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VSO International Nepal (INGO)

Kupondole

About Us

VSO is an international development charity organization that works through volunteers. VSO Nepal is implementing,promoting quality and Inclusive Education for Out-of-Reach Children in Nepal project funded by the European Commission.

People & Safeguarding Coordinator

Basic Information

  • No. of Openings 1
  • Job Category NGO/INGO/Social/Develop.Projects
  • Job Location Kathmandu
  • Job Level Mid Level
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Education Level Bachelors (Bachelor's Degree)
  • Experience 4 years
  • Expiry date 2021-12-04

Job Description

Role overview

Under the direct supervision and overall guidance of Head of People and Operation, this position will provide quality People function & Safeguarding support services including duty of care support to enable VSO employees and volunteers to deliver their best, contributing to quality programming and the achievement of VSO’s mission to bring people together to end poverty. This is a highly people centric position, and is responsible to upheld learning and collaboration, human value and human spirit on the workplace.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience

Essential:

Qualification

  • At least Bachelor degree in Human Resources Management/ Human Resource Development / Organisation Development or other related field. Masters preferred.
  • At least 4-5 yrs. of proven track record in the field.
  • Knowledge of country labour market, best HR practices, employment and immigration laws and regulations.

Experience

Human Resource Management

  • Demonstrable skills and experience of HR business partnering in a global organisation setting with a multi-cultural environment.
  • Experience in HR administration and providing policy guidance in the areas of Resourcing, Induction, Employee Relations, Performance Management, Compensation & Benefits, Contract Management and HR information systems (HRIS).
  • Skills and experience in providing HRM administration support with understanding the needs of diverse workforce and young people developmental stages to flexibly apply people policies as appropriate within the context.
  • Understanding and commitment to data protection, confidentiality, equal opportunity, social inclusion, gender equity and diversity.
  • Experience of HR in Humanitarian context is an advantage.

Organisation Development

  • Skills and experience in organisation development, promote organisation culture, induction management, learning and development, leadership development, people engagement, people capacity and capability support and transfer knowledge to partner organisation.
  • Ability to lead, engage and develop others with skills in coaching, mentoring, facilitation, training, and accompaniment.

Volunteering for Development and Youth Engagement

  • Understanding and valuing the role of volunteering for development.
  • Valuing the role of young people in development.

Communication Skills

  • Good verbal and oral communication skills in English and local languages.

Competencies and Behaviour

  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  • Ability to seek and share knowledge

Financial and Risk Management – Sound knowledge of financial and risk management skills

Information Technology - Good level of computer skills (Windows, Excel, Power Point, Word, Outlook, Internet).

Travel requirement: Able to travel in country and internationally occasionally and spend time away from work- base location and home.

Commitment to VSO’s mission, values, People First principles and core approaches (Social Inclusion and Gender, Social Accountability, and Resilience).

VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we are protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy.

Desirable: Project management experience.

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  • Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities 

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

Apply Instruction

If you’re interested in applying for this role please download the job description for more information.

Once you’re ready to apply, click on https://www.vsointernational.org/about/careers/people-safeguarding-coordinator-a0m3z00000fr5qbaad below to complete the online form.

VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).