INGO Jobs: Citizen Participation and Oversight Specialist ! (2043 views)

February 13, 2018


Organization: FHI 360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of:

Citizen Participation and Oversight Specialist.

Project Description:

This position is for an anticipated federalization and local governance support program in Nepal called Sajhedari. The Sajhedari activity will primarily provide technical assistance and capacity building to the Government of Nepal in the transition from a unitary state to a federation of provinces and to enhance citizen participation in and oversight of local governance.
Citizen Participation and Oversight Specialist

Job Summary / Responsibilities:

FHI 360 seeks a Citizen Participation and Oversight Specialist, who will be responsible for oversight of activities related to strengthening the capacity of and improving mechanisms for civil society organizations to be involved in local decision-making and oversight. Specific responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
• Provide technical leadership in design, development, planning, and implementation of civil society strengthening and citizen engagement activities.
• Maintain constructive dialogue with government counterparts, grantees, and other partners.
• Develop tools for the implementation of program components.
• Review and evaluate the effectiveness of activities and make adjustments as needed.
• Represent FHI 360 to external entities at meetings and conferences.
• Ensure the inclusion and empowerment of women and marginalized communities in citizen decision-making and oversight activities.


Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent in a relevant discipline (e.g. governance, international development, sociology, political science, economics and communications). More than 5 years of relevant experience in management and implementation of large civil society, advocacy, local governance, or citizen engagement projects and/or programs.

Last date to apply: February 28, 2018.


Interested and qualified candidates can apply through FHI 360 career at or send the resume to
Final deadline for application is 5:00 p.m. February 28, 2018.

This job announcement was published in Himalayan Times on 13 Feb, 2018

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