Business Support Assistant

World Food Programme
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2015-10-12 Deadline: 2015-10-23
  • Nos. of Opening : 4
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Secondary level education
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Business Support Assistant-4(pos)

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Pollicy Officer responsible for Community Development (CDP) the Business Support Assistant (Programme) will have the overall responsibility of providing support for the field level implementation related to Capacity Development and Village Development Periodic Plan preparation contributing to the outputs of the Community Development Programme (CDP) implemented jointly in consortium partnership with RRN Nepal. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Gather information to support drafting the Village Development Periodic plan (VDDP) of the selected VDCs in the eastern terai and mid and far western Devolvement regions. 
  • Support for conducting training package on the capacity development activities under the CDP programme. 
  • Support for providing training package to local stakeholders ranging to different topics of participatory planning processes
  • Support the Programme Associates in providing guidance and capacity building support to Local Bodies (LBs): District Development Committees (DDCs) and VDCs for preparation of VDDP.
  • Support for processing and managing routine administrative and financial tasks in the districts to contribute to the effective and timely management of training and workshop.
  • Take responsibility for the maintenance of set standard system and files, to ensure information is accurate and readily available for the function. 
  • Take responsibility for date integrity to facilitate availability of accurate information in corporate system.
  • Participate in periodic meetings with beneficiaries and other programme stakeholders at district, and project-area in collaboration with the Coordinator.
  • Perform other duties as required.

General Requirements:


  • Completion of Secondary school education with some knowledge on social mobilization in the districts and VDCs. 


  • Four or more years of progressively responsible work experience in the relative business stream with experience in general administrative work. 
  • Having experience of working in donor funded project and in a multi-disciplinary team will have an advantage. 
  • Having adequate competence in communication, planning and reporting in English language. 

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified Nepalese nationals are requested to submit an updated and duly signed UN Personal History form (P.11), available on  and from the WFP offices in Nepal (Kathmandu, Nepalgunj, Damak and Dadelhura). The application can be sent either by email to  or in hard copy in a sealed envelope marking the position “Application for the post of Business Support Assistant ( Programme)” notifying the preferred duty station and quoting the VA number to the following address No Later than 23 October 2015. 


The Representative,

WFP Nepal Country Office, 

Chakupat, Patan Dhoka Road, Lalitpur, 

Nepal. P.O. and Box 107


“Qualified female candidates and candidates from minority groups are especially encouraged to apply”. 


Only short-listed candidates will be invited for a test and/or interview. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.


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Organization Summary

The World Food Programme is the food assistance branch of the United Nations and the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 1-10
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