Safe School Specialist (One)
World Vision International Nepal
World Vision International Nepal (WVIN), an international Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice, is looking for potential Nepalese candidates to fill out the following position:

Safe School Specialist (One)

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Basic Job Information

Job Category: NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level: senior
No. of Vacancy/s: [ 1 ]
Job Location: Lalitpur
Offered Salary: None
Apply Before(Deadline): Oct. 11, 2015 00:00 (2 years ago)

Job Description

Job Location: WVI-NER HQ, Lalitpur

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead on the management of and technical oversight of field teams in the building/repair of schools and set up of (Temporary Learning Centers (TLCs) in 5 districts under the Education programme. Ensure quality implementation & encourage active community-based engagement and support where possible 
  • Ensure / develop where not existing safety protocols & procedures around schools/TLC work sites especially in contexts where learning is ongoing & children are present 
  • Develop both procurement and activity plans to ensure rapid and simultaneous roll out of schools/TLC construction/repair across all assessed & approved sites within given timeframe  
  • Ensure joint planning /preparation done in close consultation with Infrastructure, WASH and Education.    
  • Lead on other related school-based light rehabilitation and maintenance activities as per approved Education Grants in close co-ordination with relevant stakeholders (WVIN; District education personnel / DDRC) 
  • Provide technical expertise on school structural safety/context appropriate solutions to field based Infrastructure and WASH staff + target community members to encourage a more resilient 'Build Back Safer' community committed to ensuring  'every school a safe school'
  • Develop capacity building packages for various stakeholders (WVIN & NGO staffs, Teachers, SMC, Child Clubs, Students) around safe school  e.g. structural safety education, school level disaster plan, school drills, 
  • Carry out detailed multi-hazard assessment of selected schools from WVIs areas of operation in consultation with community 
  • Facilitate to develop school disaster management plan 
  • Adapt/ contextualize the standard operating procedures i.e. drop cover and hold, building evacuation, safe family reunification etc. 
  • Develop Behavior Change & Communication (BCC) materials for reducing community and household level vulnerabilities
  • Provide support for local & national level advocacy around comprehensive safe school framework i.e. policy level advocacy, integration into curriculum, improved building code, household level disaster management plan, etc.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably Master’s) in Engineering/Disaster Risk Management/ or related subject from recognized university with at least five years field experience in education programming or the equivalent in a major I/NGO in a rural or remote district of Nepal in emergency context
  • Good knowledge of the latest development thinking on Education programming, especially around School Safety Framework
  • Good understanding and appreciation of  Education programming that takes an empowerment approach including community-led activities and advocacy
  • Good understanding program cycle including project planning, design, monitoring, evaluation
  • Excellent capacity building skills, with proven experience in multiple methods 
  • Good writing skills required to develop reports capturing good practice and learning
  • Experience of working with consultants / advisors, including from other countries as well as with Government officials
  • Excellent English & Nepali communication skills (oral and written)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications including use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Have positive learning attitude and concern for the poor and vulnerable people
  • Have high level of integrity and honesty, self-motivated, confident, and independent
  • Committed to World Vision Core Values and Mission Statement

TO APPLY,

Candidates fulfilling the criteria and interested in working with us need to send their updated CV/Resume by 11 October 2015 to the email npleq_response@wvi.org

For further information kindly call 9801157152 (Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm). Only short-listed candidates will be called for the subsequent selection procedure. WVI-NER reserves all rights to qualify/disqualify applications in any case.
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