Thursday, June 16, 2022

Jobs at Caritas Nepal

Caritas Nepal is a non-profit organization solely devoted to the service of the poor, most disadvantaged, and marginalized people irrespective of caste, creed, ethnicity, and nationality.

The organization was founded in 1990 by the Catholic Church to respond to the devastating floods and other natural disasters that occurred.

Caritas Nepal applies animation approach and sector-specific participatory approaches to empower the poor, marginalized, and disadvantaged class of people to reduce poverty, hunger, secure humanitarian assistance in the situation of man-made and natural emergency and therefore to realize social justice and peace.

With the vision of creating peaceful, equitable and just society, where there is solidarity among people and respect for human dignity, Caritas Nepal works on the sectors of social justice and community development, disaster risk management, sustainable livelihoods, migrants, refugee and anti-trafficking, emergency and recovery supports as well as advocacy on social concerns.

Position: Provincial Information Officer
Caritas Nepal, a leading national NGO, invites applications from qualified Nepali citizens for Province 1 under the Project NHSRP (National Housing and Settlements Resilience Coordination Platform.) The contract will be for Initially 1 year with the possibility of further extension.

NHSRP Background:
The National Housing and Settlements Resilience Coordination Platform (NHSRP) is the renamed platform of the extended fourth phase (August 2021- July 2025) of the previous Housing Recovery and Reconstruction Platform (HRRP), which was launched in November 2015 to take over supporting the coordination of the post-earthquake housing reconstruction from the Nepal Shelter Cluster, as it returned to the pre-earthquake format as a standard cluster. NHSRP was handed over to NDRRMA by the NRA following the end of NRA tenure in December 2021.

NHSRP now supports local organizations, community-based organizations (CBOs), and the private sector to strengthen disaster risk reduction structures provisioned under the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act, 2017 namely the Provincial Disaster Management Committee (PDMC), District Disaster Management Committee (DDMC), Local Disaster Management Committee (LDMC) while supporting the formulation of DRR plans and implementation of national disaster risk reduction and management structures. NHSRP promotes localization of disaster risk reduction and post-disaster housing reconstruction and settlement recovery in line with NDRRMA’s National Strategic Plan of Action (NSPoA) and National Disaster Resilient Framework (NDRF), and other priorities.

The fourth phase of HRRP extension from August 2021 to July 2022 is primarily funded by DFID Nepal and CRS Nepal. Other financial contributors and implementing partners include the National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET) which leads on technical coordination.

Job Code: PIMO
- Designation: Provincial Information Officer
- Duty Station: Provincial Headquarters, covering all provincial districts
- Reporting:  Provincial Technical Coordinator & General Program Manager

Basic Qualification and Experience
> Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in Information Management, Geographic Information Systems, Computer Science, Environmental Science, or a related field from an accredited academic institution would be a plus
> Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar position and similar in field.
> Experience working with an I/NGO preferred.
> Experience in emergency response in the field of data management, information management.
> Experience in implementing community based DRR activities and other ICT4D interventions

Required Language
> Able to clearly communicate in written and spoken English and Nepali.

Travel Requirements
> Travel up to 50% of your time.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  
> Excellent analytical skills with ability to make sound judgment and decisions
> Very good planning, coordination, and monitoring skills
> Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics
> Proactive, resourceful, solutions oriented and results-oriented
> Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
> A good sense of humor and capacity to work in a complex work environment handling multiple demands concurrently

Application Deadline: 26 June 2022

click [ HERE ] to view more details and application procedure.


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