Yuwalaya

Program Coordinator

Yuwalaya

Program Coordinator

Yuwalaya is a purely youth-led, non-profit, non-government organization working for and with youth and adolescents of Nepal. Yuwalaya is established by child club graduates and seeks to create platform for adolescents, youth and especially child clubs graduates aiming to encourage them to achieve its goals and objectives.

Program Coordinator

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Duty Station: Yuwalaya with frequent travel to project areas
Term: One year with possible extension
Expected date of commencement: Mid July 2021
Working Hours: Sunday to Friday full time with occasional field visits and travel during weekends
Minimum Salary: Rs. 455,000 per annum

Minimum Qualification: 

  • At least bachelor's degree (preferably in Social Work or any subject of social science)
  • Sound knowledge of Nepal's development sector (in particular pertaining to youth, adolescents and children)

Experience: 

  • At least one year in the related field

Other Skills:

  • English and Nepali language skills (conversation, writing and typing)
  • Social media management
  • Teamwork

Job Responsibilities:

Project Execution 

  • Lead the team in developing operational plans and ensure effective and efficient execution of project/ program activities on time. 
  • Ensure participatory program planning (AIP, DIP and Project Implementation guideline) and effective mobilization of resources to achieve the high-quality results. 
  • Coordinate local government authorities, and other non-governmental organizations to create collaborative efforts through regular meetings, interactions, and initiating joint monitoring visits.
  • Keep the project information up to date and ensue meeting programmatic and financial compliance. Maintain a professional conduct, while intervening the project activities.
  • Regularly review the progress with project team; project timeline/deadline, deliverables, planned project activities and ensure the quality of project activities.
  • Provide necessary technical support required to the organization management team. 
  • Ensure accountability towards government authorities by sharing project target, budget, progress as well as delivery approaches.
  • Represent organization at different forums, platform, network and consortium and ensure meaningful participation.
  • Prepare and review quality reports (weekly/monthly/quarterly) related to projects, events and as necessary 
  • Perform other duties as per need and as guided by the organization and the supervisor. 

Proposal/Concept Note Development

  • Prepare and support executive board to prepare different concepts and proposals to submit to different organisations 
  • Research and prepare literature and essays for the proposals
  • Support in preparing budget plans

Administration and Finance 

  • Ensure efficient and effective financial management system is in place.
  • Ensure financial compliances are met as per the standard set commonly with funding agencies respecting financial policies, guidelines and periodic circulation.
  • Ensure all sets of financial reports with enough supporting documents are produced and submitted on a timely manner to the funding agency.
  • Ensure that the expenses are approved as per the process.
  • Monitor income and expenditure regularly and identify and proactively mitigate potential risks.
  • Work closely with finance person in the organization to prepare budget, any amendments and forecasts as per project requirements and timeline in consultation with funding agency. 
  • Develop a financial monitoring tracker in Excel and update it to enable cross verification of the financial information. 
  • Make sure entire documents relating to finance have been well stored and documented.

Representation and Coordination

  • Represent Yuwalaya at public events, networks, workshops, seminars and programs
  • Develop and maintain contact with other likeminded organisations 
  • Liaise with government offices, donors and local partners
  • Other duties as assigned by the executive board
Applying Procedure

Interested and competent candidates are requested to send their recent CV and cover letter to [email protected] by June 15, 2021 (1 Asar 2078).

Only short-listed candidates will be called for an interview. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained. Candidates form local areas/district, minority community, groups, cast and women are highly encouraged to apply. 

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