CCS – Country Representative, Nepal
Luogo di lavoro: Estero
Scadenza: 27 febbraio 2016
Disponibilità: aprile 2016
Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Closing date: 27th February 2016
Contract period: Twelve months (renewable)
Starting Date: April 2016.
CCS Italia is an Italian NGO working in Africa (Mozambique, Zambia), and in Asia (Nepal, Cambodia).Children wellbeing, children’s learning and gender equality are the goals the Association is pursuing in these countries.
In Nepal, since 2004 CCS Italia is working in the education sector in Kathmandu, improving school infrastructures, the quality of teaching-learning processes and the inclusion of vulnerable children within the education process, with a special focus on girls. During the last 2 years CCS Italia focused its effort in supporting rural and marginalized communities in Chitwan and Makwanpur supporting 28 schools with dropout countermeasures. In order to be more effective and to respond to the damage created by the earthquake that struck Nepal on the 25th of April 2015, CCS Italia is now extending its support both to school’s reconstruction and the productive reactivation of the rural communities living in the area of intervention, paying special attention in empowering girls and women in the process. Since February 2015 it has starting implementing a EU funded project on the empowerment of conflict affected women and girls in seven districts of Nepal namely Morang, Chitwan, Makawanpur, Rupandehi, Surkhet, Bardiya and Doti).
Main tasks & responsibility
The RPE has the overall responsibility of CCS mission in Nepal. (S)he is in charge of i. The overall implementation of the projects in the country ( 3 projects, 1 under direct responsibility), ii. Administrative and financial issues, iii. Human resources management, iv. Safety and security issues, v. Strategic planning and project design, vi. Representation with National Authorities, donors, and various stakeholders, vi. Coordination with Programme, Communications, Admin and HR department at HQs level.
1. Strategic Activities
Representing the Organization in the country, by liaising with the major governmental institutions, local authorities, donors and international agencies;
Participating to Coordination meetings with other NGOs and International Humanitarian agencies based in Nepal
Consolidating CCS’s role in the country by defining annual strategies, coordinating feasibility studies, mapping funding possibilities, and writing project proposals in close coordination with the HQs
Coordinating impact evaluations and draft of good practices and lessons learnt
Updating and implementing of Country procedures.
Conducting annual partners’ evaluations.
2. Project Implementation Activities
Direct management of one EU funded project on empowerment of conflict affected women and girls
Supervision and monitoring of 2 ongoing project under direct responsibility of the Field Coordinator
Supervision of admin and finance issues as per CCS/Donors’ requirements
Support to the Project Managers in the implementation of the outgoing projects and in the application of CCS/or Donors’ procedures
Periodic report writing and revision before submission to donors
3. HR Management
Management of expats and national staff ( 3 staff under direct line management, 20 staff in total)
Supports project managers in the recruitment of project staff
Conduction of appraisals and capacity building plans
4. Safety and Security Management
Develop and implement effective safety and security procedures ensuring that these are updated and revised at regular intervals
Ensure effective and appropriate security acceptance and protection measures are introduced to all Field operations
Conducts regular security assessment in coordination with the Field Coordinator
He develops and maintains a security directory
Coordinates with the Programme, Communications, Admin and HR department at HQs level in order to design and implement quarterly integrated plans.
Coordinates the production of communication materials as per requirements of the Comms Department
Relevant university degree or higher education, in Social Studies, Human Rights, International Development, Gender studies
Strong knowledge of the main Human Rights and Gender Equality International frameworks and tools
At least three experience in similar ( senior management ) positions
At least 5 years experience in Project Management, preferably in managing Human Rights and Gender equality based programmes
Strong administration and finance skills
Proven experience in working with Europaid and proven knowledge of its policies and procedures.
Previous working experience in Asia
Previous experience in managing HSS issues in unsafe countries
Proven communication, interpersonal, representation, negotiation and leadership skills
Proven capacity of project proposals designing and report writing
Fluency in English
Good computer literacy
Political and cultural awareness
Knowledge of Nepal
Knowledge of Nepal legal frameworks in relation to gender equality
Experience in working with institutional donors other than EU (USAID, UN, bilateral and multilateral cooperation agencies, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs…) and knowledge of their policies and procedures.
To apply, send, within February 27th to email@example.com with the subject : “Nepal Country Representative” the following documents:
1.CV in English;
We apologize in advance if only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Qualified female candidtes are encouraged to apply.
CCS Italia Onlus will reserve the decision to close the recruitment process as soon as an adequate candidate will be found, so please apply ASAP.
Reports to Desk Officer Nepal, CCS Italy
Programme Department – HQs
Communication and Fundraising Department – HQs
Admin Department – HQs
HR Department- HQs
1 Field Coordinator
1 Admin & Finance Team Leader
1 Project Coordinator
Duty Station: Kathmandu, with frequent travels to the field
Gross Salary: 42,600 Euros/Year