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Nepal Forum for Restorative Justice (NFRJ)

Nepal Forum for Restorative Justice (NFRJ) is a non-governmental non-profit organization working in the fields of restorative justice, dialogue, and peacebuilding in Nepal. Since its formal establishment in 2017, it has been involved in promoting principles and practices of restorative justice in formal and community systems in Nepal, and furthering regional and global movements in these fields. NFRJ’s works are founded…

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 : As Per Job Detail
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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

Nepal Forum for Restorative Justice (NFRJ) is a non-governmental non-profit organization working in the fields of restorative justice, dialogue, and peacebuilding in Nepal. Since its establishment in 2017, it has been involved in promoting principles and practices of restorative justice in formal and community systems in Nepal, and furthering regional and global movements in these fields. NFRJ’s works are founded on the value systems of respect, interconnectedness, inclusion, humility, accountability and co-empowerment.

NFRJ has been running various national and international programs related to restorative justice, dialogue and peacebuilding. It also runs a Dialogue Center, its online portal (www.nepaldialogues.org), and rolls out direct services to victims and stakeholders affected by crime and conflict.

Since 2021, NFRJ has been implementing the project; “Strengthening Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue Initiatives” under the TAF/DFAT supported Sub-National Governance Project (SNGP). To support and lead the SNGP activities, NFRJ is looking for two positions: Project Coordinator (full-time) and Project and Administration Assistant (full-time) for a fixed term of one year with the possibility of extension. The Project Coordinator and Project and Administration Assistant will be based in Kathmandu and will work closely with the Executive Director, Program and Admin Unit of NFRJ.

1. Project Coordinator (full-time)- 1 position

Eligibility:

  • Master’s degree in Law, Peace and Conflict Studies, International Development, Human Rights or related fields.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Prepare and facilitate the development and implementation of trainings/workshop on dialogue and facilitation skills.
  • Develop a knowledge management system to record and document the outcomes and learning from the trainings and the dialogue sessions.
  • Support in organizing campaigns, advocacy initiatives and partner to implement the project related activities in the field.
  • Prepare progress report, documentation of the project activities, lesson learned and best practices.
  • Coordinate program communications.
  • Perform other relevant operational and administrative duties related to the implementation of plans and programs.
  • Carry out other tasks as required.

Competencies, experience and knowledge:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in development work related to justice, conflict, peacebuilding in Nepal.
  • Experience as trainer and facilitator is desirable; willingness to build and apply training and facilitation skills.
  • Experience of working closely with government, political parties and partner organizations.
  • Excellent understanding of political, social and economic aspects of peacebuilding and development efforts in Nepal.
  • Experience in the design and implement of the programs.
  • Strong analytical and strategic planning skills.
  • Fluency in English and Nepali language both in writing and oral communications.
  • Support organizational development and networking for the sustainability of the organization.
  • Team player; comfortable in an environment that embraces openness and learning.
  • Willing to travel outside Kathmandu.

2. Project and Administration Assistant (full-time)- 1 position

Eligibility:

  • Bachelor degree in Development Studies, Management or related fields, advanced degree in a related discipline preferred.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Support Program Coordinator  and Administration & Finance Officer in program implementation and reports and day to day activities
  • Support, communication and coordination as lead role in logistic management for event, programs, workshops and travels
  • Support evaluation of all program related activities and quality improvement activities, including data entry and basic data analysis
  • Assist in the development of materials (print, web-based, and social media) to communicate and documentation
  • Promote the NFRJ’s mission, values, and organizational policies to all stakeholders
  • Support program Department strategic planning and development of work plans
  • Develop and maintain a filing system, record keeping and documentation
  • Provide general support to the visitors
  • Other duties as assigned

Competencies, experience, and knowledge:

  • At least 1 year experience in development and administrative work.
  • Good oral and written communication skills, organization skills, and attention to details
  • Comfortable in an environment that embraces openness and learning
  • Willing to travel outside Kathmandu

How to Apply

Please send your updated resume and cover letter to nfrjnepal@gmail.com by July 22, 2022.

Women, marginalized and minority groups are encouraged to apply. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.