Project Coordinator

Helvetas Nepal
Location: Dailekh with frequent visits to project sites
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2020-04-29 Deadline: 2020-05-10
Job Description

Helvetas Nepal is a Swiss non-governmental organization actively contributing to the improvement of the living conditions of poor and disadvantaged people in Nepal.

SAJAG: Active Citizens for Accountable Local Governments Project/Helvetas Nepal is supported by the European Union under the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Right (EIDHR) to support local governments as well as civil society organizations in eight selected local governments in Dailekh, Jajarkot, Kalikot and Mugu districts of the Karnali Province in working on human rights and democratisation so as to enhance political representation, participation and accountability at local level. Helvetas Nepal invites applications from Nepali citizen for the following position:

Position: Project Coordinator

Duty Station:  Programme Management Unit (PMU)/Dailekh with frequent visits to project sites

Duration: Till December 2020  

Job Purpose    

  • Creating an enabling environment for greater engagement of citizens in local governance to enhance good governance and the rule of law;
  • Leading and ensuring efficient and effective planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of project activities, and managing the project fund and human resources;
  • Contributing to building the capacities of local governments, elected women representatives and civil society organizations on human rights and democratisation.

Required Education, Experience and Social competence

  • Master’s degree in social science, rural development, public administration, public policy, or another relevant field. At least 5 years of working experience in governance and accountability related project/programme. Commitment towards gender equality, social inclusion and poverty reduction.

Remuneration and Benefits: As per rules and regulations of Helvetas Nepal. Candidates from Karnali Province is preferred. Candidate may also be offered for other suitable position.

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Apply Instructions

Application Procedures: Interested candidates who meet above requirements are requested to visit our website at and submit application through online portal.  Detail job descriptions are available in the website.

Telephone enquiries will not be entertained. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further screening process. Helvetas Nepal reserves the right to reject any or all applications.

Helvetas Nepal promotes workforce diversity and applies positive discrimination to women candidates and candidates from Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai, and other minority communities.

Deadline for submission of applications is 10 May 2020.

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Organization Summary

Helvetas is committed to a just world in which all men and women determine the course of their lives in dignity and security, using environmental resources in a sustainable manner. Helvetas is an independent organization for development based in Switzerland with affiliated organizations in Germany and the United States. Helvetas supports poor and disadvantaged women, men and communities in about thirty developing and transition countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. Together with our partners Helvetas tackles the global challenges at various levels: with projects on the ground, with expert advice and by advocating for conducive framework conditions benefiting the poor. This triple commitment is empowering people and transforming lives. Helvetas follows a multi-stakeholder approach by linking civil society actors, governments and private sector. Helvetas is active in five working areas: water and infrastructure, skills development and education, sustainable and inclusive economies, governance and peace and environment and climate change. Helvetas engages in emergency relief, reconstruction and rehabilitation. In addition to rural areas, Helvetas is increasingly involved in urban development and is focusing its work on young women and men. In Switzerland, Helvetas promotes solidarity and participates in the dialogue on development policy. With its own Fairshop, the organization is also committed to fair trade.
Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Lalitpur-3, Dhobighat
Organization Size 1-10
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