Nepal is a source, transit, and destination country for sex, labor, and organ trafficking. A 2014 report estimates that 230,000 Nepalis are subject to slavery at any given time, and nearly 30 percent of the economically-active population is unemployed or underemployed. The Hamro Samman project is a five-year program generously supported by the American people through the United States Agency for International Development and the British people through the United Kingdom’s Department For International Development and implemented by Winrock International. It seeks to build the capacity of and facilitate coordination among the GON, civil society, and private sector to combat human trafficking in Nepal.View Company Profile
POSITION TITLE: Senior Horticulture Development Manager (P6)
LOCATION: Kathmandu, Nepal
REPORTS TO: Agriculture Productivity Director
The USAID/Nepal-funded Nepal Knowledge Based Integrated Sustainable Agriculture in Nepal (KISAN II) project is improving food security in twenty-fiveHill and Terai districts inSudur Paschim Province, Karnali Province, Province 5 and Bagmati Province. KISAN II works to help private sector actors serve as change agents to catalyze agricultural productivity and competitive market systems, create a stronger business enabling environment, and improve business literacy skills for farming households.
The incumbent will work closely with the Agriculture Productivity Director, Regional Director,and cluster teams to identify opportunities for private sector agricultural enterprises to expand business operations and deepen their relationships with smallholder farmers. While delivering this service, s/he will be responsible for overseeing vegetable-focused technical activities and results under KISAN II’s Component 1 (Improve the Productivity of Selected Agricultural Market Systems). S/he will monitor vegetable-related activities to ensure that the project is on track to meet targets and will develop adaptive approaches as necessary. Specifically, the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:
Experience: The ideal candidate must have the following experience:
Other: Should be a Nepali Citizen
Disclaimer: This position is contingent upon donor approval.
Interested candidates can post their cover letter and CV to Jobs.KISAN@winrock.org within August 11, 2020. Applicants should reference Senior Horticulture Development Manager (P6) in the subject line. Applications received after the stipulated date will not be entertained.
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