District Project Officer (DPO)

Nepal Red Cross Society
Location: Nepal
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2021-04-07 Deadline: 2021-04-22
  • Location : Nepal
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

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

  • Developing procurement plan as per as define structural activities and take responsibility of logistic management for each such programs   
  • 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

F. Others.          

  • 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


Job Specification


  • 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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Organization Summary

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.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Red Cross Marg, Kalimati Post Box No. 217, Kathmandu, Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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