Programme Officer (Economic Empowerment)

Kathmandu 12/25/2017 - 1/8/2018

Position Details

  • 1
  • Project, Programme Management
  • Kathmandu


Required Skills and Experience


  • Master’s degree in Gender and Development Studies, Economics, Gender Studies or any other related field of studies with emphasis on women’s economic empowerment and/or women’s leadership and business development.


  • Minimum 7 years of progressively responsible professional work experience in the development, planning and management of social development programmes with practical experience in women’s economic empowerment support with a multi-dimensional approach;  

  • Technical experience in and demonstrated knowledge on women’s economic empowerment and the barriers to hinder women’s leadership in economic activities are required;

  • Working experiences with programmes/projects on women’s economic empowerment, including business development marketing support to women and girls from vulnerable groups, are a strong plus;

  • Demonstrated professional working experience in the fields of gender equality and women’s empowerment is a strong plus;

  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies, donors and/or civil society partners and stakeholders is an asset; and

  • Experience working in the government and/or UN System is an asset.


  • Fluency in English and Nepali is essential;

  • Working knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.

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Application Method

Interested individual must submit the following documents:

  1. Expression of interest;
  2. Duly completed UN P11 form (blank form can be downloaded from:;
  3. Applicants are required to articulate her/his C4D experience in application documents.

Note: To apply for the position please follow the above instruction.