Learning and Communication Specialist
VSO Nepal
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Learning and Communication Specialist

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Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Salary: Competitive
Contract type: Fixed Term
Job Type: Full Time, 38 hours per week
Application Closing Date: 4 Oct 2019
Interview Date: Soon as possible
Start Date: Soon as possible

Role Overview:

Learning and Communication Specialist uses knowledge and skill gained thorough specialized education and experience for the production, management and communication of SAHAJ Knowledge products for internal and external communications in coordination with MEAL Manager.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

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


    Master’s degree in relevant field, preferably in mass communication; Proven experiences working in diverse multicultural team;


    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar position in a development organization


    • Previous experience in conceptualizing and designing learning into communication materials would be an added advantage.
    • Proven knowledge and experience in documentation in both English and Nepali language
    • Experience of writing donor and project reports

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

    • Project management experience.
    • Experience of working with volunteers.
    • Able to travel in a rural area in country and internationally occasionally and spend time away from work- base location and home.


    • Strong written and verbal communication skills - able to listen, analyse, present, consult, negotiate with confidence and obtain stakeholder engagement.
    • Able to communicate complex issues effectively to wide range of audiences. Experience of remote and cross-cultural communication, demonstrating sensitivity to cultural and language differences.


    • Able to demonstrate sound judgment and a solution focused approach, solving unstructured issues in unfamiliar settings.


    • Information Technology - Good level of computer skills (Windows, Excel, Power Point, Word, Outlook, and Internet).

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

    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.

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