The Asia Foundation
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TITLE: Program Assistant
UNIT: Nepal office
REPORTS TO: Program Officer
1. SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
The Program Assistant (PA) is responsible for supporting the implementation of The Asia Foundation (the Foundation)’s “Strengthening Local Data Ecosystems at the Provincial and Local Spheres to support the use of Evidence for Development.”
Extensive interaction with members of the governance team, governance partners, consultants, and other program units within the Foundation, as well as with the Finance and Administration units of the Foundation.
Regular contact with government officials, development partners, private sector and civil society organizations, professional organizations, and academic and other local institutions.
Bachelor’s degree in development studies, law, public policy, public administration, political science, economics, statistics, international development, social sciences, or any other relevant field.
At least one year of experience working in the development field in the areas of program administration and operations. Relevant experience working on governance and understanding of information technology is preferred.
Other: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in English and Nepali, and the ability to harmoniously interact with people from a variety of cultural and professional backgrounds. Time management skills, ability to work under pressure, and multi-task. Willingness to travel to districts across the country. Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
4. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Applicants are requested to read through the job descriptions above for the position. Job shall be applied through the Foundation Online Job Application form by November 24, 2023. Please attach your Curricular Vitae (CV) along with a cover letter describing suitability for the position in the Job. Application form. In case of any technical difficulties, queries can be forwarded to [email protected]. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Telephone calls will not be entertained.
The Asia Foundation is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse and inclusive office environment. Women and people from economically and socially excluded groups are encouraged to apply.
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