Program Officer - Media Monitoring & Analysis

Collective Campaign for Peace (COCAP)
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-10-27 Deadline: 2016-11-08
  • Location : Nepal
  • 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) 

Application Deadline: 8 November 2016 is a COCAP protection and conflict prevention initiative, supported by PBI. Originally developed by pbi, it is an innovative tool for the protection of HRDs at risk. Using latest ICT-tools, alerts local organisations in Nepal to human rights and security incidents in their area, and allows anyone to easily share incidents with local, national and international organisations. Contributors and users create a community and engage in cooperative action to protect themselves from human rights abuses and other security threats.


The Nepal Monitor Project is going to be expanded to 25 districts to establish a Peace Monitoring System in Nepal supported by The Asia Foundation. The project will strive to incorporate district-level newspaper reporting into its database. For this purpose, the COCAP | Nepal Monitor Project is looking for 3 Program Officers – Media Monitoring and Analysis.



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 monthly collation of data-set

*    Assist in further conceptual development of the project


This is a position for 18 months with first 3 months of probation period.

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 essential

*    You have advanced skills in using Microsoft Excel. Database management experience is 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


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 NRs. 34,240 per month with additional yearly increments and bonuses.


Please submit your complete application ( and send CV with names and contact details of two referees to, clearly mentioning Application for the post of Program Officer – Media Monitoring and Analysis in the subject line. The deadline for application is 08 November, 2016.Shortlisted candidates are expected to attend test and interview on 3rd week of November and successful candidates will have to join from 01 December, 2016. Incomplete applications will not be entertained.


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.


Collective Campaign for Peace (COCAP)
P.O. Box: 15142 KPC 1010,
Anamnagar, Kathmandu, Nepal,
Phone: 01-4265143/4260498

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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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