Chief of Party

World Vision International

World Vision is a child-focused relief, development, and advocacy organization that has contributed to the transformation in the lives of millions of children around the world in vulnerable situations. We are driven by Christian values to serve children and families regardless of their religion, age, gender, ethnicity, class, and caste. For more details, please visit https://www.wvi.org/nepal

Job Information

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    Duty Station Lalitpur
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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 : 10+
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity ,Development & Project
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Sep 06, 2021

Job Description

Chief of Party- USAID Equity and Inclusive Education Grant

World Vision is a child focused relief, development and advocacy organization that has contributed to transformation in the lives of millions of children around the world in vulnerable situations. We are driven by Christian values to serve children and families regardless of their religion, age, gender, ethnicity, class and caste.

Here’s where you come in:

As the Chief of Party (CoP), you will have overall responsibility for coordination and leadership of all the activities and staffs for the anticipated five-years USAID Equity and Inclusive Education Project ensuring quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all activities. The project will support Government of Nepal to improve equitable access to quality and inclusive basic education services for marginalized communities reducing the number of children who are out of school and improving learning outcomes for marginalized students. The project shall provide support to targeted municipalities to implement evidence-based interventions that are driven by the local context in agreed-upon provinces (Province 2, Sudurpaschim, and/or Karnali). The project shall focus on decreasing financial barriers to education, increasing use of targeted non-formal education, increasing enrollment in early childhood education, increasing relevance of education; improving equitable and inclusive teaching practices, and supporting schools to implement minimum enabling conditions to improve home and community support for literacy learning. The CoP will be responsible for technical and administrative leadership and overall oversight of the project management and execution in line with donor compliance contributing to World Vision’s overall Education program. The CoP provides the strategic leadership and supervision of sub-grantees and sub-contractors while ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program and contribute to children’s educational learning outcomes.  The CoP will also serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor, World Vision and to the concerned governmental and non-governmental stakeholders in Nepal. The CoP is expected to have a depth of technical and management expertise.

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Master’s degree in education, especially with a focus on early learning/early literacy, inclusive education or equivalent experience in program management.
  • Familiarity with USAID programs, their history and their development; mastery of USAID regulations governing such programs.
  • Minimum 10 years relevant experience in large education  projects, with at least five (5) years USAID grant experience
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership, effective organizational development, partnership-building, managerial, team-building, and communications skills.
  • Strong leadership qualities and depth and breadth of the education sector and management expertise.
  • Proven keen understanding of the unique political dynamics and ability to coordinate with other key governmental and non-governmental stakeholders in Nepal.
  • Ability to manage and develop relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including proven experience of working closely with Government officials
  • Must be able to work with multiple deadlines and high demands
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with absolute discretion
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities, management expertise and experience; previous experience supervising and mentoring staff.
  • Strong presentation and report writing skills.
  • Experience of leading large and diverse teams.
  • Experience in leading and managing large grants in a complex environment.

How to Apply

Is this job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organization working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Job description link: CLICK HERE

**This position is contingent upon the successful acquisition of the Grant. **

Candidates fulfilling the criteria mentioned above please log on to  https://careers.wvi.org/jobs/nepal/field-operations/chief-of-party/17593 and apply By “September 30, 2021” before 17:00 hours.

For more information on World Vision International Nepal please visit our website: https://www.wvi.org/nepal

World Vision International Nepal is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourage candidates of diverse background, women and differently abled, to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be called for the subsequent selection procedure.

WVIN reserves all rights to qualify/disqualify applications in any case.

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