Project Manager - Resilient Livelihoods

United Mission to Nepal

Details / requirements:


United Mission to Nepal (UMN) is an international development organisation which aims to enable the poorest people living in poverty to transform their lives, leading towards the fullness of life. As we serve the people of Nepal, multicultural teams of Nepali and expatriate volunteer staff work alongside local organisations in eight districts (six clusters and two hospitals), building partnerships that lead to healthy, dignified and empowered individuals and transformed communities.

Position: Project Manager - Resilient Livelihoods (CLIMATES Project) (Woman only)

Required No.: 1 (Doti District)

The main purpose of this position is to lead and ensure the successful implementation of the Climate-Change Impacts Mitigation & Adaptation for Environmental Sustainability (CLIMATES) Project and to contribute to the UMN Doti Cluster strategy through effective capacity-building, relationship-building, project management, and providing technical expertise.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Environmental Science/Climate Change/Sustainable Development/ Agriculture/Forestry/Social Science with three years of working experience in integrated project management with a particular focus on climate change impact mitigation and adaptation OR Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science/Climate Change/Sustainable Development/Agriculture/ Forestry/Social Science with five years of working experience in integrated project management with particular focus on climate change impact mitigation and adaptation
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the issues of environmental sustainability, climate change adaptation, mitigation, DRR and resilience livelihoods in the context of rural Nepal
  • Strong skills and experience in project management, including design, planning, budgeting, monitoring, reporting, and developing concept notes and proposals
  • Knowledge in working experience on integrated project management and participatory bottom-up project designing
  • Familiar with up-to-date poverty eradication strategies, environment/climate change policies, and development practices in Nepal and internationally
  • Experience and managing projects through a local partner organisation
  • Skill and strategy in coordination, rapport building and networking with local and district stakeholders
  • Experience in working in remote areas in cross-cultural environments and diversified contexts
  • Excellent communication skills in written and verbal in English and Nepali

Salaries and benefits will be according to UMN policy.

All interested individuals who meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to apply for this position. The Job Description and Application Form can be downloaded from our website:

Completed application forms should be sent by e-mail to by 4:00 pm on Friday, 14 April 2023.

Short-listed candidates will be invited to participate in an assessment process.

Only women candidates will be considered.

We highly encourage applications from marginalised groups.


Category Agriculture + Livestock, Development and Project
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
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Posted Date 31 Mar, 2023
Apply Before 14 Apr, 2023
City Doti