Project Manager - Health (Women Only)

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 eight districts (six clusters and two hospitals), building partnerships that lead to healthy, dignified, and empowered individuals and transformed communities.

Project Manager - Health (Women Only)

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Location: Bajhang and Kapilvastu


Health is one of the key technical areas of UMN’s development programmes and focuses  on lasting positive change in the health of the Poorest People Living in Poverty in Nepal.  The main purpose of this position is to ensure successful implementation of the project in  the cluster and contribute to UMN’s cluster strategy through effective capacity-building,  relationship-building, project management, and providing technical expertise. 


Qualification and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health/Psychology or equivalent and minimum three years  of working experience in mental health and/or psychosocial support and health system strengthening; 
  • Or a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or Psychiatric Nursing and minimum five years’  working experience in mental health and/or psychosocial support and health system  strengthening; 
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of current health issues in Nepal, especially  mental health issues; 
  • Strong experience of project management including planning, budgeting, monitoring,  reporting and developing proposals; 
  • Experience with participatory whole-community 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; 
  • Good computer skills including MS-Office Package. Knowledge of database application  would be an advantage; 
  • Excellent language and communication skills in both Nepali and English. 

Salaries and benefits will be according to UMN standards



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 Friday, 21 January 2022

Short-listed  candidates will be invited to participate in an assessment process

We especially encourage the applications from women and marginalized groups


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