CONNECT Manager – Trade Partnerships
Rural Access Programme (RAP3)
Rural Access Programme – Phase 3 (RAP3) is a 6-year DFID funded programme operating in 14 Districts of Nepal. It aims to improve people’s incomes and resilience through employment, sustainable access to markets and improved access to economic opportunities. RAP3 is seeking an experienced person to manage health, safety and wellbeing related activities for the Mugu Humla Link Road (MHLR) Project.

Applicants are currently invited for the following position:

CONNECT Manager – Trade Partnerships

Views: 4305 | This job was expired 1 year, 12 months ago

Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : mid
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Offered Salary : None
Apply Before(Deadline) : Oct. 21, 2016 00:00 (1 year, 12 months ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : Not Required
Other Specification


Job Description

Duties and responsibilities

We are currently looking for a Manager – Trade Partnerships to join the Regional Technical Management team reporting to the CONNECT Team Leader.Responsibilities will include:

  • Indepently developing strong linkages with regional and national markets to strengthen demand for production from CONNECT MSME partners.
  • Designing value-add strategies for products in the MSME portfolio.
  • Facilitating legal long-term relationships between trade and CONNECT MSME partners.
  • Gudiing and managing CONNECT partners for the delivery of activities.
  • Working closely with partners to analyse and develop organisational and market strategies for scale and sustainability.

Must-have qualities

  • Intellect - we are a high performing team and looking to add the smartest, brightest, creative thinkers to our tribe.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit - willing to dive in, learn and get things done with minimal supervision; hungry to learn. 
  • Team player - be fun to work with and eager to collaborate.
  • Efficient and hard worker - we are aiming to cover enormous distances in very little time. Efficiency and love for work are essential to survive and excel.


A very high ranking Masters in Business Administration and Bachelors degrees from leading universities, and have excellent writing, communication and presentation skills in English (and preferably Nepali).

Other requirements

  • At least 2 years of professional experience in the private sector, working in a larger corporate organisation on sales and new market development.
  • A track record of working with diverse interest groups and leading successful negotiations for relationship development.
  • Experience managing large teams and territoriies, driving growth.
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Willingness to travel and live in remote districts in Nepal
  • Being a woman is bonus!


Please submit your CV and cover letter by 21 October 2016 online at or email to along with an answer to the following question (300 words maximum):

‘What strategies would you deploy to develop a new channel for an existing product line or business?’ 

Applying Procedure

Job Action

TO APPLY: For this job, please follow the applying procedure.

Register Now

Similar Jobs


Since inception in 2009, we have turned out to be number one jobs provider in Nepal with 100 million+ page views with 2.5 million+ progressive visits every month, created 150,000+ success stories and registered 350,000+ job seekers in our database. We have been offering 20,000+ employers promote their employer brands to jobseekers and advertise diverse opportunities to over a million candidates inside Nepal and abroad. Established as an inevitable bridge between the hiring employers and the job seekers, we are well-known as a national leader in recruitment solutions & career management in Nepal. Read more...


Ganapati Bhawan
Min Bhawan Main Road
New Baneshwor
Kathmandu, Nepal

+977 1 4106700

  • Terms
  • |
  • Privacy
  • |
  • © 2018 All Rights with merojob