Head of Project

Location: Salyan District
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2017-12-27 Deadline: 2018-01-25
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Salyan District
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Master’s degree in Agriculture, Rural Development, or similar discipline
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Job purpose: The Head of Project (HoP) is overall responsible for the projects “Improving Livelihood of Marginalized Community in Salyan district” (ILMC) and “Building Community Enterprises for Small Holder Farmers in Nepal” (BCES)

Responsible to: Programme Manager

Main Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and facilitate project implementation with four partners in Salyan
  • Provide technical expertise for the project implementation
  • Responsible for project and budget monitoring
  • Conduct regular field monitoring visits
  • Ensure field level project documentation/reporting according to donor and WHH regulations and report to Programme Manager to reflect achievements of the project targets
  • Coordinate with government line agencies, local bodies, I/NGOs
  • Maintain efficient and positive relation with the local partner organizations
  • Assist Programme Manager in the development of ToR for project concerned consultancies (surveys, assessments, evaluations, etc.)
  • Attend and represent WHH at relevant meetings at local, district and federal level
  • Network with national and regional research institutes (e.g. NARC), organizations and thematic networks
  • Collect and document case studies and photos
  • Ensure integration of GESI and RBA through the project cycle
  • Organize monitoring visits of donors, government, WHH staff, etc.
  • Support partner organizations in conducting regular review and learning events
  • Ensure adherence to Core Humanitarian Standards at the field level during project implementation
  • Any other duties assigned by the Programme Manager/Country Director

Experience :

  • Minimum 7 years professional experience in a similar position
  • Experience in working with international agencies or INGOs.
  • Knowledge and skills on Rights- based approaches, GESI, nutrition, agriculture and value chain development
  • Proven track record of progressive and successful work of more than 7 years in the development sector with a minimum of 5 years being at similar assignment (preferably in agriculture, market development and nutrition)
  • Well versed in partner mobilization, community facilitation, institution building
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, facilitation skills and willing to work in team, open-minded and problem solving
  • Proposal and report writing skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively in the project locations
  • Fluency in Nepali and English and German language is an asset


  • Master’s degree in Agriculture, Rural Development, or similar discipline
  • Languages: Excellent command of spoken and written Nepali and English

Computer skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and Power point) and Publisher software
  • Familiarity to work with website & intranet applications incl. social media
  • Good working knowledge of modern communication systems Personal


  • Creative, flexible and pro-active
  • Excellent coordination and facilitation skills
  • Team player; able to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Willingness to work in the field, with overnight stays (village level)
  • Able to take initiative, self-motivated/independently working
  • Organized personality
  • Willingness to learn and to share knowledge
  • Valid Driver’s License, able to ride a motorcycle in rural environment

Apply Instructions

Please send your applications (cover letter and CV) at recruitment.nepal@welthungerhilfe.de mentioning position applied for at the subject line of your email.

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