UNESCO Kathmandu

Position Title: Senior Programme Coordinator
Condition of Employment: Full-time based in UNESCO Kathmandu Office, with frequent field visits
Type of Contract: Service Contract
Salary Scale: SB 3, Band D, Step 1
Net Monthly Salary: NPR 108,789.00
Additional Benefits: Provident fund & Medical insurance (Tax applicable)

Vacancy at UNESCO

Duties and Responsibilities:
The incumbent shall coordinate the implementation of the project, under the overall authority of the Head of the UNESCO Office in Kathmandu and UNESCO Representative to Nepal, and direct supervision of National Professional Officer (NPO) in Education Unit.
In particular, s/he shall: 
  1. Assist the NPO in planning, implementing and reporting on Programme activities in the field of Education.
  2. Ensure day-to-day implementation of project activities; 
  3. Liaise with project partners and stakeholders; 
  4. Assist to ensure reporting and evaluation; 
  5. Assist to organize the project activities and documentation;
  6. Contribute to the outreach of the projects.
Qualifications and Experience Required:
Candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications:
  1. Master’s degree or equivalent preferably in education;
  2. 10-12 years of experience of working in the area of education, human rights, political sciences and/or international development, preferably with a UN agency, an INGO or a Government of Nepal entity;
  3. 5 years of experience of working in project planning and management;
  4. Good knowledge in the following areas:
    • SDG 4 Education 2030 Agenda and its Framework for Action, as well as the Education Sector's global and regional strategies and priorities, and SDG 4 M & E framework
    • Education system in Nepal;
    • UNESCO’s mandate and actions in education
    • Sustainable Development Goals;
  5. Project planning, management and evaluation skills;
  6. Sound knowledge of IT skills required including word processing, data management, presentation software and other relevant professional software;
  7. Very good written and oral communication skills in Nepali and English;
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 10 November 2019:

UNESCO Representative to Nepal
UNESCO Office in Kathmandu
P.O. Box 14391
Kathmandu, Nepal

UNESCO CV Form is available for downloading in the right side column under Files.

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

Application deadline: 10 November 2019

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