Program Officer


Program Officer

KOSHISH is a nongovernmental organization, as a national self-help organization it is working in the field of mental health and psychosocial wellbeing in Nepal. The word "KOSHISH" means "making an effort”. KOSHISH works in a twin-track approach; advocacy and service delivery. Since 2008, advocacy for inclusion and dignity of people with mental health and psychosocial issues and transforming lives of people living in vulnerable conditions has been at the forefront of KOSHISH’s goals with UNCRPD, 2006 at its core.

Program Officer

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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
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Sep. 15, 2021 23:55 (2 days, 16 hours ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Bachelor
Experience Required : More than or equals to 3 years

Job Description

The designated person will be based in central office under Communication and Documentation Unit and coordinates with program units as per the details tasks specified below.

Specific tasks related to Communication:

  • Responsible for social media management across all KOSHISH social media channels and generate monthly analytical reports.
  • Lead on draft contents for newsletter, website and social media posts.
  • Publish monthly and quarterly newsletters and annual report.
  • Take videos and photos of the important outreach activities.
  • Produce short video-stories of the selected beneficiaries.
  • Coordinate with program team to prepare standard PPT and reports.
  • Ensure consistency of branding of KOSHISH.
  • Provide periodic orientation to staffs on writing for news, success stories, social media post etc.
  • Update the Communication Strategy of KOSHISH and implement effectively.

Specific tasks related to Documentation:

  • Review organizational documents and prepare a plan to enhance systematic documentation.
  • Support to develop institutional memory of the organization.
  • Update organization-profile on periodic basis
  • Compile the impactful stories of the beneficiaries in coordination with the program team.
  • Coordinate with Monitoring, Evaluation and Research unit in developing and maintaining central database system for the organization.
  • Productive engagement in developing monitoring framework to ensure timely and quality documentation and communication.
  • Any other tasks assigned by the organization beyond these specific tasks.

Required Skills:

  • Proven experience of documentation and communication
  • Excellent write-up skill of English and Nepali languages
  • Well versed with the latest technologies on the computer, mobile and other digital platforms
  • Flexible, creative and dynamic
  • Ability to work independently
  • Sensitive to mental health and crosscutting issues of disabilities

Education Qualification:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree from the recognized university or equivalent colleges in any subjects. However the special priority will be given to the person with the mass media and journalism background
  • Women are encouraged to apply
  • Minimum 3 years’ of experience in the development sector mainly with reputed NGOs/INGOs in the similar positions

Salary and benefits:

  • Negotiable depending on the overall qualification and experience

Applying Procedure

Interested candidate meeting all requirements can submit their curriculum vitae via email in [email protected]. KOSHISH reserves the rights to accept or to reject any or all applications without assigning any reason whatsoever. The deadline for application submission is 15th September 2021. Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

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