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The Nepal program has a considerable increase in IDA lending with a portfolio value at about USD3.0 + billion (including both IDA credits, Regional IDA credits and trust funds). Nepal is implementing the new Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for next five years starting FY2019 with priority in three focus areas: (1) Public institutions and policies, (2) Growth and employment, and (3) Inclusion and resilience. The World Bank country program provides financial support and technical advisory services across a broad range of sectors, with focus in infrastructure, energy, human development services, climate and disaster risk management. In addition, the priority of the program is also to support implementation of federalism. World Bank assistance is channeled through government agencies for agreed development priorities. Technical Teams from the World Bank are drawn from staff in the Kathmandu Office and from around the world.
The Nepal Country Management Unit (CMU) in the World Bank Kathmandu Office provides Administrative and Client Support primarily to the task teams based in Kathmandu but also to visiting missions. Given the scope of the country program and magnitude of the administrative and operational tasks, support is required from a Team Assistant (Grade GB).
Roles and Responsibilities:
The Team Assistant will report to the Operations Manager of Nepal Country Office.
The Team Assistant will carry out the full range of office support work for task teams and visiting missions who work on tasks in his or her assigned work program. The work program may combine program, project or ASA (Advisory Services & Analytics) tasks in one or more sectors.
Responsibilities may include all or some of the following:
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