Project Manager – Disability Inclusion

United Mission to Nepal

Okhaldhunga Community Hospital (OCH) is a project of United Mission to Nepal Medical and Development Trust (UMN MDT). Since it was established as a small clinic in 1962, OCH has been devotedly serving the community. This 50-bedded hospital is a general care hospital providing affordable quality and cost-effective health care to the people of Okhaldhunga and the surrounding regions with…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Nawalparashi
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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 : Manager
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    Job Experience : 3+ years
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Jun 28, 2022

Job Description

The main purpose of this position is to ensure successful implementation of Disability Inclusive Development (DID) Project and contribute to the UMN’s cluster strategy through effective capacity-building, relationship-building, project management, and providing technical expertise.

Required Qualification & Experience

Qualifications and Experience: 

  • Master’s degree in Disability Inclusion or Social Science/Rural Development or  equivalent with a minimum of three years’ experience Or, a Bachelor’s degree in  Disability Inclusion or Social Science/Rural Development or equivalent with a  minimum of five years’ experience in integrated project management with particular  focus on disability inclusion and rehabilitation, system strengthening, public advocacy  and community empowerment.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of current disability inclusion and  rehabilitation issues, public advocacy, socio-economic development of Persons with  Disabilities and their families, and protection issues in Nepal.
  • Strong experience of project management including planning, budgeting, monitoring,  reporting, and developing proposals.
  • Experience in participatory bottom-up project designing, implementation, monitoring  and evaluation.
  • Familiar with up-to-date poverty reduction strategies, policies, and development  practices in Nepal and outside.
  • Experience in managing projects through local implementing partner organisation/s.
  • Skilled in coordination and networking with local and district stakeholders.
  • Experience of working in 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. 

How to Apply

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: www.umn.org.np/vacancy  

Completed application forms should be sent by e-mail to nepali.recruit@umn.org.np by  4:00 pm on Monday 11 July 2022. Short-listed candidates will be invited to participate in  an assessment process.

We especially encourage the applications from Persons with Disabilities and marginalised groups.