•  Shanti Foundation is recruiting for the following experienced and dynamic team player on the contract basis which is renewable thereafter subject to satisfactory performance and available funds.

      Position: District officer – 1
      Location: Kathmandu office
      Salary: Negotiable

      The District Project Officer is a key position to implement Shanti Foundation’s anti trafficking project to strengthen local, and provincial government and raise awareness on anti-trafficking issues working closely with local government bodies, and community based organization (CBOs).


      Key Responsibilities:
      Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring, and Reporting:
      -Responsible for planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting (monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, annual, and events).

      -Maintain monthly records, success stories and case studies and prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual project reports as and when required and submit them to Shanti Foundation and donor agencies.  
      -Monitor and document ongoing and completed activities, and report to Shanti Foundation with specific information on output, outcome, and impact.                                                                                                                                                     

      -Coordinate and conduct any training that needs to be implemented at the district and local government level. Represent to the networks and forums in the district on behalf of the Shanti Foundation.                                                        

      -Liaise in between project team and Focal Point/s regarding any programmatic, administrative or logistics issues.                      

      -Act as a leading person in the district and provide necessary input and support to the project team as well as the groups, institutions and communities.                                                                                                                                                     

      -Provide required support in conducting research study, training, raising awareness, orientation and sensitization of local CBOs, NGOs, CSOs and network and advocacy by coordinating with focal person on necessary arrangements.                  

      -Assist in the monitoring of the activities carried out by Shanti Foundation at the local level. Ensure necessary procedures such as administrative and logistics processes are followed before the organization of project activities.                               

      -Ensure the timely and high-quality execution of activities.                                                                                                       

      -Perform other duties as may be assigned by the line manager.


      Engagement with the government:

      -Work closely with the local government system (W/LCCHT), provide technical assistance and support in mobilizing government resources for anti-trafficking.

      -Coordinate and support the government in establishing and strengthening CCHTs at provincial, district, and local levels to combat TIP.

      -Provide technical support to local governments in the implementation of the Social Information Management System (SIMS), improving TIP-related data collection, sharing, and utilization for improving policy, coordination, and public reporting.

      -Keep chain relationships with the entire stakeholders and report back to the project team on the progress made.


      Engagement with project beneficiaries:

      -Regular visit to project areas, interact with the stakeholders and beneficiaries for the better impact of the project.

      -Liaise between project beneficiaries and private sector partners to facilitate access to services and economic empowerment.

      -Offer guidance and support to CTIP champions in conducting community-targeted campaigns, outreach events, and sensitization activities.

      Position Qualification:
      Education: At least Bachelor degree in Sociology/Social work/Development Studies/Gender/women studies/ human rights and related fields.
      Technical: Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience in advocacy and policy. Must have significant technical knowledge about CTIP and/or migration. (Prior experience under USAID funded projects is added value).
      Experience:
      -Sound and practical knowledge in the field of counter-trafficking in persons.
      - Excellent interpersonal and networking skills to create a favourable working environment and to get instant support from/in local communities and government.
      -Familiar in condition with local, provincial government agencies, referral networks of trafficking with a wide range of stakeholders.
      - Excellent communication and correspondence skills with excellent spoken Nepali and English required.
      - Excellent planning and problem solving skills.
      -Ability to plan and organize work effectively and deal with multiple tasks simultaneously.
      -Good computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, other office packages along with Nepali and English typing.

      Shanti Foundation is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all people and values diversity and inclusiveness. Shanti Foundation recruits, employs, trains, promotes, and compensates regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law.
      Individuals who have experienced trafficking in persons, gender-based violence, those from minority groups, indigenous groups, persons with disabilities, and women are highly encouraged to apply.
      Shanti Foundation is committed to safeguarding and child protection and has zero tolerance for any forms of violence.


      To Apply:
      Candidates meeting the above criteria are requested to submit an application letter with an updated curriculum vitae to [email protected]. The deadline for application is June 18, 2024. The applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
      Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further selection processes. Shanti Foundation reserves the right to reject any or all applications without stating any reason. Remuneration and benefits will be provided as per Shanti Foundation fixed-term rules.