Lutheran World Relief Nepal Job Vacancy 2021 (www.lwr.org)

Recently the Lutheran World Relief Nepal published a new job vacancy notification for the posts of Chief of Party and Deputy Chief of Party. Interested Nepalese Job Seekers must apply before Check Advt..

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Founded by Lutherans in the United States at the end of World War II, grounded in Lutheran theology and building on decades of experience, Lutheran World Relief tackles global poverty by helping people adapt to the challenges that threaten their livelihoods and well-being. We work with people based on need, regardless of race, religion or nationality and we do not evangelize.

Name of the Organization Lutheran World Relief Nepal
Total Vacancy N/A
Application Started 11th May 2021
Application Deadline Check Advt.
Job Location Kathmandu, Nepal

Lutheran World Relief Nepal Job Vacancy 2021 (www.lwr.org)

Lutheran World Relief Nepal would like to invite qualified candidates for the following position.

  • Name Of Post = Chief of Party – Nepal Agricultural Inputs and Market Systems Activity
  • Name Of Post = Deputy Chief of Party – Nepal Agricultural Inputs and Market Systems Activity

Education Qualification

Chief of Party Post

  • Advanced graduate degree in agricultural economics, business administration, international development, governance, or related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience, with progressively increasing responsibilities and duties in a field related to the successful implementation of the project, such as agriculture, agribusiness, market systems development, value chain development, and/or private sector capacity building for improvement of market systems
  • Proven technical expertise using market systems and facilitation approaches to strengthen agricultural value chains and agricultural inputs, including at least eight years of senior-level management experience working on international donor agency-funded projects
  • Familiarity with USAID’s approaches to market systems, agricultural inputs (seeds, fertilizer, irrigation, and agricultural equipment) in Nepal, and/or small/medium enterprise development approaches in support of such development
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining strong relationships with government agencies, international donor agencies (USAID, WB, FCDO, UN agencies, GF, etc.), and private sector stakeholders
  • Experience collaborating and coordinating with local and national host government agencies, and aligning program activities and results with national strategies
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, including technical, management, and evaluation expertise for complex programs in resource-constrained countries; prior experience as a COP for USAID-funded projects over $5 million is required
  • Knowledge of and experience with USAID rules and regulations required
  • Deep knowledge of the political, social, and economic context of Nepal required, with experience working in Nepal preferred
  • Strong staff supervision skills and demonstrated ability to coordinate programs with partners from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences; demonstrated ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams
  • Strong communication skills, including both written and oral presentation skills; proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse public and private partners
  • English fluency with professional proficiency in writing required; knowledge of Nepali is an asset
  • Willingness and ability to travel to project sites in Nepal

Deputy Chief of Party Post

  • MA/MS or equivalent in agricultural economics, business administration, international development, governance, or related field pertaining to market-based development
  • At least seven (7) years of demonstrated experience in managing and supervising a team of both international and expatriate staff, as well as local or international partner organizations
  • Experience managing large, complex donor-funded international development programs required; experience managing USAID projects of similar size and complexity to this activity a significant advantage
  • Proven ability to work with government officials, international partners, local agricultural specialists, financial service providers, and other local stakeholders likely contributing to the design and implementation of market-based agricultural input improvement projects
  • Experience in adaptive management preferred, with proven ability to iterate, test, and adjust programming in line with contextual shifts
  • Experience working in fragile settings, ideally with prior experience in Nepal or the region
  • Ability to direct and manage change and inspire teamwork and high performing teams
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity a must; experience living and/or working in developing countries required
  • Excellent analytical written and oral communication skills
  • Professional level fluency in English, both oral and written; knowledge of Nepali is an asset
  • Willingness and ability to travel to project sites in Nepal

Important Dates

  • Start Date Application: 11th May 2021
  • Last Date Application: Check Advt.

How To Apply

  • Candidates fulfilled the eligibility criteria should apply online through Lutheran World Relief Nepal Career Page.
  • Therefore, Applicants have to log on to Lutheran World Relief Nepal official website www.lwr.org.
  • After that go to “New Vacancies Recruitment”┬ásection then Click on “Recruitment of Chief of Party and Deputy Chief of Party “.

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