Cluster Team Leaders
United Mission to Nepal

United Mission to Nepal (UMN) is an international development organisation which aims to enable the poorest of the people living in poverty to transform their lives, leading towards fullness of life. As we serve the people of Nepal, multicultural teams of Nepali and volunteer expatriate staff work alongside local organisations in ten districts of the country, building partnerships that lead to healthy, dignified and empowered individuals and transformed communities.

Cluster Team Leaders

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Number of Vacancies: 6 (based in Bajhang-1, Doti-1, Rukum-East-1, Mugu-1, Kapilbastu-1 and Nawalparasi-1) 

This is a key position in UMN, based in a specified geographical location with frequent travel. The main objective of the post is overall leadership and management, coordination and facilitation of a multi-disciplinary work in UMN’s cluster through its local partner organisations for the effective outworking of UMN’s Vision, Mission, Values and strategic plan.

Qualification and experience:

  • Master’s Degree preferred, at least Bachelor’s Degree required in any field from a recognized university
  • Minimum of five years’ leadership experience in community development
  • A values-driven leader, with experience in mentoring others to live by those values
  • Passion and vision for helping the poorest/most excluded people in a geographic area to escape from poverty
  • Successful people management and team building experience
  • Passion for developing others reflected in the experience of fostering participation and partnership
  • A leader with good interpersonal skills to build effective working relationships with a broad range of people & stakeholders
  • Strong experience of project management including planning, budgeting, monitoring, reporting and developing proposals including participatory whole-community assessment
  • Familiar with up-to-date poverty eradication strategies, policies and development practices in Nepal and outside
  • Experience in strategy development preferred
  • Cross-cultural work experience preferred
  • Good computer skills including MS-Office Package
  • Excellent language and communication skills in both Nepali and English

Salaries and benefits will be according to UMN standards. 

All interested individuals who meet the minimum qualification are encouraged to apply for the position. 

The Job Description and Application Form can be downloaded from our website: 

Applying Procedure

Completed application forms should be sent by e-mail to latest by 4:00 pm on Tuesday, 15 January, 2019. Short-listed candidates will be invited to participate in an assessment process. 

We especially encourage applications from women and marginalised groups. 

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