Helvetas Nepal Vacancy for Technical Officer – Career Guidance

Job Vacancy In Helvetas Nepal
Job Vacancy In Helvetas Nepal

Short Information: HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal (Helvetas Nepal) has issued applications for Technical Officer – Career Guidance from young and committed Nepali citizens for our anticipated TVET project that will be implemented in all seven provinces through the provincial government.

Candidates are informed, Kindly request to read the full notification while filling out the application form.

Helvetas Nepal Vacancy Announcement

Technical Officer – Career Guidance – 6 position(s) – Open for All

Published On: 24 Jan, 2024
Application Deadline: 06 Feb, 2024
Duty Station: Koshi Province/ Bagmati Province/ Lumbini Province

Job Description

This position will require working in close coordination with the Technical coordinator- Career Guidance. The position holder is responsible to :

Support community schools in planning and implementing career guidance program including school-to-work transition initiatives;

Coordinate with LGs and implementing schools for allocating required human resources and budget;

Support Technical coordinator- Career Guidance, LGs and PGs to organize career fairs and similar events.

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Roles and Responsibilities

1    Compliance of Policies, Guidelines and Manuals

Adhere to relevant policies, procedures, regulations, and guidelines of HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal (Personnel, Financial, Administrative policy manual, Security Response Guide, Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Guide, Sexual Harassment & Mobbing Policy, Code of Conduct Against Corruption etc.) and other specific policies applicable for the HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal;

Adhere to the policies and rules of the Government of Nepal and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) that are related to programme;

Contribute to Conflict Sensitive Programme Management at all levels.

Programme Implementation and Coordination (40%):

Facilitate LGs and community schools in planning and implementing career guidance component including the school to work transition initiatives – selection of schools, planning for career guidance sessions, managing service providers, training teachers and delivery of career guidance sessions;

Support selected community schools  in planning and implement activities such as organize visits to industries and TVET schools,   meet the experts/role model, organize networking events with former students/graduates, workshops/events on resume writing, interview preparation, professional etiquette, financial/business/entrepreneurship literacies, career fairs, activities to foster partnership with business, industries and relevant organization under School to work transition initiatives;

Provide support for developing career  guidance materials/outreach materials.

Ensure effective implementation of relevant guidelines, manuals and IEC materials in regard to conduction of career guidance component activities;

Safeguard the quality implementation of career guidance sessions in schools and give necessary hands-on support;

Plan and coordinate Career Guidance teachers’ training, logistics and coordination;

Support LGs to organize career and Job fairs;

Facilitate career guidance support to the trainees and apprentices;

Organize review and reflection events at the province;

Make sure the information is updated on ENSSURE database system;

Pursue local governments in allocating co-fund to upscale the program.

3.  Management (20%)

Support  in  overall  management  (planning  and  implementation)  of  the  career guidance component and ensure quality assurance in terms of the achievement of project outcomes at the assigned province;

Support LGs to oversee the performance of the implementing partners, schools for implementation of career guidance component.

4.  Monitoring and knowledge management (20%)

Support LGs in monitoring career guidance activities implemented by Schools;

Compile the information and support in producing reports;

Closely work with Technical Coordinator in overall coordination for Career Guidance in the working area;

Monitor  the  performances  of  Career  guidance  teachers and assigned personnel for School to work (StW) transition initiatives and students, and suggest for necessary capacity building needs;

Ensure  that  implementing  partners (schools,  partner  organizations)    meets  the compliance of timely submission of the progress reports, financial compliance and other relevant deliverables as per the plan;

Support Technical Coordinator- CG in developing  monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual progress reports relating to career guidance activities;

Support in conducting studies related to CG (e.g. Impact study).

5.  Coordination, collaboration and networking (20%)

Establish  regular  communication  mechanism  for  coordination  and  collaboration among local government, schools, teachers, principals etc;

Coordinate and provide necessary support to relevant stakeholders including LGs and Implementing schools and partners.

Additional Information

Other specific responsibilities as assigned.

Perform  other  tasks  as  per  the  project’s  requirement  and  as  assigned  by  the supervisor;

Be proactive in bringing innovations and taking new initiatives into the programme and the organization.

Required Skills and Competencies

Job Requirements

A. Minimum Education Attainment: Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Science, Management or in any relevant discipline.

B. Minimum Professional Experience:  Minimum 3 years of overall experience with

Minimum 2 years  of work experience with students and youths;

 Minimum 2 years of experience in project implementation ;

 Minimum 1 year of experience in providing career guidance service to youths/students.

C. Required Competencies:

  • Two- wheeler driving skill with valid driving license is compulsory
  • Sound understanding of lifelong learning, guidance/counselling approaches,   personality test
  • Able to work in minimum supervision
  • High level of integrity and professional code of ethics
  • Good understanding of TVET sector of Nepal along with economic development of Nepal
  • Demonstrated skills on capacity building and institutionalization support
  • Strong motivator, a team player, and a coach
  • Excellent analytical, conceptual and programmatic competencies
  • Excellent reporting and writing skills
  • Result oriented mentality
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills
  • Commitment towards gender equality, social inclusion and poverty reduction
  • Excellent written and oral communication in Nepali and English
  • IT Proficiency in using office application software

To apply visit: http://apply.helvetas.org.np/Vacancy/Detail/150

Q. How many vacancies are released from Helvetas Nepal?

Ans. 6 Vacancies

Q. What is the last date to apply for the Helvetas Nepal Vacancy?

Ans. 06 Feb, 2024