Care Nepal

Coordinator – Economic Empowerment and Environmental Justice

Care Nepal

Coordinator – Economic Empowerment and Environmen…

CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. CARE has been operational in Nepal since 1978 and works in partnerships with government and non-government stakeholders across the spectrum of humanitarian action and long-term development programs.

USAID Adolescent Reproductive Health (ARH) project is an adolescent co-led initiative to empower girls and boys, 10-19 years including the most marginalized, to attain their adolescent reproductive health (ARH) rights. The goal of the program is to support adolescents to reach their full potential by; ensuring they receive correct and appropriate reproductive health (RH) information and guidance to decision-making skills, creating an environment conductive in making healthy reproductive health decisions and facilitating translation of these decisions into healthy behaviors.

CARE Nepal hereby invites applications, for the below mentioned positions, from interested Nepalese candidates for USAID Adolescent Reproductive Health (ARH) program (Click on the links below for the more Job details):
CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. …

Coordinator – Economic Empowerment and Environmental Justice

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : Senior Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Kathmandu
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Sep. 02, 2020 17:00 (1 year, 11 months ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : Not Required
Professional Skill Required : Interpersonal Communication Negotiation Leadership Networking

Job Description

The Coordinator – Economic Empowerment and Environmental Justice will provide strategic leadership and guidance to the programs on economic empowerment, market system development, food security, land rights, good governance (with focus in forestry and agriculture), natural resource management, climate change adaptation and environmental sustainability. S/he will ensure that CARE’s interventions on above mentioned areas are integrated, complementary, synergic and appropriate to the current context and thereby contribute significantly to reducing poverty and social injustice.

The Coordinator is a member of Senior Leadership Team and is responsible for technical advice and support, project oversight and staff management, policy analysis and advocacy, new business development, and stakeholder liaison. S/he will lead and contribute in project designs, inception review, progress review & reflection, and final evaluation processes and incorporate the findings & lessons learned in to new project designs for replication and scaling. S/he will establish and maintain strong working relationships with different stakeholders, key donors, implementing partners, and other development actors, and act as CARE’s representative for programs on economic empowerment and environmental justice in national and international forum. The role is expected to facilitate inter-project complementarities and maximize use of resources, and contribute to core organizational objectives around learning, innovation and private sector engagement.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship, Market System Development, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Agriculture or any other relevant subject
  • A minimum of 7 years of working experience in thematic area related development project management. Experience in senior program management roles in the field of market system development, employment generation, livelihood support, food security, environmental management and climate change adaptation is required. Experience of advocacy, good governance and civil society strengthening is desirable.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Excellent project and people management skills with program and budget analysis.
  • Good understanding of value chains, market linkages and market system development.
  • Experience and understanding on food security, nutrition, natural resources & climate change.
  • Proven ability to think analytically and critically and able to translate ideas and insights into action.
  • Strong leadership skill and ability to facilitate change.
  • Ability to work together with government and other partners.
  • Excellent advisory skills to build capacity of colleagues and partners.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, facilitation, communication, negotiation and networking skills.
  • Excellent English and Nepali language skills, documentation and dissemination skills.
  • In-depth knowledge on current political situation and environmental issues at policy and program levels in Nepal.
  • Excellent computer skills (MS packages such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work under pressure and prepare good quality reports and other publications.
  • Excellent cooperation skills with colleagues in multidisciplinary and multiethnic team.
  • Skills on community led-participatory assessment/analysis and action.


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