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Position: Project Manager

Location: Kathmandu with frequent travel to project sites

Duration: 16 months

Introduction

People in Need (PIN) is a non-governmental, non-profit, international organization founded in the Czech Republic in 1992. PIN arrived in Nepal as part of a humanitarian response to the April 25, 2015 earthquake. Since its inception in Nepal, PIN has had a strong role advocating and addressing the needs of marginalized populations. This includes people who live in geographically remote areas of Nepal, people who are from historically marginalized ethnic groups, and those marginalized because of their age and/or gender identity (women and girls). More recently, PIN has also supported Nepal’s post-earthquake reconstruction efforts ensuring that the most vulnerable people are not left behind.

 

Durable Solutions II is the consortium project lead by PIN with its partner Community Self – Reliance Centre (CSRC) designed to facilitate Nepal Reinstruction Authority (NRA) to implement the policy and guidelines developed for the earthquake affected populations of and landless populations of 31 districts of Nepal.

Responsibilities

Project Manager (PM) is responsible to lead, manage and support project team and consortium partner in the implementation of  Durable Solutions II in technical assistance to be provided in shelter construction, Livelihood and WASH elements under Projection component of the project.

Project Management:

  • Project delivery planning and staff management, staff support and capacity development, donor relation and reporting, budget management, ensure the program abides by the policies and principles of organization safeguarding
  • Plan and execute the activities for the optimum outcomes of the project in adherence with the Logical Framework of the project.
  • Track the progress of activities, ensure the collecting of program indicators and provide on-time internal status reports and external donor reports.
  • Take a lead in supervision and monitoring of the activities for its effective implementation of the project.
  • Play key role in staff management and assist the Supervisor in capacity development of the staff.
  • Coordinate strongly with inter departments and projects of PIN.
  • Take lead in establishing coordination, linkage and networking of DS2 in project areas, and facilitate events/ activities  with participation of project  partner, team and other civil society, stakeholder and right holder networks
  • Coordinate closely with National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) in implement of orientation programs on NRA polices and guidelines to concerned Rural Municipalities and Municipalities.
  • Help Technical Advisor in developing protection and advocacy related training curriculums as well as NRA policies related curriculums.
  • Take lead in establishing coordination, linkage and networking of DS2 in project area. and facilitate events/ activities  with participation of project  partner, team and other civil society, stakeholder and right holder networks

Program Operations Management

  • Operational management of the project including planning financial, administration , logistics, communication task to ensure full compliance with PIN’s and donor’s financial and procurement procedures.
  • Ensure adherence to PIN’s policies and internal procedures, protocols, PIN’s code of Conduct, with special attention to Child Protection and DO NO Harm policies.
  • Ensuring that all donors’ requirements are met, including procurement rules, reporting and visibility requirements.

Required Skills, experience and Knowledge

Essential

  •  At least 3 years of demonstrated work experience with an I/NGO in one or more in relevant field.
  •  Relevant higher-level education
  •  Excellent Communications skills for report writing, meetings, and general management,
  • Excellent networking skills, demonstrated experience at representing the organization to donors, authorities at various levels, and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Experience in delivering similar programs and demonstrated experience in relevant subject matter.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing, motivating and guiding diverse teams, inclusive people management, experience of building and maintaining strong relationship with the project team.
  • Proficiency in English writing and speaking.

Desirable

  • Demonstrated capacity/understanding of child marriage and related issues, gender and social norms in research/programming.
  •  Experience with capacity development of staff.
  • Ability to handle stress in unstable circumstances
  • Strong sense of good judgement and the cultural context,

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter including two reference contacts from last two employments and telephone contact by email to hr.nepal@peopleinneed.cz by 18th November 2018 (COB). Shortlisted candidates will be contacted immediately.

PIN promotes equal opportunities. Women, Dalit and Janajati candidate are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

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People in Need is a Czech NGO that provides relief and development assistance in over 20 countries around the world, while at the same time working to defend human rights and democratic freedom. In the Czech Republic PIN also works on social integration and provides educational activities. Formed by the leaders of the Czechoslovak velvet revolution and conflict journalists in 1992, PIN works as an independent humanitarian organisation at home and abroad providing relief where it is needed, and empowering civil society at home and abroad.

Company Benefits

Salary based on PIN Salary scale.

Special Instructions for applicants

Please send all applications to hr.nepal@peopleinneed.cz including a CV and covering letter.
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