Project Coordinators (Partner Advisor) – Welthungerhilfe (WHH) : Welthungerhilfe (WHH) is one of Germany’s leading non-governmental organizations with a dual-mandate in both development cooperation and emergency response. WHH works to create a world in which all people can exercise their right to a self-determined life in dignity and justice, free from hunger and poverty. To bring justice for all, WHH partners with the civil society organizations in the countries where it operates, and currently the agency is partnering with over 100 local partners from 41 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America (www.welthungerhilfe.de).
WHH is operational in Nepal since 2012, and currently managing different project in eight districts under three program thematic areas (sectors): food and nutrition security, incl. WASH; right to food and empowerment, and EQ rehabilitation and disaster risk reduction. WHH works hand in hand with civil society in Nepal to empower socially marginalized and economically poor citizens to reinforce their resilience and to ensure their right to adequate food and nutrition.
Welthungerhilfe Nepal is seeking for Project Coordinators (Partner Advisor) for our programme in Saptari, Siraha and Rautahat districts in the areas of (i) Governance, (ii) Livelihoods and agriculture, (iii) Nutrition and (iv) WASH and DRR. The positions are district-based
Job Purpose: To oversee implementation and track the project results, coordinate project partners and project stakeholders i.e., local authorities and report to WHH Country Office. This also includes partner facilitation, efficient and timely implementation of project according to detailed implementation and budget planning and monitoring, ensuring the success of the project as per MEAL framework and project log frame, and contributing to further development and expansion of the country programme.
Required qualification and experience:
- Master’s in Social Science or Rural Development or Agriculture or Engineering or Nutrition with at least five years of professional experience in a similar position.
- Knowledge and understanding of food and nutrition security, nutrition camps/referrals, nutrition awareness and promotion and WASH is an asset.
- Excellent in written and spoken English and Nepali languages.
- Excellent report writing, case study formulation, and interpersonal communication skills.
- Familiarity to work with website, online/offline gadgets & intranet applications incl. social media.
- Excellent coordination and facilitation skills
- Ability to integrate gender issues and right based approaches within a conservative environment and indigenous community setting
- Creative, flexible and proactive, willingness to learn and to share knowledge.
- Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint) and web-based communications systems/technologies.
- Valid Driver’s License, able to ride a motorcycle.
Desired qualification and experience:
- The local language (Bhojpuri/ Maithali/ Bajika) will be an asset for the position.
- Knowledge and experience of digital-based data collection and analysis.
- Teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to work under pressure is desirable.
- Political and cultural awareness and sensitivity.
- Good understanding on gender and social inclusion related issues.
For a detailed job descriptions of the positions, please visit http://bit.ly/2JuFuUr.
Candidates meeting position criteria are requested to apply with their cover letter and CV at [email protected] by 15 November 2018, 05:00 pm Nepali time. Fluency of both written and spoken in English and Nepali, Maithali, Bhojpur and Bajjika language are essential requirements for all the positions. Women and candidates from marginalized communities and project locations are encouraged to apply for the positions. All above positions are dependent on confirmation of the funding. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for the selection process.
Kantipur (Nov 2 2018)