Provincial Cluster Coordinator Job in Mercy Corps at Lumbini, Nepal

Provincial Cluster Coordinator Job in Mercy Corps at Lumbini, Nepal


Job Summary

  • Name of Company: Mercy Corps
  • No. Of Vacancy: 1
  • Job Location: Lumbini
  • Experience: 5+ years
  • Qualification: Bachelors


  • Facilitate lead and co-leads to prioritize cluster meetings focusing on emergency preparedness and response. Prepare technical inputs to moderate this discussion in the cluster meeting
  • Develop/revisit cluster strategies, priorities adopting a consultative process
  • Facilitate the consultative process to update the National contingency plan, monsoon response and preparedness plan, winterization plan, and other guidance documents in coordination with leads, co-leads, and cluster and inter-cluster members, considering all hazards and pandemics
  • Ensure that education preparedness and response initiatives are in line with existing policy guidance, technical standards, and relevant Government policies
  • Develop an annual CP revision process clearly outlining roles and responsibilities of lead, co-lead, cluster members, cluster secretariate, and if necessary, an expert. Prepare an inventory of various national and sectoral emergency plans with relevant guidance notes on when how they will up updated/reported
  • Provide technical support to co-leads to develop participatory humanitarian emergency preparedness plans in consultation with cluster members
  • Engage with the cluster partners to agree on common and specific actions from the federal cluster to the provincial and local cluster clusters
  • Support TWGs lead and co-leads to prepare their work plan and its implementation
  • Facilitate forming and capacitating the TWG at the provincial levels
  • Facilitate cluster strengthening initiatives supported by the Federal Education Cluster. Liaise with implementing partners and local clusters, taking proactive and coordinated action for timely implementation
  • Adopt a global education cluster EiE training package to orient federal lead members on the fundamental humanitarian principles and minimum standards of EIE.
  • Provide technical backstopping in capacity-building training for federal, provincial, and local level cluster members
  • Provide support to leadership in the coordination of Comprehensive School Safety (CSS) Minimum Package implementation
  • Mapping of sector resource mobilization for EiE.
  • Coordinate with the EMIS section to discuss and support the compilation of EiE information and prepare a possible action within the Sector and other information derived from the alternative mechanism.
  • Facilitate a strategic discussion between LEDPG and cluster on complement/supplement actions during emergencies
  • Prepare an analytical overview including cluster gaps, overlaps, and coverages of partner’s intervention by analyzing available data and information and sharing it with cluster members.
  • Facilitate inter-cluster/sector coordination and technical meetings to pre-identified interventions required to support education response with SOPs
  • Contribute to clear, and effective communication between the local, provincial, and federal level Education cluster to strengthen reporting mechanism, need assessment, and data collection
  • Prepare monthly updates on cluster strategic interventions, their challenges, and recommendations with lead, co-leads, and cluster members.
  • Contribute to clear and effective communication between the local, provincial, and federal level Education cluster to strengthen reporting mechanism, need assessment, and data collection
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelors’ Degree in Development Studies/Humanities/Social Science
  • Minimum 5-year experience in education in emergencies, education cluster coordination & Disaster preparedness or similar field
  • Awareness of the needs and related program considerations for children, vulnerable and marginalized communities.
  • Established the ability to manage and communicate effectively with team members of varied work styles.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and creativity in planning and problem-solving.
  • Proven ability to learn quickly, lead a project to achieve stated results and objectives.
  • Experience working with governments, civil society, national and international organizations.
  • Effective verbal and written communication, multi-tasking, organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to effectively represent Mercy Corps and its interests to key stakeholders.
  • Ability to work effectively with an ethnically diverse team in a sensitive environment.

Applying Procedure

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