Program Officer
Democratic Freedom and Human Rights Institute (DFHRI)
Democratic Freedom and Human Rights Institute (DFHRI) is an independent and not-for-profit making organization established in 2007 in Kathmandu Nepal. It has been registered at District Administration Office, Lalitpur and is affiliated with Social Welfare Council, Government of Nepal. Since its establishment, the DFHRI has been working in Nepal to protect and promote human rights with focus on transitional justice, rule of law and accountability. The DFHRI respects and promotes diversity and plurality both in its structural make-up and operational interventions. It has an inclusive governing board of nine members led by a lawyer and six regular staff members led by another human rights lawyer.

Program Officer

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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, Nepal
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Nov. 04, 2019 23:55 (2 weeks, 1 day ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : More than or equals to 5 years
Other Specification
  • Masters degree in development studies or relevant social science degree preferably law
  • At least 5 year of relevant working experience in the development field preferably human rights

Offered Salary: As per the organizational policy

Job Description

  • Responsible to support the overall  implementation of  program activities
  • Implementation of the allocated activities as per the organizational norms and policies and provided guidelines 
  • Prepare detail field visit plans, activity and/or field visit reports and case study report 
  • Coordinate with team members including admin and finance personnel and M&E team to ensure timely planning & implementation of activities, disbursement of resources, supervision & monitoring, logistics availability etc.
  • Prepare monthly progress reports, regular reports (project status & activity report, and other reports) in coordination with relevant staffs members
  • Responsible for the proper documentation and reporting of all activities with sufficient proof and evidence documents including any other relevant issues during execution of field activities
  • Communicate with line manager and other team members about the progress of the activities
  • Monitoring of project activities, managing and using established monitoring and implementing mechanisms to systematically assess the achievement of results
  • Develop, plan, and organize program-related workshops, trainings and events
  • Contributes to documenting findings and lessons learned, success stories and best practices, strategies and approaches of the organization and project whereas drafting relevant materials for dissemination  
  • Supports the advocacy work of the organization by compiling and synthesizing relevant background material for use in discussions and public events

Applying Procedure: 

The deadline to apply for the position is Monday, 4 November 2019.  Send the  resume and cover letter mentioning the position applied for in the following email address

For detailed TOR of the position please visit the website: 

DFHRI strongly encourages female applicants, applicants from dalit, madhesi, janajati and marginalized ethnic groups.


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