WeWorld – Rappresentante paese – Nepal

La ONG WeWorld sta selezionando un/una Rappresentante paese per la sua operativitĂ  in Nepal. Durata del contratto 12 mesi a partire da agosto. Invio delle candidature entro il 10 maggio 2015.

Code: 0415/COUNTRYREPNEP/EST Job: Nepal Country Representative Department/Area: Cooperation Reporting to: Desk Asia Location: Kathmandu (Nepal) Contract type: the duration (possible 12 months) and the contract type will be defined according to the Job Act update Apply before: 10 May 2015 Starting Mission: August 2015

WeWorld is a non-profit non-governmental organization for development cooperation, recognized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs; we are independent, non-denominational and apolitical. Established in Milan in 1999, WeWorld works in Italy, Asia, Africa and Latin America to defend and promote the woman and child rights.

WeWorld collaborates with a network of other civil-society organizations to give the most vulnerable people a voice on the Italian and international political agenda, and we are involved in the main networks protecting children’s and women’s rights.

WeWorld adopts the approach of human rights as a conceptual and methodological basis for its actions. WeWorld works in seven countries in the development Countries in collaboration with local partners in supporting or implementing projects designed to: protect children, ensure their access to education, to ensure their health and that of their mothers, promote the participation of children, gender equality and women’s rights. Education and health are priorities, so the projects are based on a sponsorship program, which is implemented in kindergartens and primary schools for pupils aged 4 to 8.

Work Context

WeWorld works in Nepal since 2010, namely in Khatmandu; Kaski; Sindhupalchok ; and Baluwa districts to promote the access to quality education to all children. The program is funded by privates funds collected through a Long Distance Sponsorship Program. The action is implemented by local partners, in particular by: Child Workers in Nepal (CWIN), and in rural context by Child Nepal, Global Action Nepal (GAN) and Nanghshall. The action aims to support the primary education in the intervention areas improving the environment of 33 schools. Each partner has its own intervention area:

1.CWIN supports 8 schools in the slums of Kathmandu; 2.Child Nepal supports 11 schools in the district of Sindhupalchowk; 3.GAN supports 14 scuole in the areas of Lapsiphedi e Nanglevare –Kathmandu; 4.Nanghshall supports 11 schools in the Baluwa district.

The action wants to improve the quality of the education to 12.000 children, improving the school infrastructures, training the teachers, involving the community in the school management. In the next three years the action in Nepal will expand in new areas, with the same partners. We world has signed a General Agreement and a Project agreement with the Nepal Government in September 2012, and is renewing the Agreements in the next months. The office is based in Kathmandu (Lapsiphedi), with 5 national staff.

Responsibilities The selected person will be in charge of representing WeWorld in the country, coordinating the activities, and ensuring the compliance with WeWorld managing process. Being based in Kathmandu, he/she will run and develop the activities through frequent field missions. Activities Child Sponsorship Management: to make sure that the WeWorld procedures (child sponsorship Manual) are properly applied by the partners and/or directly by the WeWorld staff; Identification of partners and projects: to identify reliable partners, supervise them in drafting the project proposals to be submitted to WeWorld and ensuring that the funding contract documents are drawn up properly Project monitoring and evaluation: to undertake regular visits to the project sites to gain a clear understanding of project conditions, requirements and constraints; to support WeWorld in evaluating of the projects; to supervise the partners in drawing up periodical and final reports Office Management and Logistics: to ensure adequate procedures in managing the WeWorld Office (human, financial and physical resources) and provide logistic support to the missions undertaken by the headquarters for different purposes Networking: to manage the relationship with the local authorities and to evaluate the possibility of creating partnerships with UN and other International agencies operating in the country Application of the procedures: to ensure the compliance with the Management Model and the Ethical Code adopted by WeWorld according to the Dlgs 231/01

Experiences and Knowledge Particular consideration to applicants with a previous significant work experience in Nepal or Asia in general University Degree (Preferably in Economic Science) Experience in management and implementation of international cooperation projects in the field (5 yrs), best if in Country Representative or Plan Coordinator Role. Strong administrative competencies and good knowledge of the Accountancy procedures of the main international donors Proved experience in writing projects for main donor agencies (UE, UN agencies, Ministries of Foreign Affairs, etc.) Mastery of the relevant technical tools (ex. Project Cycle Management) Preferably previous experience in management of child sponsorship programs Preferably previous experience in childhood projects, especially focused on primary education Italian mother tongue, proficiency in English both written and spoken Excellent in Excel

Expertise and Abilities

Capable of working in team Excellent communication skill and sensitivity in dealing with local institutions on critical issues Very flexible, patient and with a positive attitude Dynamic and willing to take initiative to complete tasks assigned Problem solving skills Strong commitment to the Mission of WeWorld, genuine interest for international cooperation development topics

To apply register on this site enclosing:

Updated curriculum vitae Cover Letter, including the expected salary Specify three references, indicating telephone numbers and e-mail addresses

Only applications containing the consent to the processing of personal data under D.Lgs.196/2003 will be considered; incomplete applications will not be considered. WeWorld Onlus is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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