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: 12-months with possibility of extension subject to funding and performance
Reports to: Country Director
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 partnerships with the Government of Nepal on both central and provincial levels (ministries, SWC, provincial authorities), develop internal PIN-Nepal’s capacities and systems related to partnership management; build partnerships with other key stakeholders in Nepal on both central and provincial levels; lead on and monitor on the context and political analysis and support PIN-Nepal’s programming in this regard; and ensure that PIN-Nepal’s programmes are conducted in compliance with both PIN’s and donor’s rules and regulations, as well as governmental obligations. The position involves travel within Nepal, and is expected to operate with a high degree of autonomy.
Key Summary of Functions
1. Develop and enhance partnerships with the Government of Nepal on both central and provincial levels
2. Develop internal PIN-Nepal’s capacities and systems related to partnership management
3. Develop and enhance partnerships with other key stakeholders in Nepal on both central and provincial levels
4. Leads on and monitors on the context and political analysis and supports PIN-Nepal’s programming
5. Ensures that PIN-Nepal’s programmes are conducted in compliance with both PIN’s and donor’s rules and regulations, especially in regards to anti-corruption, transparency and accountability principles;
6. Ensure that PIN-Nepal’s programmes are in compliance with all relevant government guidelines, (especially at the district and local level);
Our Partnership Manager should have a strong knowledge and understanding of bureaucracy structure and political situation in Nepal; and possess a comprehensive set of competencies enabling the successful candidate to immediately contribute to the Partnership building agenda, primarily – strategic, integrity, results-orientation, team-work, strong networking skills and good interpersonal skills, well-developed communication skills, sound judgement, analytical skills, flexibility, proactive approach & engagement, innovation, gender & cultural sensitive, ability to work under pressure, and embraces both change, and complexity.
Submit an updated CV and Cover Letter to the following link by September 15, 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.