Short-term: Gender and Vulnerable Groups Advisor
Louis Berger
Louis Berger seeks applications for an upcoming program to create domestic jobs for young people through supply and demand focused interventions on skills provision, and to support greater development benefits from migration.
The program will work with the public and private sector to improve the provision of skills development programmes in Nepal. The programme will enhance the ability of Nepalese workforce to find better jobs within the employment sector, for key sectors (ICT, Hospitality/Tourism, Agriculture, Light Industry, Construction, Hydropower).

Short-term: Gender and Vulnerable Groups Advisor

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : mid
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Offered Salary : None
Apply Before(Deadline) : Feb. 19, 2017 00:00 (1 year, 7 months ago)

Job Specification

Experience Required : Not Required
Other Specification
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Mid to senior-level similar experience (10+ years) designing and implementing programmatic interventions, using best practices, to better reach women and other vulnerable groups;
  • Strong understanding of constraints facing women and vulnerable groups in Nepal;
  • Preferred experience in training and/or participatory instruction;
  • Preferred experience working with financial service providers on similar issues;  
  • Preferred experience with DFID frameworks and indicators;
  • Preferred experience in all regions of Nepal, with extensive experience in the Far and Mid-West Regions; and,
  • Nepalese national able to live and travel throughout Nepal.

Job Description

Project Component: Cross-Cutting
Duty Location: Kathmandu, Nepal  
Expected Start Date: March 2017

Key Responsibilities    
It is envisioned that the Gender and Vulnerable Groups Advisor will be responsible for the following overarching tasks:

  • Assess and identify current/new barriers that restrict vulnerable groups in accessing financial services and update the Gender and Inclusion Strategy;
  • Review concept notes and full applications for GESI lens
  • Provide trainings to external partners and stakeholders and internal staff on how to better reach women and other vulnerable groups (estimated to be held quarterly);
  • Develop follow-up processes for partner institutions to ensure implementation of GESI Action Plan;
  • Conduct biannual check-ins with partners on GESI Action Plan, providing technical support where needed;
  • Continually ensure interventions are tailored to meet the needs of women and other vulnerable groups;  
  • Across all outputs, contribute where needed on interventions requiring expertise in issues related to Gender and/or Vulnerable Groups; and,
  • Assume other management tasks determined by the Project Manager, Deputy Team Leader and/or the Team Leader.

Specific activities and deliverables for this position will be determined on an annual basis, per the work plan.

Candidate will report to Deputy Team Leader and Team Leader. In some cases, candidate may report directly to the appropriate Output Leader.

An attractive remuneration package, commensurate with experience and qualifications will be offered to the right candidates for the above-mentioned positions.
Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae with a cover letter stating the motivation for applying, salary expectation and a copy of their Nepalese citizenship certificate to

Female candidates are encouraged to apply. The deadline for receipt of applications is 5 PM Nepal local time, February 17, 2017.

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