Project Officer (PO)

Youth Acting for Change (YAC Nepal)
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2015-12-22 Deadline: 2016-01-06
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelors’ degree in agriculture or human rights law or sociology; preferably Masters Degree in relevant filed.
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Project Officer (PO) - (1): The PO is responsible for right to food case work, with documentation of RtF violations cases & facilitates RtF Vulnerable communities towards overcoming their right to food violations. The PO will facilitate sensitization & capacity building of RtF Vulnerable Communities, along with concerned stakeholders working in related issues for advocacy, linkages & collaborations at local level to support communities struggle towards overcoming their right to food violations through increasing their access to resource & services. The PO will work closely with 'Right to Food Promoters' and local level organizations.

Required Qualification/Experiences: Bachelors’ degree in agriculture or human rights law or sociology; preferably Masters Degree in relevant filed. Minimum 3 years of work experience in food security program or advocacy & capacity development in the human rights field. Skills required are planning/organizing, analysis & documentation of cases, facilitation of capacity building processes at community/stakeholders level, monitoring & reporting of food insecurity issues/situation of vulnerable communities. Learning oriented & able to work independently & in team is valued. Fluent communication skills both in Nepali & English with computer skills (Microsoft-Office Package).

Salary and benefits: As per the policies and regulations of organization.

Selection Process: Interested applicants should submit their applications with an updated CV, cover letter and recent passport size photo mentioning the position at subject line to: or to below address. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for the assessment/interview, which are taking place by January 2016.

YAC Nepal, Hashanpur-5, Near Panchodaya School, Kailali or P.O. Box: 39, Dhangadhi, Kailali, Nepal

Deadline for application: 4 pm on Tuesday, 6 January 2016.

Women and in particular candidates from disadvantaged and marginalized communities from project area will be given special preference.


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Organization Summary

Youth Acting for Change, Nepal (YAC Nepal) is a non-governmental organization registered in Kailali District, implementing a Project on “Strengthening the Right to Food” (RtF Project) in Far-Western Region of Nepal for 3 years period until Sept 2016. Key focus areas/program interventions are: capacity building related to right to food, documentation & case work of RtF Violated cases, awareness creation, advocacy & monitoring towards realization of right to adequate food. YAC Nepal invites experienced & qualified Nepali citizens for the following position based in Dhangadhi with frequent travel to field. 

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Hasanpur, Dhangadhi Seti Zone Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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