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Kathmandu
January 23, 2020

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Organization: Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is an international, non-governmental humanitarian relief and development agency that exists to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people to build secure, productive and just communities. Mercy Corps was established in 1979, and has headquarters in the USA and UK. Since 1979, Mercy Corps has worked in over 100 countries. Mercy Corps currently works in 41 countries around the world and improving the lives of 19 million people. The agency focuses on countries in transition, where countries are in the midst of – or recovering from – conflict, economic collapse, or disaster; Mercy Corps sees these crisis situations as moments of opportunity to go beyond traditional boundaries of relief and catalyze lasting change. Globally, Mercy Corps implements programs in a range of sectors, including: agriculture & food security; market development; emergency response; disaster risk reduction; climate change; health; conflict management; youth engagement; and, community mobilization/ governance.

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action – helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future. Mercy Corps has been operating in Nepal since 2005, implementing programs in food security, agriculture, market development, financial services, youth engagement, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction.

“Fostering a diverse and open workplace is an important part of Mercy Corps’ vision, and we encourage people from all backgrounds, especially women and members of disadvantaged groups to apply. Mercy Corps is an Equal Opportunity Employer”.

Mercy Corps invites applications from all interested and potential Nepali candidates for the following position:

Position: Policy and Advocacy Specialist – 01, based in Kathmandu with frequent field visits.



Last date to apply: January 31, 2020

HOW TO APPLY

Please click here to download the job description [TOR] or log on to nepal.mercycorps.org for the full position description.

Interested candidates are requested to submit Cover letter and Resume by COB January 31, 2020 to the email address:

np-jobs@mercycorps.org and or hard copy can be dropped and logged in Mercy Corps Nepal Country Office, Sanepa Chowk, Lalitpur, Kathmandu.
[Please mention the title of the Position and location on the subject line of the e-mail/ envelope of hard copy while applying]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.

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