University Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or related field, plus a minimum of FIVE years of related work experience. Master’s Degree in Agriculture and or related field preferred.
Prior Work Experience:
Minimum of 5 years of related work experience, preferably with American or international organizations, and preferably organizations that achieve their mission through volunteerism. Related work experience to include: managing volunteers or staff, managing health or agriculture projects, grassroots community development, designing training programs and/or workshops, training session design and delivery, monitoring and evaluation. Minimum of 3 years’ experience in supervising or coordinating staff or volunteers.
Fluency in both English and Nepali (written and spoken) is required, as is an ability to quickly and accurately translate from Nepali to English, and vice versa. Ability to speak other languages spoken in Nepal is desirable.
Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes:
ï‚· Knowledge of grassroots development practices in Nepal, related to nutrition and agriculture issues and interventions.
ï‚· Skill as a trainer, facilitator, and mentor in a cross-cultural setting
ï‚· Skill and ability to deal with personnel management issues: recruitment, training, evaluation, and development and leadership of a team or group.
ï‚· Proficiency in use of the internet and with Microsoft programs: Outlook (email), Excel, PowerPoint. Word, etc.
ï‚· Ability to work independently and proactively.
ï‚· Ability to work successfully within a multi-cultural office.
ï‚· Ability to maintain confidentiality and a strong sense of integrity.
ï‚· Strong communication and interpersonal skills, conflict management skills, diplomacy and tact with staff, Volunteers, Trainees, community members and members of government.
A strong knowledge of Peace Corps, its mission, and its approach to development. Highly organized, analytical, and professional, with an ability to successfully network on behalf of the Program.
The United States Peace Corps is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested candidates should submit their CV and a cover letter in English with monthly salary requirements and addressing the qualification requirements by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 PM on Monday, September 21, 2015.
As the preeminent international service organization of the United States, the Peace Corps sends Americans abroad to tackle the most pressing needs of people around the world. Peace Corps Volunteers work at the grassroots level toward sustainable change that lives on long after their service—at the same time becoming global citizens and serving their country. When they return home, Volunteers bring their knowledge and experiences—and a global outlook—that enriches the lives of those around them.