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Vacancy announcement from Plan International


Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation working in 51 developing countries that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Plan International has been working in Nepal since 1978, helping marginalised children, their families and communities to access their rights to health, education, economic security and protection. Through the support of local partners, Plan International works in 42 districts in Nepal. We take active measures in recruitment and employment practices to ensure children are protected. Plan International Nepal invites application from interested and eligible candidate for the following position:

Project Coordinator for Community Support Project in Jumla
About the project: Plan International Nepal is supporting in the implementation of a two-year project called “Community Support Project in Jumla,” funded by Nature Planet, a corporate partner of Plan International, Denmark National Office. The Project aims to provide safe, stimulating and child and disability friendly learning environment to the children of project funded school; promote safe delivery environment in birthing centres of targeted communities and promote awareness on safe delivery, pre-natal and ante-natal care, hygienic behavior and mother and child nutrition in targeted communities. The project will be implemented in 2 rural municipalities of Jumla district.

The position holder will be responsible for implementation, monitoring and reporting of all activities implemented through Project. S/he will ensure high quality and timely delivery of the project according to the objectives and approach to the satisfaction of project stakeholders. S/he will also ensure construction plans within the project guidelines and specifications of building codes and other regulations, and that project interventions/activities implemented are at the best quality with the best value for money and meet the nationally and globally recognized standards.

Term and Location: Fixed term employment till 30 June 2019 based at Jumla Field Office

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Required qualifications & experiences:
> At least Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering. Master’s Degree Civil Engineering preferred

> At least 4 years of work experience in surveying, designing, structural analysis, supervising, working on construction sites and managing building construction and other development projects
> Experience in disable friendly safe infra-structure development in schools with components on school WASH, SRHR, school safety, child protection promotion
> Experience of working on maternal and child health, nutrition and social mobilization would be an added advantage
> Knowledge of inclusive education and related government plans and policies
> Good knowledge and skill in project management.
> Member of Nepal Engineering Council
> INGO work experience preferred

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Key Responsibilities:
> Facilitate for effective project planning, implementation and monitoring
> Prepare Detail Implementation Plan (DIP) and Project Outlines (POs) in line with approved DIP and POs
> Ensure gender equality and social inclusion perspective in the program planning and implementation cycle
> Support to establish and maintain effective linkage and coordination with local government, government offices, NGOs, community-based organizations and civil society organizations to maintain Plan’s credible image
> Manage /facilitate project implementation through a partnership based approach with NGOs and Government Organizations (GOs)
> Provide technical backstopping to project implementing partner(s)
> Support partner NGO(s), project management committees and community groups in their capacity building
> Support in strengthening mother’s groups for regular functioning.
> Coordinate with finance team to prepare rolling budget as per actual expenditure and adjust activities in coordination with NGO partner and concerned staff
> Coordinate with team members and partners to timely execute approved project activities meeting budget spending and liquidation targets
> Ensure compulsory technical support and supervision at critical phases of construction projects for quality assurance, timeliness and value for money
> Ensure timely reporting of project progress and financial reports through periodic and specific reports as per organizational and donor’s compliances

Plan International strongly encourages female applicants, applicants from dalit, madhesi, janajati, marginalised ethnic groups and offers proactive support and capacity development for female staff and staff from marginalised groups.

click [HERE] to view original vacancy  for more details and application procedure.

Deadline: 22 November 2017

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