Project Manager/Information Management Coordinator/Administrative and Finance Officer/Senior Livelihood Officer/Senior Livelihood Officer

CRS, Nepal

CRS is a humanitarian agency working to alleviate suffering and provide assistance to people in 93 countries. In Nepal CRS is working to help the people of Gorkha after the devastating earthquakes of 2015. We have a long- term commitment to provide high quality assistance to help vulnerable groups recover and develop their livelihoods and to build back better.

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Exciting Career Opportunities with CRS

CRS is an international NGO based in the United States that works in over 100 countries to promote human development by responding to major emergencies, fighting diseases, poverty, and nurturing peaceful and just societies. CRS Nepal has been implementing emergency response and recovery (Including COVID-19) program in Nepal, and further plans to extend sustainable livelihood development program in various districts of Nepal. Additionally, CRS is implementing USAID supported livelihood technical assistance program Farmer to Farmer (F2F) in Bagmati Province, Province 5, Karnali Province and Sudurpaschim Province. The Housing Recovery and Reconstruction Platform (HRRP) led by CRS Nepal since March 2017 has been providing coordination support services across 32 earthquake affected districts. CRS Nepal is currently looking forward to expanding its support to address the emergency response and recovery needs of the most vulnerable people in Palpa and Gorkha districts affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Project Manager (1 Position-Based in Palpa):  Master’s Degree in Rural Development, Engineering, Agriculture, Environmental Science or a related field required. Minimum of 5 years of work experience in project management, ideally in the field of response, recovery or development and for an NGO. Additional experience may substitute for some education. Relevant grant management experience. Partner budget monitoring experience. Experience working with local government stakeholders at various levels and strengthening community partnerships.

Information Management Coordinator (1 Position- Based in Gorkha): Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in Information Management, Geographic Information Systems, Computer Science, Environmental Science or a related field from an accredited academic institution would be a plus. Five years of relevant professional experience Staff supervision experience. Experience in emergency response in the field data management, information management. Experience in implementing community based DRR activities and other ICT4D interventions. Understanding of accountability towards beneficiary privacy and data protection. Experience in relationship management with partner organizations and other key players, including government officials at provincial and local levels. 

Administrative and Finance Officer (1 Position- Based in Palpa): Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or relevant field preferred. Minimum of 3 years work experience in human resources, fleet, procurement, Finance, accounting or administrative /finance officer level position with progressive responsibilities. Experience with an I/NGO preferred. Familiarity the relevant public donors’ regulations a plus. Proficient in Excel and experience with Word and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Oracle financial accounting package or similar financial reporting software a plus.

Senior Livelihood Officer (1 position-Based in Palpa): Bachelor or master’s degree in agriculture, animal husbandry, life sciences and social sciences. Additional qualifications or certificate courses in the area of value chain development, farm extension, financial inclusion, post-harvest management would be a plus. Minimum of 4 years’ experience in any of the following areas of agricultural livelihoods with focus on farm extension, value chains, market linkages, financial inclusion, enterprise development, private sector engagement for an NGO, private sector or government. Experience monitoring projects and collecting relevant data preferred. Experience in relationship management with partner organizations and other key players, including government officials at provincial and local levels.  Experience in identifying and supporting volunteers

NOTE: These positions are subject to Government Approval. 

A detailed job description for the above positions can be obtained by contacting CRS Human Resources Office at HRNepal@crs.org.  Please apply by sending a CV with a cover letter to HRNepal@crs.org by close of business on 18 January 2021. In the subject line, please indicate the position you are applying for.

By applying to this job, you as the candidate, understand and acknowledge that CRS requires its staff to treat all people with dignity and respect and to actively prevent harassment, abuse, exploitation, and human trafficking. Further, you understand that if you are a successful candidate, you will be subject to a comprehensive background check, and your personal/professional references will be asked to evaluate your behaviors related to the above safeguarding-related topics.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.  The reimbursement for lodging and transportation will be provided for the shortlisted candidates who travel from outside of Kathmandu Valley for written test and interview. CRS is an equal opportunity employer committed to a staff composition that reflects the social and ethnic diversity of Nepali Society. Applicants from disadvantage caste, under-represented ethnic groups, persons with disabilities and women are especially encouraged to apply. CRS Nepal provides many benefits for its staff members including staff development opportunities, paid maternity and paternity leave, nursing hours for nursing mothers, per diems for the child of the staff when staff travel out of station on official business etc.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 4
Position Type Full Time
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 08 Jan, 2021
Apply Before 18 Jan, 2021
City Gorkha, Palpa