BVS Nepal

Advocacy Officer

BVS Nepal

Advocacy Officer

Burn Violence Survivors – Nepal, established in 2008, is one of the few organizations working specifically on prevention, protection, advocacy, curative and long-term recovery and rehabilitation of burns survivors. BVS-Nepal helps and supports survivors of burns accidents and violence, such as attempted homicide attacks, normally using kerosene or acid and cases of self-immolation and attempted suicide, often stemming from domestic violence. We have been able to help more than 8500 burns victims, till date, through medical and surgical, counseling, nutrition and physiotherapy since the inception of the organization. BVS-Nepal has successfully provided life skills and vocational trainings to thirty female burns violence survivors, to enable them to start a new life.
Burn Violence Survivors – Nepal, established in 2008, is one of the few organizations working specifically on prevention, protection, advocacy, curative and long-term recovery and rehabilitation of burns survivors. BVS-Nepal helps and supports survivors of burns accidents and violence, such as attempted homicide attacks, normally using kerosene or acid and cases of self-immolation and attempted suicide, often stemming from domestic violence. We have been …

Advocacy Officer

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work > Advocacy
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Kathmandu with frequent visit to project area
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Jan. 25, 2023 23:55 (1 week, 5 days ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Bachelor
Experience Required : More than or equals to 3 years
Other Specification
  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Law, Human Right or related subject.
  • Proven experience in advocacy project implementation/management, proposal development and report writing with minimum 3 years of experience in development sectors, I/NGOs.
  • Good understanding of human rights-based approach and familiarity with existing Nepalese laws, legal system including core International Human Rights Treaties.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation & public relation skills in both English and Nepali.
  • Able to work effectively and efficiently under pressure and in a team for bringing the concrete results.
  • Flexible and able to multitask on several different aspects of the projects.
  • Well-versed in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel, Google Sheets etc.
  • Knowledge and experience working on GBV, acid and burn violence, including referral pathways and livelihood support.
  • Experience in working with government institutions, NGOs and donor institutions.
  • Proven knowledge of experience in advocacy with governments and planning processes of local, provincial and federal governments.

Job Description

  • Review and conduct in-depth analysis of existing laws, policies, regulations and programs of the Government.
  • Communicate and lobby with government authorities to concerned stakeholders to highlight the burn issues.
  • Develop advocacy related statement, policy brief, report, document on burn issues.
  • Field visit in the existing target area of the project and collect evidences that reflects content and local context
  • Develop annual, semi-annual, periodic, event reports and proposal.
  • Take a responsibility to conduct events and implementation of the overall project.
  • Provide support as per the requirement of program/organization.
  • Monitoring and ensure quality of services provided to beneficiaries.
  • Produce success stories of the beneficiaries.

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