Program Officer

Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2017-03-08 Deadline: 2017-03-15
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Mas
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) was established on April 1, 1991 under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of the Republic of Korea to implement Korea's grant aid assistance. Since the establishment, KOICA has been at the forefront of Korea's international development effort. KOICA's aim is to facilitate socio-economic development of its partner countries through project type assistance, dispatch of Korean Volunteers, Fellowship Program, Public-Private Partnership Program and Multilateral Cooperation.

Currently, KOICA is looking for an experienced and qualified Nepali national who will be mainly responsible for the 'Integrated Rural Development Project (IRDN) in Nawalparasi District' being implemented by KOICA.

Post title: Program Officer (Rural Development/Agriculture)

Duration: 1 year (possibility of extension)

Type of Contract: Fixed-term Contract

Duty Station: Based on Kathmandu with occasional field visits

Job Responsibility

  • Support planning, implementation and evaluation of assigned projects
  • Collect information on agriculture, rural development related policy, programs, and other related documents from the government, EDPs and IDPs.
  • Communicate and cooperate with the government, EDPs and concerned stakeholders and partners
  • Qualitative and statistical analysis of data generated by the different data acquisition
  • Contribute to other activities related to project development, policy review etc
  • Perform any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the office

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in agriculture, rural development, or development studies
  • More than 4 years of relevant experience in national and international organizations
  • Knowledge and experience in "agriculture/rural development" preferred
  • Knowledge of various research methods and must possess excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills particularly in dealing with various stakeholders
  • Excellent in English and Nepali (spoken and written)
  • Computer proficiency in using office software such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other software for data processing such as SPSS

Submission of Applications

Interested applicants should submit their signed CV and motivation letter through e-mail to by 17:00 hrs, 15 March 2017.

Salary and other benefits will be adhered to the policy of KOICA Nepal Office. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Any phone calls, written or personal inquiries will not be entertained in this regard. Only selected candidates will be contacted for the further procedures. KOICA Nepal Office reserves all rights for the recruitment.

This Job is expired. The Company is no longer accepting applications for this position.

Organization Summary

Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) was founded as a government agency in 1991. Since then KOICA has been implementing grant aid and technical assistance program on behalf of Korean government, in areas of health, education, rural development, governance, climate change, industry and energy. Our efforts to maximize the effectiveness of Korea’s ODA will continue to support sustainable development of our partner countries and their achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.

KOICA has been working in Nepal since 1995, implementing our government’s grant aid and technical assistance programmes. According to our Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for Nepal, KOICA focuses on 4 sectors in health, technical education, rural development and energy. Our assistance is being carried out through different modalities, bilateral or multilateral projects, volunteer and fellowship programmes. In November 2014, Korean and Nepali governments signed on “Framework Agreement on Grant Aid” to strengthen our supports and commitment to contribute to socio-economic development of Nepal.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location KOICA Nepal Office, Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
Active Jobs By Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)