Aasaman Nepal

Aasaman Nepal (ASN) ‘A pioneer organization for education and nutrition’, is one of the leading Terai based NGOs led and managed by social activists since its establishment in Dhanusha, Janakpur in 1999. ASN has been engaged in developing and implementing programs aimed at protection, promotion and fulfillment of child rights in Nepal. Currently ASN has been working in 10 districts under 6 Thematic Areas as: Education/Child Protection, Women Empowerment, Livelihood/ Natural Resource Management, Disaster Risk Reduction, Health/ Nutrition and Good Governance.

ASN is implementing the project “International Citizens Service (ICS) Project” supported by VSO Nepal and invites applications from dedicated and qualified Nepali citizens for the following postbased in Dhading district of Province 3.

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Junior Technical Assistant (JTA)


Apply Before : 2021-04-22 (Closed)

Job summary

  • No. of Vacancy
  • Job Type
    Full Time
  • Offered Salary
  • Gender
  • Career Level
    Mid Level
  • Industry
    NGO / INGO / Development Projects
  • Experience
    3 Years
  • Location
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Job Description:

The position is based on the working Municipalities of Siraha district with frequent field visit and will report directly to Agriculture officers. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with and in the guidance of Agriculture Officers in supporting planning and implementing of integrated on and off farm activities at the community level. 
  • Involve in selection of Local Resource Persons and forming different groups using PLA tool 
  • Support for the selection of target households for immediate support. 
  • Assist for timely preparation of quarterly/annual plan with targets, budget and timeframe of the field level activities.
  • Assist agriculture officers in carrying out needs assessments on training, input support and other nutrition promoting activities. 
  • Assist agriculture officers for focus group discussions and meetings with organized farmers groups on performance of project. 
  • Conduct Farmers field School on integrated farming. 
  • Maintain database and records on field level project activities and accomplishments and report to agriculture officers
  • Support to manage timely supply of inputs with improved technologies and skill to farmers groups.
  • Coordinate with the community level and related stakeholders.
  • Ensure cross-cutting issues such as gender and inclusion mainstreamed throughout the project cycle   

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Previous experience in integrated farming climate smart agricultural practices will be value addition. 
  • Handy on agricultural technologies and updated with the current Agri-extension measures.
  • Strong facilitation and good communicator of the messages to be delivered 
  • Skills on coordination with the community level stakeholders.
  • Motivation to work closely with the most vulnerable households with extended field visits
  • Open and believes in teamwork.
  • Fluent in Nepali and Maithali languages
  • Person with 2-wheeler driving license is must.

Other AttributesExcellent quality of work and commitment to high standards, strong communication skills, team building and willingness and motivated for good service delivery with strong networking and interpersonal skills and comfortable to work under stress and emergencies.

Age Limit:  Candidates between 21 years to 45 years are only eligible to apply for the above position, depending upon the nature of job they will carry.

All employees must adhere to child safeguarding in person’s provisions covered in the project agreement.

Monitor staff and partners and ensure adherence to Aasaman Nepal's policies and internal procedures, protocols, Aasaman Nepal's code of Conduct with special attention to Safeguarding Standards and Procedure, Case Handling Framework, Child Protection and Do No Harm Policies. Also, immediate reporting and redress of any complaints and issues based on its severity.

Competent candidates from disadvantaged groups and inhabitants of the project districts will be given priority. 

Education + Experience

  • Should have completed Junior Technical Assistant course in agriculture from recognized institution. 
  • At least three years of continuous experience working in development projects.

Apply Instruction

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application along with an updated CV by  15 days (23rd April 2021), via email at asnvacancy@gmail.com.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for participation in the recruitment process. No telephone inquiry is entertained. 

ASN reserves the right to qualify/disqualify any applications without any reason

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