TEAM/PROGRAMME: Shelter Program
CONTRACT LENGTH: September 2017
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.
The post holder reports to District Manager (Technical Report to Shelter Coordinator). They will be responsible for undertaking field level shelter activities in collaboration with Shelter Technical Officers, this will include being involved in shelter strengthening and key messaging activities, recovery support activities, assessments, monitoring, and activities to support longer term recovery. This position requires strong community mobilization and coordination skill.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY
- Establish relationship with DUDBC, VDC and Local Project Management Implementation Unit (LPMIU).
- Support Partner staffs and SCI Shelter Staffs on community mobilisation.
- Undertake assessments and beneficiary identification. Liaise with communities and ensure adequate information, communication, sensitization, mobilization, feedback collection
- Coordination of meetings at local level and coordinate closely with external actors, local authorities and other sectors of SCI in coordination with District Manager and Shelter Coordinator.
- Plan and manage distributions of shelter materials, in kind or through vouchers
- Support community to form community level committee (CLC). Support CLC to strength communication mechanism and provide technical support on organisation development (OD)
- Mobilise communities, community groups and partner organisations
- Deliver key messaging at the local level
- Closely coordinate with Child Clubs, CBOs, mothers group and Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs) at the local level
- Take initiative to propose adjustment of activities depending on evolution of needs and standards agreed across the sector, taking into account vulnerability and technical criteria
- To ensure active community participation in shelter planning, implementation and monitoring phases.
- Support Shelter Coordinator to identify needs, capacity and gap of communities to develop new project proposal.
- Support to prepare detail implementation plan (DIP) and monitoring plan.
- Ensure Gender Equity and Social Inclusion (GESI) in shelter work.
Monitoring and Evaluation:
- Ensure quality of data collected and undertake data analysis
- Input into the measuring of all required project indicators
- Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOUR (SCI Values in Practice)
- Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
- Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
- Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
- Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
- Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale
- Builds and maintains effective relationships with their team, colleagues, members, external partners and supporters
- Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
- Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to
- Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
- Willing to take disciplined risks
- Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor’s degree in in any management or related discipline
- 3 years (2 years for GSI group*) of experience in field work and social/community mobilization and development
- Excellent teamwork & interpersonal skills, demonstrated by previous experience
- Proficiency on Microsoft Word and Excel
- Good time management skills
- Fluency in written and spoken Nepali and English
- Strength in interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
- Flexibility and willingness to change work practices and hours to adapt to emergency situation, and capability to work in difficult to access environment
- Available to travel in country several days a week