Deputy Team Leader

Location: Kathmandu
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2019-01-23 Deadline: 2019-01-30
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor’s Degree in conflict sensitivity, conflict resolution, peace building, governance or another relevant field is required.
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Description

The Deputy Team Leader – Conflict Sensitivity Advisor will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the team leader to coordinate the all work of the regional PCU offices. This will involve frequent travel between the offices in each province and significant representational and leadership work.
  • Monitoring and analysing the security situation at national and sub-national level, through field assessments, coordination with field-based staff and the establishment of an effective information network, and advising the Team Leader and central DFID teams to enable them to act on that knowledge.
  • In conjunction with the Team Leader and Heads of Provincial Offices, help design and implement an overall conflict sensitivity and stakeholder engagement strategy for the PCUs at national and provincial level.
  • In conjunction with the Team Leader and Heads of Provincial Offices, identifying field conflict sensitivity needs for data management, on-demand services, knowledge pieces (context analysis, political economy) and taking part in Conflict Sensitivity training.
  • Providing context advice and training to DFID-funded project teams and their partners.
  • Leading on launching a context analysis data platform, with the support of the Data Analyst and software development team.
  •  Liaising with UNOPS and DFID to support the Team Leader on oversight of corporate services and policies for PCU staff. 

Monitoring and Progress Controls

The Deputy Team Leader’s performance will be monitored through:

  • The timely delivery of outputs as per the project plan (conflict sensitivity strategy, situational updates, travel advice, knowledge pieces, training and analysis data platform)
  • Monthly reports and monthly coordination meetings with the project’s team and leadership.
  • Regular visits in the provinces.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in conflict sensitivity, conflict resolution, peace building, governance or another relevant field is required.

Work Experience

  • At least 4 years of work experience in security, conflict resolution, governance or peace building is required;
  • Experience working in Nepal is desirable;
  • Experience of managing teams desirable.
  • Previous experience with DFID or DFID-funded projects desirable.


  • Full professional command of Nepali is required.
  • Good level of written and spoken English is required.
  • Local/ethnic language skills desirable (Maithili, Bhojpuri, Tharu, Awadhi in particular). 

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Organization Summary

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development. UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.
Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Organization Size 100+
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