Program Coordinator
Blind Women Association Nepal (BWAN)

Blind Women Association-Nepal (BWAN) is a non-political and nonprofit social organization led by blind and visually impaired (BVI) women. Working as a self-help group, the organization aims to engage in holistic development and empowerment of women with disabilities (WWDs) in general and BVI girls and women in particular, by creating equal access to justice, education, employment, and social activities that would eventually lead to their fuller inclusions in all spectrums of social, economic, and political development. The organization is determined to minimize and eradicate all the possible mental and physical harassment/ mistreatment and violence against all BVI girls and WWDs.

Program Coordinator

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Kathmandu With Field Visit
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Nov. 10, 2019 23:55 (1 week, 2 days ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : More than or equals to 2 years
Other Specification
  • Master in Gender Studies, sociology, development studies or related field with minimum of two years of experience in development sector
  • Experience in managing development cooperation projects; including experience in monitoring, reporting, evaluation, developing proposal and capacity building of women particularly women with disabilities
  • Proven understanding of gender, inclusion and disability issues
  • Experience of working directly with stakeholders; the partners, DPOs and the local level branches
  • Excellent communications skills, in English and in Nepali
  • Ability to stay in the field at least 30% of time
  • Experience in common MS Office programs (Word, Excel, and Power Point) and data base software 

Job Description

Under direct supervision of the executive board, the program coordinator will be responsible for planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of project activities. 

  • The program coordinator will work closely under the supervision of executive board of BWAN
  • Maintain communication with partners, Disabled persons’ organizations (DPOs), NGO communities and Government entities
  • Prepare project reports and submit to BWAN’s board for the approval
  • Develop new project proposal and explore the possibilities of resources for the activity of BWAN.
  • Develop partnerships with other similar organizations to promote the inclusion and participation of BVI girls/women
  • Ensure annual planning, periodic review and timely reporting of the projects and organizational activities
  • Perform and exercise other functions and duties as prescribed by the Board

Applying Procedure

Send the personal resume and cover letter mentioning the position applied for in the following email address:

Qualified and eligible persons with disabilities, women candidates and those from disadvantaged backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for the further selection process.

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