United Mission to Nepal (UMN)

Kathmandu, Nepal

About Us

United Mission to Nepal (UMN) strives to address root causes of poverty as it serves the people of Nepal in the name and spirit of Jesus Christ. Established in 1954, UMN is a cooperative effort between the people of Nepal and a large number of Christian organisations from nearly 20 countries on 4 continents. Multicultural teams of Nepali nationals and volunteer expatriate staff work alongside local organisations in less developed areas of the country, building partnerships that lead to healthy, strong and empowered individuals, families, and communities.

Approval to work in Nepal

UMN works in Nepal under a General Agreement and Project Agreement with the Social Welfare Council of the Government of Nepal. Both agreements are renewed every five years. These agreements stipulate the type of work UMN does, the areas where it works, and the way its funding is allocated.
Linkages and Associations

UMN is an active member of the Association of International NGOs in Nepal (AIN) and follows their Basic Operating Guidelines and Code of Conduct. UMN is also a member of the Micah Network Nepal.
Political stance

UMN is not associated with any political party. We respect the representative role of community leaders and politicians in society, and will seek their views and input. However, we will not allow any political group or party to direct or influence our activities and programmes.
UMN funding

UMN receives funding from international organisations, institutions, churches and individuals, from about 16 different countries. Much of our funding is designated giving. This means that it can only be used for the specific programme or project for which it has been given.

Project Manager-Resilient Livelihoods

Basic Information

  • Job Category NGO/INGO/Social/Develop.Projects
  • Job Location Doti and Bajhang
  • Expiry date 2021-11-30

Job Description

Job Details:

The main purpose of this position is to ensure successful implementation of the ClimateChange Impacts, Mitigation & Adaptation for Environmental Sustainability (CLIMATES) Project and to contribute to the UMN’s Cluster strategy through effective capacity-building, relationship-building, project management, and providing technical expertise.

Job Specification

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Environmental Science/Climate Change/Sustainable Development/ Agriculture/Disaster Management or relevant degrees with three years of working experience in integrated project management with particular focus on climate change impact mitigation and adaptation OR Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science/ Climate Change/Sustainable Development/Agriculture/Disaster Management or relevant degrees with five years of working experience in integrated project management with particular focus on climate change impact mitigation and adaptation
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding on the issues of environment sustainability, climate change adaptation, and resilience livelihoods in the context of rural Nepal
  • Strong experience of project management including planning, budgeting, monitoring, reporting, and developing concept notes and proposals
  • Experience in Integrated project management and participatory bottom-up project designing, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Familiar with up-to-date poverty eradication strategies, right-based approach, policies, and development practices in Nepal and international
  • Experience in managing projects through the local partner organisation
  • Skilled in coordination and networking with local and district stakeholders
  • Experience in working in remote areas in a 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.

Apply Instruction

All interested individuals who meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to apply for these positions. The Job Descriptions and Application Forms can be downloaded from our website:

Completed application forms should be sent by e-mail to latest by 4:00 pm on Tuesday, 30 November 2021. 

Only short-listed candidates will be invited to participate in an assessment process.

Only women candidates will be considered. We especially encourage applications from marginalized groups.

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