Helvetas is an organization specialized in development cooperation and humanitarian response, anchored in Switzerland. Our vision is a just world in which all men and women determine the course of their lives in dignity and security, using environmental resources in a sustainable manner. Helvetas has been working in Nepal for more than 63 years. Currently, it runs more than ten…
Helvetas is an organization specialized in development cooperation and humanitarian response, anchored in Switzerland. Our vision is a just world in which all men and women determine the course of their lives in dignity and security, using environmental resources in a sustainable manner.
We are looking for two motivated people for this position, one in Kathmandu, Nepal and one in Vientiane, Laos. Helvetas is aiming to increase support in Acquisition and Fundraising for the country programs in Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam (based in Vientiane) and also in Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Nepal (based in Katmandu).
About the Role
To strengthen the country teams, Helvetas is looking for two Junior Business Development and Communications Officers to support the teams with business development and communication efforts.The officers will explore potential funding opportunities and support the country teams in the region in developing and writing proposals based on donor requirements.
Thematic areas include all of Helvetas topics in development contexts and humanitarian response:
Water, Food & Climate – Access to safe water, stable supply of nutritious food, and sustainable natural resources is crucial for resilient lives.
Skills, Jobs & Income – Access to basic education, vocational training, and income-generating opportunities is essential to lift communities out of poverty.
Voice, Inclusion & Cohesion – Amplifying all citizens’ voices, fostering good governance, preventing conflicts and the radicalization of youth, and promoting the transformative effects of migration on development are key focus areas of Helvetas’ global programs.
Additional duties may include feeding in their own ideas and topic/thematic advice as well as developing communication material based on field experiences to be used for international communications. S/he will work closely with the country teams. Furthermore, it is planned that the group of Junior Business Development officers together with other business development or expert staff in the region will meet virtually have face to face for exchanges, trainings and carry out joint acquisitions. So, the Junior Regional Business Development and Communications Officers will contribute to forming an Asian acquisition, communication and innovative inputs group
YOUR MAIN TASKS
We offer you an interesting challenge and an opportunity to gain robust field experience in international development.
We look forward to receiving your complete application including motivation letter, wok certificates and diplomas until July 31, 2022 via our online recruiting portal. For further information please contact Barbara Dietrich, Regional Coordinator, Bangladesh, Laos & Myanmar, at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website www.helvetas.org.