VSO International Nepal (INGO)


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.

Project Manager

Basic Information

  • Job Category NGO/INGO/Social/Develop.Projects
  • Expiry date 2022-01-22

Job Description

Location : Nepal
Contract type : Fixed Term
Application Closing Date : 22 Jan 2022
Interview date : Soon as possible
Start date: Soon as possible

Role overview

End Child Marriage Programme is global programme and this project to VSO is managed by UNFPA. The Program Manager will manage overall implementation of the Project in partnership with partners providing visionary strategic leadership, expertise and high-quality services to assure desired quality outcome in closed coordination with the funding agency and networking with concerned stakeholders for addressing issues of child marriage.

Job Specification

Skills, Qualifications and experience


  • Qualification: Masters degree in social science ( preference will be given in the field of gender and social studies)
  • Project Management: At least 7 years’ Experience of planning and managing projects in gender equality mainly gender based violence with multiple stakeholders, delivering expected benefits in challenging contexts.
  • Capacity building and facilitation; Experience of facilitating training on gender, social inclusion and protection with key thematic expertise on GBV and Harmful practices.
  • Communication - Excellent oral and written communication skills in internal and international community with ability to vary communication content and style to suit audiences to inform, motivate and inspire.
  • Relationship Building - Ability to build effective working relationships within project teams, implementing partners, inspiring confidence and credibility. Ability to work effectively across the local government, as per changing federal context including other national and global forum to utilize the available networks.
  • People Management - Experience of line management of project team members.
  • Organization and planning - Excellent coordination and planning skills with experience of working under pressure.
  • Time management skills: prioritization skills, decision making skills, focus of the program, coping skills etc.
  • Financial - Experience of successfully monitoring and managing budgets.
  • Analysis and creative problem-solving - Ability to analyse and quickly grasp the fundamentals of a need or issue. Able to find innovative ways of solving cross cutting problems.
  • Flexibility - Ability to manage a project in a changing context, recognising and being open to ambiguity, uncertainty and opportunities.
  • Information Technology - Good level of computer skills (Windows, Excel, Power Point, Word, Outlook, Internet).
  • Travel requirement: Able to travel in project areas 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).


  • Previous working experience in GBV, harmful practices and Gender transformation norms change issues.
  • Experience of managing change in an international environment.
  • Practical experience within a volunteering/Non-Government Organization context

Competencies and Behavior

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.

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/programme-manager-ecm-a0m3z00000fsn4baah to complete the online form.

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

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.