Programme Officer

Multi Stakeholder Forestry Programme (MSFP
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2015-10-30 Deadline: 2015-11-09
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor’s Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

The Multi Stakeholder Forestry Programme (MSFP) is a forestry programme of the Government of Nepal (GoN). The programme aims to improve livelihoods and resilience of the poor and disadvantaged people in Nepal by maximizing the contribution of the country's forestry sector to inclusive economic growth, poverty reduction and tackling climate change. The programme is funded by the governments of Finland (GoF), Switzerland and the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID). The Embassy of Switzerland, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC has established a Services Support Unit (SSU) in Kathmandu to support the implementation of the MSFP during the initial phase (2012-2016). The SSU is now seeking applications from qualified and experienced Nepali citizens for the following position:

Programme Officer: 1
Duration: Fixed term up to 30 June 2016
Duty station: Jajarkot

Expert Competence

  • Bachelor 's degree in forestry, natural resources management or environmental sciences;
  • At least 2years of working experience on forestry/natural resources/climate change related projects/programmes or I/NGOs at district or regional level;
  • Good understanding of current issues of development and forest resource management, forest/natural resource based livelihoods, forest based enterprises and value chain, climate change adaptation and resilience building, gender, poverty, and social inclusion in Nepal;
  • Good knowledge and skills of written and spoken English and Nepali;
  • Knowledge of computer applications (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint);
  • Ability to represent and interact independently with Implementing Agencies (IAs) and other stakeholders.
  • Methodological and Social /Competence
  • Excellent team player, time management and task prioritization skills;
  • Result oriented and maintains deadlines;
  • Good networking, negotiation and communication skills;
  • Sensitivity in the areas of gender equality, poverty, social inclusion and equity;
  • Readiness to work in rural areas with simple facilities;
  • Intercultural skills and ability to work in a multicultural team.

Detailed Job Description can be collected from the Multi Stakeholder Forestry Programme, Services Support Unit, Ekantakuna, Lalitpur; downloaded from or requested via e-mail to
Interested and eligible candidates should submit an application along with recent CV in English with a contact address and telephone number by email to or

by post to

Multi Stakeholder Forestry Programme, Services Support Unit, Ekantakuna, Lalitpur, P.O. Box: 12095, Kathmandu, Nepal. The application should reach latest by 9th November 2015 by 5:00 pm.


Please clearly mark the position "Application for Programme Officer" on the envelope or on the subject line of email message.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The MSFP reserves the right to reject any or all applications without assigning any reasons. Telephone enquiry regarding the position will not be entertained.

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Organization Summary

The Multi Stakeholder Forestry Programme (MSFP) aims to improve livelihoods and resilience of poor and disadvantaged people in Nepal. It will also develop the contribution of Nepal’s forestry sector to inclusive economic growth, poverty reduction, and tackling climate change.


MSFP is a first programme of its kind as the product of a multi-stakeholder design process undertaken in Nepal’s forestry sector. It builds on the achievements of over 20 years of forestry work of the Government of Nepal (GoN) supported by the Finland, Switzerland, and UK (e.g. LFP, NSCFP). MSFP is funded jointly by the Government of Finland (GoF), Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC, and UK Department for International Development (DFID

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