People in Need
People in Need began providing aid to Nepal in 2015 when the country was hit by the most destructive earthquake in the last 80 years. The earthquake left more than 8,500 people dead and thousands of others found themselves without a roof over their heads. Nepal is among one of the most underdeveloped countries in the world and therefore today…
Location: Kathmandu with regular visits to areas of presence
Duration: 6-months with the possibility of extension subject to funding and performance
Reports to: Communication and Advocacy Manager
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 in advocating and addressing the needs of vulnerable populations affected by disasters including person categories who live in geographically remote areas of the country, historically marginalized ethnic groups, and those marginalized because of their age and/or gender identity. PIN has also supported Nepal’s post-earthquake reconstruction efforts ensuring that the most vulnerable people are not left behind with resilience (focused on shelter and resettlement) and inclusive education programming. PIN-Nepal is strongly committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults, including persons with disabilities, in line with its safeguarding framework and child protection policy.
Scope of work
Under the direct supervision of the Communication and Advocacy Manager, the Communications Officer will be primarily responsible for timely and effective communications & information sharing, and management of the Country Program (CP) advocacy & visibility strategy and related activities. S/he will be working closely with HQ Communication & Advocacy Department (CAD) in Prague, Czech Republic, as well as PIN Nepal Senior Management, Program Managers, different departments, staff, and implementing partners. S/he will be supporting PIN’s Communication and Advocacy Manager for the overall visibility and communication of People in Need and its strategy. S/he will strictly adhere to PIN Code of Conduct and key policies including Media Policy, Child Protection, and Safeguarding Policy.
Task and Responsibilities
Social Media and Media Production
Workshops and Capacity Building Training
Documentation/Reporting, Monitoring and Evaluation
Other tasks as assigned by the line manager
Submit an updated CV and Motivation letter to the following link before 18th July 2022. Please note, applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis and should a suitable candidate be found before the official closing date, the advertisement might be withdrawn prior to the deadline thus early submissions are strongly encouraged. No phone calls will be entertained.
PIN promotes equal opportunities. Women, Dalit, Minorities (ethnic, sexual & gender) and Janajati candidates are strongly encouraged!