SOS Children's Villages Nepal

National Director

SOS Children's Villages Nepal

National Director

National Director

SOS Children's Villages Nepal

Experience: More than or equals to 15 years
Source: The Himalayan Times Newspaper
Key Skills: Interpersonal Communication Problem Solving Leadership

National Director

Basic Job Information

Job Category: NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level: Top Level
No. of Vacancy/s: [ 1 ]
Apply Before(Deadline): Jan. 5, 2022, 4 p.m. (3 weeks, 1 day ago)

National Director

SOS Children's Villages Nepal as a non-governmental social development organization support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief. We advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners. We offer a secure and friendly work environment; and are committed to safeguarding the rights of the children by having zero tolerance policy in this regard. We are further committed to provide a safe environment for staff and children, young people and adults with whom we work, where human rights are respected and upheld, and healthly relations fostered by building organizational systems, capacity, and awareness on our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.

We are now looking for interested and qualified individuals for the various positions at our National Office based in Sanothimi.
National Director(1): National Office, Sanothimi with frequent location and international visits

Position Purpose (Mission):
The National Director develops and implements the "Aims, Objectives and Polities" of SOS Children's Villages Nepal to ensure high quality services to children, young people and employees according to the defined organization standards. S/he represents SOS Children's Villages Nepal and builds network and collaborates with key stake holders such a as the government, development sector agencies and potential partners. S/he works in close coordination and cooperation with international Director-Asia or his/her representative towards development and implementation of organization's policies. S/he reports to the Board of SOS Children's Villages Nepal.

Key Performance Areas and Main Responsibilities:

  • Identifies and aligns the federation strategies and policies at the national level based on the local needs and realities.
  • Develops and implements strategic and development plans for the organization at national level based on the direction of the Board of Directors and in conformity with the policies of the organization through International Director-Asia or his/her representative.
  • Guides and supports Location Leaders and Programme Heads to ensure implementation of agreed plans at programme level, and effective and efficient use of resources (e.g. human, financial, material and physical) through robust administrative system for the sustainability and development of programmes.
  • Liaises and coordinates with the International Director-Asia or his/her representative with a clear aim to strengthen the organization's functioning in SOS Children's Villages Nepal.
  • Takes all necessary steps to ensure that the organization's functioning is in full conformity with the National Laws and Regulations.
  • Ensures timely completion of reporting regulations of the organization and implementation of policies and standards of the organization.
  • Represents organization at national level and propagates the SOS-Model with relevant stakeholders. Builds network & collaborates with key stakeholders such a as the government, development sector agencies and potential partners for programme objectives.
  • Participates and performs necessary activities in case of an emergency situation (natural disaster, war, etc.) according to the actual needs.
  • Work towards self-sustainability; strengthens the local fund raising initiatives.
  • Acts as a custodian of brand, ensures that brand principles are followed and brand identity is enhanced across the country.
  • Devotes time for the SOS Children's Villages International work as per agreement made from time to time.

Basic Requirements
-Master's Degree in any discipline with minimum 15 years of relevant experience in the organized sector and minimum 8 years of experience in the leadership and/or management position, especially in:

  • Leading and managing people that includes team building, planning and problem solving to ensure quality services to program participates (e.g. caregivers, coworkers, children and young people, etc)
  • Program coordination, fund generation and fund management
  • Managing issues, challenges and opportunities of a non-profit organization

Essential Values, Behaviors and Skills for National Director & Deputy National Director positions:

  • Holds high level of integrity and honesty, is confident and self-motivated.
  • Strong leadership, team-oriented and high interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and advocacy skills
  • Ability to adapt the changing needs and operate at strategical level and operationalize plan in field
  • Demonstrates problem-solving ability, accuracy, and attention to details
  • Takes initiatives for services expansion and sustainability
  • Excellent communication skills in English & Nepali and proficiency in computer applications (e.g.MS Office)
  • Willingness to travel as and when required

Applying Procedure

Salary and other benefits: As per the policies of the organization

Interested candidates are requested to apply with the Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Employment Application Form (mandatory documents, please download it from ( to: [email protected] by 16:00 hrs, 5 January 2022, Wednesday.

Employees within the organization are highly encouraged to apply: SOS Children's Villages Nepal reserve the right to reject any or all the applications without assigning any reason whatsoever. SOS Children's Villages Nepal follows the Inclusive Policy and therefore encourages women, people with disabilities, people of ethnic minorities and marginalized communicates to apply.

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