Program Officer

Mercy Corps, Nepal
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-05-22 Deadline: 2016-05-31
  • Nos. of Opening : 2
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in public policy, gender, community development/mobilization or related field, with a Master’s degree preferable.
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Position Title : Program Officer- 2

Duty Station: Dhangadi-1 , Sindhupalchock-1

Position Category: Full-time ☒ Part-time ☐ AND Regular ☒ Temporary ☐

Salary Level:3

Current Employee: N/A




WORKS DIRECTLY WITH: Program Manager, Nepal Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, country-level MEL Unit, including expatriate MEL

Specialist, participating Program Managers and their M&E Officers, local partners.

Accountability to Beneficiaries:Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts towards

accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and
development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and
evaluation of our field projects.

Organizational Learning: As part of Mercy Corps' agency-wide Organizational Learning Initiative, all team
members are responsible for spending 5% of their work time in formal and/or non-formal professional learning

● Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in public policy, gender, community development/mobilization or related
field, with a Master’s degree preferable.
● At least three years of experience in gender, social policy or related sector, specifically related to in-the-field,
community-level work.
● Ability and willingness to spend significant proportion of time in the field, sometimes in difficult to access,
rural areas and with a multi-disciplinary team in often quite varied social and cultural contexts across Nepal.
● Demonstrated ability to work in complex environments under tight deadlines. Previous experience is highly
● Strong organizational and logistical skills with demonstrated experience in strategic planning and ability to
work independently are required.
● Strong understanding of gender and inclusivity issues and dynamics in Nepal are a must.
● Good writing and computer skills, including preliminary research and information gathering from the internet,
MS Word, Excel and Power Point preparation is required.
● Good command of written and spoken English and fluent Nepali required.
● Effective writing skills to contribute to the preparation of reports, analyses and presentations.

Detailed TOR

Apply Instructions

Interested candidates are requested to submit cover letter and Mercy Corps Application Form available at by May 31, 2016 to the address below:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further selection process. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.
Attn: Human Resources Department
[Please mention the title of the Position and location on the subject line of the e-mail while applying]
Email to:

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Organization Summary

Mercy Corps is an international, non-governmental humanitarian relief and development agency that exists to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people to build secure, productive and just communities. Mercy Corps was established in 1979, and has headquarters in the USA and UK. Since 1979, Mercy Corps has worked in over 100 countries. Mercy Corps currently works in 41 countries around the world and improving the lives of 19 million people. The agency focuses on countries in transition, where countries are in the midst of - or recovering from - conflict, economic collapse, or disaster; Mercy Corps sees these crisis situations as moments of opportunity to go beyond traditional boundaries of relief and catalyze lasting change. Globally, Mercy Corps implements programs in a range of sectors, including: agriculture & food security; market development; emergency response; disaster risk reduction; climate change; health; conflict management; youth engagement; and, community mobilization/ governance.

Mercy Corps Nepal works to build the absorptive, adaptive and transformative potential of vulnerable individuals and communities across Nepal. The goal is attained through a systems based approach to market development, financial services, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and youth engagement. Mercy Corps began its operation in Nepal in 2005, with projects focusing on the sectors of economic and food security; climate, natural resource and disaster risk management; youth engagement; with the inclusion of women and disadvantaged groups as important cross-cutting themes throughout each intervention area.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Sanepa Chowk, Lalitpur
Organization Size 1-10
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