Program Officer

The Asia Foundation

The Asia Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to the development of a peaceful, prosperous, just, and open Asia-Pacific region. The Foundation supports programs in Asia that help improve governance, law, and civil society; women's empowerment; economic reform and development; and international relations. Drawing on more than 50 years of experience in Asia, the Foundation collaborates with private and public…

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 Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 3+ years
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    Job Category Admin & Management
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Nov 09, 2021

Job Description

The Program Officer will be responsible for the programmatic support in the overall implementation of the TAF South Asia Grants Program (SAGP) and support needs for the Economic Governance and Regional Cooperation portfolio. S/he will provide support to oversee the work implemented by the project’s CSO partners; work closely with the partnership management team to provide overall support for program management and implementation and help establish synergies and coherence between the different components of the Program.

Required Qualification & Experience

Master’s degree, or advanced degree in law, public policy, political science, economics, international development, urban planning or another relevant field with minimum three years of experience in development assistance, government, civil society, private sector development and economic growth. Five years of public or private sector experience may be considered an acceptable substitute for the required Master’s degree.

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to read through the job description uploaded at bit.ly/3kg8NxN and email their CV along with a cover letter describing suitability for the position by November 15, 2021 to country.nepal.jobs@asiafoundation.org referencing “Program Officer” in the subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Telephone calls will not be entertained.

The Asia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and committed to building a diverse and inclusive office environment. Women and people from economically and socially excluded groups are encouraged to apply.