VSO Nepal

Consortium Project Manager

VSO Nepal

Consortium Project Manager

VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.
VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience …

Consortium Project Manager

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Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Salary: As per organization rule
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Full Time: 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date: 9 Jan 2020

Role Overview

Manage overall implementation of PRAYAS Project in partnership with consortium partners providing visionary strategic leadership, expertise and high quality services to assure desired quality outcome in closed coordination with the funding agency and networking with concerned stakeholders.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Essential Criteria (must have to be able to carry out the role successfully)

Knowledge/Qualifications:

  • Masters degree (preference will be given to social science with focus on governance promotion and organizational development)

Experience:

  • Programme Management: At least 5 years’ experience of program management on youth empowerment and CSO capacity enhancement
  • Partnership Management: Previous experience of managing partners of diverse nature mainly working experience of engaging youth led CSOs
  • People Management: Previous experience of line management of project team members
  • Financial Monitoring: Experience of successfully monitoring and managing budgets

Skills/Abilities:

  • Project Delivery: Previous skill of planning and managing projects in youth empowerment, climate change and disaster risk management with multiple stakeholders, delivering expected benefits in challenging contexts
  • Organisation and planning: Excellent coordination and planning skills with experience of working under pressure
  • Relationship Building: Ability to build effective working relationships within project teams, consortium partners, inspiring confidence and credibility. Ability to work effectively across the local government, as per changing federal context including other national and global forum to utilize the available networks, capable to strengthen relationship with local government authorities and expertise for the effective implementation of project
  • Capacity Development: Able to coordinate capacity building of youth led CSOs in the areas of internal good governance promotion, organizational development, youth empowerment and social accountability
  • Travel requirement: Able to travel in project areas in country and internationally occasionally and spend time away from work- base location and home

Desirable Criteria: (skills that could be an advantage in the role)

Skills/Abilities:

  • Communication: Excellent oral and written communication skills in internal and international community with ability to vary communication content and style to suit audiences to inform, motivate and inspire
  • Time management skills: prioritization skills, decision making skills, focus of the program, coping skills etc
  • Analysis and creative problem-solving: Ability to analyse and quickly grasp the fundamentals of a need or issue. Able to find innovative ways of solving cross cutting problems
  • Flexibility: Ability to manage a project in a changing context, recognising and being open to ambiguity, uncertainty and opportunities

Competencies and Behaviour

  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  • Ability to seek and share knowledge

Financial and Risk Management – Sound knowledge of financial and risk management skills
Information Technology - Good level of computer skills (Windows, Excel, Power Point, Word, Outlook, Internet)
Travel requirement: Able to travel in country and internationally occasionally and spend time away from work- base location and home

Commitment to VSO’s mission, values, People First principles and core approaches (Social Inclusion and Gender, Social Accountability, and Resilience).

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  • Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

  • VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce

Eligibility: Nepalese
Contract: National

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

Applying Procedure

If you’re interested in applying for this role, Please fill in the application form at https://www.vsointernational.org/about/careers/consortium-project-manager-a0m3z00000d59b6aaj

To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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