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    German Development Cooperation Vacancies for Junior Provincial Coordinator

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    German Development Cooperation Vacancies

    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH invites applications from suitable and qualified professionals for the GIZ supported - Capacity Development Support to Governance (CD-SG) Programme. CD-SG is executed by the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MoFAGA) and supported by GIZ on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). CD-SG aims to enable local governments to take greater account of needs of disadvantaged groups for expanding their access to public services focusing on 3 result areas: (1) improving framework conditions for meaningful participation of women and disadvantaged groups in local government decision-making processes; (2) strengthening local government's capacities in inclusive service delivery; (3) strengthening institutions and practices for learning and exchange among local governments for improving service delivery.

    Position: Junior Provincial Coordinator (3 positions)
    Duty Stations: Nepalgunj, Dhangadhi, and Birendranagar
    Duration: January 2020 to June 2022

    Responsibilities:
    • Support in strengthening public services in selected municipalities with a strong focus on disadvantaged groups' access to services
    • Facilitate capacity development needs assessment and action planning for
    • municipal-level stakeholders and organizations in charge of service provision
    • Support in organizing peer-learning workshops and pieces of training as well as study visits and networking events among municipalities
    • Assist the provincial coordinator in preparing the operational plan and its coordination with local and provincial stakeholders
    • Prepare and regularly update profiles of provinces and local governments
    • Maintain a calendar of events of the project
    • Conduct regular field visits, collect and compile data from the field; monitor progress of the project activities and support the preparation of periodic progress reports
    • Collect case studies from the field and contribute to producing reports
    • Support financial management and administrative tasks in the CD-SG provincial offices in coordination with the Finance/Administration Officer

    Required qualification and experience:
    • Bachelor's degree preferably in public administration, social science, urban development or any other relevant field
    • 3-4 years of professional experience in a similar position
    • Intensive knowledge of local governance capacity development context
    • Actual knowledge of ongoing government restructuring and reform processes related to federalism
    • Ability to work in a diverse and geographically disperse team
    • Openness to change and ability to deal with complex situations and challenges
    • Excellent communication skills in English and Nepali (both written and verbal)

    How to Apply:
    Interested candidates are requested to send a completed application including CV and two referees to Capacity Development Support to Governance (CD-SG) Project, Khumaltar Office or via email address <cd-sg@giz.de> no later than by 16.11.2019.

    Only applications sent by email will be accepted. Please write in the subject line while applying by position: for "Ref. Nr. 19013- Junior Provincial Coordinator".

    Only short-listed candidates will be called for written test and interview. No telephone inquiries will be entertained. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

    The salary and social benefits will correspond to the GIZ rule applicable to national staff. Especially women and candidates from minority groups are highly encouraged to apply.

    Application deadline: 16/11/2019.

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