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NGO Job: Program Assistant, Program Officer (12323 views)


Organization: National Federation of the Disabled Nepal

National Federation of the Disabled Nepal (NFDN) is the national umbrella organization of persons with disabilities representing more than 330 member organizations throughout the country. NFDN is seeking for qualified personnel for the following position to work in its province offices Hetauda, Janakpur and Dhangadi.

Position: Position: Program Officer

Number of Staffs Needed: 1 (One)

Duty Station: NFDN’s Province Office – Hetauda, Province 3, with frequent field visits in the districts or respective province as per need of programs and projects to be implemented by NFDN in province.

Required qualification, skills and experiences

• At least Bachelor degree in any discipline (Management, Sociology or disability study is preferred)
• At least 2 years working experiences of NGO or social sector in leading position with a proven experience of working with marginalized community. (experience on disability related program management or implementation is preferred)
• Having experience or interested to work in community level
• Strong communication, coordination and team building skills
• Strong knowledge of proposal writing, program planning, monitoring and reporting
• Good enough capacity to understand and communicate in English and writing as well.
• Good enough capacity to speak and writing in Nepali language (ability to speak other local language will be preferred)
• Good knowledge and skill in data and information collection, documentation and presentation with appropriate format.
• Good knowledge in disability, its various dimensions, rights based approach, disability related international legal frameworks, CRPD, disability specific laws and policies, Sustainable Development Goals etc.
• Good computer skill in operating basic computer programs such as MS office packs with email and internet handling
• Skillful in searching information in internet, operating social media, making news and activity reports when needed.
• Knowledge and experience of day to day office operation, administrative work, document verification, organizing meeting, writing minutes, record keeping, staff monitoring etc.

Key duties and responsibilities

• Work as the key focal person of province office of NFDN under the supervision and monitoring of federal office of NFDN.
• Lead overall management and day to day operation of programs, projects of province office
• Support province office to develop program/project proposal, organize meeting with partners and present the proposal.
• Prepare Program/project implementation plan for province office and ensure that the plan is implemented effectively.
• Support to develop the capacities of member Disabled Peoples Organizations (DPOs) of respective province in advocacy, good governance, leadership, office management, documentation, participation in the close coordination with the province committee.
• Enhance of capacity of NFDN’s province office in terms of its effective management, good governance and performance.
• Lead the day to day administrative work of the province office, documentation, document verification, record keeping, staff mobilization and staff monitoring
• Produce annual reports of province level programs, periodic project or activity report and submit to the relevant agencies (such as board, partners, government agencies etc.)
• Monitor the project activities and guide the project staffs as per the observation
• Support province committee for making advocacy plan and strategies, implementation, documentation and follow-up.
• Produce report, news, case studies and publish in the official website and social media of NFDN in the consensus of federal office.
• Work other job as designated by federal or province committee.

Position: Position: Program Assistant

Number of Staff: 2 (Two)

Duty Stations: NFDN’s Province Office – Dhangadhi, Sudur Paschim Province, andNFDN Province Office Janakpur, Province 2 with frequent field visits in the districts or respective province as per need of programs and projects to be implemented by NFDN in province.

Required qualification, skills and experiences

• Completed Minimum 10+2 or equivalent. (Accounting background is preferred)
• Good Skill and knowledge of filing, recording keeping and account keeping
• Good verbal and written skill of communication in Nepali.
• Fluent in computer typing in Nepali and English (Including Unicode)
• Good in handling basic computer programs (Ms. Word, Excel, Powerpoint), email and internet
• Having skill and knowledge of account keeping, basic documentation and reporting.
• Having good knowledge in disability issues and disability specific laws and policies.
• Person having working experience in disability field will be in priority.
• Skill and knowledge of drafting and dispatching letters

Key duties and responsibilities

• Work as the main supporting hand of the program officer, provincial president, secretary and treasurer for their day to day office business.
• Handle the secretarial works (handling reception desk, delivering message, managing meeting schedule, drafting letter, entering data and typing report or documentation, keeping records, filing etc.) as per the guidance and direction of program officer or province board
• Do official communication as per the guidance and consultation of program officer and board
• Provide counselling and disability related information to the visitors and beneficiaries who come at office for the same purpose.
• Support for account keeping of all financial activities and collection of necessary supporting documents.
• Carry out the work related to banking (deposit and collection of cheque or cash, collection of different bank statements etc.) and letter dispatching.
• Support to the program officer and board member for management while conducting training, orientation, advocacy meetings, interaction, workshops
• Carry out necessary official field work as per the direction of program officer and province board

Last date to apply: 12th July 2019.

Note: Qualified and Competent Persons with Disabilities, Women, Dalits and people from marginalized communities will be given special privilege.


• Interested candidates has to do as following to apply

a) Fill the short form attached and click here to download the form

b) Submit a Cover Application letter,Short form and Updated CV

c) Submit all documents via email in

• Last date of submission : 12th July 2019.

• Each candidate should clearly mention the name of position and name of province where he or she wants to apply in the cover letter and in subject line of the email as well.

• One candidate can only apply for one province and one post only.

• The application submitted without mentioning the name of province office that he/she wants to apply for and applying for more than one position or province, will automatically be disqualified.

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