By | September 12, 2018

 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Organization: HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal

HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal is a Swiss non-governmental organization actively contributing to the improvement of the living conditions of poor and disadvantaged people in Nepal.
Nepal Agricultural Services Development Programme, Prayas is a bilateral initiative between the Government of Nepal and the Government of Switzerland and implemented by the HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal. Prayas also provides Technical Assistance to Agriculture Sector Development Programme (ASDP) of Government of Nepal and International Fund for Agricultural Development in Karnali State. It invites application from interested and committed Nepali citizens for the following positions:

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Position : Monitoring and Knowledge Management Coordinator

Project : Nepal Agricultural Services Development Programme, Prayas

Duty station: Prayas/ HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal, Lalitpur with field visits as required

This position is responsible to:

Establish an effective Monitoring and Knowledge Management System;
Ensure for the appropriate ways and means to disseminate the knowledge products;
Lead periodic reflections and evaluations as an integral part of the monitoring system;
Ensure proper documentation and analysis of regular monitoring and reflections on progress, and assist Team Leader to deliver quality reports on time and as per the stipulated guidelines;
Capacity building of Prayas team and partners in monitoring and knowledge management;
Contribute in updating the monitoring and reporting tools and formats for proper management of information systems at local and state level.

Required Education, Experience and Social Competence:

  • Master’s Degree in Rural Development, Communication or other relevant disciplines. Minimum 5 years of working experience in monitoring and information management. Working experience in knowledge management and with media houses would be an added advantage. Commitment towards gender equality, social inclusion and poverty reduction.

 

Position : Local Agriculture Coordinator (17 positions; at least 6 will be for suitable woman candidate)

Project : Nepal Agricultural Services Development Programme, Prayas

Duty station : field offices of State -1 (Khotang, Udayapur and Okhaldunga) and Karnali State (Dailekh,
Salyan,Western Rukum, Jajarkot, Kalikot, Jumla, Mugu, Surkhet, Dolpa and Humla)

This position is responsible to:

  • Facilitation local level executives and legislative in formulating local level policies, strategies, guidelines, standards related to agriculture sector;
  •  Facilitate local level in establishment and strengthening Agriculture Development Committee (ADC) for effective coordination, inclusiveness and accountable service provision;
  • Facilitate to formulate the institutional mechanisms at ward level for operationalize pluralistic agriculture services as per the policies and guidelines;
  •  Facilitate Rural Municipalities/Municipalities in establishing effective monitoring and reporting system;
  • Coach and support capacity building of Local Agriculture Resource Persons (LARPs), social mobilisers and other local service providers;
  •  Facilitate coordination with agriculture research stations in implementing the research component including farmer-led experiment.

Required Education, Experience and Social Competence:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture (B.Sc. Ag.); Minimum 3 years of working experience in agriculture extension and research project implementation. Commitment towards gender equality, social inclusion and poverty reduction.
  • Please indicate your preferred duty station.

 

Position : Cluster Coordinator

Project : Nepal Agricultural Services Development Programme, Prayas

Duty station : Cluster Support Unit, Sindhuli or Ramechhap with frequent travel to local levels

This position is responsible to:

  •  Manage cluster level project implementation including partnership development and fund flow;
  •  Responsible for facilitating Rural Municipalities and Municipalities for institutionalizing decentralized and pluralistic agriculture extension and research system;
  •  Contribute in efficient project planning, and ensure effective monitoring, reporting and knowledge management of cluster activities;
  • Ensure networking and coordination with respective agencies and stakeholders including agricultural teaching and training institutions, public and private research institutions for alignment of services to federalized mechanisms.

Required Education, Experience and Social Competence:

  • Master’s degree in Agriculture or Natural Resource Management; Minimum 5 years of working experience in project/programme implementation with 3 years of working experience in agriculture research and extension specific projects or relevant subject. Working experience with multiple actors especially of local governments, line agencies, academic institutions, private sectors and farmer’s groups is an advantage. Commitment towards gender equality, social inclusion and poverty reduction.

 

Position : Programme Coordinator

Project : Nepal Agricultural Services Development Programme, Prayas

Duty station : Surkhet, Karnali State with frequent travel to local levels

This position is responsible to:

  •  Ensure the state partners/service providers effectively support and promote agriculture extension services to the members of Water User Associations (WUAs) and farmers in the completed Small Irrigation Project schemes of the respective state;
  • Capacitate service providers for quality and effective service delivery, capacity development of Water User Associations (WUAs) by integrating Right Based Approach;
  • Supervise and coach Local Agriculture coordinators in supporting Rural Municipalities and Municipalities to establish decentralized and pluralistic agriculture extension and research system;
  • Coordinate with relevant State Government Agencies and respective agriculture, livestock and cooperative offices at local levels.

Required Education, Experience and Social Competence:

  • Master’s degree in Agriculture or Natural Resource Management; Minimum 5 years of working experience in project/programme implementation with 3 years of working experience in agriculture research and extension specific projects or relevant subject. Working experience with multiple actors especially of local governments, line agencies, academic institutions, private sectors and farmer’s groups is an advantage. Commitment towards gender equality, social inclusion and poverty reduction.

Position : Senior Finance Officer

Project : Nepal Agricultural Services Development Programme, Prayas

Duty station : State Support Unit, Itahari/Biratnagar with frequent travel to local levels

This position is responsible to:

  • Ensure an effective financial management of State Support Unit (SSU) of Prayas of the State 1 as per HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal policy manuals;
  • Supporting and monitoring the Local levels/Partners in the financial management aspect;
  •  Monitor the financial tracking of the Prayas funds supported to the Partners/Local levels;
  • Support to ensure the transparent and competitive procurement of goods and services.

Required Education, Experience and Social Competence:

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent and major in finance/accounting is preferred; Minimum 5 years’ of work experience with finance and accounting responsibility in a similar position preferably in I/NGO.
  • Commitment towards gender equality, social inclusion and poverty reduction.

 

Position : Finance Officer

Project : Nepal Agricultural Services Development Programme, Prayas

Duty station : State Support Unit, Surkhet with frequent travel to the project sites

This position is responsible to:

  • Ensure an effective financial management of State Support Unit (SSU) of Prayas of the Karnali State as per HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal policy manuals;
  • Support to ensure the transparent and competitive procurement of goods and services.

Required Education, Experience and Social Competence:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent with finance/accounting; Minimum 3 years’ of work experience with finance and accounting responsibility in a similar position preferably in I/NGO. Commitment towards gender equality, social inclusion and poverty reduction.

Last date to apply: 22 September 2018

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