Vacancy for Project Officer

Apr 26, 2022

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 provinces. 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/provincial 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.


Collective Campaign for Peace (COCAP) is recruiting following position for its (Countering Electoral Violence Through Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting) project.

Position: Project Officer

Duty Station: Kathmandu

Contract Duration: 11 months fixed contract from May 2022 to March 2023

Salary: Rupees Sixty Thousand Gross (Non-negotiable)

Job description

Review national online media, national dailies, and other appropriate sources to identify relevant incident news reports

Map relevant reports into database which includes translating reports from Nepali to English and vice-versa, and code reports following the Coding Guideline

Support research and analysis unit through inputs in analytical reports and bi-weekly updates, collecting and verifying related information

Perform quality control/final oversight of the nationwide data generated on a monthly basis

Analyze dataset to discover trends and patterns of violence dynamics in Nepal 

Conduct follow-up with authorities, local journalists, and other stakeholders in districts to verify incidents reports

Prepare thematic reports, briefs and blog entries on electoral and political violence, conflict, human rights, threats to Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) and related fields in Nepal

Manage Social Media accounts and oversee dissemination of project materials including reports, periodic updates, data

Perform other tasks as required

Ideal candidate’s profile

You have a bachelor’s degree in social/political science, journalism or other relevant fields and at least 3 years of work experience in relevant field(s)

You are interested in conflict analysis, violence monitoring, and human rights and have some research experience in any of these areas

You have experience in drafting and editing evidence-based reports and advocacy materials with practical recommendations

You have experience in conducting robust qualitative and quantitative research and are knowledgeable in a range of methodologies for doing this

You have good organizational skills and ideally some experience in conducting workshops & trainings

You have excellent English and Nepali skills in speaking, reading and writing

You are able to type in Nepali using Preeti and/or Unicode.

You enjoy to work as part of a team

The deadline for applying for this position is May 1, 2022. You can apply by sending a cover letter, your latest CV with contacts of two referees to

Women, Dalits, Janajatis, Madhesis, People with disabilities, COCAP Volunteers and other minorities are especially encouraged to apply.