United Mission to Nepal (UMN)


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United Mission to Nepal (UMN)

Project Manager

Basic Information

  • No. of Openings 1
  • Job Category Research And Develpoment
  • Job Location Mugu
  • Job Level Senior Level
  • Province Province No. 6
  • Desired Candidate Both(Male, Female)
  • Expiry date 2021-02-28

Job Description

United Mission to Nepal (UMN) is an international development organization 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 organizations in 10 districts (six clusters and two hospitals), building partnerships that lead to healthy, dignified, and empowered individuals and transformed communities. 

Position: Project Manager - Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) 
No. of Position:
Location: Mugu 

The main purpose of this position is to manage DRR and WASH projects and to contribute to the implementation of UMN's Cluster strategy, technical backstopping in DRR and other related issues to build relationships and develop new concepts to support the projects. 

Qualifications and Experience: 

  • Master's Degree in Engineering/Environmental Science or related field with three years' experience in integrated project management with particular focus on DRR and WASH Or, Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Environmental Science or related field with five years' experience in integrated project management with particular focus on DRR and WASH; 
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of current DRR and WASH issues in Nepal; 
  • Experience in advocacy, partnership in the community, networking with the local government, service providers, and financial institutions; 
  • Strong experience in project management including planning, budgeting, monitoring, reporting, and developing proposals; 
  • Experience in project assessment, design, implementation, and monitoring processes; 
  • Familiar with up-to-date poverty eradication strategies, policies, and development practices in Nepal and outside; 
  • Cross-cultural work experience preferred; 
  • Excellent communication skills both in Nepali and English. Written English must be of an excellent standard. 

Salaries and benefits will be according to UMN policy.


Apply Instruction

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 Sunday, 28 February 2021. Short-listed candidates will be invited to participate in an assessment process.

We especially encourage applications from marginalized groups.