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Vacancy Announcement (Program Director-VITA and Project Officer-GALS)

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  • Post Date : 2022-02-16
  • Apply Before : 2022-03-02
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Job Description

Heifer Project Nepal (HPN) is a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to ending hunger and poverty and caring for earth by providing livestock, education, and other resources to help poor families become self-reliant. HPN invites application from eligible Nepali citizens for the following position:

A. Program Director-VITA

Major Roles and Responsibility: The “Program Director-VITA” provides overall leadership and management for implementation of Component 1 on aspects of socio-economic mobilization and supply chain development under “Value Chain for Inclusive Transformation of Agriculture Program (VITA)” Program. S/he shall lead the planning, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the relevant components under VITA Program. S/he enforces quality assurance to improve livelihoods and nutrition of poor and vulnerable people under the program. S/he works in close collaboration with Agriculture Development Bank Ltd (ADBL) and IFAD ensuring that the Program achieves its outreach and impacts. S/he ensures diversification of revenue by developing partnerships with local governments in the Program area. With the support of the Country Director, Program Director-VITA leads the process for developing and growing Heifer Nepal’s Program to reflect a fair balance in the project portfolio. 

Educational Qualifications and Experience:

Minimum Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in project planning and management, community development, sociology, Agriculture, Animal Science or a related field is required, plus 10 years of relevant experience including five (5) years in a senior management position in international organization.

Preferred Requirements: Master’s Degree or equivalent in project planning and management, community development, sociology, Agriculture, Animal Science or a related field is required, plus 7 years of relevant experience including five (5) years in a senior management position in international organization.

 

B. Project Officer-GALS

Major Roles and Responsibility: The Project Officer will be responsible for the short-term IFAD funded project Consolidating Experiences and Scaling up of Gender Action Learning System (GALS) in Nepal. S/he will work in close collaboration and coordination with the Heifer Nepal Program team, Associate Director-Social Capital Development/SCD, national expert of GALS/IFAD, project partners/cooperatives/groups/EDF of GALS. In addition, s/he will also assist all sorts of assigned tasks for consolidating experiences of GALS in the project and contribute to the scaling up of learnings form GALS for wider benefits in future IFAD funded projects.

Educational Qualifications and Experience:

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from a recognized university in Rural Development Studies, Social Science, or related field plus minimum three (3) years’ experience in a similar context is required. Previous working experience in research works will be an added advantage. Other job-related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirement

Preferred Requirements: Prior experience in research, documentation and writing case stories and success stories as well as training facilitation.

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Project Officer Job Description (Download from Here)

How to apply:

A Cover letter mentioning expected salary along with application form, latest curriculum-vitae, a recent passport size photograph, a copy of Nepali citizenship certificate should be submitted at the following address by 2 March  2022.

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for the interview. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.

Heifer Project Nepal

Hattiban, Lalitpur-15

P.O. Box: 6043, Kathmandu

Email: [email protected]

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