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Multipurpose Development Society (MPDS)

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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

First Published Date 19th June 2022

Multipurpose Development Society (MPDS) is a non-governmental, non-partisan, and nonprofit making organization established in 1998 AD by a group of youth professionals having keen spread and profound experience in community development activities, which strives to uplift the living standard of underprivileged groups, children, men, and women to help them access opportunities in Equitable Education, Agriculture, Health and Income Generation. 

It aims to create a creative, healthy, equitable, and inclusive society on the basis of social inclusion and institutionalize the concept of a participatory approach for socio-economic development of grassroots communities; and target as its beneficiaries those groups of people who are socio-economically and politically neglected and excluded. A realistic mix of service delivery towards critical minimum basic needs is also pursued through self-help development. 

We believe that our organization matches the qualities required for these project partnerships as our focus project areas have always been the disadvantaged and marginalized communities including the poor, women, freed Haliyas and Kamaiyas, Dalits, and other marginalized and excluded groups. 

It works on various holistic components: (a) Organizational development and capacity development; (b) Infrastructure and WASH; (c) Food Security, and Climate-smart agriculture; (d) Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management(e) Income generation and entrepreneurship Development;(f) Sustainable Livelihood and Technology Transfer (g) Women’s Empowerment, Quality Education, Rights, and Health improvements and (h) Health and Nutrition. Through various developmental projects, MPDS’ outreach increased to 9 districts of sudurpashim in the past 22 years.

MPDS is devoting its efforts to fulfilling its commitment through a partnership with various local, national as well as international agencies, networks, and alliances. MPDS believes that social transformation is only possible through the joint endeavor from all the concerned actors of the society.

Our efforts are strengthened by our well-qualified and experienced staff members, and connection with the community, and hence, we have been successful in developing sustained partnership with various development partners implementing various projects/programs.  MPDS is currently going to implement a Home Grown School Meals (HGSM) program in partnership with Mercy Corps Nepal. 

Thus, the Multipurpose Development Society (MPDS) is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following positions for Bajrang district.

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Required Position/Duration

No

Duty Station

Required Skills and Qualifications

1

Program Coordinator (PC)

1

Bajhang district with frequent field visits to all Palikas.

  • Candidate having completed Bachelors in any discipline (preferred masters) in Agriculture, livelihoods and income generation with 3 years of experience on the relevant areas or agriculture development projects
  • Experienced in skill Leadership, Team Management by assigning work, developing work procedures consistent with policy, establishing work schedules, and monitoring work performed by subordinates in order to meet agreed-upon goals, objectives and target dates, reporting, coordination and communication.
  • Updated knowledge of key issues in the Home Grown School Feeding Program and climate-sensitive production technology.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Proven networking, team building, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-culture environment
  • Demonstrates good listening skills. Presents view in a convincing way and aware of different perspectives, feelings, and concerns.  
  • A clear understanding of contemporary development issues-particularly in Agriculture and marketing. 
  • Experience in writing reports, and a good understanding of the development sector of Nepal. Advance use of excel, word, PowerPoint and data analysis. Demonstrate flexibility and open-mindedness. Cross-cultural sensitivity and ability to interact well with diverse groups of people and multiple teams. Ability to write and speak good English. 

2

Finance and Admin officer

1

Bajhang district with frequent field visits to all Palikas.

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business management with at least 3 years experience in related fields 
  • A clear understanding of program support, financial management, procurement, logistics, administration ethics, and donor compliance is essential. 
  • Strong team coordination, listening, and consensus-building skills. 
  • Strong computer literacy with full knowledge of office applications. 
  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to multitask and process information into action so as to not delay program activities. 
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members. 
  • Ability to work effectively with an ethnically diverse team in a sensitive environment

3

Field Officer  

(Agriculture)

1

Bajhang district with frequent field visits to all Palikas.

  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture with at least 3 years of experience in relevant subject matter
  • Updated knowledge of key issues in the Home Grown School Meals Program and climate-sensitive production technology.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Proven networking, team building, organizational, and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-culture environment
  • Demonstrates good listening skills. Presents view in a convincing way and aware of different perspectives, feelings, and concerns.  
  • A clear understanding of contemporary development issues-particularly in Agriculture and marketing. 
  • Experience in writing reports, and a good understanding of the development sector of Nepal. Advance use of excel, word, PowerPoint and data analysis. Demonstrate flexibility and open-mindedness. Cross-cultural sensitivity and ability to interact well with diverse groups of people and multiple teams. Ability to write and speak good English.

4

Field Technical Assistant

12

One for each Palikas of Bajhang district.

  • Field Technical Assistant- JT-Agriculture with at least 3 years' or JTA-Agriculture with more than 5 years' experience in organic farming or agriculture techniques.
  • Able to discover, investigate & make successive plans for agriculture farm and policies of agriculture.
  • Good oral and written communication skills in Both English and Nepali.
  • Good understanding of local language will be preferred 
  • Fluent networking and coordination skills
  • Good interpersonal skills

Interested candidates, who meet the set criteria, are encouraged to submit their Application Letter, and updated CV along with 3 references through email on vacancy.mpds2020@gmail.com  no later than 5:00 pm on 28th June 2022, Tuesday.   

The detailed Job Description (JDs) of the proposed position can be searched and downloaded from http://jobsnepal.com

For more details please go through the links below:

JD for Program Coordinator

JD for Finance and Admin Officer

JD for Field Officer

JD for Field Technical Assistant

MPDS reserves the right to cancel the vacancy partly or wholly without any reasons whatsoever.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.

Women, Dalits, Marginalized, local and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply for the position.

Staff Recruitment Committee

Multipurpose Development Society (MPDS), Central Office, Dadeldhura

Job Overview

Category Development and Project, Finance & Administration
Openings 15
Position Type Full Time
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 19 Jun, 2022
Apply Before 28 Jun, 2022
City Bajhang