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Coordinator for SFCG

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Communications Coordinator 
  Search for Common Ground (SFCG) is an international non-governmental, not for profit, conflict transformation organization. Its mission is to transform how individuals, organizations, and governments deal with conflicts – away from adversarial approaches and toward cooperative solutions. Founded in 1982, SFCG has headquarters in Washington DC in the United States and in Brussels in Belgium. SFCG has been working in Nepal since 2006 to support its conflict transformation and peacebuilding processes. 
Summary of Position
The Communications Coordinator will work with SFCG's management and program teams for effective internal and external communications, including writing briefs and reports, writing contents for website and newsletters; documenting success stories and case studies; and promoting positive media coverage. 
S/he will work under the direct supervision of the Country Director and in close coordination with the Director of Programs. The position will be based in Kathmandu and will include some travel to the field.
Major duties and responsibilities
  • Support and assist the Country Director to develop and implement an effective communication  strategy;
  • Integrate key communications messages into program products, activities and processes;
  • Ensure donor compliance on communication, branding and marking all SFCG Nepal projects;
  • Coordinate with program staff and generate and write contents on behalf of SFCG Nepal for     SFCG's global newsletters and websites, and publicity materials;
  • Promote SFCG's mission and results through internal and external communication tools             including, newsletters, website, social media and public events.
  • Promote SFCG's events and activities working closely with the Project Coordinators and         Managers; and support the program teams to plan and implement publicity and promotional activities and events;
  • Maintain and update media files, organize press clippings and photo files, and organize and manage collateral and promotional material inventory;
  • Develop media statements, fact sheets, press releases, press kits, etc. for SFCG events and activities;
  • Communicate with target groups, communities, partners and stakeholders to understand and address the program’s end-user information and communications needs;
  • Attend assigned activities and events carried out by SFCG and partners and prepare activity reports; 
  • Proactively collect, document and write success stories and case studies; proposal and report briefs; and
  • Perform any other duties as required. 
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in outreach, communications, advocacy, social marketing, advertising, media and public relations, and campaigning;  
  • Substantial experience of working with news organizations, print and/or broadcast;
  • Sound experience of working with creative services/advertising/event-management agencies to fulfill commissioning, procuring, contracting, developing and producing marketing/campaign/advertising materials and products; good working knowledge of media buying will be an asset;
  • Strong command of English and Nepali language, with excellent written and oral communication skills and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to produce high quality written materials for different audience; creative writing, editing, photography, presentation, public speaking and active listening skills;
  • Creative,  entrepreneurial and collaborative; ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines; and
  • At least Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications/ Public Relations/ Advertising/ Marketing/ Journalism and/or other relevant discipline.
 Application process: 
Please send cover letter, CV and a writing sample to sfcgnepal@sfcg.org before October 30, 2014. The cover letter must address how your experience and qualifications fits the requirements; state your expected salary and available start date. Please mention the position you are applying for in the subject line.
Search for Common Ground is an equal opportunity employer.

Vacancy for Team Leader

FHI 360, an international NGO, is seeking highly qualified and dynamic Nepali citizen for the following position to join its team:

Team Leader–Capacity Building– 1 position (based in Kathmandu)
The Team Leader (TL) is responsible for leading, managing and documenting the process of capacity building, including the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of overall capacity building-related policies, strategies, approaches, and program activities for FHI 360 Implementing Agencies (IAs) and Government Partners. S/he will work closely with different teams for capacity strengthening of IAs and other relevant agencies, in a structured, systematic and effective manner and will be responsible to:
  • Lead the design of a project capacity building framework, refine the framework over time and guide the relevant unit staff members in the implementation of the framework. 
  • Ensure that capacity building strategies and activities are reflected in FHI 360 project / program sub-agreements and implemented in accordance with the USAID-approved work plan, with a flexible approach that takes into consideration any changes in the donor funding landscape over the five-year period.
  • Propose state-of-the-art capacity building initiatives, approaches and strategies that focus on the sustainability of health outcomes. 
  • Work closely with FHI 360 Program and other specialized Units to identify capacity strengthening needs/requirements for FHI 360 IAs and other key stakeholders in organizational development, systems strengthening and HIV related institutional capacity building.
  • Develop and ensure implementation of internship plan.
  • Assist in developing and inculcating organization-wide thinking of a comprehensive approach to capacity building. 
  • Identify and facilitate the planning of technical assistance & consultants (local, regional and international) in accordance with program needs and work plans. 
  • Visit FHI 360 IAs on a regular basis to ensure appropriate Technical Assistance is provided for capacity strengthening activities.
Master’s Degree in public health, social science or related field with 5-7 years of experience in development sector with an emphasis on capacity building and experience in program management, organizational development, project cycle management, organizational assessments, strategic planning, training design, implementation & monitoring and NGO capacity building. Knowledge and experience of HIV and other relevant health programs in developing countries, especially in Asia. Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding research in HIV.

Should have strong negotiation, coordination, communication and interpersonal skills and should be resourceful in resolving problems and initiating solutions. Ability to work in teams and  develop and maintain positive working relationships. Proactive and independent approach to work with willingness to undertake additional responsibilities and perform multiple tasks. Excellent verbal and written communication skills both in English and Nepali.

Send your updated resume, application cover letter and a mandatory copy of the citizenship to:

FHI 360 Nepal
P.O. Box 8803, Kathmandu
Email: Nepal.recruitment@fhi360.org

Final deadline for application is October 28, 2014, 5:00p.m. In the letter and/or email subject line, please mention the position you are applying for.

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for written test and oral interview. Any effort to influence the selection process will result in disqualification.



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HVAP Vacancies

Programme Coordinator in Oxfam

Oxfam has been working in Nepal since the early 1980s undertaking various development initiatives addressing the poverty and injustice faced by women and other socially and economically excluded groups. The level of Oxfam’s engagement increased substantially after restoration of democracy in 1990 as it became easier for civil society to work in the new political environment.

Over the years, Oxfam has worked in partnership with local civil society organisations and the government to promote rural livelihoods, and vulnerable communities’ resilience to climatic shocks and disasters. It has also significantly contributed to empowering community people, especially women, to; negotiate with people in power, influence decision making processes, claim rights and essential services to whic
Join and be part of a global organization, which believes that everyone is entitled to a life of dignity and opportunity and works with poor communities, local partner organizations, volunteers and supporters to turn this into reality.  Share your commitment and skills with us, and we will offer you a dynamic working environment, a competitive benefits package, and an opportunity to develop a professional career in one of the world’s leading international development and campaigning organization.
 1) Programme Coordinator– One Position
 Fixed term contract based in Kathmandu
Key Responsibilities:S/he will be working in line with Oxfam’s strategic plans and policy guidelines under the direct supervision of SLFS Programme Manager in coordination with partner organizations, programme team; and maintain a working relationship with programme, advocacy and campaign, human resource, finance and administration teams. S/he will be working closely with Oxfam Hongkong’s South Asia programme team for strategic issues, programme direction and budget.
Requirements: At least Bachelors degree (Preferably Masters degree) in Social science/ Development studies/ Agriculture/ Rural Development and/or other relevant degree with at least 5 years  of substantial experience in managing development programme, preferably in food security and livelihood. Good knowledge on development context of Nepal, its socio economics phenomenon and its effect on poor and marginal people’s lives. Expertise in initiating new programme and partnerships with local NGOs in the country.
Good report writing, documentation and monitoring and evaluation skills. Strong commitment to development work, poverty alleviation and human suffering from humanitarian crises. Knowledge and experience on gender and gender mainstreaming issues in development. Physical fitness and willingness to travel for field work.You should be willing to travel to and stay in the affected area during humanitarian crisis.

Applications for the above position can be sent by 15 October 2014 via mail to recruitment_nepal@oxfam.org.uk or G.P.O. Box 2500, Kathmandu. Only Short listed candidates will be informed for written test and interview.
“Oxfam encourages women, people of ethnic minorities and Dalits to apply.”