Program Officer

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : mid
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 3 ]
Job Location : Kathmandu
Offered Salary : None
Apply Before(Deadline) : Nov. 08, 2016 00:00 (1 year, 11 months ago)

Job Specification

Experience Required : Not Required
Other Specification


Job Description

Data-entry of incident reports taken from national media and district-level newspapers, preparing short summaries of incidents in English and Nepali, mapping and coding of incident reports and conducting follow-up to verify reports by phone. 

  • Review local media articles sent from the field.
  • Data entry into the NepalMonitor database including writing short summary descriptions in English and Nepali
  • Coding each incident according to monitoring guidelines
  • In coordination with the Field Coordinator, conduct follow-up on local newspaper reports to verify incidents with district focal persons and local journalists. 
  • Assist in monthly collation of data-set
  • Assist in further conceptual development of the project

This is a position for 18 months with first 3 months of probation period. 

Your Profile:

  • You have Bachelor’s degree in journalism, social science or other relevant fields and at least 3 years of work experience in relevant field(s)
  • You are interested in conflict analysis, violence monitoring, and human rights
  • You have excellent English and Nepali skills in speaking, reading and writing
  • You are proficient of Nepali texts using Preeti and/or Unicode essential
  • You have advanced skills in using Microsoft Excel. Database management experience is an advantage
  • You are detail-oriented
  • You are willing to work in a complex political and sociocultural environment 
  • Some background in journalism is an advantage
  • You have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy to work as part of a team
  • You are citizen of Nepal

We Offer:

An interesting and innovative mission - implementing and further developing new mechanisms for peace and violence monitoring and analysis, in conjunction with a well-respected international non-governmental organization.

Remuneration will be NRs. 34,240 per month with additional yearly increments and bonuses.

Please submit your complete application ( and send CV with names and contact details of two referees to, clearly mentioning Application for the post of Program Officer – Media Monitoring and Analysis in the subject line. The deadline for application is 08 November, 2016. Shortlisted candidates are expected to attend test and interview on 3rd week of November and successful candidates will have to join from 01 December, 2016. Incomplete applications will not be entertained.

Women, Dalits, Janajatis, Madhesi, people with disabilities, other minorities and COCAP volunteers are particularly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for further selection process.

Collective Campaign for Peace (COCAP)
P.O. Box: 15142 KPC 1010, 
Anamnagar, Kathmandu, Nepal, 
Phone: 01-4265143/4260498

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