World Bank Nepal Job Vacancy 2023 (

Recently the World Bank Nepal published a new job vacancy notification for the posts of Senior Agriculture Specialist. Interested Nepalese Job Seekers must apply before September 07, 2023.

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Name of the Organization World Bank Nepal
Total Vacancy N/A
Application Started August 27, 2023
Application Deadline September 07, 2023
Job Location Nepal, Kathmandu

World Bank Nepal Job Vacancy 2023 (

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

  • Name Of Post = Senior Agriculture Specialist = Number of Vacancies = N/A

Education Qualification and Experience

  • Master’s degree and at least 8 years of relevant professional experience related to agriculture/livestock development, value chain development, agriculture policy and investments, agribusiness, finance, climate studies, and other disciplines related to food systems.  Preferable also PhD in agronomy/animal science, business administration, finance, economics, development economics, agricultural economics, or similar field strongly preferred.
  • Relevant, proven operational experience in agricultural and rural development aspects that demonstrate expertise and client-facing skills;
  • Robust, proven operational experience in agriculture and multi-sectoral lending operations and analytical work.

Duties and Accountabilities:


The Senior Agriculture Specialist’s responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following:
  • Play a key role in defining and leading or co-leading agri-food sector policy dialogue in Nepal, building and expanding on current activities, carry-out cutting-edge analytics, and provide strategic advice to clients, peers, and unit management relating to agri-food systems relevant themes – these could include policy and reform levers to inform macro-level agendas such as food commodity trade and global supply chains; agriculture, forestry, water and climate nexus; inclusion vulnerable populations in sustainable, equitable sectoral opportunities; and modernization of agri-food systems;
  • Lead as Task Team Leader (TTL) or co-lead or serve as team member of complex operations, both in agriculture and multi-sectoral operations, assuring quality in all stages of the projects and other financial instruments such as IPFs, DPFs, PforRs, and Trust Funds (TFs), and contribute to expanding current portfolio;
  • Support (or lead) analytical and advisory service activities (ASAs) on overall business development, inform reforms and fill knowledge gaps;
  • Participate in the country strategic dialogue and represent the agriculture sector and provide contributions as needed;
  • Support the effective and practical dissemination of knowledge products as well as potential knowledge exchanges.
  • Engagement in the broader SD and country dialogue is expected;
  • Actively engage with Nepal counterparts on the agriculture engagements and identify opportunities for future priority engagement;
  • Provide inputs on country and sectoral briefs, policy notes, strategy documents and cross-cutting think pieces;
  • Support the Unit’s work program outside of Nepal as needed and as will be agreed as part of the work program;
  • Contribute to the regional and global knowledge agenda;
  • As necessary, represent the World Bank and SSAA1 at events with sectoral focus;
  • Mentor, guide, and support junior staff in the Unit; and
  • Serve as one of the country focal points for the Unit.

Important Dates

  • Start Date Application: August 27, 2023
  • Last Date Application: September 07, 2023

How To Apply

  • Candidates fulfilled the eligibility criteria should apply online through World Bank Nepal Career Page.
  • Therefore, Applicants have to log on to World Bank Nepal official website
  • After that go to “New Vacancies Recruitment” section then Click on “Recruitment of Senior Agriculture Specialist“.

HelpLine Number

World Bank Nepal
1st Floor, West Wing Lal Durbar Convention Center Yak and Yeti Hotel Complex,
Durbar Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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