Project Manager-Health (Pro-ACT) (Woman Only)

  • Full Time
  • Rukum
  • Applications have closed

Website United Mission to Nepal (UMN)


United Mission to Nepal (UMN) is an international development organisation that aims to enable the poorest people living in poverty to transform their lives, leading towards the fullness of life. As we serve the people of Nepal, multicultural teams of Nepali and volunteer expatriate staff work alongside local organisations in eight districts (six clusters and two hospitals), building partnerships that lead to healthy, dignified and empowered individuals and transformed communities.

Position: Project Manager – Health (Pro-ACT) (Woman Only)
Required No.: 1 (Rukum East Cluster, Rukumkot)
The main purpose of this position is to ensure successful implementation of the Advancing for
Community Transformation Project (Pro-ACT) and contribute to the UMN’s Cluster strategy
through effective capacity-building, relationship-building, project management, and providing
technical expertise.

Qualification and experience:

  • Master’s degree in Public Health/Psychology with three years of experience OR Bachelor’s degree in Public Health/Psychology with five years of experience in integrated project management with a particular focus on Health System Strengthening, Mental Health and Psychosocial Support and Maternal and Child Health;
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of current health and mental health issues, economic development and protection issues in Nepal;
  • Strong experience in project management including planning, budgeting, monitoring, reporting, and developing proposals;
  • Experience in integrated project management and participatory bottom-up project designing, implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Familiar with up-to-date poverty eradication strategies, policies, and development
    practices in Nepal and outside;
  • Experience in managing projects through a local partner organisation;
  • Skilled in coordination and networking with local and district stakeholders;
  • Experience of working in remote areas in a cross-cultural environment;
  • Excellent communication skills both in English and Nepali. Both writing and speaking must be of an excellent standard.

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:

Completed application forms should be sent by e-mail to by
4:00 pm on Thursday 14 December 2021. Short-listed candidates will be invited to participate
in an assessment process.

Only women candidates will be considered.
We especially encourage applications from marginalised groups.

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