VSO Nepal

District Project Officer

VSO Nepal

District Project Officer

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local …

District Project Officer

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Location: Sarlahi, Nepal
Application closing date: 25 Jul 2022
Interview/Assessment date(s): As soon as possible
Start date: As soon as possible
Salary :Competitive
Contract period : 5 months
Full Time, 38 hours per week
Agreement: Consultancy

Role overview

District project officer will support implementing partners in planning, implementation and resource and financial management. The DPO has to coordinate with the local government and support in formation and implementation of inclusive SIP.

Skills, qualifications and experience required

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.

Required knowledge, experience and skills for this role are:

Qualification

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in social science/ Management or relevant field.

Experience:

  • 3 years of progressive project implementation experience.
  • Practical experience in financial management of project budget and monitoring and managing expenditure.
  • Prior experience of working in development issues or with local schools/communities at education management level.
  • Experience of report writing.
  • Proven experience of working in diverse and multicultural team.
  • Preference will be given to those candidates who have prior experience of working in inclusive education project for adolescence girls and children with disability.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Activity planning, facilitation, and planning/follow-up skills
  • IT (MS office) proficiency.
  • Able to frequently travel is desirable
  • Experience of working with/as volunteer.
  • Ability to understand and speak local language of the district/community.
  • Fluent in English and Nepali language (writing and speaking)

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

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers/consultants to ensure protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy.

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