Mandala is a group of young, enthusiastic, dedicated and diverse theatre workers. After long training and individual involvement in this field, Mandala Theatre-Nepal was formed to work together. We want to develop a participatory and inclusive space open to various genres of literature and inalienably linked to theatre.

The advancement of theatrical arts is our commitment; the production of innovative and creative works of art is our goal. We have devoted ourselves to exploring, popularizing and preserving the varieties of traditional and indigenous theatrical forms of our society, and we look ahead to work even more actively in the days ahead.

Our theatre is a strong voice for social justice, political awareness, and human rights. The driving spirit of Mandala is our people’s freedom and happiness.

Summary of Position

The Project Coordinator will be responsible to coordinate Mandala’s project on promoting director’s professional development in areas of technical expertise, awareness about socio-political issues and how to perform them on stage to support diversity, compassion and dialogue.

She/he will work closely with Mandala’s Peace Worker Team to support Mandala in the implementation of this project, as well as its post-processing. She/he will support the outreach-process, coordinate the selection workshop of participants, manage required processes related to hiring and managing facilitator(s) for the direction workshop as well as participants’ stay during the period of time. These tasks will be completed in collaboration with Mandala’s Peace Worker.Furthermore, the Project Coordinator will support the Finance Officer based on request.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support outreach to distribute the Call for Application in close coordination with the Peace Worker
  • Communicate with interested candidates to participate in the workshop
  • Coordinate and participate in the selection committee, and related workshop, to determine the final workshop-participants
  • Participate in the hiring-process of the facilitator(s)
  • Manage travel, food and accommodation for participants during the selection- and director’s workshop
  • Manage travel, food and accommodation for facilitator(s), in case she/he/they are not based in Kathmandu
  • Prepare workshop-venue and material together with Mandala’s Peace Worker Team
  • Oversight and monitoring of the director’s workshop, and performing tasks based on request and in collaboration with Mandala’s Peace Worker Team
  • Support post-processing of the workshop, for example in areas of Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning, Documentation etc.
  • Support the Finance Officer based on request
  • Perform any other tasks as requested

Qualifications and experience

  • Experience in coordination and communication of projects
  • High degree of social skills to accompany participants and facilitator(s) throughout this project
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Flexible and adaptive to work in fast-paced work-environments
  • Good skills in English and Nepali, both in written and verbal form
  • Reliable and committed to all aspects and parts of implementing the project

Desirable

  • Experience in working with the arts-sector
  • Good skills in written and verbal local languages in Nepal
  • Experience in Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Documentation
  • Experience in Financial Management

General Information

The position will start August 24th, 2017 and run for 28 days throughout September and October. Please hand in a Cover Letter, CV, names and contact details of two referees, and if applicable reference letters from previous relevant job experiences via email: vacancy This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. & This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or as hard-copy at Mandala’s office in Anamnagar. The application has to be in English. Deadline for application is the 23.07.2017.

Please indicate in your application a preferred amount of financial compensation (daily rate) and note, that our donor organization will review your qualifications and decide upon the final rate being offered to you. We apologize for any potential inconvenience caused and encourage you to clearly state your academic and practical experience in the CV for the best financial outcome possible.

Women, people with disabilities and/or ethnic minorities will be favored and are especially encouraged to apply.

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