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Vacancy - VSO (an International Development Organization)'
VSO is an international development organization working in Nepal since 1964.
VSO Nepal is implementing Promoting Quality and Inclusive Education for
Out-of-Reach Children in Nepal project funded by the European Commission. VSO
Nepal invites dynamic and qualified candidate to apply for a national senior
Job Position: Programme Development Manager- Secure Livelihoods
Duration: 1-year fixed term position
Job Location: Based in its country office in Kathmandu
Reporting to: The Country Director, the person is responsible for the
development and coordination of livelihood focused programming of VSO Nepal.
Deadline to apply: January 21, 2013
Programme and partnership development - shape programme objectives; engage
relevant stakeholders to inform and influence decision making; liaise with the
media on advocacy where appropriate; ensure that gender, climate change and
community cohesion themes are mainstreamed throughout; identify relevant
development interventions to deliver desired outcomes within the programme
Programme funding develop and implement programme funding plans, including
identifying sources of programme funding, keeping track of all major forecast
calls that are in line with the VSO Nepal country strategic plan, writing new
concept notes and project proposals, and networking with donors, to ensure
availability of relevant programme resources.
Programme planning, implementation and review lead the design and delivery of
appropriate planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting mechanisms compliant
with VSO and donor requirements but taking into consideration realities on the
ground; ensure and determine maximum impact for beneficiaries, and ensure that
continuous development and learning takes place.
Volunteers Support - to provide on-going programmatic support to volunteers.
Finance and Resource Management- develops, maintains and regularly reviews
financial plans to deliver programme objectives.
Other Duties - deputise for the Country Director or other senior staff as
required. Working closely with the Country Director and other team members and
assist in emergencies as required.
Essential Qualifications Required:
Demonstrated experience on designing and delivering Secure Livelihood
Proven experience of securing and managing external funding, including proposal
and report writing
Proven financial and personnel management skills.
Proven experience of working in a diverse, multicultural team.
Proven experience of building successful partnerships and networks
Evidence of understanding the project cycle, challenges of donor and contract
management and the implications for programme management.
Masters degree or higher studies in related field.
Fluency in spoken and written English required
Excellent computer skills (Windows, Excel, Power Point)
Experience of managing international volunteers.
Experience and confidence in networking with and securing coverage in the media
Clean driving license
On request, an application template, a full job description, person
specification and benefit package (local salary and benefits applicable) are
available from VSO Nepal at the email address below.
Interested and competent applicants are requested to fill and submit their
application using the VSO staff application template (available on request) by
21st January 2013. Applications can be submitted by email (email@example.com),
by post or by hand delivered to the address below.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for selection process.
Head of Operations and Human Resource
VSO Nepal, P.O. Box 207, Kathmandu, Fax: 01-5524743
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