PROGRAM OFFICER- PROTOTYPE SUPPORT Expired
Application Deadline: 01 Feb, 17:00
No. of Openings: 1
The Program Officer – Prototype Support position will manage the prototype
component of the project Strengthening Smallholder
Enterprises of Livestock Value Chain for Poverty
Reduction and Economic Growth in Nepal (SLVCII).
S/He will collaborate with thematic leads to prioritize
prototypes and facilitate prototype design, approval,
execution, reporting and recommendation for scaling up.
S/He will be responsible to develop a system to track
milestones at all stages of prototype design and execution
and implement it.
A Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Science, Agribusiness,
Agricultural Economics, Business Management, Community
Development, Sociology or a related field plus three
(3) years of experience is required.
Experience working in socio-economic, agricultural or development related research
A.Support Prototype Development and
Support the Project Management and Support
Lead to develop a prototype development and
B.Support Prototype Design and Approval
Support Prototype Investigators (technical
subject matter experts) to create detailed
prototype designs including budget and
Ensure the rigor of process/data and costs are
at an optimum balance.
Carry out desk reviews, research and
consultation with experts and stakeholders to
develop business case.
Analyze the budget, Return on Investment
(ROI) and document justification for funding.
Explore internal/external funding sources.
Work with Project Management and Support
Lead and Country Office Program (COP) in
securing prototype approval.
C.Prototype Implementation, Monitoring and
Support the Prototype Investigators in
preparing prototype implementation plans
Regularly check on the implementation of the
prototype and guide appropriately
Support in data compilation, analysis and
D.Drawing Lessons Learned, Documentation,
Sharing Lessons Learned and
Recommendation for Scaling Up (20%)
Support in interpretation of results/outcomes
and drawing lessons learned
Ensure proper documentation – process as
well as outcomes, prepare periodic reports
and update the leadership team.
Facilitate the process of preparing scaling up
Support Prototype Investigators in preparing
technical briefs, case studies, or scientific
papers and share them in the appropriate
E.Prototype Relationship Management (10%)
Support in relationship management of related
stakeholders inside and outside of the
organization (such as academic/research
institutions, related subject matter experts,
etc.). for proper design and smooth execution
of the prototypes.
F.May perform other duties as assigned (5%)
HOW TO APPLY
A Cover letter mentioning expected salary along with application form (download from website),
latest curriculum-vitae, a recent passport size photograph, a copy of Nepali citizenship certificate
should be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 1 February 2021. Please indicate the
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Only short-listed candidates will be invited for the interview. Telephone enquiries will not be