Senior Program Officer-Multisectoral
Action Against Hunger

Action Contre la Faim | Action Against Hunger is an international humanitarian organization committed to ending child hunger. Recognized as a leader in the fight against malnutrition, Action Against Hunger saves the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster and chronic food insecurity, Currently operational in 50 countries, it started its work in Nepal from 2005. Usually referred as technical expert for acute malnutrition in Nepal, it has been operational in different parts of the country addressing undernutrition through integrated approach following the Nepal Government’s Multi-Sector Nutrition Plan. The organization was successful in bringing attention of the government, key donors, UN agencies and stakeholders to address severe acute malnutrition both in terms of treatment and prevention through Generation Nutrition Campaign where more than 39 different organizations shown their solidarity. Currently operational in 6 districts (Makwanpur, Nawalparasi, Nuwakot, Saptari and Rasuwa, Rautahat), it is fighting hunger through different programme intervention viz. Nutrition and Health, Mental Health and Care practices, WASH, and food security & livelihood. The organization now seeks to strengthen its initiatives around Disaster Risk Reduction to help establish integrated and resilience building approach to all its programmes. 
As a non-governmental, non-profit, non-religious organization, we are committed to principled humanitarian action as outlined in our International Charter of Principles: independence, neutrality, non-discrimination, free and direct access to affected populations, professionalism and transparency.

Senior Program Officer-Multisectoral

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : mid
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Offered Salary : None
Apply Before(Deadline) : May. 22, 2017 00:00 (1 year, 5 months ago)

Job Specification

Experience Required : Not Required
Other Specification


Job Description

Main Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement, ensure the quality and report on Multi sector activities /clusters/fora as and when necessary
  • Supervise and manage the project  team of  partner NGOs
  • Participate in the coordination, representation and partnerships of ACF  in relevant sectors
  • Participate in the evaluation and reorientation of  the project
  • Participate in the administration procedures of the organization and maintain confidentiality within the organization

Qualifications And Required Skills:

  • Master’s degree in social science, development studies or relevant discipline with at least two years of field experience in managing multi sectoral projects with monitoring, evaluation, and reporting roles preferably in International NGO or UN agency – or - Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline with at least four years of experience.
  • Good computer skills including  Microsoft office  package
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking, negotiation, presentation, capacity building and communication skills
  • Good standard of written and spoken Nepali and English language
  • Ability to work in diverse environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Good organizational skill with a strong attention to detail
  • Innovative, problem solver and Results oriented
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to conduct/organize workshops and meetings independently
  • Willing to travel as required


Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
Contract End date: December 31, 2017
Duty Station: Nuwakot


Interested Nepali applicants with suitable skills are requested to submit an application letter, updated CV with two referees through email: by 22nd  May 2017. The Vacancy Reference must be mentioned in the subject otherwise the application will be disqualified. Applications will proceed as soon as we receive the qualified applications even before the deadline. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process. ACF Nepal reserves the right to reject any or all applicants and ACF provides equal opportunities for all candidates. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.

Action Contre La Faim is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women, people with disabilities and members from disadvantaged/underrepresented ethnic groups.

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