VSO Nepal

Project Coordinator – Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction

VSO Nepal

Project Coordinator – Climate Change Adaptation a…

VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.
VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience …

Project Coordinator – Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction

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Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Salary: As per organization rule
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Full Time: 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date: 9 Jan 2020

Role Overview

Provide technical guidance on capacity building and influencing interventions of Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction targeting youth led civil society organizations. S/he will be supporting the Consortium Project Manager on donor reporting, monitoring and partnership management, as required.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Essential criteria (must have to be able to carry out the role successfully)

Knowledge/Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelors degree (preference will be given to environment science with focus on climate change and disaster management) Master’s degree preferred

Experience:

  • Programme Management: At least 3 years’ Experience of program management on CCA and DRR

Skills/Abilities:

  • Advocacy and influencing: Previous skill of influencing policies, environmental, CCA and DRR policy influencing experience will be preferred. Ability to provide technical assistance to youth led CSOs in developing advocacy strategic plan and mentoring for the implementation of advocacy and campaign events. Support in developing linkage building and lobbying with influential stakeholders
  • Capacity Development: Able to coordinate capacity building of youth led CSOs in the areas of CCA, DRR and advocacy
  • Alliance Building: Ability to build effective working relationships within project teams, consortium partners, inspiring confidence and credibility. Ability to work effectively across the local government, as per changing federal context including other national and global forum to utilize the available networks, capable to strengthen relationship with local government authorities and expertise for the effective implementation of project
  • Communication and Documentation: Excellent written communication skills required for progress, process and learning documentation. Ability to edit content provided by partner organizations
  • Travel requirement: Able to travel in project areas in country and internationally occasionally and spend time away from work- base location and home

Desirable Criteria: (skills that could be an advantage in the role)

Skills/Abilities:

  • Time management skills: prioritization skills, decision making skills, focus of the program, coping skills etc.
  • Analysis and creative problem-solving: Ability to analyse and quickly grasp the fundamentals of a need or issue. Able to find innovative ways of solving cross cutting problems
  • People Management: Previous experience of managing people of different partner organizations
  • Financial Monitoring: Experience of supporting in budget management

Information Technology: Good level of computer skills (Windows, Excel, Power Point, Word, Outlook, Internet)

Travel Requirement: Able to travel in country and internationally occasionally and spend time away from work- base location and home

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  • Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities: VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

Eligibility: Nepalese
Contract: National

VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we are protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

Applying Procedure

If you’re interested in applying for this role, Please fill in the application form at https://www.vsointernational.org/about/careers/project-coordinator-%E2%80%93-climate-change-adaptation-and-disaster-risk-reduction-a0m3z00000d59baaaj

To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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