Senior Web Associate

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) seeks to enable sustainable and resilient mountain development for improved and equitable livelihoods through knowledge generation and regional cooperation. ICIMOD is a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge-sharing centre serving the eight regional member countries of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan. Working in…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 3 year
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    Job Category Computer Engineering ,NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Aug 24, 2021

Job Description

Title: Senior Web Associate (for Nepali nationals only)
Unit: Knowledge Management and Communication


Under the direct supervision of the Head of KMC and in coordination with colleagues from across the institution, the Senior Web Associate will perform the following tasks:

  • Lead ICIMOD’s website development and maintenance including the online digital repository, HimalDoc
  • Draft strategies for website development, maintenance, and promotion
  • Enhance and update content ensuring state-of-the-art presentation techniques
  • Proactively engage with colleagues across the institution to ensure dynamic content updates
  • Supervise web unit colleagues in component development, content uploads, and design where required
  • Strategize and execute site promotional plans, connecting with the social media strategy and ensuring evidence-based recommendations to maximize reach
  • Lead development of online portals, micro-sites, or collaborative platforms
  • Lead development and maintenance of internal knowledge-sharing platforms
  • Undertake necessary steps to ensure website security, including timely backup of the website
  • Work as a team player within KMC to support KMC-related activities in the Centre and work as a team player within ICIMOD to promote institutional goals

Required Qualification & Experience

Minimum qualifications and requirements

  • A master’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, information technology, or a related field with a minimum of three years of work experience. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Experience with web content management and website design, development, and maintenance
  • Experience in web analytics and strategic planning based on such evidence
  • Familiarity with either troubleshooting of system problems, or in system development and maintenance
  • Experience working with databases
  • Experience working with intranet internal knowledge-sharing platforms and internet search engines
  • Strong computer skills including solid understanding of PHP, MySQL, HTML, and WordPress CMS
  • Proven ability to use standard Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and preferably other Office 365 software, including SharePoint and InfoPath
  • Understanding of or experience with sustainable development issues specific to mountain regions is preferred

Skills and competencies

  • Teamwork and cooperation: Works collaboratively in a team, seeking opinions and feedback to find solutions and meet team objectives
  • Result orientation: Takes responsibility for fulfilling challenging goals set in line with organizational processes
  • Cross cultural impact: Adjusts to cultural differences to ensure broad participation
  • Analytical thinking: Uses logical thinking to solve problems, develop plans, and contribute to the decision-making process while taking different viewpoints into account
  • Continuous improvement and innovation: Seeks to improve work processes by implementing new practices and technologies
  • Self-development: Displays a positive attitude towards learning and professional development with the ability to recognize their strengths and weaknesses
  • Developing others: Supports a culture of learning and provides feedback on the performance of others, including adherence to protocol


  • One year, with a probation period of three months, starting as early as possible, with a possibility of extension subject to performance and ICIMOD’s future funding levels.


  • Salaries and benefits of ICIMOD are competitive compared to other regional organizations; remuneration is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Gender and equity policy

  • Qualified and eligible women candidates and those from disadvantaged backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply. ICIMOD upholds a gender equity policy and is supportive of women professionals. It operates a day-care centre at the campus and is committed to the integration of gender equity at organizational and programmatic levels.

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to apply online before September 2, 2021 through ICIMOD’s Online Application System

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.