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12 Aug 2017

ContractTeam Leader Job in Pact

ejobsnepal Kathmandu, Central Development Region, Nepal

Job Description

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Organization: Pact

Title Team Leader

Location Nepal

Department Name Program Delivery

Pact Overview Pact Overview

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future.
Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems and transforming markets into a force for development.

Project Overview

Pact is recruiting a Team Leader for an upcoming DFID-funded Women’s Economic Empowerment program in Nepal. To respond to women and girls’ economic needs and to bring about real transformative change in their lives, DFID proposes a multi-component program that seeks to Learn through research about the issues surrounding women’s and girls’ economic empowerment, Deliver solutions to increase incomes of women and girls, Reach women through saving groups and cooperatives, and Transform social norms that act as barriers to women and girls’ economic participation.

Position Purpose

The Team Leader will be responsible for the technical leadership and administrative oversight of the program. S/he will serve as the primary liaison to DFID, the Government of Nepal, and other program stakeholders. This position is contingent upon award.

Key Responsibilities

• Responsible for the overall technical direction and management of the project, providing guidance and support to the project team to achieve expected deliverables and indicators.
• Provide technical leadership to ensure high quality programming to achieve project results; ensure that the technical assistance provided by the project is effective and sustainable.
• Oversee project planning (work plans and budgets) and reporting.
• Manage project budget to meet expected results, ensuring cost-effective use of resources.
• Oversee project monitoring and evaluation; ensure that project impact reporting requirements are met.
• Ensure close coordination with other relevant initiatives/programs in country.
• Serve as Pact’s liaison with DFID, the Government of Nepal, and partners.
• Ensure effective application of internal controls, and adherence to DFID, and Pact policies and procedures.
• Represent Pact at conferences, working groups, and meetings to support Pact’s thought leadership in livelihoods and economic empowerment programming in Nepal and the region.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Basic Requirements

• Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in a relevant field such as economic development, project management, international development, or other relevant field.
• A minimum of 10 years of technical and managerial experience in economic development, economic empowerment, women’s empowerment, or other relevant livelihood interventions.
• A minimum of 5 years working in South or Southeast Asia.
• At least 5 years of experience in a senior level management and leadership position, including direct supervision of staff, program management, and technical leadership.
• Demonstrated experience managing complex multi‐million dollar donor-funded projects.
• Demonstrated experience working closely with the Government of Nepal at the national and local level.
• Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with DFID/Nepal and personnel within the project.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
• Willingness to travel up to 30% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience managing DFID contracts and grants.
• Technical Director and/or Team Leader/COP experience in large economic development programs—particularly those focused on improving the lives of women and girls—is strongly preferred.
• Experience implementing or managing economic development programs in Nepal.
• Experience supporting and managing grants to local organizations implementing economic development programs.
• Nepali language skills.


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Job Categories: NGO/ INGO/ Social Work. Job Types: Contract. Job Tags: EJOBS, ejobsnepal, INGO job, INGO jobs, jobs in nepal, kathmandu, Nepal, Nepali Jobs, and PACT NEPAL. Salaries: Negotiable.

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