Trainee - Executive Support

Winrock International (Feed the Future Nepal USAID Agricultural Inputs)

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POSITION TITLE: Trainee, Executive Support


LOCATION: USAID Agricultural Inputs Office, Patan Dhoka, Lalitpur

REPORTS TO: Chief of Party (COP) and the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)

DURATION: 6 Months


USAID Agricultural Inputs is a five-year USAID-funded Feed the Future (FTF) activity in Nepal. The aim of USAID Agricultural Inputs is to increase the availability, accessibility, and use of agricultural inputs and technology to improve Nepal’s agricultural productivity. The Activity is implemented by Winrock International in collaboration with five organizations: Center for Environmental and Agricultural Policy, Research, Extension and Development (CEAPRED), MarketShare Associates (MSA), Pathway Technology, Fertilizer Association Nepal (FAN), and Vikara Institute.

USAID Agricultural Inputs will enable lead firms, agrovets, input suppliers, local machinery service providers, and Government of Nepal (GON) change agents and farmers to increase productivity, input supply chain efficiency, market system competitiveness, and strengthen the enabling environment in a way that equitably addresses the needs of women, youth, and members of marginalized groups. USAID Agricultural Inputs will benefit 200,000 farmers in the USAID Feed the Future (FTF) zone of influence.


The overall objective of this traineeship is for the trainee to gain knowledge and experience on carrying out administrative tasks including research and monitoring tasks through active involvement with the Senior Management Team.


  • Perform administrative tasks such as processing travel requests and managing expense reports etc.
  • Assist in scheduling both internal and external meetings, arranging travel plans and maintaining files and records.
  • Manage the calendar of activities, including meetings, key deadlines, training sessions, and partner activities.
  • Conduct research, compile information, and prepare summaries or briefs.
  • Assist with projects by coordinating tasks, tracking progress, and providing administrative support as needed.
  • Draft results-oriented notes and meeting minutes.
  • Monitor and track internal workflows.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Supervisor or as initiated by the Trainee.


  • Bachelor’s degree in management, administration, or relevant field.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Nepali.
  • Computer literacy, including proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


The duration of the traineeship will be for six months starting on or about mid-June 2024. The Trainee will report to the COP & Deputy COP. The position will be based in USAID Agricultural Inputs Office in Patan Dhoka, Lalitpur.


The trainee selected will be expected to work at USAID Agricultural Inputs Head Office. The Activity will arrange in-country travel to the field, if deemed necessary.  Per diem, including lodging and meals and incidentals (M&IE) will be reimbursed for applicable number of travel days as per USAID Agricultural Inputs policies.

The trainee selected to participate in the program will be provided with a monthly stipend during the traineeship.


Interested candidates can post their cover letter and CV to Applications will be received on a rolling basis until May 28, 2024. Applicants should reference Trainee - Executive Support in the subject line.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted to participate in the hiring process. The organization reserves the right to reject any/all applications without assigning any reason.


Winrock International seeks to cultivate an environment where all candidates relish equal employment opportunities devoid of discrimination, misconduct, fraud, and abuse. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) and Localization guides our practices not just in hiring, but also in staff retention, growth, and policy implementation. This commitment signifies that we value diversity in all its forms including age, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability status, and cultural background. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, recognizing the rich tapestry of the communities in which we live and work.

DISCLAIMER: Winrock does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (resume submission, interview, processing).


Category Administrative / Management, Development / NGO
Openings 1
Position Type Contract
Position Level Trainee
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education BBA / BBM, Bachelor's in Management, Bachelor's degree in a related field
Posted Date 17 May, 2024
Apply Before 28 May, 2024
City Lalitpur