Job vacancy

General Manager

Job vacancy: General Manager

We are seeking a dedicated and talented applicant for the position of General Manager. The General Manager reports to a Board elected by the Himalayan Trust’s membership.

The key General Manager responsibilities include:

  • Board reporting
  • Leadership and management
  • Support for the Himalayan Trust Nepal
  • Strategic and Business Planning / Implementation
  • Relationship management

Qualifications and Experience

  • Relevant qualifications in business, education, health and or environmental management.
  • Proven professional leadership experience in a Not-for-Profit organisation with a knowledge and an understanding of the UN Sustainable Development Goals with an emphasis on sustainable livelihoods.
  • Experience in key areas of general management: strategy / business planning; financial management; team management; communication/ marketing and stakeholder relationship management.
  • Good project management and evaluation experience and experience of applying an appropriate results-based management framework.
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues related to gender and experience in gender sensitive evaluation and analysis.

Personal Attributes

  • A visionary leader who inspires and motivates those around them and engenders trust and confidence from all stakeholders.
  • Politically astute and able to influence.
  • An effective communicator which includes skills in the use of the internet and social media.
  • Able to build relationships and work effectively with a broad range of local / international stakeholders.
  • A knowledge and or strong interest in Nepal and its people coupled with genuine commitment to the philosophy and work of the Himalayan Trust.
  • Resilient, practical and open to innovative ideas.

Download the full Job Description

If you are interested in the role, please send your CV by Friday, 3 August, 2018 to
or to General Manager Applications, Himalayan Trust, P O Box 43, Auckland, 1140.