Protection Coordinator

World Vision, Lalitpur, Nepal

Skill Required:, Monitoring and Evaluation
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
15th May, 2019

Job Description

Position Purpose: The Protection Coordinator for PAWER Project will manage the Project in Sindhuli District in compliance with WVIN’s sectoral and quality standards, Government’s policies and industry norms.

The role will be responsible for managing and monitoring the performance of partner NGOs, ensuring that partner NGOs have access to appropriate technical and functional support, and managing relationships with sectoral key stakeholders including Local Governments. The role will also be responsible for contributing to the design of new Protection programs.

This position is based in WVIN’s Central Field Office and will be required to travel monthly to support each of WVIN’s Area Programs in Sindhuli(up to 60% of time).

Additionally, the position will be responsible for managing the CP outputs embedded in Community Engagement and Sponsorship Plan (CESP) Project in Jumla and implementation of safeguarding policy in Jumla and Sindhuli.

Monitor performance of partner NGOs and implementation of WVIN’s Technical Projects (TP) for Protection, and the CP components of the CESP projects in different Area Programme, to ensure that the projects are delivered on scope, on time and on budget as per the agreements

Facilitate technical support for partner NGOs to ensure adequate technical quality in the delivery of WVIN’s MHM and Protection projects or activities, meeting minimum standards and targets

Identify, assess, and communicate risks associated with the implementation of Protection TPs and projects, and coordinate the development of mitigation measures with partner NGOs

When supervising others, manage staff to enable their optimum performanceCoordinate with partner NGOs and WVIN’s MEALS Team to ensure appropriate analysis and programme results, including sharing of results and continuous improvements of programme design and implementation

In coordination with National Office (NO) Protection Specialist, Protection Manager and Field Manager, build external relationships and engagement with government line agencies, other INGOs/NGOs, research institutions and private sector at local, district and provincial levels in alignment with WVIN’s national strategy/plan for engagement in the Protection sector

  • Coordinate organizational processes with which WVIN’s Protection TPs have to be engaged including but not limited to annual planning and budgeting process and audit
  • Contribute to design of Protection related projects for each of WVIN’s Area Programs, including for institutional grant proposals for successful funding acquisition
  • Minimum Education, knowledge and Experience required:
  • Bachelor degree in an Social Work, Sociology, Development Studies, human rights and Protection related technical field is essential
  • Master degree in a Social Work, Sociology, Development Studies, human rights and Child Protection technical field will be preferred


  • Technical knowledge on Protection programming, including a strong emphasis on protection system strengthening, adolescents engagement and issue based programme on child labour, marriage and trafficking Team building, collaboration, facilitation and leadership skills
  • Understanding of Protection programming that takes an empowerment approach including community-led activities and advocacy
  • Understanding programme logic, programme design, and programme cycle including project planning, design, monitoring, evaluation
  • Demonstrated high capacity to coordinate effectively and build strong working relationships with wide range of people and departments
  • Good problem-solving skills and detail orientation.
  • Good analytical skills; ability to critically analyse results data and recommend programme improvements
  • Good writing skills and ability to write/edit reports, contribute to grant proposals
  • At least 3 years (for those with Master degree) or 5 years (for Bachelor) of field experience in managing Protection related programming or in the headquarters of a major NGO, INGO, or government department
  • Experience in developing project technical designs including log frame, Monitoring and Evaluation Plan, Indicator trackers, detailed implementation plans
  • Experience in developing grant technical project proposals
  • Experience coordinating teams and multiple staff
  • Proven experience in operations management
  • Experience working in a rural or remote district of Nepal
  • Experience in preparing and leading training workshops

Work experience with an INGO/NGO: Experience working in a coordination role at national level


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