective working relations with national/local authorities, relevant institutions, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations.
  • Good analytical, organizational and operational skills
  • Creative and strong leadership skill with strategic thinking capabilitiy
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines

To Apply:

Send a motivation letter mentioning position applied for and expected salary and an updated CV including 2 referees with contact number and e-mail address to no later than 26th December 2022. HI Nepal reserves the right to cancel, postpone or modify the whole recruitment process and reject any application without specifying any reasons whatsoever.  

Handicap International (HI) is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women, people with disability, and members from disadvantaged communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidates applying for a job with HI must be ready to comply with our Child Protection Policy, and Policy on Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment. HI Nepal has a zero tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the values and mission of HI, hence, all selected candidates are expected to adhere to these standards and principles.


Category Development and Project, Development / INGO
Openings 1
Position Type Contract
Experience 5+ years
Education Post Graduate / Masters in related field. , M. Ed. (Education)
Posted Date 15 Dec, 2022
Apply Before 26 Dec, 2022
City Kathmandu