Vacancy Announcement

Nepal Disabled Women Association (NDWA) is established at 2054 (1998) adopting the values of the fundamental rights and responsibilities provided by the constitution of Nepal in order to support Women with Disabilities (WWDs) to pursue their rights, and provide them protection and livelihood support. Unless WWDs from all sections of the Nepalese community get understanding of their human rights, particularly as ensured by the UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and exercise them, their lives will not be bright and prosperous. Thus, NDWA promotes the program to build the capacity of the WWDs living in both urban and remote areas of the country in order to make them capable and empowered so that they will be able to take initiative to exercise their rights. It is vital to empower women from other disadvantaged communities such as women with disabilities from Dalit and Madhesi to build their self- esteem and confidence. In this context, NDWA has an important role to advocate on the issues of WWDs, such as rights to education, health, employment, rehabilitation and social security. NDWA is looking for experienced and highly qualified Nepali candidate for its “PAHICHAN: advocacy initiatives for the inclusion of women and girls with disabilities in government policies and programs.” Major task of this position is to create and lead policy advocacy and Building leadership for WWDs to achieve its mission. Candidates with proven skills of meeting the requirements and dedicated to work in NGO/DPO are encouraged to apply for this position:

Vacancy Announcement

Nepal Disabled Women Association (NDWA) is established at 2054 (1998) adopting the values of the fundamental rights and responsibilities provided by the constitution of Nepal in order to support Women with Disabilities (WWDs) to pursue their rights, and provide them protection and livelihood support. Unless WWDs from all sections of the Nepalese community get understanding of their human rights, particularly as ensured by the UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and exercise them, their lives will not be bright and prosperous. Thus, NDWA promotes the program to build the capacity of the WWDs living in both urban and remote areas of the country in order to make them capable and empowered so that they will be able to take initiative to exercise their rights. It is vital to empower women from other disadvantaged communities such as women with disabilities from Dalit and Madhesi to build their self- esteem and confidence. In this context, NDWA has an important role to advocate on the issues of WWDs, such as rights to education, health, employment, rehabilitation and social security.

NDWA is looking for experienced and highly qualified Nepali candidate for its “PAHICHAN: advocacy initiatives for the inclusion of women and girls with disabilities in government policies and programs. Major task of this position is to create and lead policy advocacy and Building leadership for WWDs to achieve its mission. Candidates with proven skills of meeting the requirements and dedicated to work in NGO/DPO are encouraged to apply for this position:

Position:                     Project Manager

Work station:            Kathmandu district with frequent travel to projects districts

Duration:                   1.6 (one and half) years

JOB SUMMARY

The overall responsibility of the Project Manager will be to spearhead the strategic leadership and provide technical guidance from the gender and social inclusion perspectives in and across the program components activities ensuring that gender and social inclusion is mainstreamed into programs and policies. S/he will develop, adapt and apply strategies, guidelines and tools to ensure that gender equity and diversity issues are appropriately analyzed, identified and addressed in program and policies, providing strategic support to program team in building and strengthening their capacity. The Project Manager will closely work with program component advocacy focal person and Monitoring, Learning & Documentation officer for the development of gender and social inclusion responsive monitoring systems and mechanisms. S/he will also coordinate and collaborate with Different disabled people organization to maintain synergy in approaches and policy discourse at different levels in regard to gender and social Inclusion from the perspectives of women and girls with disabilities.

Major Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Maintain sound communication and coordination with the supporting agency concerning the all aspects related to the program
  • Prepare annual/ quarterly plan, budget and narrative and finance report as per the instruction of the supporting partner, and also the NDWA rules and regulations.
  • Ensure the timely implementation of the program activities along with the follow up and monitoring of the project results/indicators.
  • Co-ordinate with different women’s network, government agencies, and civil society on behalf of the project, and also the organization.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the NDWA board.
  • Contributes to the process of developing plans, compiling reports and documentation. Ensure periodic monitoring and evaluation of related projects.
  • Manage monitoring data in line with NDWA’s monitoring and evaluation framework.
  • Advocate NDWA’s cause/goals at all levels as when possible
  • Establish and efficiently manage the electronic filing system. Strong knowledge and skill to develop project proposal, Report Writing, M&E, development trainings and maintain regular linkage with project. NDWA’s capacity building through the delivery of Proposal Writing,
  • Support the information sharing among district offices and executive board.
  • Mainstreaming gender and social inclusion into program and organization ensuring social equity and diversity including development/adaptation/application of tools for mainstreaming gender and social inclusion

Job Competencies:

Required qualifications:

  • Masters degree in social science, women studies, Gender Studies or other relevant subject with significant working experiences of more than 7 years in applying gender analysis and in-depth knowledge of gender and social inclusion issues from disability perspectives.

Required Skills:

  • Experience in policy Advocacy and GESI issues.
  • Gender sensitive, responsive and experience in gender and inclusion mainstreaming from the perspective of women/girls with disabilities.
  • Proven ability to think analytically and critically and able to translate ideas into action.
  • Experience in conducting in-depth gender-based research and analysis, including community led-participatory assessment/analysis.
  • Strong documentation and reporting skills.
  • Strong leadership and ability to facilitate change in the organisation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with government institutions to design and implement gender and social inclusion strategies and action plans.
  • Excellent skills in capacity strengthening of organization and individual in different issues.
  • Good experience in facilitating training for diverse target groups.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, facilitation, communication, negotiation and networking.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to work in time pressure.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English and Nepali languages
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, WordPerfect, Excel, PowerPoint)

 

How to apply?

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application along with a covering letter, recent bio-data, a passport size photo and a copy citizenship by 20 May, 2022 to the following address.

Contact details

Nepal Disabled Women Association (NDWA)

e-mail: ndwa.neapal@gmail.com

Kalopul,  Kathmandu

Note:

  • Priority will give to those with prior experience on disability issues with special focused on Women & Women with Disability (in case of disability, candidate must submit disability identity card).
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Short listed candidates will be contacted for an assessment process.
  • No Telephone calls or personal inquiries will be entertained.