Welthungerhilfe needs you!

Livelihood Program Assistant (m/f), (2 positions)

in Nepal

Work for us in Nepal. © Pilar
Work for us in Nepal. © Pilar

Welthungerhilfe (WHH) is one of Germany’s leading non-governmental organizations with a dual-mandate in both development cooperation and emergency response. WHH works to create a world in which all people can exercise their right to a self-determined life in dignity and justice, free from hunger and poverty. To bring justice for all, WHH partners with the civil society organizations in the countries where it operates, and currently the agency is partnering with over 100 local partners from 41 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America (www.welthungerhilfe.de).

WHH is operational in Nepal since 2012, and currently managing different project in eight districts under three program thematic areas (sectors): food and nutrition security; right to food and empowerment; and disaster risk reduction and reconstruction. WHH works hand in hand with civil society in Nepal to empower socially marginalized and economically poor citizens to reinforce their resilience and to ensure their right to adequate food and nutrition.

Together with its partner in the district (RIMS – Resource Identification and Management Society), WHH Nepal has been managing Restoring Food & Nutrition Security and Building Resilient Livelihoods in Earthquake Affected Area project in Dhading district with an objective to enhance agricultural production, nutritional awareness, and income generation through cash/ food for assets. To be part of the project team, WHH is looking for dynamic candidates for the positions of:

Livelihood Program Assistant (2 positions)

The selected candidate will be responsible for supervising the agriculture development; nutrition awareness and enterprise development components of the project, and monitoring and capacity development of the implementing partner. The position will work closely with and report to the Project Manager. The candidate applying for this position should have Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Forestry/NRM, Rural Development, or Social Science with three years’ of experience in the relevant area. The candidate should be fluent in both written and spoken English.

The positions are district-based and will be stationed at WHH’s Dhadingbesi sub-office in Dhading district. The contract will initially be for 5 months until 31th December 2017 with possibility of extension until the end of February 2018 depending upon performance and funding situation. The selected candidates are expected to join the organization within one week after selection notice. Salary and benefits will be as per WHH’s HR Policy.

Interested candidates are requested to submit the cover letter and CV by 6 August 2017 (17:00 hours Nepali time) to recruitment.nepal@welthungerhilfe.de by mentioning the position applying for at the subject line. For detailed ToR of the position please visit the link http://www.welthungerhilfe.de/en/working-for-welthungerhilfe.html. WHH Nepal is an equal opportunity employer. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained. If you do not meet the requirements, please do not apply! Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be invited for the selection process - written and/ or interviews.

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