Project Coordinator & Advocacy Officer- Blind Youth Association Nepal

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Project Coordinator & Advocacy Officer- Blind Youth Association Nepal (BYAN)

Blind Youth Association Nepal (BYAN) is a national NGO established and run by the Blind and Partially Sighted (BPS) youth of Nepal. As a rights-based organization, BYAN plays a proactive roles in the formulation, amendment and implementation of BPS related legal provisions, and in organizing and capacity-building of BPS youth across the country. BYAN works in collaboration with Goverment, Civil Society Organization, Persons with disabilities and their networks.

BYAN is currently recruiting a qualified and experienced candidate for the position of Project Coordinator for its project “Disability Inclusive SRHR and FP policies and Program in Nepal”

Position: Project Coordinator

Requirements 

  • Master’s in Public health or social science with at least 1 year of work experience in related field or Bachelor’s with 3 years of experience
  • Technical knowledge in SRHR and FP components and sound understanding on Federal/ Provincial and Local Law and policy provision on Health
  • Familiar with current socio-political context and change process
  • Proven Knowledge on project planning and budgeting, Implementation , Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Respect to the diversity in particular to the poor marginalized, vulnerable and disability population
  • Prior experience working with diverse groups including Youth and Disability is an advantage
  • Excellent Excel skills and MS package
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and Nepali language
  • Having two wheeler License will be an Advantage.

Job Description

  • The Project Coordinator will lead and implement the project activity as planned
  • S/He is responsible to coordinate with government in particular with Family Health Division, Rural/Municipalities RMCs, Health Unit and Civil society organisation
  • S/He will ensure the activities are implemented with the organizations SRHR priorities area and Nepal’s commitment on FP 2020
  • Ensure in designing and dissemination of SRHR and FP related IEC materials in accessible formats and use it for Awareness and Advocacy
  • Design and conduct SRHR and FP related training and orientation sessions
  • Ensure the quality of training and counseling to the individual with disabilities and service providers from the Health sector
  • Coordinate with Government, SRH and FP service providers to ensure the IEC materials and services are disability inclusive
  • Work closely with media to bring the positive change on disability issue on SRHR
  • Ensure the proper documentation and timely reporting


Position: Advocacy Officer – Only for Persons with Disability

Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s in Public health or social science with at least 1 year of work experience in related field
  • Good knowledge in SRHR and FP components and sound understanding on Federal/Provincial and Local Law and policy provision on Health
  • Good Understanding on Disability related National and International laws (UNCRPD, SDG, Disability Right Act, Inclusive Education Policy, Constitution of Nepal)
  • Familiar with current socio-political context and change process
  • Respect to the diversity in particular to the poor marginalized, vulnerable and disability population.
  • Prior experience working with diverse groups including Youth and Disability is an advantage
  • Excellent Excel skills and MS package
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and Nepali language

Job Description

  • An Advocacy Officer will work in close coordination with the project coordinator and the Director to Plan and execute various advocacy works in Local/ Provincial and Federal Level
  • Work as a Liason between different district chapter and the Central office
  • Ensure disability perspective and accessibility in IEC materials and service delivery
  • Establish networks with different Government agencies and NGOs working in SRHR and FP to advocate on Disability inclusion
  • Ensure the proper documentation and timely reporting of district-level activities and the advocacy work to the coordinator
  • Support to the Coordinator and Director to develop training materials, orientation and sensitization program and Media mobilization
 

Applying Procedure:

Interested candidates fitting above criteria are kindly requested to apply along with their CV and Cover Letter at program@byanepal.org mentioning the position you are applying in the subject line by 4th March, 2019. Telephone enquiry will not be entertained.   

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BYAN Promotes inclusion across gender, caste, ethnicity, Dalits and disability where the persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process. The organization reserves the right to reject any/all applications without assigning any reasons.



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