Project Manager
Baliyo Nepal Nutrition Initiative

Baliyo Nepal believes that with the right nutrition, we can help the next generation realise their dreams, and help the nation reach its potential. It aims at mobilizing and uniting all the forces that can contribute to end malnutrition: government, private sector, international and non-governmental organisations, civil society and the people of Nepal. It will develop a diversity of programmes to fight the multiple facets of malnutrition. For example, working with the food industry and retailer organizations to improve the nutritional value of the food they sell, while making it more accessible and affordable. Or work with media partners, celebrities, private sector and NGOs to facilitate access to complementary foods for the two thirds of 6 to 23 months old Nepali children who don’t have a minimum acceptable diet.

Project Manager

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : General Mgmt. / Administration / Operations > Office management & co-ordination
Job Level : Senior Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Kathmandu
Offered Salary : NRs. 85,000.00 - 100,000.00 Monthly
Apply Before(Deadline) : Aug. 23, 2019 23:55 (1 month, 3 weeks ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : More than or equals to 5 years
Professional Skill Required : Analytical Project Management Business Intelligence Interpersonal
Other Specification
  • Master’s degree (accreditation on project management is desirable)
  • At least 5 years of experience in project management, community mobilization and engagement
  • Previous experience working with private sector partners is desirable
  • Experience of working with market development and market analyses
  • Experience working with grants
  • Experience working with programs in politically-turbulent and sensitive environments
  • Experience with participatory, inclusive targeting, M&E, community mobilization
  • Demonstrated ability to support complex programming and meet tight deadlines 
  • Ability to correspond well (written and verbal) in both English and Nepali

Success Factors:

  • The successful Project Manager, Baliyo Nepal will recognize that the ability to function successfully depends on the ability to understand the context in which programs operate
  • S/he will have the ability to work on diverse project activities that build relationships and platforms for longer-term sustainable programming
  • This person must have the ability to provide leadership to team and build bridges across diverse project
  • S/he will have excellent negotiation and communication skills providing continued development of donor and partner relationships
  • S/he will bring a positive approach to the job, embracing challenges as opportunities to innovate
  • S/he will write well and communicate in a manner that is confident and clear, yet diplomatic, enabling him/her to forge positive working relationships with donors and other stakeholders
  • S/he will demonstrate a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability and believe in organizational learning

Job Description

General Position Summary:

  • This job description is prepared for the role ofProject Managerto manage and track project activities and deliverables of Baliyo Nepal movement in close coordination with Director of Projects and Partnerships. The movement aims to assist the government’s Multi-Sector Nutrition Plan (MSNP) - II reach its target to reduce stunting from 36% to 15%. The movement looks to bring together the collective strengths of private sector, government and civil society to address the issue of malnutrition leading to an irreversible condition of stunting in children
  • The Project Manager will be responsible for smooth and transparent operational and compliance of project activities of Baliyo Nepal, while ensuring compliance with all relevant donor, Government of Nepal requirements
  • He/she will develop systems to ensure all deliverables strictly adhered to and followed by all Baliyo Nepal team

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • The Project Manager will manage and supervise the project team, oversee program elements, including planning and implementation, monitoring systems and operational functions
  • The Project Manager will lead the project to ensure smooth functioning and delivery of target results, including monitoring and evaluation
  • Contribute to the development of the initial project implementation methodology, implementation plan, in accordance with global project management Standards and execute and oversee all project activities according to Baliyo Nepal’s guidance on best practices
  • Integrate gender lens, procedures and best practices throughout project implementation process
  • Develop detailed project activities and monitor those activities and organize the Project Team to implement project activities smoothly in the Province 5
  • Work closely with the entire Baliyo Nepal Team in Kathmandu and partners at Province 5 to ensure efficiency, coordination, information sharing and excellent planning and reporting 
  • Prepare monthly work plans, which adhere to the overall project objectives and activities and assist local partner staff
  • Organize regular field visits to ensure implementation of work is being carried out with desired quality and within stipulated time and resources
  • Coordinate with counterparts, including the local partners, government officials, and other INGOs and donors to implement project activities to complement but not overlap; synchronize nutrition program efforts of other agencies as appropriate and  develop relationships with relevant local government bodies and the private sector
  • Assist with documentation of case studies and lessons learned
  • Prepare monthly work plans, which adhere to the overall project objectives and activities 
  • Oversee the work plans, their quality and adherence to them 
  • Coordinate with MLE Hub to develop tools and facilitate its implementation to collect feedback, capturing and documenting learning
  • Organize regular field visits to ensure implementation of work is being carried out with desired quality and within stipulated time and resources
  • Prepare progress reports and provide feedback/ suggestions; technical support will be provided Global Team and the BN team

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