Project Assistants (NDI) Entry Level

National Democratic Institute
Salary: Negotiable
1062 Views 2016-10-28 00:00:00
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  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor's Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Description

National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) Kathmandu, Nepal

Vacancy Announcement: Project Assistants (2)


Founded in 1983, the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to strengthen and expand democracy worldwide. NDI works with democrats and democratic institutions in every region of the world to build political and civic organizations safeguard elections and promote citizen participation, openness and accountability in government. Headquartered in Washington, DC, NDI maintains offices in over 70 countries on five continents. Its diverse workforce of employees from 75 countries is united in the belief that democracies promote economic growth and development more consistently and equitably than non-democratic political systems.

NDI’s office in Nepal has been operational since 1997 and has since collaborated with the Parliament, political parties and civil society. NDI is seeking to hire two Project Assistants to support the political party and parliamentary programs. These positions are available immediately through February 28, 2017. Extension will depend on funding availability.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist the political party and parliamentary program teams in organizing and implementing activities in Kathmandu and districts;
  • Research and gather materials for specific programs;
  • Assist in the preparation and drafting of weekly and quarterly reports;
  • Assist in monitoring and evaluation work;
  • Provide administrative and logistical support on assigned program activity, including filing, copying and mailing;
  • Enter data on a monthly basis in the Institute’s system; and
  • Additional tasks and responsibilities based on demonstrated ability and/or program needs.


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in social work, public relations, social sciences, international relations, or related field;
  • At least 2 years of relevant professional experience with a NGO or INGO;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Office suite, and Google applications;
  • Ability and willingness to work in a challenging environment involving travel to rural and
  • remote areas and working extra hours:
  • A high degree of flexibility and initiative, and good attitude to work.
  • Ability to multitask, and respond to program needs and changes on a short notice.