Heifer International (HI) started life as Heifers for Relief in 1944. Its founder, an Ohio farmer named Dan West, was a Church of the Brethren relief worker, who, working with Quakers and Mennonites, directed a program where hungry children were given rations of milk. He quickly came to realize that was just a short-term solution however and the gift of a…
Heifer has worked in Nepal since 1957 and has had a permanent corporate office in the country for the past 25 years. Heifer’s economic growth work in Nepal has been funded by its own funding from private donations and work with all donors from USAID, European donors, multi-lateral banks, foundations, private sector partners and the Nepali national and local governments. Our technical assistance projects cover everything from small holder farmers, cooperatives, to women empowerment, local government development, environment, youth employment, entrepreneurship, SME development and value addition for livestock and agriculture products (everything from post- harvest handling, packaging to market linkages).
In addition to our Nepal work, Heifer is currently implementing similar projects throughout 20 offices around world. Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with some form of specially-abled.
Gender and Social Inclusion Advisor – Proposal
Heifer International is currently seeking an Agricultural Private Sector Technical Director for the upcoming 5-year USAID-funded Nepal Agricultural Transformation activity. The position is contingent upon award, with an anticipated total value of $25-30 million.
The fulltime Nepal-based Advisor will lead one of the four project components focused on enhancing climate and economic resilience of women, youth, and marginalized communities. Under her/is leadership, the Advisor will assist in integrating marginalized communities through literacy, life skills, and entrepreneurial training that enables women, youth, disadvantaged castes, and ethnic minorities to access agricultural and nutrition interventions. The Advisor will also advise the technical program team in building economic empowerment by removing barriers to livelihood diversification, and enhance climate adaptation and mitigation through the promotion of climate smart agriculture, and by supporting planning processes to protect selected value chains.
Overall areas of technical responsibility:
Roles and Responsibilities:
The roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Please submit your application here: https://jobs.jobvite.com/heifer/job/oLfqkfwu