United Mission to Nepal

Project Manager – Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Water Sanitation and H…

United Mission to Nepal

Project Manager – Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) a…

United Mission to Nepal (UMN) is an international development organisation which aims to enable the poorest 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 10 districts (6 clusters and 2 hospitals), building partnerships that lead to healthy, dignified, and empowered individuals and transformed communities.

Project Manager – Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

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No. of Position: 1

Location: Mugu

The main purpose of this position is to manage DRR and WASH projects and to contribute to the implementation of UMN’s Cluster strategy, technical backstopping in DRR and other related issues to build relationships and develop new concepts to support the projects.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering/Environmental Science or related field with three years’ experience in integrated project management with particular focus on DRR and WASH Or, Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Environmental Science or related field with five years’ experience in integrated project management with particular focus on DRR and WASH
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of current DRR and WASH issues in Nepal
  • Experience in advocacy, partnership in community, networking with the local government, service providers and financial institutions
  • Strong experience of project management including planning, budgeting, monitoring, reporting and developing proposals;
  • Experience in project assessment, design, implementation, and monitoring processes
  • Familiar with up-to-date poverty eradication strategies, policies, and development practices in Nepal and outside
  • Cross-cultural work experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills both in Nepali and English. Written English must be of an excellent standard.

Salaries and benefits will be according to UMN policy.

Applying Procedure

All interested individuals who meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to apply for this position. The Job Description and Application Form can be downloaded from our website: www.umn.org.np/vacancy

Completed application forms should be sent by e-mail to [email protected] by 4:00 pm on Sunday, 28 February 2021

Short-listed candidates will be invited to participate in an assessment process. We especially encourage the applications from marginalised groups

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