Project Assistant Entry Level

UN - Habitat
Salary: Negotiable
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  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : +2 / Intermediate
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Description

Project Assistant-1(pos)

UN-Habitat is implementing a UN Peace building Fund supported project on empowering women for access to land in association with IOM and UNDP as an extension of the on-going Catalytic Support on Land Issues. The key issues considered are relating to the lack of women’s participation and influence in land-related discussions and endeavours to improving women’s ownership of land through enhancing women’s role in key policy discussions on land, and developing gender-sensitive land institutions, processes and tools for verification and registration of land-vulnerable women. The project works in collaboration with GoN agencies like the Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction, Ministry of Women Children and Social Welfare, Ministry of Land Reform and Management and NGOs/CBOs active in promoting land rights at the grass-roots of landless women’s issues. In this context the project seeks applications from qualified Nepalese citizens for the following position:

Project Assistant: one position

Service Contract: SB2/ II level

Duty Station: Kathmandu

Duration of contract: One year with possibility of extension (depending on project term)

Expected Date of Joining: As soon as possible

Required qualifications are Intermediate degree or equivalent in business studies, humanities; commerce, and related fields with Minimum 3 years’ experience, preferably in admin and finance. 


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General Requirements:


  • Intermediate degree or equivalent in business studies, humanities; commerce, and related fields

Knowledge and skills

  • Knowledge in administration and finance
  • Experience in logistic management
  • Coordination skills with government, NGOs and communities and good public relation
  • Public relation
  • Experience and knowledge of the UN system is an advantage;

Years of experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience required, preferably in admin and finance;


  • Excellent command of both spoken and written English and Nepali; good report writing skills;

Computer skill

  • Good working knowledge of computer programmes including MS Word, Excel and Power Point. Nepali typing will be additional benefit.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants are requested to submit their updated standard UN Personal History Form (P11) for project personnel with covering letter no later than 30 April 2015 by email to stating the post on the subject line. UN Personal History Form (P11) may be downloaded from


Published Date:10 April 2015

Closing Date:30 April 2015



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