Field Coordination Associate at UNOPS, Butwal, Nepal


Deadline: 21 December 2018

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Field Coordination Associate in Butwal, Nepal.

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UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure, and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Field Coordination Associate will perform the following functions-

  • Activity mapping: Support the Head of Provincial Project Office to conduct an activity mapping exercise for all DFID-funded activities in the province, through a desk review of existing information, interviews with key informants (local authorities, DFID personnel) and field visits.
  • Launch of coordination mechanisms: Engage key PCU stakeholders (provincial and municipal governments, DFID and DFID-funded project personnel) to design relevant field coordination mechanisms to respond to their objectives and capacity.
  • Coordination mechanisms secretariat: Ensure that coordination mechanisms are fit for purpose and functioning according to their agreed requirements (periodicity, nature of data exchange, level of representation etc.) through logistical support for meeting organisation, reminders, meeting minutes and regular evaluations.
  • Data collection and joint reporting: In collaboration with the Data Assistant, define relevant data to collect and dashboards to set up for coordination and joint reporting purposes.
    • Lead data collection among DFID-funded projects.
    • Compile information for joint narrative reporting and assist the Head of Provincial Project Office to draft joint reports as required.

Eligibility Criteria

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Applicants must have-

  • Bachelor’s Degree in development studies, social studies, business, management, administration or another relevant field is required.
  • At least 3 years of work experience in development project implementation, peace and security, risk management, field coordination, monitoring and evaluation or a related field is required.
  • Experience working in Nepal is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience working on DFID-funded projects desirable.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English and Nepali is required.
  • Nationality of Nepal.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.

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