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Rural Finance Officer, Rural Finance Expert, Nutrition Expert (13688 views)

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December 1, 2019

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development

Kantipur Management Private Limited (KMPL) announces the vacancy for Agriculture Sector Development Programme (ASDP). ASDP is an undertaking of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development (MoALD) with the major financial support of the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD). The programme is in implementation through the fiscal year 2018/19.

The duration of the Programme is six years. The overall goal of the programme is to contribute to the achievement of Nepal’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 1 – Poverty reduction and SDG 2- Zero Hunger) targets by reducing poverty and nutrition insecurity amongst women and men in hill and mountain areas of the Karnali Province.
The purpose of the programme is to contribute to the achievement of Nepal’s SDG 8- Decent Work and Economic Growth target through sustainable improvement in the income and food security of smallholders and disadvantaged rural groups (Dalits, Janajatis, Muslims, Youth, Landless and other disadvantaged groups) involved in market-oriented production and marketing systems in selected high value agricultural value chains.

KMPL hereby invites applications from potential and qualified Nepalese citizens for the following job positions as per the following minimum requirements of qualification and experiences:


Position: Infrastructure Expert Required

Required Number: 1 (One)

Duty Station: PCO, Surkhet with frequent visits to programme districts

Offered Salary: 100,000 / month

General Scope of The Position:

The Infrastructure Expert is responsible for the overall planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of sub-component. The scope of work includes technical support for detail design, construction, supervision, and quality control of the infrastructures including rural roads supported within the programme.

Academic Qualifications and Work experiences:

Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering with at least 5 years of professional experience in designing, construction, supervision & monitoring of civil engineering works in particular market-led infrastructures and rural roads.


Position: Rural Finance Expert

Required Number: 1 (One)

Duty Station: PCO, Surkhet with frequent visits to programme districts

Offered Salary: 100,000 / month

General Scope of The Position:

The Rural Finance Expert is responsible to take overall responsibility and leadership for planning, implementation and monitoring of the rural financial services sub-component. The scope of work includes product innovation for value chain financing and loan risk management, capacity development of co-operatives, improving insurance uptake and facilitate credit access to the Programme beneficiaries.

Academic Qualifications and Work Experiences:

Masters’ degree in Economics, or Business Administration, or Finance, or equivalent with professional working experience in banking/financing sectors for 5 years out of which at least 3 years in Agri banking and small farmer/agri-business credit.


Position: Institutional Development Expert (IDE)

Required Number: 1 (One)

Duty Station: PCO, Surkhet with frequent visits to programme districts

Offered Salary: 100,000 / month

General Scope of The Position:

The Institutional Development Expert (IDE) is particularly responsible for developing the capacity of the producer organizations, NGOs, Chambers of Commerce & Industries (CCIs), commodity associations, and other public (municipalities/wards) and private institutions.

Academic Qualifications and Work Experiences:

Masters’ degree in Social Science, or Rural Development, or Sociology, or Development Studies, or Public Administration or equivalents with more than 5 years of professional working experience in building grassroots-level rural institution including the promotion of community organizations, cooperatives mobilization and development.


Position: Gender and Social Inclusion (GeSB Expert)

Required Number: 1 (One)

Duty Station: PCO, Surkhet with frequent visits to programme districts

Offered Salary: 100,000 / month

General Scope of The Position:

The Gender and Social Inclusion (GeSI) Expert is responsible for intervention design, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and administration of targeting and gender equality and social inclusion aspects of the programme.

Academic Qualifications and Work Experiences:

Master’s Degree in Gender Studies, or Sociology, or Social Work, or Population Studies or Rural Development or equivalent with experience in gender and development with at least 5 years of professional work experience in planning, programming, implementation monitoring and evaluation of gender and empowerment programmes.


Position: Nutrition Expert

Required Number: 1 (One)

Duty Station: PCO, Surkhet with occasional visits to programme districts

Offered Salary: 100,000 / month

General Scope of The Position:

The Nutrition Expert is responsible for providing technical assistance and support during designing, planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation including data analysis, progress reporting, knowledge networking and capacity building, in support of the achievement of planned objectives of nutrition program and health service promotion activities within ASDP.

Academic Qualifications and Work Experiences:

Masters’ degree in Public Health, or Development Studies, or Sociology, or Rural Development or equivalent with at least 5 years of experience in development project/programme preferably on health and nutrition or community development.


Position: Gender, Social Inclusion and Nutrition Officer

Required Number: 3 (Three)

Duty Station: Hub/Corridor Offices (Salyan, Jajarkot and Jumla) along road corridors within programme command Areas

Offered Salary: 75,000 / month

General Scope of The Position:

Under the technical guidance of Gender and Social Inclusion, Expert and Nutrition Expert at PCO, the Gender, Social Inclusion and Nutrition Officer is responsible for mobilizing field staff and communities for implementation of all the gender, social inclusion and nutrition &health service promotion activities as per the programme objectives within the Hub/Corridor level.

Academic Qualifications and Work Experiences:

Masters’ degree in Development and/or Management Studies or equivalent with at least 3 years of professional experience in the field of planning, monitoring, research and statistics.


Position: Rural Finance Officer

Required Number: 3 (Three)

Duty Station: Hub/Corridor Offices (Salyan, Jajarkot and Jumla) along road corridors within programme command Areas

Offered Salary: 75,000 / month

General Scope of The Position:

Under the direct supervision and guidance of Rural Finance Expert, the Rural Finance Officer is particularly responsible for the implementation of sub-component 3: Rural Financial Services for value chain development strengthening within the Hub/Corridor.

Academic Qualifications and Work Experiences:

Masters’ degree in Economics, Business Administration, Finance, or equivalent with professional working experience of at least 3 years in banking in particular agri-banking/ microfinance and small farmer/agri-business credit.


Position: Overseer (Sub-Engineer)

Required Number: 3 (Three)

Duty Station: Hub/Corridor Offices (Salyan, Jajarkot and Jumla) along road corridors within programme command Areas

Offered Salary: 50,000 / month

General Scope of The Position:

The Overseer will be responsible for pre-feasibility and feasibility study of physical infrastructural activities based on the business plans to be supported through Programmes’ funds. He/She will also be responsible to carry out a detailed survey of the feasible physical infrastructure, prepare a detailed design report with cost estimates and quantities of work and submit to Civil Engineer for review.

Academic Qualifications and Work Experiences:

Certificate/Diploma level in Civil Engineering/Civil Works, with 5 years of experience in the field of infrastructure-related works.


Last date to apply: 16th December 2019

Age limit: The upper age limit for all the positions at the last date of submission of application will be 55 years (the applicant needs to submit a copy of certificate which certifies the date of birth)

Contract : For all positions there will be initial contract for one year with a probation period of six months. The annual contract will be extendable up to the programme period based on satisfactory performance in the preceding contract.

Salary and benefits will be as per the approved guidelines of the ASDP.

HOW TO APPLY


Detail ToR (including salary and benefits) can be downloaded from ASDP website www.asdp.gov.np or https://kantipurjob.com/organization/agriculture-sector-development-programme-asdp . The applicants need to submit Cover Letter with a preferred duty station as dP mentioned above, Curriculum Vitae (CV) and self-attested copies of required testimonials (all Academic Certificate, Experience Letter, Copy of Citizenship, Training Certificates) compulsorily that verify the CVs.
The application should be submitted within 15 days of the first date of publication of the Notice, by 16th December 2019 (2076/08/30) 04:00 PM by mentioning the applied job position in the subject line to the Email: asdp@kantipurjob.com or by post to the address mentioned below.

Kantipur Management Pvt. Ltd.

Panchayan Marg, Thapathali, Kathmandu, Nepal

Phone: +9771451572, 4251599

PO. Box No: 1672,

Email: asdp@kantipurjob.com

Only Shortlisted candidates will be called for further process/es.
Canvassing at any stage of the selection process shall lead to automatic disqualification. No telephone inquiries will be entertained.

ASDP has the right to accept or reject any or all application at any stage of the recruitment process without assigning any reason whatsoever.

Source: Kantipur Dainik, 2 December 2019

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