Thursday, July 2, 2015

Vacancy Announcement from The Asia Foundation


The Asia Foundation invites applications from Nepali citizens with a Master's degree or higher in social science, law, public policy, or development who meet the following requirements for: 

1. Position; Program Manager 
• Minimum experience of 2 years in position and 6 years overall
• Knowledge of technical approaches and experience of managing programs dealing with governance, justice, gender equity and social inclusion, human rights or other related fields
• Understanding of Nepal's political, legal, and regulatory frameworks addressing local governance, gender equity, or social inclusion
• Broad experience of policy advocacy and program implementation with state and nonstate stakeholders at national and local levels
• Familiarity with civil society organizations and networks
• Ability to mentor

2. Position: Program Officer 
• Minimum experience of 3 years in position
• Experience of programs related to law, peace building and conflict transformation, local governance, gender equity, or social inclusion
• Understanding of grassroots-level program implementation issues related to law, peace building and conflict transformation, local governance, gender equity, or social inclusion In addition, applicants must have:
• Ability to work effectively with diverse individuals and organizations.
• Ability to selfstart and multitask
• Ability and willingness to travel upto 40% time
• Strong analytical skills matched with excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Nepali

Applicants are requested to email their CV along with a cover letter describing suitability for the position by 5 p.m. on July 7, 2015 to country.nepal.jobs@asiafoundation.org referencing either "Program Manager" or "Program Officer" in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone call will not be entertained.

Deadline: 7 July 2015

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