Field Officers

Blind Youth Association Nepal (BYAN)

Blind Youth Association Nepal (BYAN) is a national NGO established and run by the Blind and Partially Sighted (BPS) youth of Nepal. As a rights-based organisation, BYAN plays a proactive roles in the formulation, amendment and implementation of BPS related legal provisions, and in organising and capacity-building of BPS youth across the country. BYAN works in collaboration with Government, Civil…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu ,Kailali ,Surkhet ,Jhapa ,Bara ,Kaski ,Rupandehi
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    Type of Appointment Contract
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    No. of Openings 7 openings
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Junior Level
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    Job Experience : 1+ Years
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity ,Policy & Governance
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Aug 06, 2021

Job Description

Job Description

  • Work as a Liaison between different district chapters and the Central office and implement the project activity as planned in respective districts.
  • Assist in Recruitment master trainers from targeted provinces/ districts and Assist in conducting a Training of Trainers (TOT) to the selected master trainers based on the training curriculum.
  • Facilitate with  promoters in respective districts to conduct district  level trainings for youth with disabilities.
  • Track the Engagement of youth with disabilities and explore innovative methods in political processes using social media including print/broadcasting media. And ensure the local issue of political participation highlighted in social media in monthly basis.
  • Identify appropriate organizations at provincial and local level and select youth with disabilities to place at the organizations for internships.
  • Facilitate the district level door-to-door voter education, advocacy dialogues and campaign for accessible elections and keep a record of all the campaign in the districts.
  • Manage , Track and Record all the provincial and local level advocacy dialogues with stakeholders including election authorities, elected leaders, Organisation of persons with disabilities and the media.
  • Disseminate accessible awareness materials to the persons with disabilities and local level authorities.
  • Facilitate provincial and local level media advocacy dialogues on issues related to accessible electoral systems
  • Support and Facilitate with youth with disabilities to advocate for accessible election processes, non discrimination policy, reasonable accommodation .
  • Work closely with media to bring the positive change on disability issue on electoral processes
  • Ensure the proper documentation and timely reporting of district level activities and the advocacy work to the coordinator.
  • Support to the Coordinator to develop training materials, orientation and sensitization program and Media mobilisation.

Required Qualification & Experience

Other Specification

  • Bachelor’s in political or social science with at least 1 year of work experience in related field.
  • Good knowledge in electoral processes and sound understanding on Federal/ Provincial and Local Law and policy provision.
  • Good Understanding on Disability related National and International laws (UNCRPD, SDG,  Disability Right Act, Inclusive Education Policy, Constitution of Nepal)
  • Familiar with current socio-political context and change process in the respective districts and province.
  • Respect to the diversity in particular to the poor marginalized, vulnerable and disability population.
  • Prior experience working with diverse groups including Youth and Disability is an advantage.
  • Excellent Excel skills and MS package , English Nepali Typing
  • Skill on social media  posts and use of digital platforms.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and Nepali language.

How to Apply

Interested candidates fitting above criteria are kindly requested to apply along with their CV and Cover Letter at  program@byanepal.org or vacancy.byan2021@gmail.com mentioning the position and district you want to apply in the subject line by 12th August, 2021. Telephone enquiry will not be entertained.

BYAN Promotes inclusion across gender, caste, ethnicity, Dalits and persons with disabilities where the persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for further process. The organization reserves the right to reject any/all applications without assigning any reasons.