Vacancy Announcement at UNESCO Nepal

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Under the framework of the UNESCO-UNFPA-UN, Women Joint Program for the Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women, the UNESCO Office in Kathmandu is implementing the project “Empowering Adolescent Girls and Young Women through the provision of Comprehensive Sexuality Education and a Safe Learning Environment in Nepal” with support from the Republic of Korea and in close cooperation with the Government of Nepal, Ministry of Education and the Nepal National Commission for UNESCO.

In order to coordinate the implementation of the project, the Office seeks applications for the following position:

  1. Position Title: Project Coordinator (1)

Salary scale: SB 4, Band B, Step 3

Net monthly Salary: NPR 120,434

Additional benefits: Provident fund & Medical insurance.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

Candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline, preferably in education, gender studies, social science or international development;
  • Minimum 7 years of experience of working in the area of education, gender and/or development, preferably with a UN agency, an INGO or a Government of Nepal entity;
  • 2 years of experience of working in project planning and management;
  • Good knowledge in the following areas:
  • Initiatives of different agencies in the area of adolescent girl’s education
  • Education system in Nepal
  • UNESCO’s action in education
  • Sustainable development goals
  • Project planning, management and evaluation skills;
  • Sound knowledge of IT skills required including word processing, data management, presentation software and other relevant professional software;
  • Very good written and oral communication skills in Nepali and English;
  • Experience in educational planning would be an asset.
  1. Position Title: Senior Project Assistant (1 no)

Salary scale: SB 2, Band E, Step 2

Net monthly Salary: NPR 72,753.

Additional benefits: Provident fund & Medical insurance

Qualifications and Experience Required:

Candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, preferably in education, gender studies, social science or management;
  • Understanding of Nepalese education system;
  • 3-5 years of experience of working in the relevant field;
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English and Nepali;
  • Good interpersonal skills, adaptable and desire to learn;
  • Good reporting and documentation skills
  • Sound knowledge of IT skills including word processing, data management, presentation software and other relevant professional software;
  • Have knowledge of the UN System and in particular of UNESCO’s work especially in education sector;
  • Ability to work in multicultural team environment and to meet given deadlines;
  • Flexibility to work in difficult and changing conditions.

 

  1. Position Title: Administrative Assistant (1)

Salary scale: SB 2, Band B, Step 1

Net monthly Salary: NPR 47,083

Additional benefits: Provident fund & Medical insurance

Qualifications and Experience Required:

Candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, preferably in accountancy or business administration or information & technology;
  • 3-5 years of experience of working in the area of administration, finance and logistics management, preferably with a UN agency or an INGO;
  • Good understanding of accounting and financial management of an international development agency;
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English and Nepali;
  • Good reporting and documentation skills;
  •    Sound knowledge of IT skills including operating systems, computer hardware and software, networking, word processing, data management, presentation software and     other relevant professional software;
    • Ability to work in multicultural team environment and to meet given deadlines;
    • Flexibility to work in difficult and changing conditions.

 

  1. Position Title: Project Field Coordinator (2)

Salary scale: SB 3, Band B, Step 3

Net monthly Salary: NPR 73,895

Additional benefits: Provident fund & Medical insurance

Qualifications and Experience Required:

Candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, preferably in education, gender studies, social science;
  • Understanding of Nepalese education system;
  • 2-3 years of experience of working in the relevant field;
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English and Nepali;
  • Good interpersonal skills, adaptable and desire to learn;
  • Good reporting and documentation skills;
  • Sound knowledge of IT skills including word processing, data management, presentation software and other relevant professional software;
  • Have knowledge of the UN System and in particular of UNESCO’s work especially in education sector;
  • Ability to work in multicultural team environment and to meet given deadlines;
  • Flexibility to work in difficult and changing conditions.

Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates are requested to send their application including a motivation letter in English and the completed UNESCO CV form, accompanied by a recent passport size photograph and copies of diplomas indicating the  ‘Position Title’ to the following address NOT  LATER  THAN  8 September 2016:

UNESCO Representative to Nepal

UNESCO Office in Kathmandu

P.O. Box 14391

Kathmandu, Nepal

Email: vacancy.nepal@unesco.org

The application form (CV UNESCO Form) is available for downloading in the right side column under Files at http://www.unesco.org/new/en/kathmandu/about-this-office/single-view/news/vacancy_announcement_multiple_positions/#.V8z0zPl97IU

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for a test and/or interview.

The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

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