Junior Technical Assistant (JTA) (Agriculture)/Junior Technical Assistant (JTA) (Veterinarian and livestock)

ARSOW Nepal

Association for Rural Social Welfare (ARSOW Nepal) is a non-government, non-profitable and non-political organization established with the prime aim of innovative development and resource mobilization. Moreover, the organization is committed to create social justice and social transformation for socio-economic development of disadvantaged and marginalized people of the country. Basically, ARSOW Nepal was established as a forum for sharing ideas and experiences of different development professionals from various disciplines and to contribute on the sustainable development for the use and benefit of the people. It started working in 1992 but formalized In 1993. It is registered in District Administration Office of Kavrepalanchowk district under the Ministry of Home/ His Majestya's Government of Nepal. It is also affiliated to Social Welfare Council (SWC) of Nepal. The registration and renewal certificate of the organization is given in annex. ARSOW Nepal has been registered in District Administration Office, Kavre under the Ministry of Home in 1993 BS with no. 157-050/51. It has also been affiliated to Social Welfare Council (SWC). The organization is managed by a board of executives and one of whom acts as Executive Director, who is entirely responsible for day to day affairs. The general assembly is the supreme body of the organization which elects the board of executives and ratifies program and budget in every general assembly.

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Vacancy Announcement

First publication date: 5th  January 2021

Association for Rural Social Welfare Nepal (ARSOW Nepal), the leading NGO based in Kavre district working in the various sectors i.e. WASH, Livelihood, Social Mobilization, and Disaster Risk Management. Currently, ARSOW Nepal is seeking qualified; result oriented and self-motivated Nepali citizens for the following positions under its Integrated Comprehensive Recovery Program for Thangpal Valley Sindhupalchok in partnership with Triangle Génération Humanitaire. The project focuses its intervention on WASH, and Livelihoods in Panchpokhari Thangpal Rural Municipality of Sindhupalchok district. Candidates meeting mentioned criteria are highly encouraged to apply for the position. 

General functions

The 2 JTAs will have to ensure at the field level a smooth running of the activities related to Livelihood, especially the agriculture sector (1) (related to fields and crops management and improvement) and the veterinarian sector (1) (related to livestock health management and improvement).

One of the main duties to be conducted under the livelihood activities will be the agrarian diagnosis. It will be used as an initial assessment for the design of the other activities to be implemented during the entire program. The 2 JTAs will have a key role on this assessment.

Another important part of his/her duties will be to coordinate weekly with the members of the Rural Municipality in order to ensure that the ongoing project activities are in line with the needs and expectations of the local authorities. This includes the management of the information center which will be established within the scope of the project.

In order to successfully carry out his/her duties, the JTA needs to maintain at any time a good coordination and communication with the project team (especially the Livelihood Officer and the Social Mobilizers), the community members (farmers, breeders) and the local authorities (RM and Wards representatives).

1.Junior Technical Assistant (JTA) (Agriculture) : 1 

Duty Station: Panchpokhari Thangpal Rural Municipality, Sindhupalchowk District with frequent visits in the project intervention area.

Qualifications/experience required: 

  • Minimum educational background equivalent to 1.5-year Pre-Diploma in Agriculture science. 
  • Formal additional study/training in social development, organic farming, or other related areas; 
  • Experience working with local authorities and with an NGO.
  • Good knowledge of the rural Nepal and topography of Sindhupalchok,
  • Good communication skills and abale to communicate in English, 
  • Willing to work with various communities and cast groups.
  • Basic computer knowledge (email, word, excel).
  • Ready to work in rural areas with frequent travel by walk from one village to another.

2.Junior Technical Assistant (JTA) (Veterinarian and livestock): 1

Duty Station: Panchpokhari Thangpal Rural Municipality, Sindhupalchowk District with frequent visits in the project intervention area.

Qualifications/experience required: 

  • Minimum educational background equivalent to 1.5-year Pre-Diploma in Veterinarian science. 
  • Formal additional study/training in social development, livestock, or other related areas; 
  • Experience working with local authorities and with an NGO.
  • Good knowledge of the rural Nepal and topography of Sindhupalchok,
  • Good communication skills and able to communicate in English, 
  • Willing to work with various communities and cast groups.
  • Basic computer knowledge (email, word, excel).
  • Ready to work in rural areas with frequent travel by walk from one village to another.

Zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and sexual abuse:

         ARSOW applies a "zero tolerance" policy with regard to all misconduct affecting the professional credibility of its employees: staff; partners (local or international) and service providers.

         ARSOW strongly condemns all corporal punishment or physical violence, threats of physical violence, sexual abuse or exploitation, harassment and verbal abuse, as well as all other forms of intimidation.

Remuneration: As per the organization policy.

ARSOW encourage applications from women and people from disadvantaged groups.

Interested candidates can submit their updated CV with cover letter for the above mentioned posts in the following email/address on or   before Wednesday 20th January 2021, 4 PM.

Association for Rural Social Welfare Nepal (ARSOW Nepal)

Banepa-05, Pulbazar, Kavre

PO.Box No. 512, Banepa, Kavre

Phone No: 011-660464/660784

E-mail: jobsinarsow@gmail.com

Only short listed candidates will be called for further selection process.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 2
Position Type Full Time
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 05 Jan, 2021
Apply Before 20 Jan, 2021
City Kavre