Opportunities for Expatriates

UMN strives to help all Nepalis, women and men, achieve a fuller and more satisfying life. There are many opportunities for expatriates from different countries to contribute their professional skills. If you would like to explore the possibilities of working with UMN, contact at expat.recruitment@umn.org.np to learn more. Please send your CV or resume with your email.

We welcome enquiries from expatriates interested in serving in Nepal with UMN, even if their background does not fit exactly into one of the posts below.


Kathmandu-based roles (for visa holder) require appropriate qualifications to Masters level or equivalent and considerable relevant work experience. We normally require a minimum four year initial commitment for these. Some posts will require occasional trips to UMN working areas.

Communications Advisor

to take a leading role in sharing UMN's work with an international audience. Great opportunity to work in a strong team and make a positive impact. Excellent written English, proven ability to write creatively, advanced proof-reading skills required. Background may be in journalism, media, English teaching or fund-raising/advertising. Needed as soon as possible.

Finance Advisor

to work alongside our Nepali professionals to ensure that sound financial practices are implemented, to properly manage the funds entrusted to us. A strong financial background, preferably with accountancy is required and experience in the not-for-profit sector would be an advantage. Needed as soon as possible.

Expatriate Support Advisor

to be responsible for supporting all expatriates in their roles, to liaise with Sending Agencies, to oversee expatriate recruitment, to advise on HR matters for all UMN expatriates, and to co-ordinate the Language & Orientation Program. Background may be HR, Intercultural Studies, Member Care, Language teaching, or other related fields. Prior cross-cultural experience is required; in Nepal preferred. This post needs to be filled ideally by August 2018.


General Surgeons

for United Mission Hospital Tansen, to deal with both elective and emergency surgery and to teach and mentor junior Nepali doctors. Flexibility, the ability to work in a resource-limited setting and an interest in teaching are required. For visa purposes, applicants must currently be registered with the national regulating body in their own country. Long-term applicants preferred.


for United Mission Hospital Tansen. A lab is being set up for histopathology services. At present the hospital does 10-15 biopsies in a week and it may go up once the services are established. The pathologist would train the local manpower as well as working as a pathologist. Needed as soon as possible.

Tutorial Group Teacher

for United Mission Hospital Tansen. Needed for one year from July 2018. To teach a small group of delightful expatriate children ages 5-11 from a variety of countries, and manage the tutorial group.


Community Medical Officer / General Practitioner

for Okhaldunga Community Hospital (UMN OCH). Medical Doctor with experience in public health to cooperatively work with the hospital and community health section in regards to the vision and strategy of the UMN OCH as a whole, taking responsibility for overall development and continuation of the referral system, TB DOTS programme, HIV/AIDS programmes, health education programme, nutrition rehabilitation center and maternal and child health clinic. Needed as soon as possible.

Open invitation: We are also interested to receive enquiries / CVs from expatriates called to Nepal whose experience and background may fit into UMN, even if not in one of the above posts.

Expatriate team members do not receive a salary or remuneration of any kind from UMN directly, but are self supported volunteers or supported by a 'sending mission organisation' or church in their home country that provides for all their financial needs during their assignment.

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