Call for Experts - USAID/Nepal Agriculture Transformation


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Call for Experts - USAID/Nepal Agriculture Transformation

Company Profile

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development, and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities, and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental, and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

Project Summary

Palladium is seeking long- and short-term experts for an anticipated USAID funded program: USAID/Nepal Agriculture Transformation Activity. The goal of this activity is to catalyze transformation of Nepal’s agricultural sector required for inclusive economic growth. The objectives for this activity are: 1) Agricultural productivity, competitiveness, and diversification increased; 2) Enabling environment for private sector investment in agriculture and equitable access to market systems improved; 3) Climate and economic resilience of women, youth, and marginalized communities enhanced; and 4) Capacity of national agricultural research institutions and extension systems strengthened.

Position Summaries

Palladium is seeking long- and short-term experts with relevant experience in any of the following areas:

  • Improving productivity and competitiveness of one or more of the following value chains: fine rice, industrial maize, lentils, high-value vegetables, and/or goats
  • Access to finance for individuals and firms in the agriculture sector
  • Private sector engagement and facilitating partnerships with multiple stakeholders
  • Market systems development and market linkages facilitation 
  • Climate-smart agriculture 
  • Agriculture policy development and implementation
  • Resiliency of marginalized communities, including women and youth
  • USAID-funded grants under contract (GUC) management
  • Monitoring, evaluation, and learning of USAID-funded programs

These positions will be based in Nepal and are contingent upon available funding and USAID approval.

Minimum Requirements

  • B.A. or B.S. in relevant field and 5-7 years of related experience (or advanced degree equivalent)
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate with multiple stakeholders, including government, private-sector, and program beneficiaries
  • Strong writing and interpersonal skills
  • Prior USAID or other donor-funded program experience preferred
  • Fluency in Nepali and working professional level English required

To Apply

Please go through the link below and apply by 30th Jan 2023.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 1
Position Type Contract
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 01 Jan, 2023
Apply Before 30 Jan, 2023
City Kathmandu