Project Coordinator


Project Coordinator

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.

Project 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 : Pokhara Metropolitan City, Kaski
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Feb. 05, 2021 23:55 (4 weeks, 1 day ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : More than or equals to 3 years
Professional Skill Required : Teamwork Project Management Documentation
Other Specification
  • Master's Degree in Public Health or Psychology
  • At least 3 years of proven work experience as a Project Coordinator/Project Manager
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Nepali
  • Proven track record of leading the team in achieving the target of the project
  • Excellent skill of Documentation and Reporting
  • Excellent project management skills  plus strong in planning and financial management 
  • Able to work effectively and efficiently under pressure
  • Able to accomplish quality work with strict deadlines
  • Flexible and able to multitask on several different aspects of a project
  • Must have two wheeler license.
  • Willingness and fitness to travel project areas.
  • Preferences will be given to the candidates having experience in community mental health.

Job Description

Project Management: 

  • Lead the overall project planning and execution.
  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Monitor and support the project intervention at community level.
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks.
  • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement
  • Maintain data and information generated by the project.

Advocacy and Lobby: 

  • Work & support with local government, disabled people organization and other likeminded organization for suicide prevention initiatives
  • Develop and implement advocacy strategy and planning for suicide prevention action jointly with local government, health workers and other likeminded organization
  • Advocacy with local government for integration of mental health and suicide prevention in their local government policy, plan and budget
  • Work with provincial or local level media on DE-stigmatization and sensitization on mental health and suicide prevention
  • Map the mental health and counseling services within and nearby project location.

Communication and Documentation: 

  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
  • Support to produce IEC materials for sensitization and awareness campaign 
  • Collect the stories, write up and share to organization and like minded stakeholders
  • Communicate & linkages among related stakeholders to accelerate avenue and synergy for the cause
  • Document and share the good practices and learning of the project 
  • Follow up of the commitments from local level stakeholders
  • Prepare and submit periodic and event reports before deadline

Capacity building and team mobilization

  • Develop/design, and contribute to build the skills and knowledge of project team, sub-ordinate 
  • Support subordinate to execute project intervention

Salary: Negotiable as per competence and experience.

Applying Procedure

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to send their application with updated CV to Email: [email protected] not later than 5th February 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interviews. Women and candidate from persons with disabilities, minority and ethnic communities are highly encouraged to apply.

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