Programme Officer – Livelihoods

United Mission to Nepal
Location: Bajhang
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2017-05-31 Deadline: 2017-06-14
  • Location : Bajhang
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Position: Programme Officer – Livelihoods (based in Bajhang)
UMN with support from UKAID runs a project aimed at increasing the income of poor farmers through on and off farm practices and vocational skill development in Bajhang and Morang. We are looking for a Livelihoods Officer to play a key role in implementing this project in Bajhang district and to provide technical support to partner organisations in delivering the project objectives. This position is a part of a multidisciplinary team in UMN’s Bajhang field office.

This project is a part of UMN’s Sustainable Livelihoods team which focuses on long lasting improvements in the livelihoods of people in remote rural communities, contributing to a transformation process for some of the poorest people in the country.

Qualification and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture with at least two years of relevant work experience;
  • Sound knowledge of food security issues in Nepal, particularly in the Mid and Far-Western regions;
  • Work experience in sub-sector analysis, value chain analysis, market mapping and rural entrepreneurship development;
  • Experience in promotion of income generating activities i.e. fresh vegetable production, fisheries, dairy and other off-farm employment;
  • Knowledge of climate change adaptation, livelihood-centered disaster risk reduction and appropriate agriculture technology will be an added advantage;
  • Excellent language and communication skills in both Nepali and English;
  • Good computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and database management).

Apply Instructions

Completed application forms should be sent by email to by 4:00 pm on Wednesday 14 June 2017.  Indicate the job title in the subject of your email. Short-listed candidates will be invited to participate in an assessment process. 

We especially encourage applications from women and members of marginalised groups.

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Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location PO Box 126 Kathmandu, Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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