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.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
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.
Education + 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
Salaries and benefits will be according to UMN policy.
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