SAIEVAC Regional Secretariat, A SAARC Apex body for Children announces the vacancy of the following two key positions to its secretariat for an initial period of two years (until December 2014) with possible extension:

1. Child Protection Manager: Funded by Plan International and UNICEF ROSA

  • She/he will be responsible to coordinate Child Protection activities for the SAIEVAC Regional Secretariat as the Technical Head of the Programme Department and in particular:
  • Programme management, strategic planning and technical support
  • Support the strengthening of SAIEVAC partnerships including ongoing synergies with SACG
  • Capacity building of SAIEVAC on child protection
  • Contribute to start SAIEVAC becoming a knowledge center of excellence on violence against children in South Asia
  • Represent SAIEVAC in Child Protection Meetings/Workshops
  • Correspond with SAIEVAC National Mechanisms and NACGs in all the SAARC Member States to disseminate information related to Child Protection and galvanize ongoing joint efforts.
  • Take lead in coordinating preparations for organizing Child Protection Workshops/(Technical) consultations.
  • Prepare and promote thematic briefings on different aspects of VAC and child protection
  • Take a lead role in building and strengthening SAIEVAC Secretariat Team under the supervision and guidance by the Director General.
  • Closely collaborate and cooperate with other Team members around advocacy and communications and any other relevant areas of convergence.
  • Production of communication and promotional materials on SAIEVAC

2. Advocacy and Communication Officer: Funded by Plan International

  • She/he will be responsible to carry out Advocacy and Communication activities for the SAIEVAC Regional Secretariat and in particular:
  • Production of various communication materials including regular updates, statements, films, videos, fact sheets Developing Secretariat’s advocacy strategy and plan and establish and maintain a regular media network.
  • Developing links with other regional networks
  • Designing an interactive component of SAIEVAC website for children where they could communicate safely and map out and share/post various tools for safe online communications
  • Create an internal electronic resource center for videos, pictures, reports and other documents
  • Refreshing, maintaining and updating the SAIEVAC Website which involves web editing, web designing, collecting and uploading data and materials from SAIEVAC and SACG partners.
  • Strengthen SAIEVAC internal and external communication in order to promote Child Rights and Protection based on SAIEVAC 5 year Work plan.
  • Documentation of SAIEVAC Programmes and activities

Interested candidate can submit a hard or soft copy of their updated CV along with the application letter to the following address not later than 15 February 2013.

SAIEVAC Regional Secretariat
GPO 5850, house #122
Sujan Marg, Lazimpat 2
Katahmandu, Nepal

You can also send the soft copy of your CV and application to: kamal.khanal@saievac.org

“Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for the interview’

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