Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Vacancy Announcement: Caritas Nepal, a national level NGO

Caritas Nepal, a national level NGO with Central Office in Dhobighat, Lalitpur, is announcing vacancy for following positions for its project in the field of Agriculture Research for Development.   The following temporary (project) staff positions are Lalitpur based with 60-70% of time in field work (in at least 3 districts).  There will be initial provisional period and placement is for 5 years.

Applicants should submit letter of interest (1-2 pages), biodata (with contact phone and e mail),  copy of education certificates, example of past research report or publication is desirable, 1 photo, copy citizenship certificate , copy of driver's license if present, and 2 reference letters.


Please submit materials before 11th February, 2011 to: Agriculture Research Vacancy, Human Resources Section, Caritas Nepal GPO 9571, Kathmandu Nepal.  If you send materials by courier our office is in Dhobighat, Lalitpur near Bhanimandal.  Office phone is 5538172, 5539344.  You may send materials by e mail as well to: robinshrestha.caritasnepal@gmail.com.


Following are the Positions Vacant and Requirements:


Position 1: Project Coordinator
Education: Master’s in Agriculture (and rural development or sociology preferred). Should have undertaken training or education in project / program management.

Skill and Experience required: at least 5 years work experience in project development, management, monitoring and evaluation and reporting of a large agriculture (research and extension sector) project preferably supported by International Donor such as EU.  Ability to manage project team effectively.  Skilled in community survey and mobilization methods, farmers’ cooperative development, research and project data analysis, project financial management, and computer usage for reporting.  High level of language skills in Nepali and English.  Should be knowledgeable in addressing cross cutting issues such as gender, and should have training or work experience in addressing climate change concerns.


Position 2: Senior Research Officer
Education: Master in Agriculture (research and extension).
Experience and skill: Should have at least 5 years work experience. Should have undertaken research and prepared report / publication on traditional practices, and / or successful practices in sustainable agriculture.  Should have research or extension experience in addressing climate change concerns.  Should be skilled in undertaking action research and training / extension for replicating successful practices.   Should be able to develop / train team to manage agriculture research, and oversee extension work.  Should have high level of research data analysis skills, and good computer usage skills (word, excel, data base) and reporting and publication skills.  High level of language skill in Nepali and English.

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