Programme Officer

Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2017-01-12 Deadline: 2017-01-20
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor's Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Position: Programme Officer: Marketing MAPs

Duty station:   Kathmandu

Brief Component description: Through the implementation of the national strategy to integrate Nepal into regional and international markets 2015-2017, the conditions for trade of goods and services, to the benefit of the Nepalese enterprises, are improved. In line with this, the Project has planned activities to achieve the objective of Outcome 3: Market access to priority export destinations has improved through collective mark/ branding.The PO will thus support the team towards achieving objective of Outcome 3.

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Programme Officer (SPO) — MAPs VC Management of the INCLUDE Programme, the Programme Officer (PO) will work in the team responsible for the Trade Promotion Programme (TPP). The Programme Officer will spend 30 percent of her/his time in the field to ensure quality and timely accomplishment of the project activities.


The Programme Officer, under the overall supervision of the Senior Programme Officer, is responsible for:

  • Facilitating implementation of the IN-MAPS project's Outcome 3
  • Providing technical expertise (marketing of products, organisational development, development and promotion of collective mark/ brand/ trademark)
  • Selecting associations and federations for implementation of specific activities as defined in the Outcome 3 of the MAPs Action Plan
  • Developing Terms of References for local and international sub-contracts and supervise their implementation
  • Ensuring the cooperation with Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and reporting
  • Coordinating the activities with other relevant activities of GIZ and other development partners
  • Ensuring a synergetic cooperation with the other outcome-areas of the project and with other actors in the Value Chain

Required qualification and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Forestry, Botany, Resource Economics, Natural Resource Management, Agriculture, or any relevant field (with International Trade Law)
  • Experience of 5 years in a similar position (trade support services for international marketing, technical and economical understanding of MAPs sector, etc.)
  • Preferably have excellent knowledge of the MAPs market and its actors and have experience in working with commodity associations/federation in the MAPs sector with a focus on marketing
  • Basic technical and economical understanding of the MAPs sector (technology, trade relations, etc.)
  • Professional experience in value chain promotion of MAPs; experience in branding of MAPs would be an added advantage
  • Excellent presentation skills and result oriented attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Very good communication skills in English and Nepali (both written and verbal)
  • Proficiency in using MS Office package

Interested Nepali citizens are requested to send a completed application including CV, two referees to the email address <> by 20 January 2017.

Only applications sent by email will be accepted.

Please write in the subject line while applying by position: for "Ref. Nr. 17002: Programme Officer: Marketing MAPs".

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