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 possibility of extension subject to funding and performance
Reports to: Head of Programme
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 vulnerable populations affected by disaster 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 for safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults, including persons with disabilities, in line with its safeguarding framework and child protection policy.
Scope of Work
The purpose of this position is to develop strategic partnerships with the Government of Nepal (Ministry of Education, Science and Technology-MoEST, Center for Education and Human Resource Development-CEHRD, etc.) and key stakeholders including major donors (such as USAID, FCDO, World Bank) in Education sector, strengthen the technical quality of PIN-Nepal’s Education programming portfolio and lead on business development in Education. The position involves travel within Nepal, and is expected to operate with a high degree of autonomy.
Key Summary of Functions
1. Develop strategic partnerships with the Government of Nepal (MoEST, CEHRD, SWC, federal & provincial authorities) and key stakeholders in Education sector (donors, UN agencies, education clusters etc.);
2. Strengthen the technical quality of PIN-Nepal’s Education programming portfolio
3. Lead on business development in Education sector
4. Ensure adherence to PIN-Nepal policies and donor requirements;
5. Ensure that PIN-Nepal activities are implemented within global, national, and organisations safe programming and PSEA mainstreaming guidelines, and report any breaches/concerns for appropriate action;
6. Contribute to sectorial needs assessments including protection risks and needs, in order to ensure evidence-based and community-driven programming;
7. Conduct regular field support and monitoring missions.
Our Education Advisor should possess a comprehensive understanding of USAID,FCDO and the World Bank’s education priorities and governmental education plans, policies and strategies at all levels (Federal, Provincial and Municipal level). S/he should possess set of competencies enabling the successful candidate to immediately contribute to the Education agenda and efforts of the Country Programme, primarily – strategic, integrity, results-orientation, team-work, good interpersonal skills, well-developed communication skills, sound judgement, analytical skills, flexibility, proactive approach & engagement, innovation, gender & culturally sensitive, ability to work under pressure, and embraces both change, and complexity.
Submit an updated CV and Cover Letter to the following link by November 5, 2021. 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, Janajati and Dalit candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.