Terre des hommes Foundation Nepal
Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is a leading Swiss non-government organization who is active in the protection of vulnerable children. Founded in 1960, Tdh helps to build a better future for disadvantaged children and their communities, with innovative approached matched to practical and sustainable solutions. Active in more than 30 countries and in Nepal since 1985, Tdh develops and implements…
As a representative of the Foundation in Nepal, the Deputy Country Director (d-CD) leads and manages the team, the partnerships, all programmes carried out in the country, and ensures its funding coverage. Under the supervision of the Head Multi Country Delegation (MCD) India and Nepal, the d-CD will be responsible for supporting the strategic development and implementation of Terre des hommes programs in Nepal. The d-CD advises and assists the Head of MCD in the definition of programs, projects, operational and institutional strategies, in line with Tdh’s global, regional strategy and policies. The d-CD has direct managerial responsibilities for and supervision over the program staff based on the organization’s organigram and oversees the overall financial and administrative management of the Nepal Country Office.
Reporting to: Head of MCD India and Nepal
Work Station: Kathmandu with frequent travels in project locations
Deadline for application: Applications accepted on rolling bases until position is filled. Mention the position title in the subject line when applying via email (pdf file).
Expected Starting date: This position needs to be filled as soon as possible, there is no deadline to submit your application, however applications will be assessed as they are received and based on merit interviews and selection will be done until the position is filled.
Please email your signed copies of CV/Resume and a cover letter to:
Country Delegate in Nepal
Terre des hommes (Tdh)
All employees of Tdh must adhere to the Tdh child safeguarding and risk management policies. Prior to appointment, a thorough background check will be made to ensure the successful candidate is suitable to have contact with children.
Tdh promotes workforce diversity.Tdh provides a safe working environment for all its employees; following the principle of equal opportunity Women, persons living with a disability, religious minorities, people living with HIV AIDS and candidates from the LBGQ community are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No telephone queries will be entertained. The recruitment and selection procedures of Tdh reflect its commitment towards child protection. Tdh reserves the rights not to select any of the candidates.
The nature of humanitarian aid work is unpredictable. A high degree of flexibility is expected by employees to meet the demands of the organization and the work it carries out.