Project Officer - Education
Save the Children
Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In Nepal and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children - every day and in times of crisis - transforming their lives and the future we share. Save the Children invites applications from the interested and eligible candidates, who are reliable, accountable, have the ability to deliver results with the highest level of integrity and who value diversity, for the following position(s):

Project Officer - Education

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GRADE: 5

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Program Operation Department (Education)

LOCATION: Bajura

Contract Length: December 2018

Child Safeguarding: Level 3- The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people

 

ROLE PURPOSE: 
Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children.  We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfill their potential. We work together, with our partners from civil societies and government, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Save the Children works in 18 districts of Mid and Far Western Region with a current staff complement of more than100 staff.

With close collaboration and consultation with the District Program Coordinator and SrEducation Coordinator, S/he this position will be responsible for managing NORAD and Bulgari supported project in the assigned district. H/She will be providing technical assistance to PNGOs on education (including RPs, DEO, Teachers) ensuring delivery of effective and efficient programs. Based in the one the program district under Midwest regional office, s/he will be a representative of SC-MFWRO and also responsible for SC education component in regard to project and partners’ monitoring, capacity building and reporting in the assigned district.

 

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Strategic Planning and  implementation, Quality Assurance, Quality reporting and learning, Technical Support, Coordination, collaboration, representation are the major components of the responsibilities of this position:

Project Implementation: 

  • Support to District Project Coordinator by ensuring the partners implement the plan & budget as stipulated in the detail implementation plan and phased budget, and provide technical support.
  • Coordinate with thematic team at Regional level for technical assistance to smooth & quality interventions.
  • Ensure the beneficiaries track the monthly income and well document it. 
  • Support to partners and project team to ensure that minimum standard of the projects are met and followed up the alert points raised by  MEAL report
  • Mentoring and backstopping of partners particularly in education components and ensure the interventions carried as per quality bench mark and project document. 

Monitoring, Reporting and Documentation

  • Work closely with documentation officer to ensure that the partners provide analytical insights on project reports and produce high quality reports of the project
  • Provide necessary information  assistance to District Project Coordinator for quality project report
  • Regular field visit and ensure the project implemented as quality benchmark. 
  • Occasional support the partners to document the innovative approaches, best practices, lesson learned, and case studies and shared at appropriate level
  • Support to project coordinator to incorporate  the key learning in upcoming plan and intervention
  • Contribute in the preparation of best practices and project documentation documented 
  • Ensure the partners prepare and timely submission of OPMIS to SC

Coordination, Collaboration and Networking in the field: 

  • Maintain functional coordination and relation with district stakeholders and ensure SC’s  visibility
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships with partners and other supportive and like-minded actors. 
  • Keep District Project Coordinator and thematic coordinators abreast on the progress, challenges and way forward in the area responsible for
  • Communicate SC and partners about proposed changes from partner’s side 
  • Carry out dual responsibility in case of big emergency as per organizational requirement 

Occasional Significant Duties

  • Work in a team spirit in a coordinated way if other SC interventions also exist in the district and officials assigned 
  • Represent SC within district, regional, national and international forum as per need
  • Work as a resource person with different external visitors.
  • Participate in strategic planning process within the district and revision of activities going on with in the projectaand measure the financial progress and forcastion of the budget.
  • Any other task given by supervisor  

 

Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Education, Management or related Social Science with 3 years (2 years for GSI group*) of experience in managing Education and Livelihood project along with partnership management preferably at I/NGO or donor agencies

 

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