Project Manager- Inclusive Education

VSO Nepal

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Job Information

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    Duty Station Nepal
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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 : Mar 22, 2022

Job Description

Project Manager

Type of role Employee
Location Kathmandu
Contract type Fixed Term
Application Closing Date 30 Mar 2022
Interview date soon as possible
Start date soon as possible

Role overview

The Project Manager will manage overall implementation of education related projects in partnership with Implementing partners. Providing visionary strategic leadership, expertise, and high-quality competencies to assure desired project goals, outputs, and outcome in closed coordination with the partners and other stakeholders at various levels. Take a lead role in promoting government linkages.

Required Qualification & Experience

Essential:

Qualification: Master’s degree in Education

Project Management: At least 5 years’ Experience of planning and managing education projects, inclusive education, along with gender, adolescent sex and reproductive health education with multiple stakeholders, delivering expected benefits in challenging contexts.

Communication – Excellent oral and written communication skills in internal and international community with ability to vary communication content and style to suit audiences to inform, motivate and inspire.

Relationship Building – Ability to build effective working relationships within project teams, implementing partners, inspiring confidence and credibility. Ability to work effectively across the local government, as per new federal context Capable to strengthen relationship with local government, educational organizations and other civil society organizations for the effective implementation of project.

People Management – Experience of line management of project team members

Organization and planning – Excellent coordination and planning skills with experience of working under pressure.

Time management skills: prioritization skills, decision making skills, focus of the program, coping skills etc.

Financial – Experience of successfully monitoring and managing budgets.

Analysis and creative problem-solving – Ability to analyses and quickly grasp the fundamentals of a need or issue. Able to find innovative ways of solving cross cutting problems.

Flexibility – Ability to manage a project in a changing context, recognizing and being open to ambiguity, uncertainty and opportunities.

Information Technology – Good level of computer skills (Windows, Excel, Power Point, Word, Outlook, and Internet).

Travel requirement: Able to travel in project areas in country and internationally occasionally and spend time away from work- base location and home.

Commitment: Commitment to VSO’s mission, values, People First principles and core approaches (Social Inclusion and Gender, Social Accountability, and Resilience).

VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people: We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure us protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy.

Desirable:

  • Previous working experience as project manager in education project
  • Experience of managing change difficult circumstances
  • Practical experience within a volunteering/Non-Government Organization context

How to Apply

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

Eligibility: Nepalese

Contract National

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

Once you’re ready to apply, click on this link: https://www.vsointernational.org/about/careers/project-manager-a0m3z00000fn1saaab  and complete online application form.

VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people: We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure us protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy.