Program Manager – DRR and Resilience

Lutheran World Relief

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Vacancy Announcement

Job Title: 1. Program Manager – DRR and Resilience

Corus International leads an ensemble of social impact organizations working together in the world’s most fragile settings to deliver the holistic, lasting solutions needed to overcome the interconnected challenges of poverty, health care access and climate change. Corus is new model in the international space, creating a consortium of specialized non-profit and for-profit entities for greater impact. Additional growth is expected.

Corus combines over 150 years of experience of our non-profit and for-profit subsidiary organizations – LWR, IMA, CGA Technologies, Ground Up Investing, and LWR Farmers Market. Together, the organizations take a systematic approach to grow rural economies, eliminate extreme poverty, ensure access to quality healthcare, and respond to urgent humanitarian needs in fragile settings. For our Nepal Office, CORUS subsidiary Lutheran World Relief (LWR) invites application for the position of Program Manager- DRR and Resilience.

About The Job- Program Manager- DRR and Resilience is based in LWR Nepal Country office Kathmandu and reports to Program Director. Program Manager will also receive technical guidance and support from the appropriate Technical Leader for his/her technical sector. The incumbent serves for better management DRR and Resilience projects. S/he will be responsible for overall management of the project which includes project designing, partner selection, project monitoring, internal and external reporting, stakeholder coordination, providing technical training to partner organizations, representation in different forums, enhancing visibility to external and internal audiences, organizing donor visits. Besides, s/he will also have opportunity to share experiences inside and outside the organization participating in different forums both in-country and outside the of country.

Major roles and responsibilities: 

  • Take lead for coordination and communication with implementing partners at the field.
  • Ensure the on timely project implementation and monitoring and provide feedbacks/inputs to the partners.
  • Provide necessary capacity building coaching, orientation, and training to partner staffs about Resilience, DRR, Multi-hazards Early Warning System, Market Led Resilient Livelihoods and youth and women entrepreneurship. 
  • Compile and prepare periodic reports; and ensure the timely submission of narrative and financial reporting.
  • Work closely with M&E Officer and Program director to ensure the timely implementation of thematic projects activities and expenses as per work plan, M&E plan and budget; collect all necessary data, case studies, photos and others as required from the field.
  • Work closely with partner, country teams; and ensure the LWR and donor’s all reporting requirements and guidance. 
  • Help and support to Program Director and Country Director for intelligence gathering about new project design. 
  • Support to Program Director on overall project and program management including admin and finance issues. Leads and supports other projects and programs too as instructed by the Program Director.

Qualification and Experience Requirement: 

  • Should have at least Master level study in social science or business study or agriculture or natural management or environment. 
  • At least five-year experiences with NGO/INGO sector in the field of DRR, Resilience, Climate Change, Agriculture/livelihoods, and youth and women entrepreneurship  
  • Strong skills on linkage, networking and communication with government and concerned stakeholders.
  • Strong report writing and communication skills in English.
  • Able to frequently travel Nepal field sites.
  • Previous experiences on flood resilience, early warning system, and dealing with emergency humanitarian assistances would be added value.
  • Why You Should Apply - Corus offers competitive salaries, discretionary bonuses,  medical insurance, lots of paid leave, generous retirement program, flexible schedules and so much more!

Please Submit your application to following email: with subject line:

Application for Program Manager by October 31, 2022, 17 hours. During the hiring process, no telephone call will be entertained and attempt to influence LWR through any means will be disqualified. "Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis, so earlier application is encouraged". LWR keeps the right to void the position any time if seems necessary.


Category Development and Project, Development / INGO
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience 5+ years
Education Post Graduate / Masters in related field.
Posted Date 18 Oct, 2022
Apply Before 31 Oct, 2022
City Lalitpur