Project Coordinator, Training and Recruitment
VSO Nepal
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Project Coordinator, Training and Recruitment

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Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Salary: Competitive
Contract type: Fixed Term
Full Time: 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date:Oct 2019
Interview Date: Soon as possible
Start Date: Soon as possible

Role Overview:

Job Purpose: To lead, coordinate and facilitate for training and recruitment of national action learner, national team leader, delivery of the induction/training ICS volunteers and Team Leaders. Support Programme Manager (Youth) and Programme Specialist for effective and efficient delivery of action at home activities, alumni engagement.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

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


  • At least bachelor degree education in management, social science or any other relevant areas
  • Knowledge of, and interest in, national and international development issues.
  • Possession of strong verbal and written communication in English.


  • Experience of training for youths
  • Experience in mass recruitment
  • At least 2 years of relevant experiences in working with young people from Nepal and abraod


  • Organizing and delivering training in a cross-cultural environment.
  • Very strong organizational and administration skills.
  • Possession of strong verbal and written communication in English
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Working cross-culturally and able to communicate to a range of audiences and promote sharing and learning between cultures

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


  • Experience of managing budgets and undertaking (or understanding) accounting procedures.
  • Experience in managing monitoring and evaluation processes.


  • Ability to facilitate learning with groups of young people in a non-formal environment
  • Experience managing youth volunteers or youth action activities

Able to work away from the home occasionally if a field visit is required, and able to work the occasional weekend as required.


Sufficient experience of working with volunteers (or volunteering) to understand the key factors which make volunteer placements viable, effective and rewarding. Experience of community based volunteering.

Programme Design and Evaluation

  • Experience of designing and evaluating youth programmes in an international context. Experience of using monitoring and evaluation tools and processes.
  • Ability to use multi-media.

This role is open to national candidates only.

Equal Opportunities

Eligibility: Nepalese
Contract: National

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

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

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