Sahara Nepal

Project Manager

Sahara Nepal

Project Manager

Sahara Nepal is a non-political and non-profitable organization established in 2052 BS in Jhapa District of Nepal. Since then, Sahara Nepal is profoundly engaged in Public Health, humanitarian assistance, community development, decent housing & safe shelter, conservation of natural resources, and environmental protection mainly in the Hilly and Terai region of Nepal through the dozens of humanitarian and long-term development projects.

Project Manager

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : General Mgmt. / Administration / Operations
Job Level : Senior Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Sahara Nepal Head Office, Birtamod-2, Jhapa
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Jul. 27, 2022 23:55 (2 weeks, 5 days ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : Not Required
Professional Skill Required : Problem Solving Time Management Project Management Organizational Project Coordination

Job Description

Sahara Nepal is implementing “Financial Inclusion for Marginalized Women in Nepal” project in 3 districts of Province 1 (Jhapa, Morang and Udayapur) and 1 district of Madhesh Pradesh (Saptari) under the funding of Jersey Overseas Aid (JOA) through Habitat for Humanity Great Britain (HFHGB). The project was initiated in August 2020 and is scheduled to phase out on 30th April 2024.  The overarching objective of the project is to increase the capacity of specific micro-finance institutions on increasing the housing loan portfolio and expedite the demand for housing loans for safer and decent housing. The project aims to contribute to an uptake of 112,000 housing loans by marginalized and low-income women by 2024. Thus, Sahara Nepal seeks an application from competitive and dynamic candidates for the position of Project Manager which shall be based in Jhapa. 


  • Responsible for the successful mobilization of project resources, supervision of sub-ordinate project staffs, and implementation of overall project activities. 
  • Review and analyze the housing loan products of specific micro-finance institutions, particularly demand and supply chain. Advise and take a lead in providing technical assistance to the institutions on improvisation of housing loan product
  • Capacitate the members of specific micro-finance institutions on housing loan products through financial literacy training and other adherent activities. 
  • Strong coordination with Habitat for Humanity GB, Habitat for Humanity Nepal and other stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and cooperate with Local Government, Provincial Government, local media, and consultants. Prepare project-specific stakeholders engagement framework. 
  • Work closely with the Admin and Finance Team and ensure financial transparency.
  • Regularly update project implementation plan and orient staff so that staff will work as per the guideline stipulated in the Implementation Plan.
  • Ensure the compliance of the complaint resolution mechanism in the project planning and implementation phase.
  • Support for monitoring, evaluation, and learning, and ensure project reports are duly prepared and submitted to Habitat Nepal.
  • Design and develop training and ICT resources. 
  • Play a pivotal role in the procurement process and selection criteria.
  • Ensure compliance of the organization's culture, values, and policies. 


  • Preferably MBA or Master's degree with Development Studies/MSW/MA in Sociology with at least 5 years experience in project management and execution level in social development projects or in any financial institutions.
  • Should have excellent knowledge of Project cycle management, planning, monitoring, designing, and delivery of the Financial Inclusion Program.
  • Excellent knowledge of report writing, documentation, and manual development.
  • Should have strong communication and coordination skills.
  • Should have effective knowledge about team building, training manual, stakeholders' engagement.

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