Livelihood Project Coordinator

CBM Nepal

CBM International in Nepal spans across all provinces with 21 core working districts, and works through a programmatic approach to ensure inclusive development of persons with disabilities. CBM initiated its work in Nepal since 1982 and supports a diverse mix of national partners engaged in Inclusive Eye and Ear Care, Rehabilitation, Education, and Social Inclusion of persons with disabilities. Based…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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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 : 5+ years
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    Job Category Development & Project
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Jul 12, 2022

Job Description

CBM Global Nepal country office seeks application from qualified and competent candidates for the position of Livelihood Project Coordinator.

Job Overview

The Livelihood Project Coordinator is responsible for the management and implementation of Inclusive Livelihood Project being funded by Standard Chartered in line with the CBM Global’s Strategy and CBM Global Nepal Country Office.

This project aims to improve the economic status of young people with disabilities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Banke District through entrepreneurship. Organization of persons with disabilities, Local government, vocational training centres and financial institutions will be the key direct stakeholders.

This position is responsible to oversee the project cycle management, partnership, partner capacity building with OPDs and local stakeholder, project budget, communications, reporting and M&E. S/he will act as a focal person for project implementation with partners and stakeholders on behalf of CBM Nepal. Line manager will facilitate for donor communication.

Responsibilities and Duties  

1. Project Management:

a) Focal to lead and coordinate implementation of the project activities.

b) Support project partner to plan various stages of project implementation and ensure smooth implementation of work plan activities.

c) Guide implementation of the project and the methods of follow-up.

d) Liaise with all internal and external counterparts of the project.

e) Assess the activities undertaken and ensure efficient use of resources.

f) Ensure that technical quality and standards are considered during project implementation.

g) Collect technical information and analyse associated opportunities and risks.

h) Ensure that security procedures are respected by each member of the project team.

2. Partnership:

a) The PC will be responsible for managing partnerships. S/he will collaborate closely with partners specific for the project.

b) Ensure partners and other stakeholders have a clear understanding of project goals, and inspire, support and motivate them to achieve envisioned goals.

c) Participate in technical meetings to ensure visibility amongst local authorities; working groups involving NGOs and Standard Chartered Forum and all other inter-governmental institutions; and pass relevant information to the line manager.

d) Communicate with partners as the first point of contact on behalf of CBM.

e) Identify needs and organise training and capacity building for the partners in coordination with line manager including CBM UK.

3. Grant Management:

a) Manage project finances in close coordination with Finance team at CBM Nepal country office.

b) Guide and supervise project staff to prepare and follow work plans with each project member and partner organisation.

c) Ensure all the reporting requirements are met for the project as per the agreement.

4. Monitoring and Evaluation, Accountability and Learning:

a) Oversee the development and management of learning systems and ensure that learning is incorporated across project.

b) The PC along with relevant project team from project implementation partner will be responsible for monitoring technical quality of program interventions, and accountability.

c) Identify Best Practices and Lessons Learned. Collect stories and information and tools employed for project implementation and share as relevant to the country director and communications team.

5. Report Writing:

a) Contribute to the creation of reports, ensuring the quality and accuracy of technical information provided as well as the confidentiality of internal information as required.

b) Project reporting requirements: Set up a clear timeline of reports to be submitted to project Donor and CBM Global.

c) Communicate systematically to the line manager and other project stakeholders on project progress and planning.

6. Technical capacity building:

a) Ensure capacity building of partner organisation and technical staffs in the livelihood sectors.

b) Develop training materials and train the partners on different aspects disability inclusion as and when appropriate in close collaboration with available resources in CBM and partners.

7.  Humanitarian Action:

a)In case of Emergency in the country and requirement of the organization you should be flexible to deploy in the emergency response management initiatives as per the requirement of the organization.

8.  Safeguarding:

a) Accountable for ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with CBM’s programmes, are safeguarded to the greatest extent possible.

b) Responsible for ensuring compliance to all aspects of the CBMG Safeguarding and Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, abuse and harassment policies and associated standards and procedures.

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Master’s Degree in livelihood/ social science/agriculture or any other related field.

Experience and knowledge

  • Demonstrated expertise as a Project Lead with a minimum of 5 years of experience, specifically in managing complex Livelihood project in I/NGOs.
  • Experience leading collaborative efforts with multiple stakeholders—i.e., between other Standard Chartered, Project Partners, OPDs, INGOs, NGOs and Government.

Skills/competencies/personal qualities

  • Fluency in Computer use (Microsoft word, Excel, PowerPoint, and internet).
  • Good Communication Skills in English (oral & written);
  • Knowledge of disability inclusion will be an asset.
  • Flexible approach to work demands.
  • Ability to work in teams and collaborate with staff at all levels;
  • Willingness to learn, change and adapt;
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Self-professional management skill in little supervision.

Please refer to the Recruitment Pack – Livelihood Project Coordinator – CBMG Nepal for further details.

How to Apply

Closing date: 24 July 2022

Please follow this LINK to apply.

Please upload your updated CV and the completed Application Form in our ATS system (link above). There is space on the Application Form to include a cover letter, so there is no need to provide a separate cover letter.

For any queries or confusion, please write to recruitment.nepal@cbm-global.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone inquiries will not be entertained.

Persons with disability, women and candidates from marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.