Vacancy notice of resource person

POSITION TITLE:     Resource Person
LOCATION:     Nepalgunj & Kathmandu
REPORTS TO:     Literacy and Business Skills Director (LBSD)

The Knowledge-based Integrated Sustainable Agriculture in Nepal (KISAN) II Project is a USAID funded five-year second phase of the USAID Feed the Future (FTF) initiative in Nepal. KISAN II aims to increase resilience, inclusiveness, and sustainability of income growth in the FTF zone of influence. The project is implemented by Winrock International in collaboration with five other Nepali and US organizations: CEAPRED, DEPROSC, Digital Green, Siddhartha Inc., and Overseas Strategic Consulting (OSC).

KISAN II’s approach begins with the identification of constraints within key market systems and then addressing those constraints through project partners and initiatives. At the core of the KISAN II private sector-led facilitative approach is promoting the business case for buyers, intermediaries, and service providers to improve their business outcomes through more substantial engagement with producers and other value chain actors. KISAN engages partners across components, holistically supporting market system development by addressing issues related to marketing and business capacity (Component 2), farm-level productivity (Component 1), the enabling environment (Component 3), support for resiliency and integration of poor, marginalized populations (Component 4), and adaptive management (Component 5) to ensure maximum impact. KISAN II works in twenty-five Hill and Terai districts in the province number 3, 5, 6 and 7 of the country. KISAN II is hiring 2 short term consultants to work as resource person for Training to Master Trainers (MTOT).

KISAN II component 4 aims to increase the ability of vulnerable communities so that they better act on business opportunities around them and particularly within selected market systems. This component will enhance the literacy and business skills through a number of community trainings. The project requires 2 Resource Persons for Training to Master Trainers (MTOT) on literacy, numeracy and nutrition modules. Specific responsibilities of the Translator will be:


  • Read KISAN II training materials particularly Module 1 & Module 2 and get prepared for a briefing meeting,
  • Get a briefing from KISAN II Component 4 team,
  • Attend a working meeting at KISAN II to discuss on schedule, training methodologies, participant types and other facilitators to co-work,
  • Prepare a detail plan to deliver the module contents with Curriculum Development Manager and Training Manager,
  • Finalize the detail plan as per feedback from senior level,
  • Facilitate the training in a team,
  • Prepare a report on relevance of training contents, methodologies and recommendations for similar event in future.

This contract remains valid for the month of October 2019, however, the resource person will be involved only for 10 days including preparation, training and reporting.

DEPROSC Nepal (KISAN II partner) has posted the vacancy in its website and an online job portal. Interested candidates should drop an application letter citing his/her prior experience, fee history within 3 years, and certification from similar work earlier, proposed rate per day for 10 effective days and other conditions, if any to following address: or DEPROSC Nepal, P.O. Box 10953, Kathmandu within 18 September 2019.

DEPROSC will shortlist and inform only the shortlisted candidates for further selection, which will include an interactive session.

KISAN II/DEPROSC reserves the right to reject any/all applications without assigning any reason whatsoever. Women and candidates from disadvantaged communities are highly encouraged to apply.

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