Program Officer

Center for Research and Sustainable Development Nepal (CREASION), is a not for profit, non-governmental organization that provides Nepali citizens — especially those of a younger generation — the opportunity to actively participate in compassion-based change. CREASION strives to be an innovative platform for development, collective solutions, sustainable progress, volunteerism, and research-based tasks. CREASION runs four major programs at present: Rebuild for Change (RFC), Volunteer for Change (VFC), Women for Change (WFC) and The Recycling Bank (TRB) with multiple ground-level projects under it. 

RFC is an earthquake recovery, rehabilitation, and reconstruction program that works to create a sustainable model for earthquake-resilient villages in earthquake-affected communities. 

VFC is a volunteer-platform conducting its activities with a special emphasis on youth-empowerment.

WFC is a program to empower women with dignity with active engagement in all aspects of community and nation building.

TRB is a self-sustainable waste PET bottle Recollection and Recycling enterprise which is an effort to solve waste PET bottle recycling within Nepal. The project is based on Bharatpur, Chitwan.

Program Officer

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work > Program officer/ manager
Job Level : Senior Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Lazimpat, Kathmandu (Head Office) with frequent travel to Bharatpur, Chitwan (Regional Office)
Offered Salary : NRs. 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 Monthly
Apply Before(Deadline) : Mar. 16, 2019 23:55 (2 months, 1 week ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : Not Required
Professional Skill Required : Strong Work Value Communication Project Management Leadership
Other Specification

  • Good command of English language both spoken and written
  • Have good knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Able to work as part of a team in a cooperative and supportive way, particularly with staff with different background and age group
  • Able to communicate complex issues in a concise, accessible and engaging way
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Excellent decision-making and leadership capabilities
  • Contract negotiation skills
  • Conflict resolution experience
  • Adaptability

Job Description

Program Summary:

The current program aims to improve the plastic waste management practices in Nepal while creating environmental, economic and social impact through the establishment of a self-sustainable recycling enterprise. The program works towards the recovery of waste PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) bottles i.e., plastic bottles used for food/ beverage packaging, through recollection and recycling mechanism with all the major stakeholders brought together. 

Purpose of the Role:

To lead the project towards the achievement of its strategic objectives through planning, budgeting, monitoring and reporting on the project whilst acting as the bridge between upper management and the teams tasked with the actual execution of the project, and ensuring that the project outputs are delivered on the approved schedule.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Project Planning: Preparation of feasible work plans that achieve the goals of the project and align with the pre-designed project schedule.
  • Time and Resource Allocation: Define, schedule and estimate task duration and resource availability to develop and maintain a realistic project schedule.
  • Assembling and Leading Project Team: Carry out the role of a leader in the team and mobilize them for the implementation of the project activities.
  • Budgeting: Estimate accurate budgets for the project activities as per the significance, urgency and deliverable of the outputs.
  • Project Quality Assurance: Deliver the projects results as approved by the management and as required by the stakeholders.
  • Risk Management: Analyze the risks that can come across the project duration and be prepared tackle issues that might pose a threat to the successful delivery of the project. 
  • Monitoring Progress: Constantly measure and compare project output against the approved plan.
  • Reporting and Documentation: Ensure proper reporting of each and every activity conducted under the project.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the management.

Applying Procedure

Please clearly specify the position you are applying for and send your application to the attention of CREASION no later than Saturday, March 16, 2019 (applications received after this date will not be entertained). Resume and application letter can be sent via email to

For more information, please contact the Human Resource Department at 01-4004069| 4440085. 

(The actual date for the interview will be confirmed to those who are short listed for the post. If you are not contacted, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.)

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