Head of Programme Development and Quality

Head of Programme Development and Quality Job in Nepal

Basic Job Information

Vacancy for Head of Programme Development and Quality @ VSO Nepal

Job Description

Job Description - Head of Programme Development and Quality

Location: Nepal
 CompetitiveContract type: Fixed Term
Full Time:
 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date:
 30 Aug 2020
Interview date:
 Soon as possible
Start date:
 Soon as possible

Role overview

Continuously improve the quality of our programming in Nepal and, through that, sustain the programme’s strong and diverse income base


  • Excellent team building, team working, and relationship building skills; experience of working collaboratively as a member of a Senior Management Team member, and of building partnerships in a multi-cultural environment

Planning and Time Management

  • Able to priorities tasks, manage time and tight schedules, work effectively under pressure, and assist direct reports with prioritization of tasks and meeting deadlines

Financial Management

  • Proven ability to develop and monitor programme budgets

Networking for collaboration

  • Ability to negotiate and maintain relations with external stakeholders

Volunteering for Development

  • Understanding and valuing the role of Volunteering for Development. Familiarity with diverse models of volunteer engagement and the volunteer journey – proven ability to leverage volunteer engagements to deliver social change outcomes. Personal experience of volunteering for development is a significant plus.

Information Technology

  • Good level of computer skills on MS Office, Outlook, Internet, SharePoint etc.

Travel requirement:

  • Ability to travel and spend time away from base and home as required

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


  • Good understanding of the Nepalese context.

Eligablity: Nepalese

Contract: National

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.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the Job Description for more information.

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Job Specification

Job Specification - Head of Programme Development and Quality

  • Education : Bachelor
  • Experience : 8-10 years
  • Professional Skill : MS Office, Outlook, Internet, SharePoint
  • Specification Detail
  • Skills, Qualifications and Experience



    • Bachelor’s degree in social science or similar. Masters preferred
    • At least 8/10 years’ experience in programme development, business development and bid development

    Technical expertise on business development:

    • Substantial prior success in developing successful, major, multiyear proposals
    • Strong experience in M&E and ability to apply range of techniques
    • Experience in diverse, holistic, integrated development programming including in Inclusive Education, Health, Resilient Livelihoods, Social Accountability
  • Apply Before : Aug-29-2020
  • How to Apply for this job?
  • If you’re interested in applying for this role, Please fill in the application form at  https://www.vsointernational.org/about/careers/head-of-programme-development-and-quality-a0m3z00000dxw5faad  and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.
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