Program Officer

Collective Campaign for Peace (COCAP)
Location: Kathmandu
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-06-21 Deadline: 2016-06-29
  • Nos. of Opening : 3
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor's Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Program Officer - Media Monitoring and Analysis for the Nepal Monitor Project with Collective Campaign for Peace (COCAP) in Kathmandu, Nepal (3 positions)


Key Responsibilities

Data-entry of incident reports taken from national media and district-level newspapers, preparing short summaries of incidents in English and Nepali, mapping and coding of incident reports and conducting follow-up to verify reports by phone.

  • Review local media articles sent from the field.
  • Data entry into the NepalMonitor database including writing short summary descriptions in English and Nepali
  • Coding each incident according to monitoring guidelines
  • In coordination with the Field Coordinator, conduct follow-up on local newspaper reports to verify incidents with district focal persons and local journalists.
  • Assist in the evaluation of the violence monitoring pilot
  • Assist in further conceptual development of the project


This is a three-months-position for the pilot with an option to be extended to two years, subject to performance evaluation and approval of the final project.


Your profile

  • You have bachelor’s degree in journalism, social science or other relevant fields and at least 3 years of work experience in relevant field(s)
  • You are interested in conflict analysis, violence monitoring, and human rights.
  • You have excellent English and Nepali skills in speaking, reading and writing
  • You are proficient of Nepali texts using Preeti and/or Unicode.
  • You have advanced skills in using excel. Database management experience an advantage
  • You are detail-oriented
  • You are willing to work in a complex political and sociocultural environment.
  • Some background in journalism is an advantage.
  • You have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy to work as part of a team
  • You are citizen of Nepal



Initially for a 3-months-pilot. The contract will be extended to 2 years, subject to performance and funding availability for the full project.

Starting in August 2016


We offer

An interesting and innovative mission - implementing and further developing new mechanisms for peace and violence monitoring and analysis, in conjunction with a well-respected international non-governmental organization.


Remuneration will be 31,128 NRs per month with additional yearly increments and bonuses (if the position is extended)

Apply Instructions

Please submit your complete application (cover letter, CV with names and contact details of two referees) stating clearly the position you apply for in the subject line until June 29, 2016 by e-mail to, or in a sealed envelope to:

P.O.Box: 8973 NPC 1010 ‘K’, Anamnagar, Kathmandu, Nepal, Phone: 4265143/4260498


Women, Dalits, Janajatis, Madhesi, people with disabilities, other minorities and COCAP volunteers are particularly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for further selection process.

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Organization Summary

Collective Campaign for Peace (COCAP) is a national network of 43 human rights and peace non-governmental organizations located in 29 districts of Nepal. It has been working in the field of human rights, peace and Social Security since 2001. It aims to provide a common space for its members, volunteers and friends to collectively engage in the pursuit for peace, human rights and justice in Nepal. COCAP seeks application from energetic, experienced, self-motivated and qualified Nepali citizens for the following positions.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Sahayog Marg (House No. 18), Anamnagar
Organization Size 1-10
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