District Programme Officer

Nepal National Dalit Social Welfare Organization

NNDSWO (1982) is a network based organization having its district chapters in 74 districts in Nepal. NNDSWO envisions an equitable and prosperous society free from all forms of discrimination, exploitation and poverty where human rights, social justice and dignity of all are equally respected.Its Mission is to 'eliminate caste-based discrimination and untouchability and empower people for dignified life'. Human rights,…

Job Information

  • icon
    Duty Station Jajarkot
  • icon
    Type of Appointment Full time
  • icon
    No. of Openings 1 opening
  • icon
    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
  • icon
    Job Level : Mid-Level
  • icon
    Job Experience : 3+ years
  • icon
    Job Category Development & Project
  • icon
    Job Qualification : Bachelor
  • icon
    Posted Date : Jun 27, 2022

Job Description

Nepal National Dalit Social Welfare Organization (NNDSWO) (1982) is a network based national organization having its district chapters in 76 districts in Nepal. Organization envisions an equitable and prosperous society free from all forms of discrimination, exploitation and poverty where human rights, social justice and dignity of all are equally respected. Its Mission is to ‘eliminate caste-based discrimination and untouchability and empower people for dignified life’. Human rights, governance, education and livelihood are four core thematic programme areas of NNDSWO. Gender equality, conflict transformation, youth empowerment, and advocacy on inclusive DRR are major crosscutting themes. It has successfully managed projects on human rights, governance, education, adolescent empowerment, etc. in all regions of Nepal in partnership with a dozens of inter/national partners/donors.

JOB SUMMARY

Currently, NNDSWO is seeking competent, committed and dynamic candidates for the following position:

Proposed Role: District Programme Officer – 1 (NNDSWO’s District Office Jajarkot)

Report to: Program Manager

JOB PURPOSE:

To ensure effective and efficient management of the NNDSWO’s Project mainly related with Access of Education to Dalit and Capacity Development of Elected Representatives at local Government by establishing strong coordination among consortium members and providing technical backstopping to the project team in order to achieve project’s objectives.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with the District Board and Members for strengthening district chapter in terms of organizational skills, policies, structures, systems, procedures and governance practices:
  • Call regular board meeting; take minutes of major decisions made by the boards
  • Implement activities outline in the approved quarterly district plans together with District Boards.
  • Ensure all progress and financial reporting documents are subsequently produced on time and communicated to all the relevant persons and stakeholders:
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders i.e, beneficiaries, donors, government representatives and others I/NGOs;
  • Represent NNDSWO in related meeting/conference/forums etc. on behalf of Project at district level;
  • Work proactively taking every opportunity available to improve the education status of Dalits in the district;
  • Creatively work to identify ways to develop the district chapter and increase its popular support and reputation in the community;
  • Provide regular coaching/counselling service to scholarship recipients and parents by visiting their homes for their better performance and carrier;
  • Collect results of scholarship recipients send it to NNDSWO central office;
  • Ensure that the scholarship recipients are getting the amount of scholarship on right time and scholarship is utilized properly;
  • Monitor and Evaluate program output to ensure the planned activities are carried out on time and within the budget and ensure the best uses of resource and ideas;
  • Organization/arrange participatory review meetings in the district;
  • Keep all the necessary documents in proper order and use it as per needs;

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor degree in social science or management disciplines with three years’ working experience in relevant project/ in the field of development.
  • Understanding of GON rules and regulations. Act and policies regarding nonprofit/social sector.
  • Knowledge of socio-economic and political context of Nepal.
  • Proven experience of working Education Scholarship Support.
  • Skilled in M&E and reporting skills
  • Planning and budgeting skill.
  • Communication and coordination skills
  • Knowledge of participatory approach.
  • Presentation and Training skills
  • Good command on computer application including MS Excel and run office application software packages.
  • Fluency in Nepali and English both in written and spoken

EXPECTED BEHAVIOURS:

  • Professional integrity, courtesy and practice of good governance in all works and personal outputs;
  • Teamwork & good working relationship with other NNDSWO members and staff;
  • Follow the Code of Conduct, policies, norm, constitution and values of NNDSWO;
  • Organizational loyalty committed to work towards the sustainability and development of NNDSWO;
  • Proactively and creatively seek out opportunities to progress the Dalit rights and promote non-discrimination at every level;
  • Ensure the official confidentiality of NNDSWO in any external communications;
  • Willingness to conduct field visits as and when required;
  • Person who can demonstrate time flexibility.

OUR COMMITMENT TO SAFEGUARDING:

NNDSWO is fully committed to preventing any type of inappropriate behavior at work place including sexual harassment, caste and gender based discrimination, exploitation and abuse, lack of professional integrity and financial misconduct and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. NNDSWO expects all office bearers, staff and volunteers to fully comply with our core values, principles and our code of conduct. We are committed to recruit only those who share and demonstrate our values.

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to send their updated CV and a motivation letter mentioning minimum salary expectation by 8 July 2022. Please send your application via e-mail to career2020@nndswo.org.np or ed@nndswo.org.np

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further test. Telephone enquiry will not be entertained. Preference will be given to female, dalit and person from marginalized communities.

Note: NNDSWO reserves the right to accept or reject NNDSWO (1982) is a network based organization having its district chapters in 74 districts in Nepal. NNDSWO envisions an equitable and prosperous society free from all forms of discrimination, exploitation and poverty where human rights, social justice and dignity of all are equally respected. Its Mission is to ‘eliminate caste-based discrimination and untouchability and empower people for dignified life’. Human rights, governance, education and livelihood are four core thematic programme areas of NNDSWO. Gender equality, conflict transformation, youth empowerment, and advocacy on inclusive DRR are major crosscutting themes. It has successfully managed projects on human rights, governance, education, adolescent empowerment, etc. in all regions of Nepal in partnership with a dozens of inter/national partners/donors.

Applications without assigning any reasons whatsoever.