Terrain - Népal - CDM

Country Representative

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Publié 02/10/2019
Entrée en fonction 01/12/2019
Famille de métier
Emplacement , Népal
Conditions générales
Description générale The country Representative is the lead of Tdh response in Nepal. S/He supervises all operations, programmes and support. S/He represents Tdh in front of local authorities and donors
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Cahier des charges

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Asia zone based in Lausanne (Switzerland) the Country Representative main tasks are:

Supervising the projects:

  • Supervise and launch projects implementation
  • Help the various teams in negotiations with provincial/local authorities and partners
  • Ensure global coordination and complementarity amongst projects and areas of intervention;
  • Assess activities and ensure efficient use of resources;
  • Ensure a proper financial monitoring system of the current projects
  • Coordinate the proposal writing, budgeting and reporting tasks of the current projects
  • Ensure Tdh visibility regarding these projects

Staff management and security

  • Ensure that work environment is adequate
  • Provide support to coordinators and staff directly under his/her responsibility in terms of HR management and follow up
  • Ensure coordination in between teams (intra programme, intra support and between support and programme) is maximal, including through regular meetings and relevant information sharing
  • Ensure staff care for all staff
  • Anaylse security situation and take appropriate measures to ensure the safety and security of all staffers

Representing Tdh:

  • Participate in official meetings to ensure maximum visibility vis-à-vis national authorities;
  • Establish and update contact details of Donors in country;
  • Participate in Donor meetings and communicate relevant information to HQ;
  • Participate in inter-NGO Coordination meetings and those of UN Agencies and any other relevant inter-governmental institution;
  • Ensure maximum visibility of Tdh amongst the NGO community;
  • Lead the production of reports and ensure the timeliness and accuracy of information provided, as well ensuring confidentiality of sensitive information.

Analysing and developing a global intervention strategy and support its implementation:

  • To analyse the national and regional context and draw up strategic guidelines for the Tdh response in Nepal
  • Ensure that Tdh is aware of funding opportunities and strategies of major stakeholders and well positioned to acquire funding
  • Lead fund-raising and negotiations with donors and develop an external donors relation strategy
  • Coordinate needs assessments and reports and draft proposals to donors, including budget;
  • Lead the implementation of Tdh response in the country

Child protection policy:

  • Commit to respect Tdh Risk Management Policies including: Child Protection Policy, Safety and Security Policy and Anti-Fraud/Corruption Policy, Whistle Blowing Policy
  • Commit to ensure the best implementation possible of the Tdh Risk Management Policies in Nepal
  • Commit to inform supervisors and to deal with any cases, allegations, or possibility of transgression, even potential, of the Tdh Risk Management Policies

University degree in relevant field

Excellent oral and writing skills in English. Other languages including Nepali or French a plus

At least 5 years previous experience of seniority in an NGO at a management position in the field (expatriation) and in a similar context

Successful track record of developing humanitarian strategies and securing high levels of funding from institutional donors (OFDA, DFID, ECHO, EU, UN, etc.)

Extensive project management experience (management, budgeting, grants management, planning, staff development and training skills) in emergency and or development context

Management experience (including management of large expatriate teams) and strong team leadership qualities

Knowledge on Child protection and/or health a plus.

Ability to work well and punctually under pressure

A commitment to excellence, attention to detail

Excellent English writing skills (French not required)

Contexte Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is the leading Swiss child relief organization, based in Lausanne (Switzerland). Every year our projects support more than 2 million children (3 million in 2016) and their families in over 35 countries. We are part of the Terre des hommes International Federation (TDHIF), with 9 other sister organizations in Switzerland, Europe and Canada. Tdh has been present and active in Nepal since 1985 and focuses its work on child labor, health, child protection and humanitarian aid.
Années d'expériences professionnelles requises 5-10 ans
Années d'expériences en ONG requises 5-10 ans
Niveau d'études
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