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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.  

Posted On : 2020-07-29 Days Left : Expire Today
Basic Information
Location : UMN Thapathali Office, Kathmandu
No. of vacancy : 1
Experience : Experience preferred in related field
Job category : NGO/INGO/Social/Develop.Projects
Job Level : Mid Level
Job Type : Full Time
Salary : Salaries and benefits will be according to UMN policy. month
Educational Qualification : Master’s Degree
Expiry date : 2020-08-12
Job Description
  • The main purpose of this position is to support, train, advise on the effective management to promote resilient livelihoods and mainstream environment/climate change adaptation in order to build capacity, ensure quality and promote learning within the framework of Programme Support Team and UMN Strategic Directions. 
Job Specification
  • Master’s degree in Livelihoods/MSc in Agriculture/Environmental Science/ Environment and Climate Change or similar (including in Development Studies) with several years of experience in relevant field
  • Good track record of writing grant winning project proposals
  • Experienced in building capacity of others, using various methods and tools
  • Substantial experience of working for I/NGOs and in a cross-cultural setting
  • Experience of working with minority and oppressed groups (PPLPs)
  • One who believes in participatory approaches and is willing to excel in it
  • Highly organised, reliable, attentive to details and ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills both in Nepali and English. Written English must be of an excellent standard;
  • A good trainer, coach and mentor, eager to understand the issue and build capacity of others
  • Social skills necessary to build effective working relationships (esp. active listening, tolerance, humility) with a broad range of people
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: 

Completed application forms should be sent by e-mail to by 4:00 pm on Wednesday, 12 August 2020. Short-listed candidates will be invited to participate in an assessment process. 

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