CAREER

Communication and Publication Officer
Duty Station : Kathmandu

1. Basic Function
The Communication Officer will support and maintain internal and external communications and assist in implementing the communications policy, strategy and guidelines. The officer will also participate in developing and evaluating feasibility, efficiency and quality of Information Education and Communication (IEC) materials. Undertake sporadic field visits and draft case studies and relevant project documents on varied issues (as and when required)

2. Responsibilities

Main Activities
• Communicate with donor about the changes in the organization objectives, vision and mission
• Communicate regularly with the district office about various events taking place and follow up regularly
• Assist in coordinating communication activities and events of the project and partners for press release and      publications
• Take lead in dissemination of communication materials to relevant internal and external stakeholders

Regular update on social media
• Regular use of ics@worecnepal.org and correspond
• Develop electronic information storage and retrieval systems and keep the WOREC  social media updated (website,    Facebook, twitter)

Active Participation
• Participate in campaigns, activities and publish in media
• Participate in donor visits for showcasing project progress and achievements
• Undertake field visits to monitor program implementation and cooperate closely with target groups

 

3.Minimum Requirements

Main Responsibilities

Main Activities

       Communicate
  • Communicate with donor about the changes in the organization objectives, vision and mission
  • Communicate regularly with the district office about various events taking place and follow up regularly
  •    Assist in coordinating communication activities and events of the project and partners for press release  and publications
  • Take lead in dissemination of communication materials to relevant internal and external stakeholders

 

Regular update on social media

  • Regular use of ics@worecnepal.org and correspond
  •  Develop electronic information storage and retrieval systems and keep the WOREC’s social media updated(website, facebook, twitter)

Active Participation

  •  Participate in campaigns, activities and publish in media
  •     Participate in donor visits for showcasing project progress and achievements
  •  Undertake field visits to monitor program implementation and cooperate closely with target groups

Designing/ Development and Publishing the articles

  •  Cover new stories related to the campaigns from all the districts and publish on WOREC social media
  •  Publish news articles and annual reports on ANBESHI
  • Assist in development and timely dissemination of press releases
  • Publish the reports received from Documentation & Database
  • Design and publish IEC materials and reports
  • Get involved in press desk handling, print publications development, radio production engagement and community photography and filmmaking
  • To oversee the development, production and distribution of all newsletters and core publication, such as annual reports

Assistance

  • Assist in coordinating communication activities and events of the project and partners
  •  Assist in conducting awareness raising campaigns, events, information dissemination workshops etc

Employment Officer 

Duty Station : Morang

Duration : Five Months (as of 02/01/2017)

1.Basic Function

The Employment Officer will be the key focal person at the district (Morang) and will plan, organize, coordinate the financial, administrative, human resources to ensure effective implementation of strategies and activities to best achieve objectives of the project i.e. community based interventions. S/he will also work close coordination and collaboration with ILO/WIF project based programmes, others projects, organizations and other stakeholders in the district.  S/he needs to coordinate with local Chamber of Commerce and Industries, local trade unions, academic/training institutions and other relevant stakeholders. S/he will be responsible for documentation and reporting to WOREC Nepal at Kathmandu as well as to ILO/ LIfE Project.

2.Responsibilities

Main Responsibilities

Main Activities

Organize/coordinate/Participate in various capacity building/ workshops/ meetings

  •  Participate and support in capacity development training programmes on employment promotions and services.
  • Support in organizing one-day orientation to peer educators and social mobilizers
  • Organize regular project planning meetings: 1. internal with employment facilitators and team; 2. Internal team, MRC and with ESC team and 3. withstakeholders (CCI, trade Unions, training institutions, DDC etc.)
  • Coordinate with various stakeholders for employment promotion and services
  • Provide orientation and guideto employment facilitators to develop a monthly work plan and others
  • Facilitate group meetings, discussions, door to door visit to collect and dissemination of information about local employment opportunities and job seekers

Develop and implement monthly plan

  • Develop monthly action plan
  • Implement action plan

Prepare mapping of employment opportunities, training opportunities and job seekers by location

  •  Coordinate for collection and dissemination of information
  • Obtain qualitative and quantitative data collection about employment opportunities and local employers
  • Obtain qualitative and quantitative data collection about training providing institutions and skills development opportunities
  • Obtain qualitative and quantitative data collection about job seekers
  • Share the information with ESC at district and others
Linking with community level basic employment services
  • Maintain strong coordination with businesses and industries concerning current and upcoming employment opportunities
  • Be familiar with industry employment rules and skills requirements
  • Identify barriers to employment and assist aspirantworkers with such matters through linkage with Employment Service Centers
  • Collect labour market information for aspirant workers regarding job openings, entry and skill requirements and other occupational information
  • Organize meeting with training institutes and disseminate information on types of vocational training and skills demand in the local employment /job market
  • Coordinate/assist ESC to arrange career, vocational and employment counselling

Keep updated information/ database

  • Maintain a database of employment opportunities; training institutions and skills development/training opportunities and job seekers
  • Keep gender dis-aggregated data of job seekers received information from Employment Facilitators and no. of job seekers managed to join local employment/ vocational/ skills training/ self-employment
  • Share the information with ESC at district on monthly basis

Prepare case studies and success stories

  • Prepare case studies and lesson learnt
  • Capture success stories with photos and videos (if possible)

Document and reporting

  • Prepare a mapping report on 1. local employers and available jobs 2, training institutions and skills training available and in demand
  • Prepare/submitmonthly brief reporting
  • Prepare quarterly reporting (technical and financial) in given ILO format
Other related duties
  • Coordinate with Employment Service Center regularly to align each project activities with its work and to receive/provide technical support as and when necessary
  • Other related duties as required for community based interventions for employment promotion and services through MRC and ESC as instructed by WOREC Nepal and ILO/LIfE Project.

 

 

3.1 Minimum Requirements

3.2  A strong understanding of the national labour market and issues facing predominant target groups within the country

3.3  Appropriate knowledge on data collection techniques, career counselling and others related to employment promotion and services.

3.4  In addition Employment officers should demonstrate the following essential skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in Nepali and English language
  • Excellent computer skills with database management
  • Use of email and internet
  • Good networking skills
  • Ability to work with others and to work under supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong organization and planning skills
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • A commitment to continuous improvement and self-learning        

4. Remuneration and Benefits 

4.1  The remuneration and other benefits will be as per employing agency.

5. Selection preferences

The preferences will be given to the appropriate candidate having minimum requirements with the following:

  • Local area people
  • Women and DAG people
  • Experienced in coordination and management
  • Experienced in marketing and networking

 Employment Facilitator 

Number of Positions : Ten

Duty Station : Morang

Duration : Five Months (as of 02/01/2017)

1. Basic Function

The Employment Facilitators will be the key persons for community outreach programme in close coordination and collaboration with peer educators and social mobilizers in the district. S/he will be responsible for collection and dissemination of Labour Market information and employment services and reporting to Employment Officer at the district. S/he needs to coordinate with local business and Industries, academic/training institutions and other relevant stakeholders

2. Responsibilities

Main Responsibilities

Main Activities

Participate/facilitate/coordinate various programmes/meetings

  • Participate in capacity development training programmes on employment promotions and services.
  • Participate in monthly project planning meetings (internal).
  • Coordinate with various stakeholders for employment promotion and services
  • Facilitate group meetings, discussions, door to door visit to collect and dissemination of information about local employment opportunities and job seekers

Implement monthly plan

  • Implement action plan
  • Coordinate and collaborate with peer educators and social mobilizers in the district

Prepare mapping of employment opportunities, training opportunities and job seekers by location

  • Coordinate for collection and dissemination of informationthrough various appropriate means including use of local government structure or door to door visit
  • Collect the data of locally available jobs/employment opportunities in the formal/informal sectors using ESC format
  • Collect qualitative and quantitative data collection about training providing institutions and skills development opportunities
  • Collect qualitative and quantitative data collection of potential candidates or job seekers using ESC format
  • Handover the information to Employment Officer

Assist in linking with community level basic employment services

  • Maintain strong coordination with businesses and industries concerning current and upcoming employment opportunities
  • Be familiar with industry employment rules and skills requirements
  • Create enabling environment to promote access to demand driven skills and connect with the job seekers
  • Providing adequate information on job seekers, training institutions and employers
  • Provide general career, vocational, employment, migration related counselling and refer ESC for local employment and MRC for migration issues
  • Collect labour market information for aspirant workers regarding job openings, entry and skill requirements and other occupational information

Prepare case studies and success stories

  • Prepare case studies and lesson learnt
  • Capture success stories with photos, videos (if possible)

Document and reporting

  • Capture photos, videos
  • Handover information, documents and others to Employment Officer

Other related duties

  • Other related duties as required for community based interventions for employment promotion and services through MRC and ESC as instructed by WOREC Nepal.


3. Minimum Requirements 

3.1 A college degree (12 years of education) preferably emphasizing human resources, social science, economics, administration or  management plus a minimum of one year practical experience

Or A CTEVT diploma preferably emphasizing engineering, agriculture, tourism, health sectorplus a minimum of one year practical experience

Or SLC graduate with min 4 years of experience in marketing and networking.

3.2        In addition Employment officers should demonstrate the following essential skills:

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Good networking skills
  • Ability to work with others and to work under supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong organization and planning skills
  • A commitment to continuous improvement and self-learning.

4. Remuneration and Benefits 

4.1        The remuneration and other benefits will be as per employing agency

5. Selection preferences

The preferences will be given to the appropriate candidate having min. requirements with the followings:

  • Local area people
  • Women and DAG people
  • Understanding of the national labour market
  • Experienced in marketing and networking
  • Having Skills training and entrepreneurship training
  • Knowledge the local business, industries and associations
  • Knowledge on data collection techniques, career counselling and others related to employment promotion and services