Position Title: District Project Officer (DPO)
Purpose of Job
Objective of the DPO is to facilitate the overall program as a focal person on behalf of project at district level. He or She is responsible to achieving objective and goal of project as per as plan of action. coordination/communication, planning, implementation, monitoring and supervision and recording/reporting, documentation to meet the goal/objectives and outcomes of the program with ensuring the quality works.
Reporting to Program Coordinator (PC), NRCS DM Department
Outline of responsibilities and tasks
A. Planning and Implementation
Planning the program kick up meeting and organize
Sharing PoA and project documents to DC and steering committee
Conducting steering meeting, sharing minute to DC and HQs
Developing implementation plan and conducting
Implement the project activities based on log frame, program implementation guideline, plan of action and community need with wider participation of all stakeholder
Supporting to district chapter for developing guideline and policies (e.g, development plan, resource mobilization plan etc.)
Prepare a plan of training and seminars to be organized at the community, district and work as resource person as per need.
Planning handover and exit strategies and conducting
B. Monitoring and Supervision
Monitoring and guidance to program staffs and performance ( F.S, Admin and finance, junior engineer and SM)
Monitoring and supervision of ComLed DRR project achievement and process.
monitoring and support to district chapter and SC program activities (structural and non-structural activities of the project and partial supported activities)
Support to DC executive for sharing field monitoring report as per as monitoring plan
Monitoring of finance expenditure and report
C. Coordination & Communication
Close coordination with NRCS DC exécutive, SC and HQs level
Coordination with district level government and non government organization for meaningful collaboration and making ease to project implementation ( DAO, DEOC, DCC, DLSA, NGO fédération, private sectors, PGI related organization, WASH division)
Regular coordination and sharing information (Virtual communication) with HQs project team
Coordination with RM/Municipality authority for partnership, implementation and sustainablity
Coordination with LDMC and relevant local stakeholders during the field monitoring .
Study the possibility of early warning systems existence and maintain the proper coordination with district level stakeholders to establish early warning system in project area of the district.
D. Data management, Documentation and Reporting
Provide regular reports (financial & progress) based on agreement and need timely.
Understanding monitoring and reporting indicators to develop monitoring system in DC level as per project document.
Capture success stories and lessons learned in each phase of project implementation and maintain documentation ( e.g. livelihood beneficiaries, WASH beneficiaries, mitigation, EWS, capacity building of DC, SC LDMC, best practices and lesson learned of participation and partnership)
Mapping of early warning actors in the District and see the possibility of its linkage in the program and implement.
Ensure the participation of hard to reach groups, poor, socially excluded and marginalized group in every steps of project cycle (assessment planning, implementation and evaluation) considering the gender balance.
E. DC and SC Capacity building
Existing capacity assessment, gap analysis and planning
Developing proposal and recommendation for building capacities
Feedback and monitoring for structural and nonstructural activities of DC and S
Team building and division of tasks among district level project team
Developing guideline and policies of DC and SC as per as assessment and gaps
Develop interpersonal and organizational relationship for building the capacities of DC and SC
Assist NHQ in preparing and revising/updating the program guidelines, policies, IEC materials and training manual.
Participating on different meeting workshop and training with respect and supporting for project, DC or SC
Bachelor's level or equivalent with 5 years of work experiences in officer level in DRR field
Experience in the community-based disaster risk reduction and field experience
Experience in program monitoring and evaluations
Experience in coordination and communication with line agencies inside the organizations as well with government organization and NGOs
Innovative and creativeness
task performed as assigned by Program and Department
Monitoring and supervision skills and demonstration
Properly and timely managed program and budget at district level
Well run administration at district level
Timely and appropriate decision
Good coordination, communication and Interpersonal relationship skill in and out of society
Project implemented as per calendar of operation and action plan
Report writing skills
Good speaking and writing Nepali and English language
Positive and kindness
Working environment, circumstances and supervision:
Office will provide the basic materials, equipment and enabling environment required for the proper implementation of the project.
Work performance of the PC will be carried out by Program Coordinator.
The staff is accountable to work within the circumstances of NRCS administrative policy, constitution and other related policies/guidelines
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Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) came into being in 1963. It was recognized by the ICRC in 1964 and affiliated to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in the same year. NRCS has, over the years, grown to be the largest humanitarian organization in Nepal, with its network of District Chapters (DCs) extended in each of the 75 districts of the country. District Chapters receive organizational support from more than 800 Sub-Chapters and Co-operation Committees under them. A significant portion of its activities are also borne by students and youth volunteers of Nepal Junior and Youth Red Cross Circles organized at schools, campuses and communities.