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  • Post Date : 2022-04-25
  • Apply Before : 2022-05-02
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Job Description

Heifer Project Nepal (HPN) is a non-profit and humanitarian organization dedicated to work with communities to end hunger and poverty and care for the earth. For more details, kindly check http://www.heifernepal.org/

Abattoir Development: As a major component of its Strengthening Smallholder Enterprises of Livestock Value Chain for Poverty Reduction and Economic Growth in Nepal II (SLVC II) project Heifer is facilitating development of 5 modern goat abattoirs in 5 major cities across Nepal. The abattoirs are envisioned to be implemented in Public, Private and Producer Partnership (4P) model.


Among the abattoirs the one in Butwal is expected to be operationalized by Butwal Masu Utpadan Tatha Prasodhan Pvt. Ltd. The company is formed as a collaborative venture of 4 public companies owned by smallholder women goat farmers and meat entrepreneurs of Rupandehi, Kapilvastu, Palpa, Gulmi and Arghakhanchi districts. The company envisions to supply standardized healthy and hygienic meat in Butwal area and beyond. The Pvt. Ltd. company is in the process of acquiring operations right of the goat abattoir industrial plant being constructed by Butwal Sub-Metropolitan City in Butwal Industrial Area in Public Private Partnership model. The semi-automatic modern goat abattoir is first of its kind industrial plant constructed by the government of Nepal. The private company is envisioned to sustainably operationalize the abattoir by equitably balancing the partnership of Public, Private, and Producer sector involved in the abattoir. Expected annual turnover of this industrial plant is around 80-100 crore.


Heifer Project Nepal (HPN) has been providing technical support in developing all the components of abattoir ecosystem including formation of the public and private companies of the farmers and meat entrepreneurs; supporting the municipality in preparation of the abattoir DPR; procurement of the construction; and other essential technical services required for its operations.


Heifer Project Nepal is seeking a dynamic business consultant based in Butwal to provide overall business leadership to the company. Primary responsibilities of the consultant are:


Legal and Administrative Leadership

  • Work with the company’s board of directors and HPN to develop company’s operational and administrative policy and fiscal plan.
  • Collaborate with the company’s investor public companies to strengthen the legal and business relationship with them.
  • Ensure that all the periodic legal and administrative compliances of the companies are being correctly and timely met by the company.

Business Leadership

  • Lead recruitment of all the technical and management human resources required for the company.
  • Prepare a robust production process and systems of the abattoir plant that include inbound logistics, flow of the plant operations and outbound logistics.
  • Mobilize technical human resource including veterinarian, microbiologist, mechanics etc to ensure that production process and the product of the abattoir meet the health, hygiene, environmental and other standards required by the law.
  • Support the finance management team to create a robust financial management system of the company. Support the team to prepare financial statements and projections.
  • Develop and lead marketing and branding plan of the abattoir.
  • Develop/procure management, financial, monitoring tools for smooth operations of the plan.
  • Explore and lead the potential for business growth of the abattoir outside of Butwal region, nationally and internationally
  • Prepare business plan of the abattoir and lead initiatives to seek loan and investment funding from the Banks, Financial Institutes, and investment companies from Nepal and abroad.
  • Actively mentor and coach human resource to excel personally and professionally.

Abattoir Ecosystem Management

  • Collaborate with the public companies and cooperatives of the producer farmers to create a strong supply chain of live goats.
  • Lead the partnership with technical support provider Heifer International and explore potential for collaboration with other similar entities.
  • Partner with the sub metropolitan city and other stakeholders to organize consumer awareness campaign to promote consumption of hygienic meat.
  • Represent the company in periodic and mandatory meetings with the sub metropolitan city’s Public Private Partnership unit.
  • Actively participate in policy dialogues related to the meat industry in Nepal.
  • Represent the company in public forums.

Requirements and Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree in business or related social science. Bachelor in agriculture, food technology, animal science with MBA preferred.
  2. 5-10 years of experience of operationalizing a livestock, food processing, or meat related business.
  3. Previous experience of leading a large-scale public or private company.

Initial consultation period will be of 6 months with potential for extension.

Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit the following documents to [email protected]

  • Letter of interest
  • Updated CV
  • Expected remuneration per month
  • PAN/VAT registration card

Deadline for submission 2nd May 2022 before 5 : 00 PM.

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