Training Officer
National Federation of the Deaf Nepal (NDFN)

National Federation of the Deaf Nepal (NDFN) is an umbrella organization of, by and for the Deaf People in Nepal. NDFN was established in 1995 by the joint effort and collaboration of the 8 local deaf associations and formally registered as non- governmental organization in District Administration Office, Kathmandu and Social Welfare Council. Currently NDFN is having 44 district deaf associations affiliated in Nepal. 

The purpose of formation of NDFN is to strengthen the movement of rights of persons with deafness in Nepal by advocating deaf friendly law and policies and collaborating with possible stakeholders, raising awareness, developing and disseminating Nepali Sign Language, formation, capacity building of local deaf associations, strengthening interpreter’s service, communication, employment and many more. Access to information, quality education for deaf children in their preferred language, removing barrier in communication, job and employment opportunities and others are core issues and activities of NDFN.

NDFN is working in close collaboration with the organization of person with deafblindness, parent organization and organization of person of visually impaired to promote the rights of persons with deafblindness in Nepal. NDFN is recognized as National Resource Centre on Deafblindness and is currently working towards strengthening infrastructure to address the needs of persons with deafblindness in Nepal. NDFN is seeking the potential candidates for the position of:

Training Officer

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Contract
Job Location : Kathmandu, Nepal with frequent travel in the project districts
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Aug. 15, 2019 23:55 (1 week, 1 day ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Bachelor
Experience Required : More than or equals to 2 years
Professional Skill Required : Ms Office Skills Communication Skills
Other Specification
  • Bachelor degree with at least 2 years of work experience in field of disability, especially sensory impairment (Master degree with at least 1-year experience will also be considered)
  • Good understanding on disability-related National (disability right act inclusive education policy, Health policies) and International laws and policies (UNCRPD, SDG)
  • Familiar with current socio-political context and change process
  • Excellent MS word, PowerPoint, Excel skills and MS package
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and Nepali language
  • Prior experience working in with organization of persons with Disabilities will be an advantage
  • Preference would be given to candidates with ability to communicate in Nepali Sign language and other forms of communication like braille, tactile communication etc
  • Respect to the diversity in particular to the poor marginalized, vulnerable and disability population

Job Description

  • A Training Officer will work in close coordination with the Project Manager, NRC and the Board to plan and execute various trainings in Local/ Provincial and Federal Level
  • Develop training manuals on deafblindness for various stakeholders like special educators, allied professionals, families, persons with deafblindness, government officials, govt. teachers, etc
  • Liaison between the partner's organization and project coordinators to ensure the implementation of the training activities in line with the training plan and manual
  • Establish networks with different Government agencies in central, province and local level and civil society organizations, NGOs and DPOs working in health and education sector for inclusion of persons with deafblindness
  • Provide necessary guidance, form, and formats for the project coordinators to implement the Training activities in line with Training plan/manual
  • Monitoring and evaluation of the Training activities at the local level and coordinate the Training on the center level
  • Ensure the Training work are properly documented and reported on time
  • Support to the Coordinator and Manager to develop training materials, orientation and sensitization program and Media mobilization and information material on deafblindness
  • Monitor the service provided by the partners to the persons with deafblindness and ensure its quality

Applying Procedure

Interested candidates can email their CV along with a cover letter describing suitability for the position by August 15 2019 to ndfnvacancy@gmail.com referencing the position title "Training Officer" in the subject line

NDFN treats the safeguarding of all beneficiaries, staff, and volunteers seriously, prioritizing the well-being and safety of everyone who comes into contact with our organization. We will keep the people we support safe from harm by checking that applicants for this job are suitable to work with children and vulnerable adults

NDFN promotes the inclusion and encourages person with disabilities and their parents (for severe disability) and person representing ethnical groups, women, Dalit's, Madhesi and other back warded community to apply

Phone call will be not be entertained and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process. 

The organization reserves the right to reject any/all applications without assigning any reasons.


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