Program Officer

Winrock International
Location: Lalitpur
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2019-02-25 Deadline: 2019-02-28
  • Location : Lalitpur
  • Qualification Degree : Master's Degree
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Program Officer

DEPARTMENT: Winrock International-Nepal (CEEW)

DUTY STATION: Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur, Nepal.

REPORTS TO: Director, Winrock International-Nepal

POSITION SUMMARY:

POSITION DESCRIPTION Winrock International –Nepal

The program officer be responsible for implementing projects, ensuring project quality and smooth operations, and supporting New Business/Concept development for new work. The program officer should have managerial skills, as well as a Technical Background in Renewable Energy, Water Security, Environmental Projects, and/or another related technical area. Equally, Program officer ensures adherence to local laws, WI policies and procedures, and donor requirements while performing his/her duties.

EDUCATION SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A minimum of a Master's degree in energy, economics, environment, social studies or an interdisciplinary program with minimum of five years’ work experience in implementing and managing donor-funded projects or Bachelor’s degree in energy, economics, environment, social studies with minimum of seven years’ work experience in implementing and managing donor-funded projects;
  • Extensive knowledge of renewable energy, water security, or environmental areas including policy and local stakeholder including through knowledge of the sector
  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication in both Nepali and English, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationship particularly interacting productively, proactively and comfortably with community leaders, government agencies, NGOs and private sector.
  • Experience implementing and working on business development for donor-funded projects is highly desired.
  • Demonstrated computer skills in MS Office applications including word, excel, power point and outlook
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple projects
  • Ability to lead, organize and prioritize work
  • Quick learner, team player and flexible

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the overall guidance of the team leader, and the immediate supervision of the Director, the Program Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Responsible for overall management, monitoring and implementation of projects’ activities as per the project document.
  • Oversee the development, designing, coordinating and implementing of projects
  • Assist Director in the development of multi-sector strategy for new business opportunities
  • Prepare equipment specifications, drawings and detailed work schedules of projects if required
  • Regular visit of project sites to monitor progress and coordinate field activities
  • Prepare progress report i.e. monthly, quarterly, annually as per the project documents and submit to  donors or partners
  • Prepare, update and guarantee accurate documentation of the project, data of related project activities.
  • Carry out energy surveys, feasibility studies, and cost estimations as per the requirement of projects.
  • Lead, develop and carry out training programs, workshops, meetings as per the project document and participate if relevant workshops
  • Ensure a continuous cooperation from all the stakeholders including local communities, enabling them to operate and maintain their systems and to solve community energy problems by utilizing their own resources.
  • Provide quality inputs throughout the project cycle in wide range of Energy projects
  • Ensure effective, efficient and sustainability of project
  • Willingness to work in any other assigned Winrock Nepal’s tasks according to the specific need, demand and as assigned by REPSO Director.
  • Recruit, coordinate and monitor consultants as required by the projects
  • Coordinate, monitor, supervise the execution of project activities by the partners organization
  • Maintain good working relation with partners and donors
  • Coordinate with other related projects/programs in Nepal that has direct and indirect implications with Winrock’s projects
  • Take collaborative initiative with stakeholders to maintain conducive working environment to implement the project’s activities
  • Supervise other team members as assigned
  • Ensure smooth coordination and communication between involved project stakeholders and with line government organization
  • Assist F&A and REPSO Director to project expenses and cash needs for assigned projects

To Apply: Interested candidates are requested to send a cover letter, updated CV and list of three references by 28 February 2019 to winrocknepal@winrock.org.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Phone calls will not be entertained. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Organization Summary

Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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