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Project: Gender Responsive School and Community Safety Initiatives
Duty Station: Kamalamai Municipality-06, Sindhuli Field Office.
Working area: Sindhuli District
Contract type: Fix term regular staff
Responsible to: Directly to PC-Hands Nepal/ Gender Responsive School and Community Safety Initiatives, and indirectly to Chairperson of Hands Nepal, Construction Specialist and PC-Resilience of Plan International Nepal
Expertise: Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering with around 1-year experience or Bachelor Degree in any subject after Diploma in civil engineering (Sub-engineer) with Five year of experience in relevant field.
Background: Gender Responsive School and Community Safety Initiatives is regional project of Plan International Nepal that is going to be implemented in Nepal and Bangladesh with support of Plan International in Asia (ARO) and Japanese National Office. The project will implement in 8 public schools and 24 communities of these school catchment of Dudhuali municipality and Marin RM of Sindhuli district, which will start on July, 2021 for three years. The district have both hills and terai (flat land) which is prone to multiple hazards, the most frequent are landslide, floods, fire and lightening. Out of total school, 101 schools of these two municipalities are at high risk. Basic facilities in schools are neither sufficient nor inclusive. Poor WASH facilities and unavailability of menstrual hygiene management corner in most of school has exacerbated poor menstrual hygiene among adolescent girls. The culture of exclusion combined with the shortage appropriate WASH menstrual hygiene management (MHM) facilities in targeted schools contributes to high rates of school absenteeism leading to poor education outcomes. Even though government has plans to roll out CSSF and School Improvement Plan (SIP) in targeted locations, it has not been fully implemented. Similarly, local government has limited technical as well as financial resources for disaster risk reduction. This project aims to contribute achieving a gender transformative, safer education and learning environment both at school and community levels that responds to and prepares for multi-hazards risks. To achieve its desired goal, the project will work with girls, boys, male and female community members, Parent Teacher Association (PTA), School Management Committees (SMCs), local government and media. Through this project, students especially girls will be trained and promoted as champion of school safety to influence government to have greater buy in on safer and gender responsive infrastructure and environment in schools. During the 3 (three) years implementation, the project aims to achieve a gender transformative, safer education and learning environment both at school and community levels that responds to and prepares for multi-hazards risks. The project expects to achieve three outcomes;
By the end of the project, about 6,980 people including 2,240 students of 8 schools and its catchment areas of 24 communities in the two municipalities will be supported. This project will promote meaningful participation of girls and boys in schools and their contribution towards the planning and decision-making processes of the community disaster risk reduction and that will also ensure the inclusive actions towards leading to lasting changes for them and their communities. Hands Nepal, Sindhuli is working as a implementing partner of Plan International Nepal in Sindhuli since 2012. The position has to be provided overall responsibility of the construction works of GRSCSI Project as a technical expertise.
Qualified candidates are requested to drop their letter of interest along with an updated CV to [email protected]m no later than 22th October, 2021.
Please clearly mention the position you are applying in the subject line. The application without cover letter and CV and not meeting the required criteria will not be considered for the position.
Only the shortlisted candidates meeting the criteria will be called for a written test and interview. Hands Nepal has the sole right to accept or reject applications for these positions. HANDS Nepal encourages women and candidates from Dalit/Janjati and sexual minority to apply.