Nepal Agricultural Transformation Consultant

DevWorks International

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Nepal Agricultural Transformation Consultant 

  • Remote

Organization Description

DevWorks International (DevWorks) is a U.S. based non-profit and has been a USAID implementer since 2010. DevWorks brings together a core team of solutions-oriented development professionals with expertise and experience across technical areas and geographies. Our approach is grounded in private sector engagement and improved service delivery, while building local capacity through ongoing partnerships and relationships.

We deliver market-based solutions across five areas: agriculture, water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), youth, governance, and natural resource management. Based on our advisory experience and understanding of socioeconomic and political contexts, we collaborate with knowledge institutions, governments, private sector, and civil society to provide evidence and arguments to enrich policy debates. DevWorks guides decision makers who adopt recommendations resulting from proven interventions and helps translate these recommendations into effective policies, rules, and regulations that support scaling up. 

For more information, please visit: www.devworks.org 

1. Job Description

DevWorks will require the services of a consultant to support the development of a proposal. These tasks represent the initial activities prior to the release of the request for proposals (RFP); it is anticipated that there would be additional tasks and level of effort (LOE) following the release of the RFP. The period of performance for this activity is July 21 to September 30, 2022. 

Tasks (8 days maximum LOE):

  • Review Sources Sought notice, previous USAID Nepal agricultural project documents, capability statements and other relevant technical materials from USAID and DevWorks (DevWorks will share)
  • Support information gathering and design activities, which may include:
    • Meetings with key donor, public sector and private sector stakeholders
    • Assessment/analysis of key policies, regulatory framework and enabling environment issues in the agricultural sector
    • Identification and introduction to local partners 
    • Support to design of technical interventions/activities 
  • As relevant, join and participate in consortium planning and design meetings 
  • Other tasks as requested by Proposal Manager

Deliverables: 

  • Final deliverables to be discussed and agreed upon following consortium planning meetings  

2. Qualifications 

  • Master's level degree in agriculture, agricultural economics, agribusiness or related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of direct experience working in agriculture sector, in particular with proven experience in agricultural policy, regulations and enabling environment 
  • Proven experience in conducting agriculture policy related assessments or studies.
  • Proven experience in supporting new project design/proposal development 
  • Excellent English and Nepali language skills 

How to Apply

  • Please send your CV and cover letter to dcresume@devworks.org with “Nepal Proposal Consultant” in the subject line.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience 10+ years
Education Post Graduate / Masters in related field.
Posted Date 21 Jul, 2022
Apply Before 20 Aug, 2022
City Nepalgunj