Programme Manager

Community Self-Reliance Centre (CSRC)
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-02-08 Deadline: 2016-02-18
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Master's Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Programme Manager (1) based in Kathmandu. Job Duration: Two years contract (renewable)

This is a senior staff member of the CSRC management team who is responsible for providing strategic leadership for managing projects and ensuring programme/project outcomes/results commensurate the goals and milestones established by the Strategic Plan. S/he shall be responsible for maintaining good working relationships with government officials, donors, implementation partners, civil society actors and other national and international stakeholders. S/he reports to the Executive Director. This position requires extensive travel within the country.
a. Areas of Responsibilities

The Programme Manager is responsible for designing land, housing and property related project activities within the framework of Strategic Plan 2015-19. S/he is responsible for planning and budgeting following participatory methods and complying programme/project targets and conditions. S/he is responsible for quality assurance and strengthening partnerships with a wide range of civil society organizations especially land-poor people's organizations and other government and non-government stakeholders. S/he has to strategize and lead the public policy analysis and advocacy initiative at national and sub-national levels along with building strong rapport with alliances and networks. S/he will provide assistance in developing CSRC's Strategic Plan, policies and systems and execute them.

b. Experiences and Skills
The applicants must have: i) at least five years practical experience of designing and implementing social development programmes following human rights based approach; ii) engaged in public policy analysis and advocacy work; iii) handled programme planning and budget for over NPR 5 million per annum; iv) practical knowledge about monitoring and evaluation systems; v) produced periodic progress reports both in English and Nepali languages; vi) supervised staff; and vii) worked with or building alliance/networks.

Desired skills of the applicants include; good leadership, inter personal skills, strategic thinking, knowledge about land and agrarian issues, good understanding about human rights and good governance, sense of activism, verbal and written communication in English and Nepali languages, report writing and presentation, knowledge of IT, project proposal writing.

c. Academic Qualifications
This position requires minimum Master’s Degree in Sociology/Anthropology, humanity, law, management or equivalent subject.

Apply Instructions

Interested and qualified individuals meeting requirements set for the position may apply using standard Job Application Form to Community Self Reliance Centre, P.O Box 19790, Kathmandu, Nepal or email by February 18, 2016. Job Application Form, detail position description and Job Description of each position are available in or you can also request to for form and job descriptions.

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CSRC applies positive discrimination to women, dalits and people from marginalized and underrepresented communities. Therefore, CSRC highly encourages competent candidates from these groups to apply. Only short-listed individuals will be notified for selection process. Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

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Organization Summary

Founded in 1993, Community Self-Reliance Centre (CSRC) has been continuously facilitating land and agrarian rights campaign in Nepal. CSRC has been educating and organizing people who are deprived of their basic rights to land and decent livelihoods. Its programmes have focused on strengthening community organizations, developing human rights defenders, promoting land and agrarian reform on behalf of land-poor farmers. CSRC's mission is to enhance the power of land-poor farmers leading land and agrarian reforms for the dignified life. Since its establishment, CSRC, a social development organization, has been working for the cause of, as the name suggests, ‘community self-reliance’ through educating, empowering, organizing and transforming processes. 

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Dhapasi, Kathmandu
Organization Size 1-10
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