We help people find solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems – made worse by catastrophic climate change and persistent gender inequality. We work with communities to develop ingenious, lasting and locally owned solutions for agriculture, water and waste management, climate resilience and clean energy. We share what works with others, so many more people can change their worlds.
Practical Action seeks to recruit Senior Project Officer to work in Practical Action based in Rajapur, Nepal
About the role
We are looking for a competent Senior Project Officer to deliver specific project strategies and activities to achieve the objectives stated in the project document in consistent with strategic direction of Practical Action South Asia thereby making a major contribution to the development and articulation of Practical Action’s Programme: Climate and resilience achieving the objectives of the project.
You are experienced and have strong networking skills. You have a proven experience of participatory approaches in programme/ project development, planning and implementation, climate change and DRR interface. You have a knowledge and experience of working in Index based Insurance. You are able to work remotely and independently with an understanding of working in a multi-sited environment. You have a willingness and enthusiasm for working in remote areas with vulnerable communities living in project areas.
Why join us?
The opportunity to work for an organisation that is making a positive difference to the lives of people worldwide, a friendly and supportive culture, working with values driven and highly engaged colleagues, work life balance and flexible working – these are just some of the reasons we think Practical Action is a great place to work.
We treat all applications for employment fairly regardless of gender, race, religion, ethnicity, nationality, caste, tribe, belief, age, marital status, pregnancy, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, or disability. Practical Action is committed to safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal checks and terrorist financing. To ensure that Practical Action meets its obligations of safer recruitment, appointment to posts within Practical Action will be subject to a satisfactory criminal check. Criminal checks will be conducted for all roles.
Interested candidates can download detailed job description and standard application form from www.practicalaction.org/jobs. Submit a cover letter along with the duly filled standard application form to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, 7 April 2021.
House No. 1114,
Panipokhari, Lazimpat Kathmandu, Nepal