Vacancy Announcement for the position of Project Coordinator

ANSAB is a civil society organization that has been working for biodiversity conservation and livelihoods improvement across South Asia for three decades. It places community empowerment and economic incentives at the heart of its approach, and has been consistently evolving, consolidating, institutionalizing and advancing the approaches and strategies for the promotion of community-based enterprises and value chains, natural resources management and biodiversity conservation, enabling policy environment and multi-stakeholders. 

ANSAB is currently seeking young, energetic and career-oriented personnel for Kathmandu head office to implement an anticipated project in Karnali Province. Detail of the position with responsibilities, essential skills and qualifications are given below. 

Project Coordinator – 1 (Kathmandu Head Office with frequent field visit)

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for timely implementation to achieve the project outputs – i) increase the production and productivity of farm, ii) strengthen green and fair value chain and iii) develop and disseminate knowledge products incl success stories, implementation processes and training materials
  • Coordinate the project team, partners and manage stakeholders, mainly at the provincial and district levels, esp. the local government bodies, Agriculture Knowledge Center and private sectors
  • Identify appropriate climate smart agriculture (CSA) technologies and practices, and support agriculture technicians to demonstrate such technologies and practices at the community level
  • Organize and facilitate national, provincial and district level meetings, workshop, and training activities on CSA
  • Ensure the proper implementation of the project in all clusters
  • Represent ANSAB and the project at Province and districts
  • Prepare periodic progress reports at project level

Qualifications and Skills

  • M.Sc. in Agriculture Science with excellent academic achievement 
  • 2 years of relevant work experience 
  • Understanding of Climate Smart Agriculture principles and practices
  • Proven experience in technical report writing 
  • Experience in training delivery to farmers’ groups
  • Excellent communication and written skills in Nepali and English
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Good computer skills including MS Words and Excel

Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements may apply by sending updated curriculum vitae, cover letter, two references and expected gross salary to email address clearly mentioning the position applying in the subject line by September 26, 2022. 

ANSAB is an equal opportunity employer and doesn’t discriminate any applicant with regards to caste, race, color, or religion. Priority will be given to the candidates from the project area, women and disadvantaged groups without compromising the merits and ability to perform the tasks efficiently and effectively. 

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for written test and interview. No telephone enquiries will be entertained.


(The candidates who have previously applied for the position of Project Coordinator based in Surkhet need not apply.)