Thematic Lead – Education (Woman only)

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 fullness of life. As we serve the people of Nepal, multicultural teams of Nepali and volunteer expatriate 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: Thematic Lead – Education (Woman only)

Required No.: 1 (Kathmandu Based)

The main purpose of this position is to build the capacity of UMN’s clusters (field offices) and local partner organisations, promote learning and ensure quality for community impact/ result in programme designing, implementation and reporting, including educational research and integration of relevant education needs within the framework of UMN’s strategic direction.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Education with a minimum of five years of experience in the field of education.
  • Good track record of writing grant-winning project proposals in education.
  • Extensive understanding, knowledge and skills in education and child rights from local, national, and global perspectives.
  • Experience working in leadership roles related to education.
  • Experience in building capacity of others using various methods and tools.
  • Experience working in the field of child rights sector.
  • Substantial experience working in I/NGO sector.
  • Experience working in a cross-cultural setting including remote areas.
  • Experience working with minority and oppressed groups.
  • Experience working closely with government mechanisms or settings.
  • Excellent in communication skills (verbal and written) both in English and Nepali.

Salaries and benefits will be according to UMN standards.

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 31 March 2024. Short-listed candidates will be invited to participate in an assessment process.

We especially encourage the applications from marginalised groups.


Category Education, Development / NGO
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience 5+ years
Education Post Graduate / Masters in related field. , M. Ed. (Education)
Posted Date 18 Mar, 2024
Apply Before 31 Mar, 2024
City Kathmandu