At SNV we believe that no-one should have to live in poverty. We are dedicated to a society in which all people, irrespective of race, class or gender, enjoy the freedom to pursue their own sustainable development. We focus on increasing people's incomes and employment opportunities in productive sectors like agriculture as well as on improving access to basic services…
Announcement for Business Promotion Consultant
Position: Business Promotion Officer (ST Consultant)only for Nepalese citizen.
Expected start date: August 2021
Openings: 1 position
Duty station: Surkhet, Karnali Province with frequent visit to the project sites.
Report to: Project Leader
SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation with long-term, local presence in over 25 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our team works with local partners to equip communities and businesses with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services. SNV works across three sectors: Agriculture, Renewable Energy and WASH. Under Energy sector, SNV Nepal is implementing “EnDev-III Increasing the access to clean energy through pico-hydro and clean cooking technologies in the remote communities of Karnali and Sudurpaschim Provinces of Nepal”. This is the EnDev funded project aims to increase access to clean energy through pico-hydro schemes and clean/improved cooking technologies in the remote communities of Karnali & Sudurpaschim provinces. With regards to pico-hydro promotion, this project aims to develop the pico-hydro schemes to provide electricity facility and establishment of small medium enterprises for agro-processing to the remote isolated communities of programme provinces where other means of electrification is not feasible for shorter or medium term.
Objective and Tasks
The Objective of this assignment is to support the communities and potential entrepreneur for the establishment of feasible SMEs at the pico-hydro schemes under development. The project also aims to establish mechanized agro-processing facility and therefore establishment of SMEs like hulling, grinding and oil expelling is part of it. Identification and support in the establishment of electricity-based enterprises development is another task of this assignment. This position needs to work in very close coordination with respective district field consultant and MEAL Coordinator. Specifically, tasks will include but not limited to identification of potential productive uses of energy enterprises or SMEs through market assessment and support for their sustainable operation.
Desired Work and Behaviour Competence:
Interested applicant are requested to apply for the position with the updated CV (not more than 3 pages) and a motivation letter (not more than 1 page) to SNV Nepal via email at email@example.com before Thursday, 15th July 2021. Please write in the subject line while applying by position: for Ref. “SME Consultant – RE”
Only short-listed candidates will be called for written test and interview. No telephone inquiries will be entertained. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.
The salary and social benefits will correspond to the SNV rule applicable to national staff. Especially women and candidates from minority groups are highly encouraged to apply.