Project Coordinator

Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : entry
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Job Location : Kathmandu
Offered Salary : None
Apply Before(Deadline) : Nov. 05, 2014 00:00 (5 years, 2 months ago)

Job Specification

Experience Required : Not Required
Other Specification
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Job Description

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

The Ujyalo Foundation is conducting a project called Ujyalo, which is an initiative to light up homes using bottle-bulbs in developing communities in Nepal. The main goal of Ujyalo is to perform surveillance to identify communities in Nepal that do not have access to electricity either due to lack of infrastructure or affordability, and install bottle-bulbs in the needed communities. The project will focus on performing needs and capacity assessment in the targeted communities, designing a program specific to each community, and implementing the program. First phase of Ujyalo has been already implemented in Birgunj, Nepal in June of 2013. 

THE ROLE:

The Project Coordinator is an integral member of the team responsible for developing and implementing projects of varying need and complexity. The Project Coordinator is responsible for supervising, managing, and coordinating project activities with other team members and volunteers, and working collaboratively with the Executive Director.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Conduct focus group discussions about project Ujyalo before conducting surveys, promoting awareness about the mission and vision of the project
  • Conduct baseline survey and shortlist potential venues to carry out the project
  • Recruit volunteers to conduct surveys at the shortlisted venues to implement the project
  • Perform cost effective analysis to estimate the budget to conduct the project
  • Conduct post project evaluations and prepare reports
  • Collaboratively work with the Executive Director and other team members in project design, planning and implementation
  • Collaborate with educational institutions to develop cost effective and efficient technologies needed for the project
  • Collaborate with community leaders to expand the project and promote idea sharing
  • Collaborate with major stakeholders to promote the idea and obtain funding
  • Organize project planning, and research and development of both the ongoing and potential projects
  • Maintain transparent communication with the Executive Director and be available to attend regular skype meeting with the U.S based team, especially during off hours
  • Send weekly reports on project progress to the U.S based team
  • Represent Ujyalo and its work in the media and the community
  • Support other organizational activities as needed

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