Senior Program Officer –Right to Work and Mobility

Women’s Rehabilitation Centre

Women’s Rehabilitation Centre (WOREC) is a national level NGO working for women's human rights and to ensure women empowerment through protection and promotion of human rights and social justice focusing on campaigns against violence against women, and women's economic, social and cultural rights nation-wide. Our working districts with offices are spread over Morang, Sunsari, Udayapur, Siraha, Dhanusha, Sindhuli, Bardiya, Dang, Kailali,…

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 : 3+ years
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    Job Category Development & Project
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Jul 08, 2022

Job Description

Designation: Senior Program Officer –Right to Work and Mobility
Reports to: ESCR Coordinator
Location: Kathmandu
Required No: One (1)

The Senior Program Officer – Right to Work and Mobility 

Senior Program Officer works in close coordination with concerned Coordinator/Manager, and with WOREC’s networks in achieving the goal and objectives of the right ot mobility and decent work program. Senior Program Officer (SPO) is mainly responsible for training coordination, workshops and interaction program planning, implementing, monitoring, reporting, documenting, stakeholder communications, publication and coordination with central office and communities. SPO will bring good knowledge on training coordination, understanding of development sector, rights based approach, and reflect them in the program.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible to oversee right to work and mobility program including safe migration, decent work and anti-trafficking programs. Support and supervise the district program officers of safe migration to implement the program.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual program implementation plan related to safe migration, labour rights and decent work.
  • Ensure that all planned activities are being implemented effectively, documented properly and reported timely by field officers, counselors and supervisors and that the reports are prepared timely.
  • Develop new project concept notes and project proposal under the guidance and supervision of ED.
  • Lead the team and provide technical inputs for Safe Migration and Anti Trafficking Program.
  • Plan, design and conduct staff capacity building program and provide technical support to all community based organization, counseling centers and respective staff when and where they need.
  • Organize training, advocacy campaigns, workshop conferences/seminar and interaction programs in coordination with different national and international partners.
  • Develop and implement the right to work and mobility program from women’s socioeconomic and cultural rights perspective, develop strategies and activities along with the team members and take lead to implement, manage and monitor them.
  • Facilitate for and maintain proper program reporting, documentation of cases, success stories, initiatives/works of the organization, including periodic and annual reports and year book; and also ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured.
  • Maintains strong coordination and collaboration with NGO’s/ INGO’s and government stakeholders and national, regional and international networks and inter-governmental organizations working on issues of migration.

Required Qualification & Experience

The candidate should have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Rural Development, Law or related discipline.
  • At least 3 years of related working experience in handling projects and programs.
  • Knowledge on training coordination, network building, understanding of development sector and rights based approach
  • The candidate should have knowledge of local and regional context of human rights, safe labor migration policies, decent work and labour rights and
  • Ability to write and communicate effectively in both Nepali and English languages.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates may send cover letter detailing their experience and motivation for the current position with an updated CV to vacancy@worecnepal.org by 15th July, 2022 Please mention the position you are applying in the subject line.

The application without cover letter and CV and not meeting the required criteria will not be considered for the position.

The position will be fulfilled on a rolling basis, so candidates are encouraged to apply early.

Only the shortlisted candidates meeting the criteria will be called for written test and interview. No telephone calls will be entertained.

WOREC Nepal encourages women and candidates from Dalit/Janjati and sexual minority to apply.

For details visit: https://worecnepal.org/career