Program Officer

United Mission to Nepal
Location: Dhading and Rupandehi
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2015-06-10 Deadline: 2015-06-24
  • Nos. of Opening : 2
  • Location : Dhading and Rupandehi
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelors in Agriculture
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Project
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Sustainable Livelihoods is one of UMN’s key Technical Areas that focuses on long lasting improvement in the livelihoods of families in remote rural communities, through strengthening the local partner organisations. This is a key position in UMN and is a part of multidisciplinary team in the field office. The main purpose of the job is to provide technical support to livelihoods projects, and to the partner organisations implementing livelihoods programmes.

Qualification and experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with at least two years of relevant work experience;

• Sound knowledge of food security issues in Nepal particularly in the Central and Westernregions;

• Experience in promotion of income generating activities i.e. seed sector promotion, fresh vegetable production, fisheries, dairy and other off farm employment;

• Working experience in value chain analysis, market mapping and rural entrepreneurship development;

• Knowledge of climate change adaptation, livelihood centred disaster risk reduction and appropriate agriculture technology will have added advantage;

• Proactive, searching out opportunities for influence;

• Social skills necessary to build effective working relationships with a broad range of people;

• Excellent language and communication skills in both Nepali and English.

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All interested individuals who meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to applyfor the position.

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Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location PO Box 126 Kathmandu, Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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