Associate Officer-Youth Volunteer Project

ActionAid Nepal

ActionAid is a global justice federation working to achieve social justice, gender equality and poverty eradication. ActionAid International Nepal (AAIN) is a member of the federation, working for human rights, anti-poverty and gender equality. It is a non-governmental social justice organisation established in 1982 and working locally in different provinces of Nepal. It is also a part of both national and…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Nepal
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 2 + Years
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Jan 12, 2022

Job Description

This role is responsible to support the Youth Programme team for project design, pitching  ideas, implementation, monitoring, and partnership management based on the project  agreement and Country Strategy Paper (CSP) promises and direction to ensure Human  Right Based Approach (HRBA) and YOUTH CENTRIC programming.

S/he is also responsible to lead or contribute to the following institutional priorities as per the  requirements of ActionAid International Nepal (AAIN):

  • Human right based approach (HRBA)
  • Feminist Leadership
  • Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse (SHEA) & Safeguarding (including  Child Safeguarding)
  • Behavioral change approach (BCA) Safety and Security

Key Accountabilities /  Responsibilities 

Key Activities

Budgeting and  Planning

  • Support partners and youth volunteers to develop their annual programme and budget  plan to ensure that the control of expenditure and the disbursement of resources are in  accordance with the established procedures.
  • Support in formulation, reviewing, consolidation and implementation of project plan,  annual plan, and budget in coordination with Programme Officer / coordinator and Line  Manager.
  • Collaborate with Programme Officer and Finance person to resolve financial issues  related to programme expenditures.

Reporting, Monitoring and Supervision

  • Prepare programme reports (including statutory and event reports), community voices  and testimonies ensuring that they meet the requirement of AAIN’s guidelines.
  • Support Partners to generate quality reports, impact stories and community voices.
  • Submit individual monthly/quarterly work plans and progress reports including filed visit to Line Manager as per set timeline.
  • Support Line Manager in developing, monitoring, reviewing and updating project activity  work plan to ensure that the project attains its objectives as cost-effectively and efficiently  as possible.
  • Collaborate with Programme Officer and Line Manager to actively monitor the  evolving/emerging context to ensure project quality in the implementation.
  • Keep up to date information and data of project activities and partners.
  • Facilitate Partners and YOUTH HUB for participatory and democratic programme review  process.

Corporate Responsibilities

  • Support in building and maintaining relationship with various stakeholders and  government line agencies at the local level – palika and province level of project areas. • Facilitate orientation and dissemination of AAIN’s values, mission, principles, strategies  and policies to the wider stakeholders.
  • Support to actively engage in advocacy and alliance building by creating connection with  different networks and alliances, strengthen network with local donors’ programmatic  partnership and collaboration.

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with two years of relevant experience.
  • Experience of working on issue-based Campaign and Youth Mobilization,
  • Experience of working in a multi-cultural environment

Essential Knowledge

  • Understanding of Youth rights and human rights issues in the Country
  • Good understanding of programme management best practices in development organisations
  • Human Rights Based Approach to Development
  • Understanding of the project management

Language Proficiency 

  • Excellent communication skills (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) in both English,  Nepali and regional language (Tharu, Awadhi & Maitheli)

Required Qualification & Experience

  • People/interpersonal skills including listening, communication, coordination and  collaboration
  • Demonstrated ability to work under reasonable pressure, deadlines, and handle multiple  priorities
  • Quality report writing
  • Proficiency in MS Office Package

Personality Trait

  • Analytical
  • Organized
  • Collaborative
  • Reflective
  • Helpful

For the detailed TOR, please “CLICK HERE”

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to get the detailed Job Description with person specification and Application Form from our website at https://nepal.actionaid.org/jobsThe application deadline is on 18th January 2022.

AAIN is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, HIV status, and disability status. Women and people from ethnic minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

AAIN promotes its principles, strategies, policies, and procedures on Feminist Leadership, safeguarding (including Child Safeguarding and Protection from Sexual, Exploitation and Abuse [PSEA]), and Safety & Security and all applicants must adhere to AAIN’s key policies and procedures.