Project Coordinator

Lutheran World Relief
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-09-20 Deadline: 2016-09-26
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor's Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Lutheran World Relief (LWR), a U.S.-based non-profit development organization, is seeking to recruit Project Coordinator - Shelter Support to the Earthquake Affected Communities of Nepal (PC-SEACON) for ECHO funded project. The position is based in Besisahar, Lamjung District.

The core functions of the PC-SECON are to assist in the management of Shelter Support to Earthquake Affected Communities of Nepal (SEACON) ;ensure smooth relationship with partners; quality implementation of the program following procurement procedure, financial management and reporting; coordinate implementation of LWR implemented projects particularly SEACON; identifying the most relevant and effective mechanism to allow the affected families regain normalcy; documenting lessons learned, and monitoring the project implementation of partners. The role of the Project Coordinator is to ensure that the SEACON project is implemented in accordance with the approved proposal and budget and award administration agreement (MA), along with representing LWR at local HRRP meetings, DDRC, and liaising with relevant government office, local bodies of NRA and other relevant offices. The position holder should visit field on periodic basis, prepare both field visit and project progress reports and submit to LWR country office Kathmandu. The project duration is one year and the project was started from May 1, 2016.

The PC-SEACON is a member of the program team for the Earthquake Response and keeps the Director-Nepal Earthquake Response Program (Director-NERP) informed of program-related activities.

Required qualifications and core competencies:

  • Deep commitment to LWRs core value and ability to model those values in relationships with colleagues and partners.
  • Minimum 3-4 years previous experience working with I/NGO in humanitarian response and Disaster Risk Reduction.
  • Familiar with and abide by Humanitarian laws, international frameworks and other regulatory codes SPHERE standards and HAP.
  • Understanding of the DRR contexts, DRR and Humanitarian response program in Nepal.
  • Demonstrated experience in designing, monitoring and evaluating emergency response and exposure to emergency response projects.
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant subject preferably in engineering.
  • Fluency in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent facilitation skills in conducting meetings, training workshops and conferences.
  • Familiarity with Lamjung area would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with local government, non-government organizations, community based organizations and other grassroots organizations.
  • Ability to travel about 80% of the time.
  • Proficiency in using Word, Excel, e-mail and web browser software.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and willingness to take instructions from superiors.

Interested applicants should submit their application by email to: No other applications will be accepted.

Deadline: September 26, 2016. No phone calls please.

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Organization Summary

Lutheran World Relief is a non-profit organization that works with local partners to provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human suffering.

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