POSITION: PROJECT ASSISTANT
Job Level : Entry Level
No. of Vacancy/s : 1
Employment Type : Full-Time
Job Location : Kathmandu
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before (Deadline) : June 4, 2023, Sunday, at 5pm
Start date : June 12, 2023
Federation of Woman Entrepreneurs’ Associations of Nepal (FWEAN) established in 2003 is a not-for-profit organization representing the collective efforts of women entrepreneurs in the economic progress of the nation and decision-making at national and international levels. With the vision to build the nation through socio-economic empowerment of Nepali women, FWEAN promotes women entrepreneurship through advocacy, capacity enhancement, business support and networking nationally and internationally.
As an apex body of Women Entrepreneurs’ Association of Nepal (WEAN), FWEAN currently has 61 subsidiaries WEAN Chapters and aims to gradually expand to all 77 districts in 7 provinces of Nepal. The core values that FWEAN believes in and promotes are Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration and Creativity. With a mission to inspire and empower women entrepreneurs and their businesses, FWEAN focuses on these four objectives:
- To advocate on issues related to women’s economic empowerment
- To enhance capacity of women entrepreneurs
- To support businesses of women entrepreneurs
- To increase outreach of FWEAN
The Project Assistant will work closely with the project team, other office staff, Office Manager, Executive Director and FWEAN Board. She/he will be responsible for providing support to project managers and teams in planning, organizing, and executing projects. The Project Assistant's duties will include supporting the Project team in implementing the project activities as planned and getting them completed on time and within the budget.
- Qualified candidates will have the following credentials:
- At least 1 years' experience
- Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (such as business administration, project management, or a related field) is preferred.
- Knowledge of project and its execution
- Excellent in report writing
- Proficiency in MS office package, Canva, basic IT skills
- Handle social media (Facebook, Instagram)
- Ability to work under pressure
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills (both English and Nepali)
- Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data
- Proactive with a growth mindset, with the ability to adapt to changing demands
- Assist project managers in developing project plans, timelines, and budgets.
- Coordinate project activities and tasks, ensuring efficient workflow and timely completion.
- Monitor project progress and report on key milestones to project managers and stakeholders.
- Maintain project documentation, including project plans, status reports, meeting minutes, and project-related correspondence.
- Support the preparation of project proposals, presentations, and other project-related documents.
- Collaborate with team members to gather project requirements, provide updates, and address any project-related issues.
- Assist in organizing and scheduling project meetings, workshops, and conferences.
- Track project expenses, process invoices, and maintain budget records.
- Conduct research and gather data to support project activities and decision-making.
- Assist in preparing and delivering project-related training sessions and workshops.
- Perform administrative tasks such as managing calendars, organizing files, and handling correspondence.
- Contribute to process improvement initiatives to enhance project management practices.
Persons meeting the above criteria are requested to send their updated CV and a cover letter answering the question “What past experiences will add value to this position?” Also send a writing sample which could be a published article or any form social media account you manage. Send your application as a single PDF document to [email protected] latest by 4 June 2023 at 5pm. However, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so early applications are highly encouraged. Women and persons from marginalized communities are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interviews. The start date is ASAP (latest by 12 June 2023).
NOTE: FWEAN is seeking qualified candidates for various roles. Please follow FWEAN’s Careers page to find other opportunities.