We are Hiring a Program Associate!

Title: Program Associate

Location: Kathmandu, Nepal

Deadline: May 3, 2019

Ujyalo Foundation is looking for self-motivated, passionate, determined, and independent changemakers who are willing to impact change at the grass root level. At Ujyalo we invest in our Team members. They are our strongest assets. As a growing Team, we learn as much from them as they learn from us. So if you are that individual, who cares to bring about change in other people’s life come join our Team and help us impact change! We love to work with people who are proactive and flexible with a can-do attitude, supportive and versatile.

Report to: Program Lead


  • Work with the Program Lead along with other Team members
  • Plan and execute the activities related to capacity building and leadership development of women and girls (cis and trans)
  • Conduct community outreach and leadership training workshops based on the need of the program
  • Network and maintain dialogue with relevant stakeholders e.g. participants, donors, community stakeholders, organisational partners
  • Monitor the transaction and overall progress of the program activities and progress towards achieving the output
  • Execute the promotion of the program and facilitate all the media and social media activities
  • Prepare monthly reports of the activities related to the project
  • Develop and manage monthly goals for the project, and execute the goals
  • Manage and foster alliance and partnerships for the program
  • Suggest strategies for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the program by identifying bottlenecks in completing program activities and developing plans to minimise or eliminate such bottlenecks
  • Prepare periodic report progress on all program activities
  • Reaource pool for the effective implementation of the program
  • Develop and manage media content for relationship management
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Must have education and/or professional experience in women’s studies/ gender studies/sexuality/empowerment
  • Bachelors in Gender Studies, Women Studies  or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year of progressively responsible professional work experience
  • Excellent computer skills especially using MS Suite
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Proficient in both English and Nepali
  • Strong interpersonal skills and PR management abilities
  • Capable to work within the team and interdependently
  • Strong analytical skills, solutions and goal oriented 
  • Managerial skills to strengthen the project and Team

Some of these values will be a plus point !

  • A positive attitude and energy to grow and thrive in a small organisation and make it a big one
  • Open and driven mindset to challenge the society, the Team and the Foundation with creative and innovative ideas
  • A Team player, dreamer, believer and an achiever!


The deadline to apply for this position is Friday, May 3, 2019. For priority consideration, send your resume, and a cover letter to info@ujyalofoundation.org no later than May 3rd, 2019. Please mention the position and your name on the title of each document, for example: [Program Associate]_[Your Name]. Only applications that are complete will be reviewed. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. No phone callswill be entertained.

A three year renewal contract with competitive compensation and benefits to suit the experience and skills will be offered. Applications will be reviewed on receiving them and the position will start ASAP after the review.

Ujyalo is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals from all backgrounds, gender identity or sexual orientation are encouraged to apply.