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Executive Director, United Mission to Nepal

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  • Do you believe that practical demonstrations of Christian love and care can transform communities and individuals?
  • Do you feel called to promote social justice and address poverty in Nepali society?
  • Do you have extensive leadership, mentoring, and capacity building experience in cross-cultural contexts in the Global South?
  • Do you possess the leadership and management skills and experience to lead the strategic development of an international organisation in a challenging context?

United Mission to Nepal is looking for a new Executive Director to lead UMN into the next stage of its development within the exciting and challenging context of Nepal.

United Mission to Nepal (UMN) strives to address root causes of poverty as it serves the people of Nepal in the Name and Spirit of Jesus Christ. Established in 1954, UMN is a cooperative effort between the people of Nepal and a large number of Christian organisations from 16 countries on 4 continents. Multicultural
teams of Nepali nationals and volunteer expatriate staff work alongside local organisations in less developed areas of the country, building partnerships that lead to healthy, strong and empowered individuals, families, and communities. UMN also operates two Hospitals in the east and west of the country that provide high quality, holistic care, particularly to those who cannot afford it elsewhere.

Based in Kathmandu, the Executive Director will:

Provide overall leadership to the organisation accountable to the UMN Board of Trustees, including providing a mature spiritual climate within which UMN’s work will operate and encouraging spiritual and professional growth among the staff.

  • Oversee the management of the organisation, ensuring it achieves its strategic objectives while continuing to develop the organisation’s sustainability in a context of change, complexity and ambiguity in Nepal and globally.
  • Communicate, embody and promote the vision, mission and values of the organisation; and
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders both locally and internationally, including the Government of Nepal and supporting donors.
  • Work with UMN Supporting Partners and other current and new funding sources to raise funds and develop the facilities and partnerships necessary to fulfil UMN’s Vision, Mission and strategy.

Interested to find out more?

Download the recruitment brochure.

Please contact AnnMcConkey on [email protected] for further details of this position and the application process.

Submit a letter outlining in writing your expression of interest in the position along with a full CV to [email protected] by 5 September 2020. In your expression of interest, in no more than 300 words, please outline what leads you to be interested in this post, and a summary of the fit you see between your background and the role.

Those wishing to take their application to the next stage will receive further details including the Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form. Full applications should be submitted by 15 October 2020.