Facility Coordinator and Rural Development Expert

Location: Kathmandu
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2018-10-31 Deadline: 2018-11-09
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Master's degree in agriculture and rural development, social science, or other relevant subject or equivalent
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

The Deutsche Gesellschaft fiir Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a state owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ International Services (InS) is an integral division of GIZ. We offer the experience, the regional and technical know-how of GIZ in the global market and provide international clients with expertise in terms of economic and result-oriented services.

GIZ International Services is shortlisted for the EU-funded tender: "Technical Cooperation Facility (TCF) to Agriculture Development Strategy (ADS)" in Nepal.

The overall objective is to contribute to poverty reduction, to food and nutrition security, to climate resilience, to improve the competitiveness of the sector and to generate higher and more equitable incomes in rural areas of Nepal. The project is part of a larger programme: the EU Contribution to Agriculture and Rural Development (CARD), where the main component is a budget support of EUR 36 million, and this Technical Cooperation Facility (TCF) is a complementary support.


Facility Coordinator and Rural Development Expert will be based in the ADS Implementation Support Unit (ADSISU) in MoALD, and as such directly in support of ADS implementation, coordination and reporting. He/she will ensure that the key concerns of the agricultural sector are well addressed by the facility. He/she will also assist the Facility Team Leader in his/her contacts, helping to reach the right persons and obtain the right information.

Required qualification and experience:

  • Master's degree in agriculture and rural development, social science, or other relevant subject or equivalent working experience of 15 years
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience as an agriculture and rural development expert and having experience with respect to operationalising nutrition sensitive approach to agriculture, preferably in the context of a least developed country/ developing countries and capacity building at national level processes. A longer experience with respect to agriculture/ rural development would be an asset
  • At least 10 years of experience in managing programmes and/or advising as a consultant in the area of agriculture and rural development.
  • Experience of similar projects or set-up would be an added advantage
  • Experience and expertise in Rural Development issues
  • Knowledge and experience of public administration in Nepal in particular ministries related to Rural Development
  • Excellent Coordination skills
  • Good communication skills (both verbal and written) in English and Nepali


Apply Instructions

Interested candidates are requested to send a completed application including CV and two referees to andreas.magnet@giz.de by November 9, 2018. Only applications sent by email will be accepted. Please write in the subject line while applying by position: for "Ref. Nr. 18017- Facility Coordinator and Rural Development Expert".

Only short-listed candidates will be called for written test and interview. No telephone inquiries will be entertained. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

The salary and social benefits will correspond to the GIZ rule applicable to national staff. Especially women and candidates from underprivileged groups are encouraged to apply.

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Organization Summary

GIZ offers customised solutions to complex challenges. We are an experienced service provider and assist the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation. We offer demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development.

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