Programme Manager

Education For Nepal
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2015-07-15 Deadline: 2015-08-05
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor’s Degree /Master’s Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Position: Programme Manager / Office Manager

Reporting to: Chairman of the Board of Management

Location: Kathmandu Terms: 2 year fixed term contract Staff, 40 hours per week

Salary: 45,000 NPR per month plus benefits

Deadline for Applications: 5th August 2015


Job Description

Account Management

• Follow process for signing up new organisations including maintenance of databases, financial processing and Award Leader training.

• Manage ongoing relationships and be first point of call for organisations delivering The Award.

• Provide services to Award Leaders with frequent support to maintain Award standards and encourage engagement and participation

• Ensure the Participant database is maintained tracking participants enrolled in each Operating Authority Unit at each level (Bronze / Silver / Gold)

General Administration

• Support Board of Management with Policy development and documentation for the organisation start up and validation process with IAF.

• Provide Secretarial support for Board of Management – meeting arrangements and minute taking

• Manage phone / email enquiries in the National Award Office

Communications & Events

• Manage annual communications matrix in liaison with Board of Management and international Award colleagues as appropriate.

• Manage the delivery of communications copy, information and images for News stories and reporting

• Develop content and manage contributions for stakeholder communications including: IAF, Patrons, Board of Management, Licensee Management, Award Leaders, Activity Coaches, Assessors, Participants & Award Holder Alumni

• Co-ordinate with IAF Youth Representatives for “life after Gold” and “IGE” activities for Nepal Alumni Group

Training Support

• Set up annual training calendar

• Oversee Interns and assistant to deliver the training according to budget and plan. Merchandise

• Manage production of branded merchandise for the NAO according to procurement policy

• Supplier management for merchandise suppliers

• Promotion of merchandise as an income stream for the programme. E.g. CHANCE Ebay Shop online and Distribution sites in Nepal

Support other team members and Board & Management Committee as required.


• At least five years in a programme management or operations role.

• Demonstrable experience of managing and implementing capacity building and training programmes

• Experience of working on communications and preferably working with the media to generate press coverage.

• Solid experience and understanding of online/social media channels. Successful delivery of a variety of simultaneous projects.

• Well versed in account management and customer service.

• Experience in managing financial budgeting and reporting systems including regulatory compliance reporting in Nepal.


• Excellent communication skills, with an enthusiastic, tenacious and positive ‘can do’ attitude.

• Ability to creatively problem solve on own initiative.

• Strong relationship building ability, able to deliver through others and manage multitude of stakeholders from Patrons and donors to Volunteers.

• Excellent attention to detail. Strong organisation skills and ability to multi-task. Experienced user of Microsoft Office.


• Educated to degree level

• Evidence of continuous professional development (CPD).

Apply Instructions


The successful candidates will be appointed as members of staff on fixed term contracts in the emerging NGO set up to support the National Award Authority in Nepal. They will be based in Kathmandu and be appointed under the terms and conditions of employment for Nepal office.

An equal opportunity employer, The International Award for Young People, Nepal welcomes applications from members of all communities, ethic backgrounds, gender and race. We operate a performance based Human Resource Policy and appointments will be made on the basis of a competitive selection process.

If you wish to apply please download and complete a copy of the Job Application Form and submit this to us at along with the following documents:

1) Application form

2) CV

3) Cover letter  with statement of suitability and motivation for the role

Please DO NOT send any other supporting documents at this stage. If further documents (such as academic certificates or references) are required we will request these at a later stage in the process.

Deadline for applications is 5th August 2015. If you are a professional who has experience in the Youth sector, are motivated and energetic with a passion for community work we look forward to hearing from you.

Disclaimer: this advert is placed in good faith on behalf of The International Award for Young People, Nepal. Applicants have no right of claim on CHANCE and all aspects of recruitment, hiring and management is the sole responsibility of The International Award for Young People, Nepal.

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Organization Summary

CHANCE (Charity Helping Advancement of Nepali Children’s Education) provides sustainable aid for education in Nepal. We address access and quality of education and provide educational facilities through income generation projects with local co-operatives.

We launched the charity in April 2004 and registered in the UK in August 2004. Our programmes help to progress quality education and provide young people with development opportunities. We are National Award Operator for the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award in Nepal.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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