Opportunities at ANSAB – Program Officer & Expert Services

ANSAB (Asia Network for Sustainable Agriculture and Bioresources) is an international non-governmental organization with its headquarters in Kathmandu. Established in 1992, ANSAB is committed to biodiversity conservation and economic development through community-based enterprise oriented solutions. ANSAB has been working in the field of pro-poor economic development, natural resource management, biodiversity conservation, ecosystem services, and climate change. ANSAB is currently seeking qualified, dynamic and result-oriented persons for the following positions.

1. Program Officer – Agriculture

Required Qualifications and Competences:

  • Masters’ degree in Agriculture preferably in agribusiness management, agriculture economics and organic agriculture from the reputed university;
  • Good understanding on the socio-economic and environmental issues of Nepalese agriculture;
  • Experiences/strong interest in program designing and fundraising;
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills in English and Nepali;
  • Sound skill on proposal and report writing;
  • Experience in managing agriculture related projects specifically agribusiness and organic farming will be an asset for this position;

2. Expert Services

ANSAB is also seeking experts (Senior and Mid-level) for its ongoing and anticipated upcoming projects. Please send your CV highlighting your expertise along a letter explaining why you are suitable for this specific role. Candidates who possess experience in the specialized skills relevant to the following sectors are particularly welcome.

  • Ecosystem-based Commercial Agriculture incl. Organic Farming
  • Value Chain Analysis and Development
  • Enterprise Development and Business Planning
  • Food Security
  • Agroforestry and Conservation Farming
  • Water Resources Management
  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Payment for Ecosystem Services incl. REDD+ and Carbon Financing
  • Biodiversity Conservation

Salary and Benefits

ANSAB provides a competitive salary and benefits based on qualification, previous experience; acquired skills and abilities; and applicant’s level of commitment.

Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements may apply by sending an application including a recent CV, a sample of published/unpublished document written by you, and a letter of intent mentioning why they are suitable for the position by September 10, 2015by e-mail to: jobs@ansab.org, In case of expert services you can send us your detailed CV only highlighting relevant experiences.

ANSAB is an equal opportunity employer and the qualified applicants are considered for employment irrespective of their race, gender or origin. Only short listed candidates will be invited for further process and no telephone inquiries will be entertained.