Program Coordinator

Youth Alliance for Environment (YAE) is a non-profit and non-governmental independent organization working in the environmental sectors for the conservation and management of environmental resources. Our thematic areas of work include Environmental Management, Water Resource, Forestry and Biodiversity conservation, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management. Under each theme, YAE works on Capacity building, Policy Advocacy, Research and Innovation, and Livelihood promotion. YAE encompasses unique organizational culture and articulates internalized core values on mutual respect, working for the deprived and vulnerable, creation and innovations, quality and best practices, and non-party politics.
Youth Alliance for Environment (YAE) is a non-profit and non-governmental independent organization working in the environmental sectors for the conservation and management of environmental resources. Our thematic areas of work include Environmental Management, Water Resource, Forestry and Biodiversity conservation, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management. Under each theme, YAE works on Capacity building, Policy Advocacy, Research and Innovation, and Livelihood promotion. YAE encompasses unique …

Program Coordinator

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : General Mgmt. / Administration / Operations
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Kathmandu, Nepal
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Apr. 09, 2024 23:55 (1 week, 4 days ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Graduate (Masters)
Experience Required : More than or equal to 5 years
Professional Skill Required : Team Management Interpersonal Skills Communication Program Coordination
Other Specification

Level: 8th level.

Education and Experience:

  • Master's degree preferably in Environmental Science, forestry or equivalent
  • At least five years of work experience in environmental, biodiversity conservation, and climate change-based project cycle management, having two years of experience on project management.
  • Experience in multiple consortium partners handling, biodiversity conservation, IP and LCs, policy advocacy, market development, climate adaptative technologies and practices, and women and IPs empowerment will be value-added

Skills:

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, notably the ability to present complex issues and required action in a simple, relevant, appropriate, and practical way
  • Proficient in remote sensing techniques and adept at handling GIS applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and inspire staff, partners, and other stakeholders with diverse backgrounds
  • Team player who can develop strong collaborative relations across the organization, partners, and communities
  • Proven experience or interest in organizing and facilitating trainings and workshops
  • Good communication skills with fluency [written and spoken] both in Nepali and English
  • Ability to work and mobilize the indigenous people and local communities
  • Ability to define problems, collect data establish facts, and draw valid conclusions to accurately predicts the achievements of the project objectives.

Job Description

The successful candidate will work as a Project Coordinator on Biodiversity Conservation and Indigenous Peoples (IP) engagement in the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) region of Nepal. S/He will be responsible for overseen and implementation of activities on the assigned project to achieve the expected outcome of the project. S/he will work closely with indigenous people and local communities, local government, district chapter of Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities NEFIN, ACAP and other stakeholders to ensure the successful execution of the project's activities while promoting biodiversity and indigenous practices.

Roles and Responsibility:

  • The project coordinator will play a key role in implementation of the project in effective and efficient, in full compliance with YAE’s policies, associated procedures, guidelines and standards and the donor requirement as per the project contract. 
  • Conduct frequent field visit to project region and coordinate with the stakeholders and carry out field activities for the project.
  • Establish the close coordination and partnership with the local government, project partners and other stakeholders
  • Ensure that the project information and required reports and indicators are updated and submitted to the project manager.
  •  Coordinate with M&E officer to undertake baseline, regular monitoring surveys/reports and end line survey In coordination with the monitoring officer prepare monitoring matrix of the project and follow-up on regular basis
  • Prepare the year Detail Implementation Plan (DIP) in coordination with the other project team members.
  • Coordinate and conduct trainings/workshops
  • Prepares monthly and quarterly workplan and budget plan/cash flow of the project in regular basis and report to supervisor/donors in a timely basis in coordination with finance manager
  • Ensure the implementation of the project activities in accordance with the project documents and agreed work plans.
  • Ensure GESI mainstreaming and environmental safeguarding in each project activities
  • Develop ToR and lead the process of procurement of consultants, experts and other services if needed
  • Ensure that the targeted beneficiaries are reached and reflects the indicators/target mentioned in the proposal
  • Prepare risk matrix and flag up issues in project implementation and identify corrective/mitigating measures
  • Prepare safeguarding matrix for project activities and report on safeguarding to donor Coordinate/ facilitate the project’s associated events, workshops, meetings logistics and trainings
  •  Consider cost effectiveness and efficiency in every activity
  •  Ensure that contractual arrangements with partners are up to date
  • Ensure project activities are in compliance to the project proposal and log-frame
  • Conduct joint meetings periodically with the consortium partner.

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