Project Officer

Heifer Project Nepal

Details / requirements:

Vacancy Announcement

Heifer Project Nepal (HPN) is a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to ending hunger and poverty and caring for the earth by providing livestock, education, and other resources to help poor families become self-reliant. HPN invites applications from eligible Nepali citizens for the USAID funded Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems focus grant project entitled “Modeling Community-Led Goat Genetic Improvement Program into Sustainable and Profitable Business.”

Project Officer Nos. – 1 (18 months)

Project Location: Tansen, Palpa

Major Roles and Responsibility:

The Project Officer will establish viable and sustainable business models for breeding goat resource centers where certified superior breeding goats will be sold for a premium price and the community can run the business sustainably and profitably. S/he will take the responsibility of overall project implementation and success. S/he will also coordinate with collaborating partners and assist them in the implementation of their assigned responsibilities. Upholding the utmost standards, the project officer will ensure the excellence of project activity implementations and regular reporting of progress. 

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university in management, veterinary/animal science; with at least three (3) years of related experience, or a Master’s degree from a recognized university or the equivalent in business, veterinary/animal science, plus at least one (1) year of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in community mobilization, social capital development, institutional development, capacity building, training, smallholder farmers/rural SMEs/co-ops, and base of the pyramid consumers.
  • Strong interpersonal and people management skills
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative while also having strong team building skills.
  • Fluent in local language and English (both spoken and written)
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Excellent leadership qualities
  • Other job-related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements.

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Application Form download from here

How to apply:

A cover letter and latest curriculum vitae should be submitted at hr.nepal@heifer.org  by 18 February 2024, 5: 00 PM with email subject “Application for Project Officer _ Your Name”.

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for the interview. 

Heifer Project Nepal

Hattiban, Lalitpur-15

Job Overview

Category Development and Project, Development / INGO
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 05 Feb, 2024
Apply Before 18 Feb, 2024
City Tansen, palpa