Save the Children
Save the Children has been operating in Nepal since 1976. Our programs to improve the lives of children in Nepal are guided by the National Plan of Action for Children and the UN Millennium Development Goals. As the largest child-focused organization in the Nepal, we cover a wide geographical area with multiple programs that support our vision for all children…
Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners from civil societies and government, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We reached approximately two million populations and invests over 40 million US dollars annually to reach more children than ever before, through programs in Health, Nutrition, Education, Protection and Child Rights and Governance, Livelihood, HIV and AIDS, and Humanitarian crises.
The position holder is responsible to support technical managers/coordinators to undertake policy advocacy related work on children rights issues (protection, education and health and nutrition) at state and local levels. S/He works closely with technical manager CRG and CP to build network and relationship with Karnali state government including parliamentarian to lobby and advocate for issue-based policy advocacy work. S/He makes regular field visit to strengthen and support the field team to identify advocacy issues/opportunities and documents the best practices related to advocacy and links them up with federal level advocacy for systematic policy changes with impact across the country
The position holder will be responsible to facilitate and support thematic managers/coordinators to establish and maintain relationships with state and local level government and influence and support on formulation/reformulation of legal /policy framework on children’s rights to protection, health, nutrition, education and overall child rights infrastructure in compliance with international human/child rights standards. S/He will also work to strengthen linkages and collaboration with child rights /civil society organizations and networks to promote child rights in the country. S/He will work closely together with the thematic team to keep him/herself updated about latest development in CRG, Child Protection, Health & Nutrition and Education themes to ensure that MFWFO program advocacy on different theme and project is relevant and effective. S/he is also taking full responsibility in moving UN recommendations (for children) forward through partnership with the government and civil society and through undertaking relevant advocacy initiatives.
Policy Advocacy support
Technical support and Accountability mechanism
Field monitoring to ensure quality implementation
Required No.(s): 1 (Nepali Citizens only)
Contract length: Fixed Term
Location: Surkhet under Mid Far West Field Office (MFWFO)
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Closing Date: Sep 1, 2021