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Finance Officer (Maternity Cover)

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST)

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST), an NGO working to prevent girl trafficking and promoting girl-child education and awareness programs in 18 districts.

DETAILS / REQUIREMENTS:

Job Title: Finance Officer (Maternity Cover)

Reporting to: Senior Finance Officer-SGT Program 

Duty Station: RHEST Head Office, Bishalnagar, Kathmandu.

Duration: 4 (Four) Months only.

Salary and benefits: Not less than NPR 47K per month in gross.

Start Date: Mid-March, 2024

Role overview

The Finance Officer at Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST) will be responsible for the financial operations of the Stop Girl Trafficking (SGT) program funded by The American Himalayan Foundation. Responsibilities include overseeing payment processes, reviewing finance documents, calculating taxes, managing staff travel claims, performing bank reconciliations, and ensuring accurate sub-ledger reconciliations, among other duties.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely processing of payments to vendors, suppliers, and service providers.
  • Coordinate with relevant departments to obtain necessary approvals for payments.
  • Maintain records of all transactions and payment schedules.
  • Review financial documents, including invoices, receipts, expense reports, and purchase orders.
  • Enter the finance transactions in FAMAS accounting software. 
  • Ensure compliance with organizational policies and procedures.
  • Prepare monthly payroll for staff, including calculation of salaries, taxes, and deductions.
  • Coordinate with the HR department to ensure payroll data accuracy.
  • Calculate taxes as per Nepal government rules and regulations as applicable and stay updated on tax regulations and changes to ensure compliance.
  • Prepare and submit tax filings and reports as required by regulatory authorities.
  • Provide travel and program advance, verify against supporting documents and follow up with concern party for timely liquidation. 
  • Perform regular bank reconciliations to ensure accuracy and completeness of financial records.
  • Reconcile sub-ledger accounts, such as accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Review the Partner NGO’s financial documents. 
  • Ensure accurate recording of financial transactions in the general ledger.
  • Support audits and financial reviews conducted by internal and external auditor.
  • Provide financial guidance and support to other departments as needed.
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • Proven experience (3 years) in financial management and accounting roles.
  • Sound understanding of accounting principles and practices.
  • Proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Excel.
  • Sound knowledge of tax regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work efficiently both independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience in the nonprofit sector or similar organization is preferred.

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to send their cover letter mentioning the position for Finance Officer (Maternity Cover) along with CV including 2 contactable references. Please follow the application process  https://forms.gle/6QaY5DcG5pZgCdK29

The application will be received on a rolling basis until 17th February 2024. 

Note: Women from indigenous, Dalit and other marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.  RHEST reserves the right to reject any/all applications without assigning any reason whatsoever.

E-TENDER Contract (Expired)

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ई-टेन्डर (बोलपत्र) सम्बन्धि सुचना

(प्रकाशित मिति २०८० पौष १ गते सोमबार, कान्तिपुर दैनिक र (www.jobsnepal.com)

ग्रामीण स्वास्थ्य र शिक्षा सेवा गुठी (रेष्ट) २०४९ मा स्थापित एक गैरसरकारी संस्था हो । यस संस्थाले नेपालका ७ प्रदेश अन्तर्गत १८ जिल्लामा कार्यक्रमहरु सञ्चालन गर्दै आएको छ । रेष्टले गत वर्षहरुमा झै आगामी शैक्षिक सत्रको लागि आवश्यक शैक्षिक सामग्री तथा अन्य सेवाहरु (झोला, ड्रेस-स्वीटर/शर्ट/पाइन्ट, स्टेशनरी-लेखन, कापी र प्याकिंग गर्ने सामाग्रीहरु) आपूर्ति गर्न चाहने योग्य आपूर्तिकर्ताहरुलाई यो सुचना प्रकाशित भएको मितिले २१ औं दिन पछिको (मिति २०८०।१०।०८ तदानुसार जनवरी २२, २०२४ सोमबार) साझ ०५:०० बजे भित्र www.rhestetender.org मार्फत बोलपत्र पेश गर्नका लागि यो सुचना प्रकाशित गरिएको छ ।

बोलपत्र (टेन्डर) सम्बन्धी जानकारी

१) बोलपत्रदार्ताले तल उल्लेखित कागजातहरु पेश गर्नुपर्ने छ ।

क) कम्पनीको प्रोफाइल

ख) कम्पनी दर्ताको प्रमाण पत्र

ग) PAN/VAT दर्ता प्रमाणपत्र

घ) पछिल्लो ३ आर्थिक वर्षको बिक्री कारोवार

ङ) आर्थिक वर्ष २०७९/८० को लेखा परीक्षण प्रतिवेदन

च) आर्थिक वर्ष २०७९/८० को समेत र पछिल्लो गरि आर्थिक वर्षको कर चुक्ता प्रमाणपत्र

२) बोलपत्रदार्ताले प्राविधिक प्रस्तावना (Technical Proposal) र वित्तीय प्रस्तावना (Financial Proposal) को कागजातमा हस्ताक्षर तथा कम्पनीको छाप लगाई पेश गर्नुपर्ने छ । साथ बोलपत्रदाताले बोलपत्रपेश गर्दा “क” वर्गको बैँकबाट बोलपत्र रकमको २.५ प्रतिशत बराबरको धरौटी (बैंक ग्यारेन्टी) को रुपमा कम्तिमा ९० दिन सम्मको मान्य हुने गरी पेश गर्नुपर्नेछ ।

३) बोलपत्रदार्ताले कुनै एक शिर्षकमा पनि प्रस्तावना पेश गर्न सक्नेछ, साथै एक भन्दा बढी शिर्षकहरुमा प्रस्तावना पेश गर्न चाहेमा सोमा पनि गर्न सकिनेछ।

४) प्राप्त बोलपत्रहरु मिति २०८०।१०।१० गते बुधवार दिनको २:३० बजे यस ग्रामिण स्वास्थ्य र शिक्षा सेवा (गुठी) को विशालनगर, काठमाडौं स्थित केन्द्रिय कार्यालयमा यस संस्थाको खरिद समितिको रोहबरमा खोलिने छ ।

५) बोलपत्रदाताले बोलपत्र पेश गरिसके पछि प्राप्त भएको Access Code: procurement@rhest.org ईमेल मार्फत उपलब्ध गराउनु पर्नेछ (यदी बोलपत्र खोल्ने समयमा स्वंयम उपस्थित हुन नसक्ने अवश्थामा) ।

आपूर्ति गर्ने स्थानहरु:

बोलपत्रदाताले तल उल्लेखित स्थानहरुमा सामाग्री आपूर्ति गर्नुपर्नेछ।

क्र.सं.

जिल्ला

सामाग्री पुऱ्यायाउनुु पर्ने ठाँउको नाम र ठेगाना

काठमाडौं

RHEST, मुख्य कार्यालय, विशालनगर, काठमाडौं

सिन्धुपाल्चोक

RHEST, जिल्ला कार्यालय, बाउनेपाटी, सिन्धुपाल्चोक

मकवानपुर

महिला तथा बालबालिका सरोकार केन्द्र (WCCC), हुप्राचौर, हेटौड

उदयपुर

रौता समाज विकास केन्द्र (RSDC), गाईघाट

तनहुँ

RHEST, सम्पर्क कार्यालय, दुलेगौंडा

बाँके

स्वास्थ र शिक्षा विकास केन्द्र (HEDC), कारकाँदो, नेपालगंज

सुर्खेत

RHEST, सम्पर्क कार्यालय, विरेन्द्रनगर,–०८ खजुरा

कैलाली

महिला विकास समाज (WDC), धनगडी,–०४, उत्तरवेहडी

ToR For Conducting Advocacy Training  Contract (Expired)

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Terms of Reference (ToR)

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Conducting Advocacy Training

1. Background

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST) is a national non-government organization. Since its establishment in 1993, RHEST has been working to promote women's and girls’ rights through various programs. Stop Girl Trafficking (SGT) and In Honor of Amar (Amar) are the largest programs of RHEST in addition to its other programs such as maternal health and nutrition programs.  The primary beneficiaries of SGT and Amar programs are the girls at most risk to trafficking, child labor, unsafe migration, and child marriage because of their vulnerable social and economic condition.  Aiming at preventing these girls from trafficking, unsafe migration, child labor, and child marriage, the SGT Program provides educational support to girls from Grade 1 till 10 and the Amar Program provides support to SGT Program girls for Grade 11 & 12 and Technical Education. Besides, the program-supported girls (Alumnae) lead community awareness campaigns to increase girls’ access to formal education, reduce school dropout and to end child marriage, girls trafficking, unsafe migration, child labor, and the long-rooted gender discriminatory practices.

RHEST in partnership with Chance for Change, UK is implementing "Empowering Girls and Youth in Rural Communities of Nepal to Prevent Human Trafficking" with the objective to prevent human trafficking of girls and youth in Nepal through engagement and mobilization of girls at risk in increasing awareness and advocate on the issue in their communities. This is a three-year project starting from FY 2080/2081.

RHEST is planning to organize an Advocacy Training with the objective to build the capacity of adolescent girls in Makwanpur and Kailali districts to enable them to lead advocacy, awareness activities in their communities to prevent human trafficking, child marriage, forced labor, exploitation etc.

2. Objectives of the Assignment

The objective of this assignment is to conduct Advocacy Training for Adolescent girls on human trafficking, child marriage, forced labour etc. After the trainings, the participants are expected to have clarity on conceptual understanding of advocacy, its major components, process, tools etc; knowledge about human trafficking, child marriage, forced labour etc. in Nepal; able to develop and implement advocacy plans.

4. Key Deliverables  

  • Design, facilitate and deliver 4 days Advocacy trainings as specified below.

December 2023

Design, facilitate and deliver advocacy 4 days training for 12 adolescent girls in Hetauda Metropolitan City, Makwanpur (1 Training)

August 2024

Design, facilitate and deliver 4 days advocacy training for 12 adolescent girls in Godawori Municipality, Kailali (1 Training)

  • Submission of brief report after completion of each training.

5. Communication and reporting line

Program Manager

6. Timeframe

The training covers a period from December 2023 to December 2024.

7. Required Qualification and experiences:

  • The team of applicants should have a master’s degree in relevant discipline, preferably in Human Rights, Law, Sociology with at least 3 years’ experience in the advocacy work in related field.
  • Experience of designing and delivering Advocacy training in related field with focus on youth and adolescents.

8. Submission of Proposal

Interested and qualified individuals and organization/firms are requested to submit proposal electronically to https://forms.gle/kzXSg26NKFS4n5tcA with the subject line “Advocacy Training" by 8th December 2023 along with the following supporting documents.

  1. Proposal (Technical and Financial)
  2. Organization profile with relevant experience
  3. Copy of reports of similar past assignments
  4. Signed CVs of people engaged for the assignment
  5. A copy of company/firm registration with renewal 
  6. A copy of Tax clearance certificate
  7. VAT/PAN registration
  8. Audit report
  9. Any other relevant documents

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for the further process, including the presentation of the concept note.

RHEST reserves the right to reject any/all applications without assigning any reasons whatsoever.

Call for EoI | Web Application for tendering Contract (Expired)

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Terms of Reference

For

Web Application for tendering

1. Overview

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST) is a national non-government organization. Since its establishment in 1993, RHEST has been working to promote women and girl’s rights through various programs. The Stop Girl Trafficking (SGT) and In Honor of Amar (Amar) are the largest programs of RHEST in addition to its other smaller programs such as maternal health and nutrition programs.

RHEST is calling for EoI from interested firms to develop the web-based application for tendering. The objective of the tendering is to streamline and improve the efficiency of the tendering process in a digital environment. 

2. Objectives

The major objectives of this consultation service is to:

  • Develop a comprehensive user experience (UX) design that is intuitive, user-friendly, and accessible to both RHEST and suppliers.
  • Design a robust and scalable system architecture that can handle the anticipated volume of tendering activities and user traffic.
  • Implement security measures and protocols to protect sensitive data and ensure the integrity of the tendering process.
  • Implement business logic and workflows to automate tendering procedures, including tender creation, bidding, and evaluation. 
  • Provide ongoing maintenance and support services to address any technical issues, bugs, or security vulnerabilities that may arise.
  • Monitor system performance and usage trends to optimize the E-Tender platform for efficiency and scalability.

3. Scope of Work

  • Domain analysis and consultation – The firm, in consultation and coordination with RHEST officials will discuss on:
    • Detailed requirement for the tender application
    • Development platform, hosting environment, and cloud storage
  • Web Solution – After domain analysis and requirements analysis, the firm will involve dedicated team in designing and developing tender application, as per the requirements enlisted in the requirement section.
  • Documentation – Upon completion of the web solution, the consulting team will provide the following documents:
    • A work completion report
    • A comprehensive user manual in the English language with all necessary flow charts and screenshots
  • Handover – Upon completion of the system development, the consulting team will handover following:
    • Conduct a handover to RHEST officials. The handover will compulsorily include the updated and functional source code along with the signed document for the web application.
    • Conduct capacity development training for RHEST officials. The training will be a technical orientation to the Admin and ICT team.

4. Technical Requirement

  • Web server infrastructure to host the application.
  • Sufficient server resources (CPU, RAM, storage) to handle user traffic and data storage.
  • Programming languages (e.g., JavaScript, Python, PHP, Ruby, etc) for server-side and client-side development.
  • Frameworks or libraries for building the frontend (e.g., React, Angular, Vue.js, etc) and backend (e.g., Express, Django, Ruby on Rails, etc).
  • Database system (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB) for storing tender-related data.
  • Encryption protocols (SSL/TLS) for secure data transmission.
  • User authentication and authorization mechanisms.
  • Protection against common web vulnerabilities like SQL injection.
  • Intuitive and user-friendly interface for easy navigation and interaction.
  • File upload and storage capabilities for tender documents and attachments that supports various document formats (PDF, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Regular data backups and disaster recovery mechanisms to ensure data integrity and availability.
  • Compatibility with major web browsers (e.g., Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge)
  • Comprehensive technical documentation for developers and user guides for end-users.

5. Tentative Work Plan

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Note: Blue shades and cross denote implementing weeks.

How to apply

Interested vendors/suppliers/firms who meet the above requirements are requested to send their Expression of Interest (EoI) to https://forms.gle/g3LxzrjEWNcfLfr88 by 22 November 2023 with the subject line ‘Proposal for Web Application for Tendering"

EoI should include;

  • Letter of interest indicating web application detailed cost with concept note
  • Organization profile demonstrating the development of a similar web application 
  • A copy of firm registration with renewal VAT/PAN
  • A copy of latest Tax clearance certificate
  • Any other relevant documents

Call For EOI for baseline survey Contract (Expired)

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Call for Expression of Interest For Baseline Survey

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST)

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST), an NGO working to prevent girl trafficking and promoting girl-child education and awareness programs in 18 districts.

DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION / REQUIREMENTS:

Call for Expression of Interest

For

Baseline Survey of

"Empowering Girls and Youth in Rural Communities of Nepal to Prevent Human Trafficking" Project

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST) is a national non-government organization. Since its establishment in 1993, RHEST has been working to promote women's and girls’ rights through various programs. STOP Girl Trafficking (SGT) and In Honor of Amar (Amar) are the largest programs of RHEST in addition to its other smaller programs such as maternal health and nutrition programs.  The primary beneficiaries of SGT and Amar programs are the girls at most risk to trafficking, child labor, unsafe migration, and child marriage because of their vulnerable social and economic condition.  Aiming at preventing these girls from trafficking, unsafe migration, child labor, and child marriage, the SGT Program provides educational support to girls from Grade 1 till 10 and the Amar Program provides support to SGT Program girls Grade 11 & 12 and Technical Education. Besides, the program-supported girls (Alumnae) lead community awareness campaigns to increase girls’ access to formal education, reduce school drops out and to end child marriage, girls trafficking, unsafe migration, child labor, and the long-rooted gender discriminatory practices, including menstrual discrimination, in their communities.

RHEST in partnership with Chance for Change, UK is implementing "Empowering Girls and Youth in Rural Communities of Nepal to Prevent Human Trafficking" with the objective to prevent human trafficking of girls and youth in Nepal through engagement and mobilization of girls at risk in increasing awareness and advocate on the issue in their communities. This is a three-year project starting from FY 2080/2081.

RHEST invites application to conduct Baseline Survey of "Empowering Girls and Youth in Rural Communities of Nepal to Prevent Human Trafficking" Project from organizations/experts.

Details Terms of Reference (ToR Baseline_C4C.pdf)

Please submit the proposal to https://forms.gle/iF6cooWciX5cR6Ja6 by 7th October 2023 with email subject line “EoI for Baseline Survey” along with below documents.

  • Cover Letter
  • Organization Profile
  • Technical proposal including methodology, implementation arrangement, calendar of operation, deliverables, proposed team of experts, and their responsibilities.
  • Financial Proposal
  • CV of expert/team member(s)
  • Registration and renewal certificates of organization
  • Copy of VAT/PAN registration certificate/personal PAN
  • Latest tax clearance certificate (FY 078/79)

RHEST reserves the right to accept or reject any proposal and to annul the selection process and reject all Proposals at any time prior to contract award, without thereby incurring any liability to affected individuals.

Senior Finance Officer/Front Desk Assistant Full Time (Expired)

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Senior Finance Officer (SFO)/Front Desk Assistant (FDA)

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST)

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST), an NGO working to prevent girl trafficking and promoting girl-child education and awareness programs in 18 districts.

DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION / REQUIREMENTS:

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

1. Job Title:  Senior Finance Officer (SFO)

Reports to: Director of Finance 

Location: RHEST's Head Office, Bishalnagar, Kathmandu 

Duration: 1 year will possibility of extension 

Salary and benefits: Not less than NPR 60,000 per month in gross

Role overview

The Senior Finance Officer will be responsible for the financial management of RHEST's In Honor of Amar (Amar) Program funded by American Himalayan Foundation (AHF) and Foundation for a Just Society International (FJSI). The Senior Finance Officer will work closely with the Director of Finance and Program Manager-Amar. 

Responsibilities

The responsibility of the Senior Finance Officer includes, but not limited to the following-

1. Budgeting, planning and finance management

  • Prepare annual budgets and financial forecasts.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting rules and regulations of the organization, Donor and Government of Nepal.
  • Review and validate supporting documentation before processing of financial transactions to ensure all required documents are accurate and complete. 
  • Ensure the accounts of all transactions are up to date.
  • Assist in development of financial strategies,
  • Assist in developing and managing financial systems.

2. Monitoring and Reporting

  • Prepare various periodic and ad hoc financial reports, including for donor reporting as needed,
  • Perform variance analyses to assist with decision-making and proper management of financial resources.

3. Audit Support 

  • Provide information and documentation required for internal as well as external audits, donor audits. 
  • Provide support to prepare Audit action plan and ensure effective implementation of the plan.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance or related field with 3 years' experience in similar role. A master's degree is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of financial reporting, budgeting, and financial analysis.
  • Knowledge of relevant financial regulations and compliance standards.
  • Familiar with financial software preferably FAMAS.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to work independently and as part of the team.

2. Job Title: Front Desk Assistant (FDA)

Responsible to: Sr. Documentation/Admin and Publication Officer

Location: RHEST's Head Office, Bishalnagar, Kathmandu 

Duration: 1 year will possibility of extension 

Salary and benefits: Not less than NPR 24,000 per month in gross.

RHEST is seeking for a qualified candidate for the position of Front Desk Assistant.

Responsibilities

  • Receive visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring to inquiries. 
  • Manage incoming calls and route them to the appropriate individuals or departments and take messages and ensure prompt follow-up.
  • Maintain a petty cash ledger or logbook to track expenses and balances.
  • Schedule appointments and maintain calendars for staff members.
  • Receive and distribute mail, packages, and deliveries and ensure that outgoing mail and packages are prepared correctly.
  • Keep the reception area organized and ensure that brochures and informational materials are up to date.
  • Manage petty cash.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A minimum of 1+ years of relevant work experience is required with at least +2 level education. A Bachelor's degree is preferred.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in both English and Nepali languages.

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to send their cover letter mentioning the position for Senior Finance Officer (SFO) or Front Desk Assistant (FDA) and a CV including 2 contactable references. Please follow the application process  https://forms.gle/KH9fo3xaz6NzUSzAA  

The deadline for submission is 26th September 2023.

Due to the urgent priority to fill the positions, recruitment can be held on a rolling basis and RHEST reserves the right to select a candidate prior to the deadline. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further selection process.

Note: Women from indigenous, Dalit and other marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.  RHEST reserves the right to reject any/all applications without assigning any reason whatsoever.

JUNIOR FINANCE OFFICER (JFO) Full Time (Expired)

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Junior Finance Officer

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST)

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST), an NGO working to prevent girl trafficking and promoting girl-child education and awareness programs in 18 districts.

DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION / REQUIREMENTS:

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

RHEST is looking for qualified candidates for the post of Junior Finance Officer.

Duration of Assignment: One year with possible extension

Duty Station: Headquarter in Kathmandu with occasionally field visits in the program municipalities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overall accounting, book-keeping all accounting transactions in FAMAS software, preparing monthly cash flow, maintaining monthly and end-of-the year accounts and assisting to prepare accurate financial reports on a regular basis.
  • Ensure compliance of financial policy, procedures; maintain proper documentation of financial transactions, process payrolls and bank related works, settle expenses and bills.
  • Timely deposit of TDS to tax office in proper revenue heading, salary including CIT, PF to banks.
  • Ensure & review financial documents prepared by the partner NGOs on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain confidentiality within and outside the organization in terms of financial matters and as specified by higher authority. 
  • Ensures all payments to vendors with proper supporting documents after getting approval from the concerned authority.
  • Assist to procure office goods, equipment, stationery, materials, and others required for projects, and update the suppliers’/service providers’ roasters annually. 
  • Prepare reconciliation of cash on daily basis and bank statement on monthly basis.
  • Take other tasks as asked by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 1+ years of relevant work experience  is required with at least +2 level education. A Bachelors degree is preferred.
  • Knowledge and practical skills on financial functions and familiar to keep all accounting transactions in FAMAS software. Knowledge on Tax and VAT requirements
  • Practical knowledge of MS Word, MS Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Email/Internet. 
  • Demonstrable written and spoken skills in the Nepali language. Good English written and spoken skills are desirable.
  • A valid two-wheeler driving license is desirable.

Salary and Benefits: Not less than NPR 30,000 per month in gross

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to send a CV and Cover letter mentioning the position applied for “Junior Finance Officer” and please follow the application process at  https://forms.gle/fCnNv34KeufKTKzk9  The deadline for submission is 26th August 2023.

Note: Female from indigenous, Dalit and other marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.  RHEST reserves the right to reject any/all applications without assigning any reason whatsoever.

TOR FOR CONDUCTING TRAINING Full Time (Expired)

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Terms of Reference For Conducting Mental Health First Aid Training

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST)

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST), an NGO working to prevent girl trafficking and promoting girl-child education and awareness programs in 18 districts.

DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION / REQUIREMENTS:

Terms of Reference

For

Conducting Mental Health First Aid Training

1. Background

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST) is a national non-government organization. Since its establishment in 1993, RHEST has been working to promote women and girl’s rights through various programs. The STOP Girl Trafficking (SGT) and In Honor of Amar (Amar) are the largest programs of RHEST in addition to its other smaller programs such as maternal health and nutrition programs.

The primary beneficiaries of RHEST programs are the girls at most risk to trafficking, child labor, unsafe migration, and child marriage because of their vulnerable social and economic setting. Aiming at protecting these girls from trafficking, unsafe migration, child labor, and child marriage, the Amar program, in partnership with the Foundation for a Just Society (FJS), provides educational support to girls in grades 11, and 12. Educational support to girls includes also technical education in various subjects.

The objective of the Program is to prevent human trafficking and gender-based violence amongst girls especially from marginalized groups through education. The Program contributes to the organization's goal to prevent human trafficking and gender-based violence in Nepal. The Program involves girls at risk as beneficiaries of the education support as well as aims to develop them into Activist to contribute to the program objective. The Program also contribute to strengthen the capacity of RHEST and its partner organizations in achieving this.

Through this program, RHEST aims to build the capacity of 125 RHEST Alums (girls who have received RHEST's support and completed SEE) and local school teachers to develop them as Mental health first aider. After the training, the participants are expected to raise awareness as well as advocate about the importance of mental health in their communities.

2. Objectives of the assignment

The objective of this assignment is to design and conduct Mental Health First Aid Training for 125 RHEST Alums and local school teachers in 4 Clusters for three year period, beginning from the current FY. The training is expected to enable the participants to-

  1. raise awareness and advocate about mental health awareness in their communities,
  2. support adolescents in managing their mental health and prepare them to respond effectively to the urgent needs of distressed individuals.
  3. identify cases from communities, provide initial counselling and refer to concerned for further action.

3. Scope of the assignment:

The consultant/consulting firm is expected to carry out following activities:

  • Design and conduct Three-day Mental Health First Aid training to 125 RHEST Alums in 4 Clusters in first year (current FY) i.e, Four Trainings in total.
  • Design and conduct one and half day Refresher Training in the second and third year of the to same participants in four Clusters i.e, Four Trainings in total/ each year.

4. Key Deliverables

Design and Conduct Twelve Trainings in total in the period of three years (Four Training each year) as specified in Clause 3,

Submission of brief report of each trainingafter completion of each training and compiled report after the completion of all the scheduled training each year.

5. Communication and reporting line

Program Manager, Amar program

6. Time Frame

The training covers a period from October 2023 to November 2026. The assignment will begin in October and end in November 2026.

8. Required qualifications

  • The team of applicants should have a Master’s Degree in relevant discipline
  • Proven track record in designing and delivering training sessions, with a focus on youth and adolescents with at least 5 years of professional experience in the psychosocial and counseling field, dealing with the mental health issues of adolescents, children, and women in peri urban and rural part of Nepal.
  • Understanding of gender-based violence, various forms of abuse, and harmful socio-cultural practices and trauma healing to address the difficulties faced by these age groups with Zero tolerance, leave no one behind and Human rights perspective.

How to apply

Interested individual and firms who meet the above requirements, are requested to send their Expression of Interest (EoI) to procurement@rhest.org with the subject line ‘Proposal for Mental Health First Aid Training " by 31st August 2023.

Proposal should include

  • Letter of interest indicating consultancy fee.
  • Concept note and budget in Nepal Rupees (NPR) to accomplish the tasks as specified in the ToR.
  • (Organization profile in case of institutions) with relevant experiences in case of individuals.
  • A copy of company/firm registration with renewal in case of institutions.
  • A copy of latest Tax clearance certificate,
  • VAT/PAN registration, Audit report in case of institutions
  • Any other relevant documents.

सुची दर्ता  (ROSTER) गर्ने बारे सूचना 
Roster Listing (Expired)

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सुची दर्ता (ROSTER) गर्ने बारे सूचना ।

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST)

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST), an NGO working to prevent girl trafficking and promoting girl-child education and awareness programs in 18 districts.

DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION / REQUIREMENTS:

सुची दर्ता (ROSTER) गर्ने बारे सूचना ।

ग्रामीण स्वास्थ्य र शिक्षा सेवा गुठी (रेष्ट) २०४९ मा स्थापित एक गैरसरकारी संस्था हो । नेपालका ७ प्रदेशअन्तर्गत १८ जिल्लामा यसले कार्यक्रमहरु सञ्चालन गदै आएको छ । रेष्टले आर्थिक बर्ष २०८०/८१ को लागि तल उल्लेखित विषयको आपूर्ति तथा सेवाहरू आवश्यक भएकोले सो को लागि इच्छुक आपुर्तीकर्ता एवम सेवा प्रदायक फर्महरूबाट सूची दर्ताको लागि रितपुर्वक दरखास्त आह्वान गरिएको छ ।

१) मर्मत कार्य (कम्प्युटर, प्रिन्टर, फोटोकपी, युपियस, टेलिफोन, सोलार, धाराहरु, इलेक्ट्रीसियन डकर्मी, सिकर्मी कार्यालयका अन्य कामहरु 

२) कम्प्युटर, प्रिन्टर, फोटोकपी, विविध अफिस उपकरण तथा आवश्यक पार्ट पुर्जाहरु 

(4. RFQ_for_IT_Items_Equipment.docx)

३) मोटर तथा मोटरसाइल मर्मत सेवा तथा आवश्यक पार्ट पुर्जाहरु

४) मोटर  (Four wheelers) (पिकअप, जिप,  ट्रक दैनिक भाडाका लागि) (कुनै एकमा पनि गर्न सकिने)

(3. RFQ_for_Vehicle_Rental_Services.docx)

५) कार्यालय दैनिक प्रयोजनका लागि चाहिने स्टेशनरी तथा अन्य सामाग्रीहरु  

(2.-RFQ-for-stationery-items.doc.docx)

६) कार्यक्रमको लागि आवश्यक ट्रेनिङ हल तथा होटल सेवाका लागि (1. RFQ_for_Hotel_services.docx)

बनेपा, धुलिखेल

मेलम्ची, चौतारा

गाईघाट

हेटौडा

सौराहा, नारायणघाट

दमौली

पोखरा

नेपालगंज

धनगढी

सुर्खेत

महेन्द्रनगर


७) हवाई टिकट (राष्ट्रिय तथा अन्तराष्ट्रिय) (कुनै एकमा पनि गर्न सकिने) राजविराज, सिमरा, चितवन, पोखरा, नेपालगंज, धनगढी, सुर्खेत

८) सामान ढुवानी सेवा, कार्गो कुरियर

९) छपाई (किताब, बुलेटिन, अन्य) सम्बन्धि कार्य

१०) पत्रपत्रिकामा विज्ञापन सम्बन्धी कार्य

११) कर्मचारी पदपूर्ति सम्बन्धी कार्य

१२) Internet तथा website, email सेवा सम्बन्धी कार्य (कुनै एकमा पनि गर्न सकिने)

१३) Computer Networking and Cloud Computing

१४) विमा सम्बन्धी कार्य

  • स्वास्थ्य  उपचार
  • सामुहिक तथा व्यक्तिगत दुर्घटना
  • संस्थाको अचल सम्पत्ति (Fixed Assets)

सूची दर्ताका लागि आवश्यक कागजात तथा शर्तहरु:

  • आवेदनपत्र, साथमा सम्बन्धित कार्य गर्न पाउने इजाजतपत्र, मुल्यअभिबृद्धि कर दर्ता प्रमाणपत्र,आ.व. २०७८।२०७९ को कर चुक्ता प्रमाण पत्र ।
  • साझेदारितामा विविध फर्म खोलिएको भए कुनै एक फर्मले मात्र निवेदन पेश गर्नुपर्नेछ । 
  • उपरोक्त बमोजिम सुचि दर्ताका लागि आवेदन दिँदा सम्बन्धित “आवश्यक कागजात तथा शर्तहरु” मा उल्लेख गरिएका सबै ब्यहोरा तथा प्रमाणपत्रहरु अनिवार्य संलग्न गर्नुका साथ आपूर्ति दर्ता फारम समेत भरेर (Supplier_Registration Form_FY 2023_24.pdf) फर्मको नाम, छाप र सम्पर्क नम्बर सहित पेश गर्नुपर्नेछ । 
  • सामग्रीको कम मुल्यमात्र आपूर्तिकर्ता छनौटको आधार हुने छैन, गुणस्तर, फर्मको विगतको कार्य अनुभव तथा सामग्री आपूर्तिगर्न सक्ने क्षमतालाई पनि छनौटको आधार मानिनेछ । 
  • आसयपत्रको आवेदन ११ जुलाई २०२३ (२०८० आषाढ २६) गते बेलुकी ५:०० बजे भित्र तपशिलमा उल्लेखित ठेगानामा पेश गरिसक्नु पर्नेछ । म्याद नाघी वा उल्लेखित कागजातहरु अपुग भइ प्राप्त हुन आएका आवेदनहरु मान्य हुने छैनन् । 
  • प्राप्त आवेदनहरुलाई सूचीकृत गर्ने वा नगर्ने भन्ने अन्तिम निर्णय गर्ने अधिकार यस संस्थामा निहीत रहनेछ ।

आवश्यक कागजातहरू सहित सूची दर्ताको लागि मिति ११ जुलाई २०२३ (२०८०।०३।२६ गते) बेलुकी ५:०० बजे भित्र तपशिलमा उल्लेखित ठेगाना वा email: procurement@rhest.org मा पेश गरिसक्नु पर्नेछ ।

सूची दर्ताको दरखास्त बुझाउने ठेगाना:

ग्रामीण स्वास्थ्य र शिक्षा सेवा गुठी (रेष्ट)

प्रधान कार्यालय, विशालनगर, काठमाण्डौ

सम्पर्क फोन: ०१-४५३७३७१

Project Officer (PO) Full Time (Expired)

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Project Officer (PO)

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST)

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST), an NGO working to prevent girl trafficking and promoting girl-child education and awareness programs in 18 districts.

DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION / REQUIREMENTS:

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST)

Vacancy Announcement

Job Title:  Project Officer (PO)

Responsible to: Program Manager

Responsible for: Province Coordinator, Field Officers, Program Assistants, Contact office focal person

Location: RHEST's Head Office, Bishalnagar, Kathmandu with about 50% of time in field visits Duration: 1 year with possibility of extension (anticipated start from July 2023)

Salary and benefits: As per the rules and regulations of the organization (Not less than 50K in Gross)

Background

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST) is dedicated to ending all forms of violence against women, including girl trafficking, early marriage, and child labor, and to promoting woman’s reproductive health. Currently, RHEST is supporting more than 12,500 vulnerable girls in the rural communities in 18 districts of Nepal in their education to reduce the early marriage, girls trafficking and child labor. Girl’s leadership and capacity development are other focused areas of RHEST’s programs.

RHEST is seeking a Project Officer for anticipated 3 years Project ““Empowering Girls and Youth in Rural Communities of Nepal to Prevent Human Trafficking”. Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager, PO will be responsible to ensure the successful implementation of the “Empowering Girls and Youth in Rural Communities of Nepal to Prevent Human Trafficking” project.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the project implementation: planning, implementation monitoring, reporting and evaluation of activities.
  • Guide and track project progress as per agreed timeline with higher impact in field.  
  • Document relevant data, evidence (qualitative and quantitative) for dissemination to wider audience  
  • Coordinate across field office staff and headquarter team to help ensure and track whether project is implemented according to the timeline to reach targets and minimum standards. 
  • Maintain effective coordination with government stakeholder, other like-minded agencies at local, district and provincial level 
  • Support Finance Team to prepare area wise budget and expenses detail.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Law, Human Right or related subject with at least 3 years relevant experience; 
  • Good understanding of human rights-based approach and familiarity with existing Nepalese laws, legal system including core International Human Rights Treaties including the UDHR, CEDAW and CRC. 
  • Able to work effectively and efficiently under pressure and in a team for bringing the concrete results.
  • Sound knowledge of finance and administrative processes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation & public relation skills in both English and Nepali.
  • Flexible and able to multitask on several different aspects of the projects.
  • Well-versed in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Google sheets, etc.

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to send a Cover letter mentioning the position applied for “Project Officer” with a recent CV including 2 contactable references to hr@rhest.org by 5 pm, 25th June 2023.

Note: Women from indigenous, Dalit and other marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.

RHEST reserves the right to reject any/all applications without assigning any reason whatsoever.

Program Assistant (PA) Full Time (Expired)

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Consultancy Service - (Social Audit) Fixed Term (Expired)

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Consultancy Service - (Social Audit)

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST)

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST), an NGO working to minimize girl trafficking and promoting girl-child education and awareness programs in 18 districts.

DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION / REQUIREMENTS:

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST)

Announcement for Consultancy Service (Social Audit)

RHEST is dedicated to ending all forms of violence against women, including human trafficking, child marriage, and child labor. Currently, RHEST is supporting the formal education of more than 12,500 vulnerable girls in the rural communities in 18 districts of Nepal. Women and girls’ empowerment and reproductive health are other focused areas of RHEST’s programs.

RHEST is looking for a Consultancy service on Social Audit.

Duration of Assignment: June 2023 to July 2023

Duty Station: Banke, Ramechhap, and Tanahu

Consultancy firms or individuals are required to submit the following:

  • Letter of interest indicating consultancy fee.
  • Concept note and budget in Nepal Rupees (NPR) to accomplish the tasks as specified in the ToR.
  • (Organization profile in case of institutions) with relevant experiences in case of individuals. 
  • A copy of company/firm registration with renewal in case of institutions. 
  • A copy of latest Tax clearance certificate,
  • VAT/PAN registration, Audit report in case of institutions
  • Any other relevant documents.

Terms of Reference (TOR)

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Dl9JFKevhVo4VQvICU_f5D1_csAcMpB9/view?usp=sharing

Interested institutions, Individuals with relevant experiences are requested to send their proposal to procurement@rhest.org  with the subject line ‘Consultancy for Social Audit" by 09 June 2023

Proposal will be accepted on a rolling basis and may close before the deadline if the required applications reached.

For more information, please visit https://www.rhest.org or call at 01-4537371

RHEST reserves the right to reject any/all proposal without assigning any reasons whatsoever.

Director of Admin and Finance (DAF) Full Time (Expired)

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Director of Admin and Finance (DAF)

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST)

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST), an NGO working to minimize girl trafficking and promoting girl-child education and awareness programs in 18 districts.

DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION / REQUIREMENTS:

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST)

Background

Rural Health and Education Service Trust (RHEST) is dedicated to ending all forms of gender-based violence, including girl trafficking, child marriage, child labor and to promoting woman’s reproductive health. Currently, RHEST is supporting more than 12,000 vulnerable girls in the rural communities in 18 districts of Nepal in their education to prevent child marriage, girls trafficking and child labor. Girl’s leadership and capacity development are other focused areas of RHEST’s programs.

RHEST is looking for qualified candidates for the post of Director of Admin and Director (DAF) for its head office in Kathmandu.

Job Title:  Director of Admin and Director (DAF)

Location: RHEST's Head Office, Bishalnagar, Kathmandu with about 15% of time in field visits

Department: Administration and Finance 

Reporting to: Executive Director and Associate Executive Director 

Duration of assignment: One year with possible extension (anticipated start from June 2023) 

Salary and benefits: As per the rules and regulations of the organization (Not less than 150K in Gross)

Job role

Role overview

As a member of the senior management team (SMT), DAF will lead the overall financial and administrative management of RHEST and its programs. S/he will manage cash flow, statutory requirements, procurement/logistics, financial forecasting, NGO compliances, asset inventory, and office maintenance/insurance.

Key Responsibilities

Budgeting, planning and finance management 

  • Leads the overall and program-wise budget planning and their review and consolidation. Ensures control of expenditures and distribution of resources in accordance with the organization’s policies and procedures
  • Analyzes organizational Annual Cost Recovery Plan and funding gaps and shares them with the SMT 
  • Guides the finance teams to prepare a budget of the programs and Partner NGOs(PNGOs) and to make budget for the new proposals

Monitoring and reporting 

  • Develops, monitors, reviews, and  updates the finance and admin status from the perspectives of cost effectiveness and quality assurance
  • Finalizes the periodic and annual financial reports drafted by the admin and finance teams. Ensures the timely discussion/s on the financial reports with the Executive Board and SMT and submits them to the  donors and government (when applicable)as per the requirement 
  • Supports the admin and finance team/s to keep up to date financial data and information

System (admin, finance, and governance) development and maintenance

  • Review the existing policies and procedures and make sure they are compliant with the donors, Social Welfare council (SWC), and relevant laws and regulations of governments and organization’s objectives and goals.
  • Recommends the E. Board and Executive Director for the making the required laws policies strategies and procedures, amending the existing ones if they fail to meet the requirements of the donors, Social Welfare Council(SWC), and relevant laws and regulations of the government/s
  • Ensures quality implementations of the policies and procedures of the organization
  • Provides periodic inputs and advice to the Executive Board and SMT for the effectiveness of the entire admin and finance
  • Leads the internal and external auditing and coordinates with the donor auditor’s comments and organization’s response

Staff Management and capacity development

  • Support the preparation of staff job descriptions and performance standards. Takes part in the staff recruitment, staff performance evaluation, team building and reward and punishment
  • Provides induction, training and monitoring to the admin and finance staff and make sure they are complying with the assigned responsibilities

Other institutional responsibilities

  • Contributes as a member of SMT to handling the staff grievances and workplace discriminations and abuses on any ground
  • Promotes Institutional development of RHEST by contributing to proposal writing, finding new funding and partnership management
  • Coordinate with the renewal of the organization and periodic monitoring of the RHEST activities by the government (SWC)
  • Helps RHEST give new direction or modify its working culture from the finance perspectives and based on the national and international practices and laws and policies

Personal Specific

Qualification and experience

  • A Master's Degree in Finance Management from a recognized University;
  • At least eight years of work experience in related field in I/NGOs and private sectors as a member of SMT 
  • Experience in handling large scale portfolios, financial and admin management, and admin and finance policies and procedures are preferred.

Essential Knowledge and Skill 

Knowledge

  • Good understanding of the project cycle management and financial monitoring tools and indicators 
  • Sound knowledge of the external (political , social, economic, and crises and conflict ) factors with the project management impact 
  • Good knowledge of the issues that relate to RHEST  goals and passion for gender equality  and discrimination-free society

Skill

  • Proven leadership and self/people management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and multiple strategic and operational priorities and to meet the deadlines
  • Data analyzing and presentations skills

Language proficiency 

  • Excellent computer skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) both English and Nepali

IT Skill

  • Excellent computer literacy in MS Word and Excel

Flexibility

  • Flexible to take other additional tasks as needed by the organization

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to send a motivation letter mentioning position applied for “Director of Admin and Director (DAF)” with the expected salary and a recent CV including 2 contactable references and a motivation letter to hr@rhest.org by 5 pm, 6th May 2023.

Note: Women from indigenous, Dalit and other marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.

RHEST reserves the right to reject any/all applications without assigning any reason whatsoever.

Admin and Finance Officer Full Time (Expired)

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Program Assistant (PA)

RHEST is dedicated to ending all forms of violence against women, including human trafficking, child marriage, and child labor. Currently, RHEST is supporting the formal education of more than 12,500 vulnerable girls in the rural communities in 18 districts of Nepal. Women and girls’ empowerment and reproductive health are other focused areas of RHEST’s programs.

RHEST is looking for qualified candidates for the post of Program Assistant (PA) for its Headquarters in Kathmandu.

Duration of Assignment: One year with possible extension

Duty Station: Headquarters in Kathmandu with frequent field visits in the program municipalities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support Sr. Program Assistant in preparing monthly communication report.
  • Selection of letters, drawings based on various themes and share with the PMs.
  • Inform beneficiaries and schools about field visits and request for required documents via email, phone calls.
  • Build and maintain a good relationship with program-supported schools, beneficiaries and parents.
  • Identify issues of the supported girls reported through phone calls, SMSs. Prepare a short gist and share with PM.
  • Support program officer in preparing college letters, and other letters, documents as and when required.
  • Identify capacity needs of beneficiaries and program challenges while receiving and dealing with beneficiaries and report it to PM.
  • Closely monitor the communication details of beneficiaries and follow with the beneficiaries who are not in regular contact.
  • Listen to the beneficiaries, counsel them and if needed refer the case to the higher authorities. Proper documentation and follow up of such cases.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences, management, or any discipline.
  • Minimum of 1 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience and willingness to work in the remote and underserviced communities.
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Demonstrable written and spoken skills in the Nepali language. Good English written and spoken skills are desirable.
  • Good organizational skills with ability to prioritize multiple tasks and coordinate with multiple stakeholders.

Job Description:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/dqh467uckcv3vca/JD%20for%20the%20post%20of%20PA%20-%2029%20Jan%202023%20-%20FinalSRC.pdf?dl=0

Interested candidates are requested to send a recent CV including 3 contactable references and motivation letter with the Subject: Application for “………..” to vacancy@rhest.org by 7th February 2023. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the further selection process. For more information, please visit https://www.rhest.org or call at 01-4537371

Note: Women from indigenous, Dalit, and other marginalized communities are highly encouraged to apply. RHEST reserves the right to reject any/all applications without assigning any reason whatsoever.