Contract Duration: 6 months
Job Purpose: District Coordinator will be responsible for managing overall field activities in their respective district. He/ She will be responsible to manage good working relations with the locals and the government bodies existing in the area along with the project team.
· Liaise with and coordinate inputs from consultants/ experts as and when necessary and requested by Project Team
· Support the experts in conducting the required study, research in the project districts
· Arrange for all logistics and administrations required for the project with support from FTG Nepal
· Develop a deep understanding of communities that the project is working in
· Build and maintain strong relationships with the field team and local partners with the aim to build local capacity.
· Undertake regular project budget monitoring to ensure alignment with planned budget targets and flagging issues to Project Team on a regular basis
· Execute other tasks as requested by the Project Manager based on project demands
· Bachelors in any subject preferably Management with at least minimum of 3 years’ experience on field work, having result oriented track record.
· Ability to think strategically and rapidly analyze and integrate diverse information from varied sources and take quick decisions;
· Should be able to communicate effectively and be fluent in oral and written English. Candidates that can speak local language will be given preference
· Ability to work independently to build and maintain effective relationship with colleagues and wide range of clients/external parties.
· Excellent command of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and database management
· Required to be based in project site.
· Self-starter with a proven record in delivering results in rural areas.
· Strong project management and analytical background.
Fair Trade Group (FTG) Nepal is a consortium of fair trading organizations in Nepal. It seeks to promote the advancement of the socio-economic status of underprivileged and marginalized producers across the country. It was formally registered as a non-trading not for profit an NGO in 1996. Member organizations of FTG Nepal are involved in supporting producers and raising awareness towards influencing change in the international trade regime. At present, more than 9,000 underprivileged producers and 45,000 producers are directly and indirectly benefiting through FTG Nepal and its members.
FTG Nepal collaborates with handicraft, agro-food and NTFP-based organizations in order to influence policy, encourage Fair Trade practices among producer groups, support marketing schemes at the national and international levels, promote self-reliance among marginalized producers and encourage enterprises built upon indigenous skills. The organization also aims to enhance solidarity among fair trading and likeminded organizations, partners and stakeholders at the national, regional and international levels to for the further promotion of the Fair Trade movement.
Member organizations provide a range of business support services to their producers including operation funds, small capital investment, design inputs, training and access to local and international markets. A number of social services are also provided, including education for the children of producers, treatment and rehabilitation for those affected by leprosy and orphanages to provide safe havens for street children and orphans