Community Engagement Expert at UNOPS, Kathmandu, Nepal

Deadline: 25 February 2018

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Community Engagement Expert in Kathmandu, Nepal. The duration of this post is 1 year.

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 Community Engagement Expert will perform the following functions-

  • Support PM and SPTA to Develop policy document for MIPP on police-community engagement (partnership) and action plan for the implementation of the proposed plan mentioned in the document.
  • Work with IPSSJ partners to formulate effective community consultation modalities for MIPP work, communication among the IPSSJ partners, and community interactions with police at the local level.
  • Establish good working relationship between MIPP and local government entities and local level partnership with other IP-SSJ partners.
  • Support quality and meaningful police inputs to and engagement with IPSSJ funded Community Scorecard and Community Action Plan processes, working with local police representatives in coordination with the Community Safety Division.
  • With support from Capacity Development Team Members, lead IP-SSJ coordination in at least two districts, represent UNOPS in other local IPSSJ partner’s coordination, manage and implement planned Road shows around launching of MIPP funded police infrastructure.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, Political Science, Sociology/Anthropology, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field is required.
  • Master’s degree in relevant will be preferred and may be considered in lieu of the requirement of bachelor’s degree and relevant experience.
  • 4 years of relevant experience in community engagement and partnership is required.
  • Experience of working on improving the quality of community-police engagement is desirable.
  • Developing and executing partnership and programme development plans is desirable.
  • Proficiency in English and Nepali is required.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.