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Position: Deputy Chief of Party
Contract type: Fixed Term
Application Closing Date: 27 Jan 2022
Interview date: Soon as possible
Start date: Soon as possible
This position is contingent upon funding and donor approval
VSO in partnership with FHI 360, an international NGO, is recruiting a highly qualified and dynamic Nepali citizen for the position of Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) - Technical for an anticipated USAID Nepal-supported project entitled Equity and Inclusion in Education. This position is will be based in the project office managed by FHI 360 Nepal in Kathmandu with frequent travel to the project’s target provinces and is contingent upon award and funder’s approval.
The anticipated five-year USAID Nepal-supported Equity and Inclusion in Education activity which will support the Government of Nepal to improve equitable access to quality basic education services for marginalized communities. The objectives are to reduce the number of out-of-school children and improve learning outcomes for marginalized students. Areas of focus may include decreasing financial barriers to education, increasing use of targeted non-formal education, increasing enrollment in early childhood education, increasing the relevance of education, and improving equitable teaching practices. This activity will provide targeted support to municipalities to implement evidence-based interventions that are driven by the local context in one or more of the following provinces: Province No. 2, Sudurpaschim, and/or Karnali.
Manage a team of technical advisors/specialists and oversee project implementation (via local organizations) including managing the annual work plan and budgeting process; creating/maintaining an effective project management team; overseeing an effective monitoring and evaluation system; and coordinating activities and local implementing partners to achieve results.
Skills, qualifications and experience
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Desired selection criteria
Competencies and Behavior
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:
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