Strategic Partnership Development Officer

Scott Wilson Nepal

S.W. Nepal Private Limited ( is a national consulting firm to enhance the development results working together with government institutions, development agencies and private sector. In doing so, SWN aims to bridge the policy, research and implementation gap in Nepal through capacity building, policy influencing and applying sustainable solutions. The company values include a) enhancing the outcomes from the investments…

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 : 5+ years
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Jul 13, 2021

Job Description

Strategic Partnership Development Officer (SPDO)

Gross Salary: Attractive package reflecting competencies and experience.

Working Days: 5 days a week (Mon-Friday, 900am to 530pm), flexible within COVID pandemic period.

Contract: Long Term

Location: Maharajgunj, Kathmandu (Central Office). See for detailed location.

Reporting to: Business Development Lead (BDL) and CEO

We are seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as a Strategic Partnership Development Officer (SPDO). As an aspirant for this position, you will be responsible for partnership development with international organisations (Bilateral Donors such as DFID/FCDO, USAID, SDC, etc; World Bank, ADB, AIIB, etc, International consulting organisations, INGOs, etc), design and develop partnership materials, marketing tools and proposals development. This role involves national and international portal-based market research, pre-positioning and strategic priority setting, etc.

You will connect with key development partners in Nepal to apprise them of the firm’s strengths and capabilities.As an SPDO, you will engage in meeting with potential funding agencies, clients, and consulting partners at the international and national levels and explore new partnerships. Internally, you will prepare well inside the organization to demonstrate our unique competencies. You will support in updating the content for the company website and social media to reflect the firm’s strengths and ongoing projects.

Required Qualification & Experience

Qualification & Experience

  • Master Degree in Management, Social Science, International Development and other business development related advanced degrees from reputed institutions.
  • Around 5 years of experience in strategic partnership development, the development business, and have an excellent understanding of the development sector.
  • Ability to organize and plan well and establish priorities, meet deadlines and initiate and implement activities with minimal oversight and supervision
  • Excellent communicator in both English and Nepali languages
  • Possess strong report writing skills.

Other considerations:

  • Good understanding of the Nepali and international development sector
  • Available for interview, week commencing 31st July 2021 (video conference if necessary)

How to Apply

SWN offers a dynamic and exciting work environment and attractive staff benefits, including flexible working hours.

If you are an action-orientated and astute individual who would like to join our team, to support a dynamic and growing business, please apply by sending your CV (covering letter NOT required at this stage), no later than 31st July 2021 at

We give priority to candidates who live within a comfortable commuting distance from SWN office in Maharjgunj/Panipokhari, Kathmandu

About the Organisation:

S.W. Nepal Pvt. Ltd. (Scott Wilson Nepal/ SWN) is a wholly Nepali-owned multidisciplinary research and development consulting service provider operational since 2000. The firm provides sustainable, innovative and cutting-edge solutions to the Government of Nepal, development partners, academic institutions, projects and programmes to help them achieve their objectives through our support in planning, management, research/monitoring/evaluations, and policy promotion works.

We encourage potential applicants to visit for more details on our team, location, and our services.