Embassy of Switzerland
Switzerland through its development cooperation has been engaged in Nepal since 1959. With the establishment of its Embassy in Nepal in August 2009, Switzerland’s assistance in Nepal continues to focus on federal state building, employment and income through agriculture, rural infrastructure and vocational skills, as well as migration. Switzerland is committed to support Nepal’s socio-economic development and federal state building…
Switzerland through its development cooperation has been engaged in Nepal since 1959. With the establishment of its Embassy in Nepal in August 2009, Switzerland’s cooperation with Nepal continues to focus on federal state building, employment and income as well as migration. Switzerland is committed to support Nepal’s socio-economic development and federal state building at national, provincial and local level.
The Embassy of Switzerland offers a competitive salary and benefit package as well as a stimulating team and working environment. We are looking for a young, energetic Nepali national for a 2 years fixed term contract with possibility of extension.
Economic Affairs Officer
As a member of the Embassy team, the Economic Affairs Officer shall:
Required Technical Competence
Master’s degree in Economics, International Development, Development Finance, or a relatedfield; Minimum 3 years of practical work experience in the private sector or the developmentsector related to enterprise ecosystem development, investment climate, development finance,trade and investments, or a related field; Experience in private and financial sector developmentand knowledge of blended finance instruments would be an added advantage; knowledge inmacroeconomic analysis, sector-level analysis; Good understanding of the intertwinement ofthe political and development agendas in Nepal; Familiar with the functioning of the Federal,the Provincial and Local Governments, as well as the Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO)sector; Proficiency in spoken and written English and Nepali; Aptitude to learn Project CycleManagement PCM.
Required Professional/Personal and Social Competence
Conceptual and analytic abilities, methodological competence including moderation and results-based management, project and process management in an intercultural context, responsibilityand ability to work independently, ability to make decisions and to implement them, goal andresult oriented, innovation, to think out of the box to be able to initiate changes and manageit, brings in a new perspective and visioning, communication and making contacts, building andfostering productive partnerships, good team player, networking skills, negotiation skills, abilityto deal with criticism and conflicts
Detailed Job Descriptionis available on the following website:https://www.fdfa.admin.ch/countries/nepal/en/home/news/open-job-vacancies.htmlApplication/Motivation letter in English with immediate contact address and a telephone number;an updated bio-data; copies of citizenship certificate and academic credentials; and referencefrom former employer(s) should reach at the latest by 17:00hrs on 22 May 2022 throughemail as attachment (please do not provide a link to google drive or any other cloud server)at email@example.com or through post. Please clearly mark”Economic Affairs Officer” on the envelope / subject of the email.
Personnel and Administration (Chancery)
P.O. Box 113
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The Embassy reserves the right to reject any orall applications without assigning any reasons.