Collective Campaign for Peace (COCAP)

Collective Campaign for Peace (COCAP) is a national network of peace and human rights non-governmental organizations in Nepal. It started as a loose, informal forum in June 2001 and was registered with the government of Nepal as a nonprofit and non-political network in December 2002. Currently, COCAP has 43 member organizations. It has a secretariat in each of the five regional headquarters. It has a large number of volunteers who actively involve themselves in the various aspects of its works. COCAP aims to provide a common space for its members, volunteers and friends to collectively engage in the pursuit of peace, human rights and justice in Nepal. It organizes national/regional level campaigns and programs on the issues of conflict transformation and peace building, transitional justice and social security/protection in coordination with its member organizations and other like-minded organizations.

DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION / REQUIREMENTS:

Vacancy Announcement

Background

COCAP's Nepal Monitor project has been running for over five years as the most comprehensive system for mapping violent incidents and non-violent political contestation across Nepal. Our online platform is open source and we have over 3000 subscribers receiving regular digests based on the information which we update daily. Having upgraded our system and updated our mapping structure from late 2016 we have a range of data from before that point which is yet to be integrated into our dataset.For this, Nepal Monitor requires following three positions based in Kathmandu.

1.Position: Program Officer (1)

Job Description

This position will be mostly engaged in updating Nepal monitor's data before 2016 to make it compatible with the new structure in which extensive variables are recorded for each incident, and congruent with the remapped federal boundaries of Nepal. It will be the most senior of three new positions created to address our backlog of pre-2016 data and will involve responsibility for supervising two other staffs.

Updating the data set will entail:

Ideal candidate's profile

Experience

Skills& Qualities

Duration: 5 months fixed term contract

Salary: Rs 40,000 per month 

2.Position: Program Assistant (2)

Job Description

Under the supervision of Program Officer these positions will assist in updating Nepal monitor's data before 2016 to make it compatible with the new structure in which extensive variables are recorded for each incident, and congruent with the remapped federal boundaries of Nepal.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Ideal candidate's profile

Experience

Skills& Qualities

Duration: 5 months fixed term contract

Salary: Rs 25,000 per month

Please note, under the current conditions these positions will be home based until further notice. A reliable internet connection will be necessary to accommodate this. COCAP will cover reasonable expenses for the monthly cost of internet for the period of the job contract that is carried out under lockdown. These posts are only open to citizens of Nepal. Interested candidates are required to send their CV and application with names and contact details of two referees by email to: vacancy.cocap@gmail.comThe deadline for application is June 8, 2020.

Only shortlisted candidates will be informed for further selection process. The selection process will be held online under the current condition.

Women, Dalits, Janajatis, Madhesis, People with disabilities, COCAP Volunteers and other minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to Kathmandu based candidates.