Project Associate

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Project Associate

Educational Qualification: Bachelor Degree
Project Duration: Four Years (September 2023- August 2026)

About the organization

Center for Research and Sustainable Development Nepal (CREASION) is a not-for-profit organization that was established in 2005. Since it was founded, CREASION has been a leader in environmental protection in Nepal through recycling, research, emergency response, grass-roots and circular economy related interventions. CREASION also houses innovative, impact-based projects as well as a learning center for youth. CREASION’s work is majorly centered around four thematic areas; Environment and Sustainability, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Youth and Volunteerism.

About the project

Green Shift: Circularity of Plastic Waste for Net-Zero Carbon Nepal project is funded by the European Union to promote the circular economy. This is a four year-long project will be implemented in Madhesh Province, Lumbini Province, and Bagmati Province through the lead partner CREASION and consortium partners Restless Development Nepal, and Youth Innovation Lab (YI-LAB). The main goal of this project is to promote circular economy by establishing strong plastic waste collection and recycling mechanism, promote plastic alternative products and engage key stakeholders in policy advocacy.

Purpose of the Role

Project Associate will work closely with the Program Coordinator at Restless Development and Project Management Team (PMT) to promote plastic waste management and reduction for a just transition towards Circular Economy and engage key stakeholders to advocate for inclusive and evidence-based policies for the promotion of Circular Economy. Project Associate will work closely with young people and ensure timely implementation of the activities Climate Smart Schools and Digital Volunteerism.

Roles and Responsibilities

Communication, Coordination and Networking

  •  Support in the coordination and communication with partnered public schools and youth groups for the timely and effective implementation of the project activities

Programmatic engagement

  • Organize workshops, training program at schools to disseminate curriculum
  • Provide logistical support to the youth engaged in the project
  • Overview of public schools
  • Documentation and compliance
  • Prepare brief project updates and monthly reports.
  • Collect and compile learnings, good practices, and case studies from the field.
  • Participate in the monthly meeting of the project implementation team.
  •  Adhere to CREASION’s organizational policy, procedures, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Ensure that the organization and donor’s compliance are met.

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Carry regular monitoring of the field activities and share the update with the Project Lead and Project Coordinators.
  • Ensure the quality of the program outputs
  • Facilitate internal/external evaluation as per project requirements

Qualifications/ Requirements:

  • At least three years of relevant professional work experience in I/NGOs
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in developmental studies, social science, environment science, natural resource management, and other related fields
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (English and Nepali)
  • Strong strategic and analytical ability
  •  Good knowledge of social media and website management

Skills and competencies:

  • Ability to develop and maintain coordination and contact with partnered Provincial and Municipal governments.
  • Ability to work in a result-oriented, multi-tasking, and multi-cultural environment with a strong sense of initiative, discipline, and self-motivation.
  • Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of disadvantaged populations (minority groups etc.)
  • Attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines, track progress, and work independently and cooperatively with team members
  • Ask for feedback, willingness to learn, and seeks opportunities for personal development
  •  Advance skill in using Computer and IT, and good experiences in using the digital platform.


The contract duration is 36 months estimated to start as early as possible.

We promote workforce diversity and highly encourage all interested applicants, especially young and young professionals including those who identify as women and indigenous community members/minority caste groups, to apply.

Submit an updated CV and Cover Letter to before 10th October 2023. Call +977-9802343995; 01-4540085 for other required information.