International Alert was founded in 1986 to help people find peaceful solutions to conflict. International Alert is an independent international peacebuilding organization, operating programs around the world to address conflict. At that time, the number of conflicts between countries was decreasing, but there was an alarming increase in the number of conflicts within countries. Both types of conflict were undermining development and…
The purpose of this position is to provide leadership within the Nepal programme to design high quality strategies, innovative programmes and projects and secure funding. This includes supporting renewal and growth from our existing programmes and helping to initiate and design new business. The post holder will also monitor and improve quality of programme delivery through supporting better design, monitoring and evaluation (DM&E) and contribute to more effective communication of Alert’s results and impact.
Duties and Responsibilities
Strategy and Programme Quality
Organisational learning and development
At Alert, we have introduced Talent Management to our business model as we believe talented people are crucial to the success of our work. We believe all individuals are talented and success comes in matching the right talents to the right roles. For this role, the skills, qualifications and experience listed below are important, but we believe that to be great in this job you are likely, first and foremost, to have a talent for working with others to develop, frame, communicate and fundraise for programmes that combine conceptual and practical innovation, and have a clear and measurable impact on peace.
Summary Terms and Conditions
|Provident fund||Contribution of 10% of basic salary by International Alert to a provident fund|
|Leave entitlement||Full time staffs are entitled to 25.5 days paid holiday per annum.|
|Notice period||There will be an initial three months probationary period.|
Written notice of the termination of your contract may be given at any time by either side. The notice period is one month on either side.
|Working hours||The working week will be a maximum of 35 hours. Office opening hours will generally be from 9.00am until 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, with a break of one hour for lunch at a time agreed with your manager.|
|Safe Guarding Children & vulnerable adults||This organisation is committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.|
|Festival Allowance||One month Dashain allowance (taxable and pro rata)|
|Gratuity||Gratuity will be eligible to receive equivalent to 1 month’s current basic salary per year. If you leave before completion of one year, it will be paid on a pro-rata basis using your current basic salary for calculation. It will not be eligible in case of gross miss conduct.|
Application deadline: Friday 23rd April 2021
Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, and Alert reserves the right to bring the closing date forward so early applications are encouraged.
While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.
International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be judged strictly based on merit.