Candidates will possess experience in managing USAID funded grants as well as agriculture sector experience working with the public sector, private sector, non-government sector, informal sector and farmers or livestock raisers. Candidates may have prior experience in bi- or multilateral donor funded development programs at a senior level. While this position is only open to Nepal Citizens, persons currently working outside Nepal or have recently completed their studies outside the country and wish to return to Nepal are encouraged to apply. Winrock International is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from socially marginalized groups, including women candidates.
Candidates will possess at a minimum a Bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics, or agricultural science or agronomy, veterinary science, agricultural engineering, commerce or business administration or marketing; and a post graduate degree from a reputed university in agribusiness, agricultural economics or agricultural science or in business administration which related to the agribusiness sector including finance or marketing, or similar areas.
Candidates will have at a minimum 5 years of experience in managing USAID grants. Substantial experience in private or public sector and / or development experience at a senior management level in agriculture, agribusiness or related areas and experience building sustainable on and off farm agribusiness enterprises that have involved supply and value chain approaches in or outside Nepal will be highly preferred.
High proficiency in the Nepali language. Fluent in written and spoken English.Applicants will be proficiency tested.
Fully computer literate in MS Office including Word, Excel and Power Point.Knowledge of accounting software preferred. Applicants will be proficiency tested.