Partnership & Capacity Building (PCB) Manager

Vacancy Announcement

CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. CARE has been operational in Nepal since 1978 and works in partnerships with government and non-government stakeholders across the spectrum of humanitarian action and long-term development programs.

USAID Adolescent Reproductive Health (ARH) project is an adolescent co-led initiative to empower girls and boys, 10-19 years including the most marginalized, to attain their adolescent reproductive health (ARH) rights. The goal of the program is to support adolescents to reach their full potential by; ensuring they receive correct and appropriate reproductive health (RH) information and guidance to decision-making skills, creating an environment conductive in making healthy reproductive health decisions and facilitating translation of these decisions into healthy behaviors.

CARE Nepal hereby invites applications, for the below mentioned positions, from interested Nepalese candidates. (Click on the links below for the more Job details):

  • Partnership & Capacity Building (PCB) Manager- based in Janakpur

The primary role of Partnership & Capacity Building (PCB) Manager is to support and enhance the institutional capacity of district-based partners (Local Non-Governmental Organizations - LNGOs) by providing support and capacity development through training, on-site coaching, mentoring, and technical assistance to all 11 districts, and also involves managing relationships with various stakeholders at the province and district levels. The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring that the LNGOs implement the project activities aligning with the overall strategic direction of USAID ARH and the Government of Nepal, Province Government and Local Level guidelines. Additionally, the role entails overseeing capacity building initiatives within the organization and maintaining partnerships with external collaborators and stakeholders. This position is pivotal in establishing and sustaining robust partnerships that significantly contribute to the program's effectiveness.  The incumbent works as the partnership and capacity building focal point at the province level working closely with CARE’s relevant thematic coordinators/managers, province coordinators and technical specialists based in the province offices. The incumbent supports coordination with province ministries and stakeholders as well as local level authorities and partners for planning and implementation with linkages to cross cutting themes/components. The partnership and capacity building manager will coordinate closely with both the province team and partners to generate concrete evidence and support / guide province and district teams in terms of partnership and capacity building focusing on FP/ARH. Facilitation of various technical workshops, planning meetings and review / reflection meetings organized at province and district levels are other key areas of responsibilities. Local residents of Janakpur are strongly encouraged to apply.

CARE Nepal participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we hereby request information from candidate’s previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the candidate left employment. All CARE Nepal’s offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

CARE places human dignity at the centre of its relief and development work. At the heart of CARE’s efforts to impact poverty and social justice is its engagement with marginalized communities, and vulnerable adults and children. Vulnerable adults and children are particularly at risk of sexual exploitation and abuse. CARE commits to the protection from sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse (PSHEA) of vulnerable adults, involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE has a zero tolerance toward sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse. CARE takes seriously all concerns and complaints about sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE initiates rigorous investigation of complaints that indicate a possible violation of this policy and takes appropriate disciplinary action, as warranted.

We seek candidates who will bring diverse cultural backgrounds, beliefs, and perspectives to our team. Women, people representing marginalized groups in Nepal, people with disabilities, and LGBTIQ++ people are strongly encouraged to apply.

We offer fully flexible work norms to staff in good standing. This means our staff and teams work from anywhere, at any time, in the manner required to maximize efficiency and effectiveness while reducing stress. Staff and line managers are fully empowered and accountable for results; hard work alone is insufficient.

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit our website at and complete the application process. The last date for submitting the application is 17:00 hours, November 14, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.

“CARE Nepal is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates of diverse background, women and differently abled, to apply”