Porter Major/ Storeman Technical

British Gurkhas Nepal

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Job Information

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    Duty Station Pokhara
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary 53077 / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : As Per Job Detail
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Related Field
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    Posted Date : Jul 18, 2022

Job Description

Internal & External Job Advert

Designations: SZ2 Porter Major/ Storeman Technical

Location: QM (Pokhara)

Req No: 1

British Gurkhas Nepal

Application Closing Date:  31 July 2022

(Issue date: 15 July 2022; Ref No 20)


Quarter Master Pokhara ensure all management of QM matters. This department plays a role in the day-to-day operation of the Camp and during Gurkha recruitment. It is responsible to provide porter services to official trekkers, recruiting phases and maintain hygiene throughout the BGP premises. The job will entail storekeeping work as well.

BGN Equal Opportunity Protocol:

HQ BGN believes in and promotes equality and diversity and therefore will not discriminate on grounds of gender, orientation, ethnicity, caste, belief, age, disability or communal background. Attempts to manipulate the recruitment process may lead to disqualification of the application.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage, control Porters, allocate them to BGN/UK Official Trekkers and prepare duty roster during recruiting phases liaising with Ops Mgr.
  • Maintenance of Trek / Adventure Training / PRI Stores that includes issue and receipt of kits to / from Duty Directed Trekkers/individuals.
  • Organize porters’ cadre biennially to recruit new porters.
  • Hold, maintain account, and manage cleaning materials store under COPF Cleaning Allowance and issue of cleaning items to various departments as required.
  • Assist Line Manager whenever required.

Required Qualification & Experience

Success Profile:

The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in understanding their duties and be familiar with all relevant Health and Safety.   They will also have knowledge and experience of technical storekeeping.  Should be competent to use Ms Office Packages and Email/Internet and have good communication skills in both English and Nepali. Be physically fit and capable to undertake arduous work.   Candidates with matching the above experience and qualifications are encouraged to apply.

The following behaviours[1] will be assessed at interview: Working Together, Delivering at Pace, Managing a Quality Service, Changing and Improving. (Please visit the footnote for better understanding).   Shortlisted candidates will be assessed on their Hospitality, IT & English Language Skills.


  • Internal candidates: SZ1 for promotion SZ2/E2 for level transfer.
  • External candidates: Nepali Citizen between 18 to 58 years meeting the above requirements.

Benefits & Working Environment:

  • Salary 53,077.00 NPR per month, weekly working hours – 40hrs (Full Time, Shift system, Permanent).
  • Gratuity after completing 3 years’ service.
  • Dashain Bonus & Retirement Funds (EPF & CIT).
  • Annual leave 25 days and public holidays 10 days.
  • 100% reimbursement of Medical expenses for Job Holder and limited reimbursement for immediate dependants.
  • Child allowance up to 18 years.

How to Apply

Application form is available here. It must be fully completed and returned to the Human Resources Office (HRO) via email ONLY to (kabita.shrestha101@mod.gov.uk) by 31 July 2022.  Interviews for candidates successful at sift will take place in mid-August 2022.

Note: Please note that INCOMPLETE Application Form will be REJECTED Straight away.   You can elaborate or add extra page/space in MS Word Format to complete your application.   Please DON’T send your CV/Biodata or other Certificates with your application form.