Helen Keller International

Helen Keller International
HKI is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and improving the sight and lives of the worlds vulnerable by combatting the causes and consequences of blindness, poor health and malnutrition.

HKI/Nepal is working to improve the nutritional status of women and young children through evidence based research and programs. Helen Keller International (HKI), CARE, FHI 360, Nepali Technical Assistance Group (NTAG), Equal Access Nepal (EAN), Environment and Public Health Organization (ENPHO), Vijaya Resource development Centre (VDRC) is implementing USAID funded Suaahara II Program (SP II) in 40 districts, applications are invited from interested, committed, dynamic team players and experienced Nepali nationals for the following positions:

Detailed Job Description / Requirements:

Helen Keller International (HKI)/Nepal, an international non-profit organization (INGO) working in nutrition and food security in partnership with the USAID-funded Suaahara II Program, seeks applications from qualified, energetic and self-motivated Nepalese citizens for the following position: 



Required for the role



 Deputy Chief of Party- Finance and Operations























  • Manage the finance and accounting, procurement and logistics, grants, human resources and administration.
  • Ensure financial management systems, procedures, controls for compliance, transparency and effective utilization of resources.
  • Ensure all procedures and documents for audits.
  • Ensure timely submission of all financial reports, records and files.
  • Ensure that sub-grants to local NGOs and any other sub-grantees are implemented as per program objectives, design and USAID sub-grants regulations.
  • Monitor procurement, purchase orders and payment requests to ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures, as well as with USAID regulations;
  • Ensure program is compliant with all USAID rules and regulations and lead budget processes in collaboration with HQ.


  • An advanceddegree in business administration, accounting or finance.

Work experience:

  • At least ten (10) years of experience in a field related to accounting, finance, or operations; including at least five (5) years as a supervisor of Finance and Administration on a USAID project.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the areas of: financial management, grants management procurement and contracting, human resources and administration, and USAID grant rules regulations.
  • Previous experience working in a consortium setting will be an added value


  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain accuracy with a very demanding workload and in a culturally sensitive environment.
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and QuickBooks accounting software.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively with NGOs/CBOs, donors, project teams, beneficiaries, and headquarters.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communication skills in English.

Application Procedures:

Submission to: Nepal.recruitment@hki.org 

  • A cover letter
  • Updated CV
  • Minimum of three reference contact details (mobile and e-mail), including current employer 

Deadline for Submission: COB August 24, 2017  

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the selection process.

Helen Keller International promotes workforce diversity and is an equal opportunities employer

Job Overview
Administrative / Management
Full Time
10+ years
Please check vacancy details
09 Aug, 17
24 Aug, 17

Special Instructions for Applicants:

Please apply directly through the email address provided.

To apply:

Please note the application procedure mentioned above and apply accordingly.

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