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United Mission to Nepal (UMN) strives to address root causes of poverty as it serves the people of Nepal in the name and spirit of Jesus Christ. Established in 1954, UMN is a cooperative effort between the people of Nepal and a large number of Christian organisations from nearly 20 countries on 4 continents. Multicultural teams of Nepali nationals and volunteer expatriate staff work alongside local organisations in less developed areas of the country, building partnerships that lead to healthy, strong and empowered individuals, families, and communities.

Project Officer - Education (Woman only)
Jobs Function: NGO / INGO / Social work Jobs Availability: Full Time
Jobs Level: Mid Level Offered Salary: Negotiable
Jobs Location: Mugu Min. Experience Year: Not Required
Education Degree: No. of Openings: 1
Deadline: Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020 (Expired) Preferred Gender: Female
job description


United Mission to Nepal (UMN) is an international development organisation which aims to enable the poorest people living in poverty to transform their lives, leading towards fullness of life. As we serve the people of Nepal, multicultural teams of Nepali and volunteer expatriate staff work alongside local organisations in 6 districts, building partnerships that lead to healthy, dignified and empowered individuals and transformed communities.

Position: Project Officer - Education (Woman only)

Location: Mugu

The main purpose of this position is to manage Education projects in the Cluster catchment areas as per UMN’s strategic plan, through effective capacity-building, relationship-building, project management, and provision of technical expertise.

Qualifications and Experience:

  •  Master’s Degree in Education or Social Sciences (with B.Ed.) with minimum three years of working experience in education;
  •  Or Bachelor’s Degree in Education with minimum five years of working experience in education;
  •  Excellent knowledge and understanding of current education government policies, program, priorities and issues related to school education in            Nepal;
  • Strong experience of project management including planning, budgeting, monitoring, reporting, and developing proposals;
  • Experience of closely working with government authorities;
  • Experience with participatory whole-community assessment, design, implementation, and monitoring processes;
  • Familiar with up-to-date poverty eradication strategies, policies, and development practices in Nepal and outside;
  • Cross-cultural work experience preferred;
  • A good trainer, mentor, and coach and eager to build the capacity of others;
  • Social skills necessary to build effective working relationships with a broad range of people;
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal in Nepali and English language.

Salaries and benefits will be according to UMN policy.

All interested individuals who meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to apply for this position. The Job Description and Application Form can be downloaded from our website: www.umn.org.np/vacancy .

Completed application forms should be sent by e-mail to nepali.recruit@umn.org.np by 4:00 pm on Wednesday, 19 August 2020. Short-listed candidates will be invited to participate in an assessment process. Only women candidates will be considered.

We especially encourage the applications from marginalised groups and from Karnali Province.

Original Announcement can be downloaded below.

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    • Address: Babarmahal, Kathmandu
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