A Private Organization
A Private Organization

Project Coordinator

Kailali,
Education: Not disclosed
Not disclosed

A Private Organization

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Vacancy Announcement

First Date of Vacancy Publication: 14 September 2021

Welfare Association for Children Tikapur (WACT) (बाल कल्याण संघ, टीकापुर) is a non-government organization working in the areas of child well-being, community health, education, peace and transformational development since 1996. 

WACT is seeking to recruit competent, committed, self-motivated and enthusiastic candidates for the following position for NARI (Nepali Women's Access to Health Response Initiatives) Project being implemented in partnership with World Vision International Nepal (WVIN). 

The project is being implemented in eastern part of Kailali district for a duration of 18 months starting July 2021 to December 2022. 

Position: Project Coordinator (one)

Job purpose: The Project Coordinator will implement NARI project activities in Kailali district incompliance with DFAT policies, Government policies and WVIN’s sectoral and quality standards. The purpose of this position is to execute all project activities, capacity building and coordination across project team. With technical guidance from WVIN Project Lead, the ProjectCoordinator will effectively implement NARI project using necessary technical tools, quality benchmark, and guidance materials. The Project Coordinator is responsible for technical and functional support in implementation of all project activities, monitoring, management of staff as appropriate and managing relationships with key stakeholders including Local Government. 

Required Academic Qualification & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Public Health or related Science with at least three years of experience in project management, preferably having worked in close coordination with government institutions like rural/municipality, health facility, previous District Health Office etc.

The position will be based in WACT's office Tikapur municipality, Kailali district. The position will report to the Program Manager/WACT and Project Lead/WVIN.

Major Responsibilities
Required Knowledge & Competencies
  • Lead NARI project activities and monitor performance of project team during implementation of project ensuring project activities are delivered within scope, time and budget 
  • Annual planning, budgeting and implementation of project activities
  • Provide technical assistance to government officials, project staff, community based organizations, project beneficiaries, as and when required
  • Coordinate across relevant staff and consultants to ensure development and regular use of all technical tools including implementation guideline, quality benchmark, training materials, training curriculum, information materials, behavior change communication (BCC) materials and other resources
  • Capacity building of Social Mobilizers to ensure adequate competencies at field level to deliver all necessary components of the project
  • Regular monitoring and analysis of program results in coordination with MEALS team
  • Learning and sharing meetings with project staff and government staff for continuous improvement of project as well as relationship building
  • Identify, assess, and communicate risks associated with the implementation of project, and develop mitigation measures 
  • Regular reporting, documentation and collection of success stories on regular basis.
  • Maintain strong relationship with technical officials of government institutions and like-minded organizations in the district

Sector Knowledge:

  • Sector knowledge on Sexual and Reproductive Health, Family Planning, health system strengthening and infectious disease. 
  • Sound knowledge on Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) and disability inclusiveness approach 
  • Updated knowledge of COVID-19 and changing context

Project Management:

Good understanding on operation issues like timely delivery of services, good planning and monitoring skill.

Good understanding on donor reporting system and capacity to meet the standards

Sound knowledge & skill on project risk analysis and management, including ability to manage project activities in changing context of COVID -19

Skills to analyze project related data and incorporate in the report

Sound knowledge on supply chain management

Monthly budget forecast and planning, quarterly expense tracking and review of expenses. 

Meet financial requirement and deadline as per compliances; verification of vouchers, advance settlements etc.

Good report writing skills for monthly, semi-annual and annual reports

Capacity Building:

  • Sound skills in capacity assessment/training need assessment process and tools for staffs and target group
  • Skills on project staffs mentoring and onsite support
  • Good planning skills for project staff development and growth.
  • Ability to build capacity of the staff

M&E

  • Sound skill to make periodic DM&E plan
  • Sound knowledge on monitoring tools and methods
  • Good analysis and presentation skills
  • Skills to incorporate the findings/feedback into programming
  • Project database management
  • Skilled in using Microsoft office applications 

Relationship Management:

  • Stakeholders mapping skills for broader benefit of the project
  • Good meeting facilitation and documentation skills
  • Capacity to identify local advocacy issues around NRL programming
  • Produce database monitoring and interpretation skill
  • Presentation skills in different forum and network
  • Good communication skills with community 

Qualified interested candidates are requested to submit their (1) Application letter; (2) Updated CV along with at least two references; and (3) Copy of citizenship through email to wact.tkp@gmail.com no later than 19 Sep 2021(5 PM Nepal time). 

Only short listed candidates will be notified for selection process through telephone and or email. The selection process will be carried out virtually and will include written test, presentations and interview. 

WACT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified potential candidates from Dalit, Janajati, and Muslim community, Persons with Disabilities and Women are encouraged to apply. 

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