Organization: CRS Nepal
CRS is an international NGO based in the United States that works in over 100 countries to promote human development by responding to major emergencies, fighting disease and poverty, and nurturing peaceful and just societies. CRS Nepal implements earthquake recovery and resilience programming in Gorkha and Okhaldhunga districts to provide technical support for reconstruction of earthquake resilient houses, livelihood recovery and WASH. The Housing Recovery and Reconstruction Platform (HRRP) is led by CRS Nepal, and other financial contributors and INGOs.
CRS Nepal is planning to implement 5 years CRS Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) project that will provide technical assistance from United States (U.S) volunteers to farmers, farmer groups (cooperatives and associations), agribusinesses and other agriculture sector institutions in the countries of Nepal, Benin, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganda and East Timor.
CRS Nepal invites applications from interested Nepalese citizens for the following position forF2F project:
Project Director: (1 Position-Based in Kathmandu)
:Master’s Degree in Agriculture, International Development, Program Management or related area. Minimum of 8 years of program management experience specially in agriculture related projects. Experience of engaging with partner organizations. Experience contributing to the development of technical proposals.Experience in an international or governmental program would be desirable. Excellent written and oral English and local language. Prior working experience in USAID funded project would be added advantage.
Project Coordinator: (1 Position-Based in Kathmandu):
Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Horticulture or Rural Development (Master’s Degree preferred). Minimum of 4 years of work experience in project support. Experience in the field of general agriculture, agribusiness and/or rural development for an NGO would be a plus. Experience in participatory action planning and community engagement, experience in monitoring projects and collecting relevant data preferred.
Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Senior Project Officer (1 Position-Based in Kathmandu)
University degree in international development, economics, statistics or related field. Minimum 3 years’ progressively responsible experience in MEAL. Ability to facilitate workshops, make presentations, and conduct trainings of MEAL topics for both specialists and non-specialist audiences.
Last date to apply: July 17, 2018
HOW TO APPLY
A detailed job description for the above positions can be obtained by contacting CRS Human Resources Office at HRNepal@crs.org . Please apply by sending a CV with a cover letter to HRNepal@crs.org by close of business on July 17, 2018. In the subject line, please indicate the position you are applying for.
Note: “These positions will be subject to project approval”
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted and reimbursement of lodging and transportation will be provided for the shortlisted candidates who travel from districts outside of Kathmandu Valley for written test and interview. CRS is an equal opportunity employer committed to a staff composition that reflects the social and ethnic diversity of Nepali Society. Applicants from disadvantage caste, under-represented ethnic groups, persons with disabilities and women are especially encouraged to apply. CRS Nepal provides many benefits for its staff members including staff development opportunities, paid maternity and paternity leave, nursing hours for nursing mothers, per diems for the child of the staff when staff travel out of station on official business etc.
This job announcement was published in Himalayan Times on 11 July 2018