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CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. CARE places special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE’s community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of disease, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and help people rebuild their lives.  

Posted On : 2020-10-15 Days Left : Expired
Basic Information
Location : Kathmandu
No. of vacancy : 1
Experience : Minimum 3 years of experience in related field
Job category : NGO/INGO/Social/Develop.Projects
Job Level : Mid Level
Salary : As per organization rule's month
Educational Qualification : Bachelor's Degree
Expiry date : 2020-11-05
Job Description

Program Development Officer (Based in Kathmandu)

Program Development Officer (PDO) is responsible to coordinate development of concept notes and proposals for submission to donors. This position requires closely working with thematic coordinators, technical specialists and budgeting experts during the design process. This position will be the focal point for ‘sustainable development longer term’ Project proposals, but can support Emergency proposal development as necessary. The incumbent is expected to ensure mainstreaming of gender and social inclusion considerations into all designs, documents and also ensure that new program development is aligned to the CARE Nepal Country Office Business Plan. 

Required qualification and experience:


  • Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences / Economics / Development Management or other related fields


  • At least 3 years of experience in the development sector in project / program design and development. Familiarity with current development practices, policies and organizations in Nepal

Skills, knowledge and competencies

  • Strong knowledge and experience in project/program design and development
  • Knowledge and experiences on program strategy development and goal setting
  • Strong conceptual thinking and analytical skills
  • Familiar about international development goals and country strategies
  • Excellent writing, documentation and dissemination skills
  • Strong ability to work in a team and coordinate tasks and responsibilities
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • In-depth knowledge on gender equity and diversity, and rights based programming
  • Ability to use computer applications
Apply Instruction

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit our website at and complete the application process. Detailed job description is available in our website. The last date for submitting the application is 17:00hrs, 05 November 2020.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.

CARE Nepal is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates of diverse background, women and differently abled, to apply”

CARE places human dignity at the centre of its relief and development work. At the heart of CARE’s efforts to impact poverty and social justice is its engagement with marginalized communities, and vulnerable adults and children. Vulnerable adults and children are particularly at risk of sexual exploitation and abuse. CARE commits to the protection from sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse (PSHEA) of vulnerable adults, involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE has a zero tolerance toward sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse. CARE takes seriously all concerns and complaints about sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE initiates rigorous investigation of complaints that indicate a possible violation of this policy and takes appropriate disciplinary action, as warranted.