Manager – Program Development


The Center for Environmental and Agricultural Policy Research, Extension and Development (CEAPRED) is a non-profit, non-political, and non-government organization established in April 23, 1991. It is registered at the District Administration Office, Lalitpur and has affiliation with the Social Welfare Council of Nepal. The Center is a value - based organization committed to human centered sustainable development.

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Competitive /
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    Job Level : Senior Level
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    Job Experience : 3 year
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Mar 15, 2021

Job Description

CEAPRED is looking for an experienced and compassionate Program Development Manager (development writer, communicator and manager). Based in CEAPRED head office, this is a management position responsible for conceptualizing, designing and developing quality project reports, documents and concept notes/proposals across multiple sectors.The successful candidate should possess sound knowledge and prior experiences in leading program development and fund raising strategies, and conducting market research in different sectors. S/he should have excellent speaking and writing skills in English language and be able to prepare and deliver clear, concise and appealing presentations to a range of audiences.

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Providing strategic inputs on program development in line with CEAPRED’s thematic areas of focus and Nepal’s development needs;
  • Identifying and analyzing new program opportunities, exploring opportunities with government and non-government agencies, development partners and donors;
  • Writing solicited/unsolicited project concept notes and proposals for external funding;
  • Designing and implementing marketing strategies and campaigns for new program development;
  • Organizing and attending events related to funding opportunities, and networking with relevant stakeholders;
  • Writing reports, documents and articles for CEAPRED and donors as per need.

Required Qualification & Experience

Basic Qualifications:

  • Advanced university degree in Agricultural Economics or Development Studies or Business Administration or other related fields;
  • Proven track record of past experience in program development and fundraising;
  • At least 3 years of experience in program management;
  • Sound knowledge of the socio-economic and gender equality, agricultural and environmental sectors in Nepal;
  • Excellent written, verbal, and telephonic communication skills in English and Nepali languages.

How to Apply

The eligible Nepali citizens meeting the above job criteria are requested to email their ‘Job Application with expected gross monthly salary ’ and updated ‘Curriculum Vitae’ at on or before Friday, 26th March, 2021. CEAPRED is an equal opportunity organization. Women and candidates from disadvantaged communities are highly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further selection process. The organization reserves the right to reject any/all applications without assigning any reason whatsoever.