Location: Chapur, Rautahat, Field Office
Reports to: Program Manager, LNGB
Department or Program: Aarambha,Leave No Girl Behind (LNGB)Project
Contract Starting date: as soon as possible
Contract End Date: December 31, 2019, with possible extension
No of opening: 1
People in Need (PIN) is a non-governmental, non-profit, international organization founded in the Czech Republic in 1992. PIN arrived in Nepal as part of a humanitarian response to the April 25, 2015 earthquake. Since its inception in Nepal, PIN has had a strong role advocating and addressing the needs of marginalized populations. This includes people who live in geographically remote areas of Nepal, people who are from historically marginalized ethnic groups, and those marginalized because of their age and/or gender identity (women and girls). More recently, PIN has also supported Nepal's post-earthquake reconstruction efforts ensuring that the most vulnerable people are not left behind.PIN is strongly committed for safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults, including people with disability, in line with its safeguarding framework and child protection policy.
Leave No Girl Behind (LNGB) is a five-year program funded by the Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC). The project will be implemented by two local partner organizations, with strong emphasis on literacy, numeracy life skills and social norms transformation for married out of school adolescent girls in province 2. PIN is looking for an experienced and competent candidate for the position of Master trainer.
Scope of work
Under the direct supervision of Program Manager, Master Trainer will provide programmatic and technical support to plan, design and implement trainings/workshops on literacy, numeracy and life skills. S/he will primarily be responsible to build the capacities of female facilitators and downstream partners to conduct literacy, numeracy and life skills classes to married out of school adolescent girls, the direct beneficiaries of the project. As such, s/he will work in close coordination with the project team and the MEAL team to ensure relevance and quality of the trainings and improve learning.
Training- Planning and Implementation
- Plan, design and develop relevant learner-centric training package on literacy, numeracy and life skills, lesson plans and IEC materials, including budget sheets.
- Prepare action plans, content and training package and lead the timely implementation of the trainings/workshops.
- Collaborate with downstream partners to conduct regular capacity building and mentoring of female facilitators, and relevant project staffs on literacy, numeracy and life skills.
- Conduct regular interactions and meetings with learners (beneficiaries) to assess progress and share learning.
- Provide technical support to the project team to finalize learning strategies and activities of the project.
- Conduct, monitor and support learning interventions of the project in selected sites in close coordination with downstream partners.
- Support downstream partners to map and coordinate with Mother School for mainstreaming and retention of beneficiaries.
- Support PIN staff and volunteers in related and program activities in the field.
- Organize field visits to project districts and fields sites as per the requirement of the project.
Coordination and Liaise
- Assist project team to liaise with concerned government stakeholder and other existing partner in the assigned districts and maintain healthier professional relationship.
- Coordinate with relevant organizations, municipalities and other concerned stakeholders, especially with the Non-formal Education Centre (NFEC) and Education Review Office.
Documentation, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting
- Coordinate with MEAL team to plan and implement MEAL related activities pertaining to the trainings/workshops and classes on literacy, numeracy and life skills.
- Conduct training, class monitoring visits and spot checks to ensure the quality of teaching learning approaches, and prepare relevant assessment reports. Support program team in necessary revision and adaptation in curriculum, manuals and teaching learning methodologies.
- Identify and immediately communicate needs and gaps in such classes and school level interventions.
- Maintain ordered project’s documentation, lists, reports, log books, according to PIN’s and donor’s requirements and compliance.
- Ensure that the trainings and classes are conducted in compliance with both PIN’s and donor’s rules and regulations, especially with regard to GEC’s minimum standards and policies on child protection; do no harm, anti-corruption, transparency and accountability.
Data Collection and Information Management/Dissemination
- Collect training and class related data from field, in coordination with the project’s MEAL team and update in mobile application.
- Maintain data and information confidentiality as set out in the Data Protection Policy.
- Coordinate with the MEAL team for required updated data from central level and ensure that the shared data in the field is updated and verified on a regular basis.
- Other tasks assigned by PIN.
- Adhere to PIN’s policies and internal procedures, protocols, PIN’s Code of Conduct, with special attention to Safeguarding Standards and Procedure, Case Handling Framework, Child Protection and Do No Harm policies; immediate reporting and redress of any complaints and issues based on its severity.
- Bachelor degree in education or social science, with good understanding and experience in literacy, numeracy and life skills contents and classes.
- Minimum of five years’ experience working in education sector, preferably with non-formal education on literacy, numeracy and life skills for adolescent girls. Experience of working with marginalized and vulnerable groups is a plus.
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
- Strong understanding of non-formal education, literacy, numeracy and life skills
- Strong ability to design and conduct trainings on literacy, numeracy and life skills
- Ability to prepare relevant IEC and training materials
- Fluency of local language of Province 2 (Bajjika, Bhojpuri) is a plus
- Good Nepali typing skill
- Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
- Willingness to undertake extensive field works in remote and rural communities in province 2
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter including two reference contacts from last two employments via email to firstname.lastname@example.org before 5 pm, 12 June 2019. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted immediately. No phone calls will be entertained.
PIN promotes equal opportunities. Women, Janajati and Dalit candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Priority will be given to female candidates and marginalized group from Province 2, with relevant experience and knowledge of local languages.