Safer Migration (SaMi) is a bilateral project between the Government of Nepal and the Government of Switzerland. It is implemented by the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security and 156 participating local governments. Helvetas Nepal provides technical assistance to the project on behalf of Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). Helvetas Nepal invites applications from Nepali citizens for the following position:
Position: Skills Development Coordinator (1)
Job Purpose: This position is responsible for the overall management of vocational skills development component of SaMi project. The selected candidate will lead the process to develop and implement mechanisms for skills delivery for aspiring labor migrants and institutionalize the approaches in the government system. He/she will need to coordinate and collaborate with relevant government agencies including Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security (MOLESS); Foreign Employment Board (FEB), Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE), Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT), National Skill Testing Board (NSTB), Provincial and Local Governments as well as with employers in destination countries, recruitment agencies, etc.
Required Education, Experience and Social competence: Master's degree in Management, Humanities, Social Science or in relevant field. Any additional degree or training in vocational skills development, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) management or relevant is preferred. Minimum 5 years of working experience in the development field, specifically in the TVET sector. Working experience in the migration sector will be added value. Commitment towards gender equality, social inclusion and poverty reduction and the sensitivity towards migrant labour.
Duration: Until 15 July 2022 (high possibility of extension for another two years)
Duty Station: Safer Migration Project, Lalitpur, with frequent travel to the field as required.