Team Leader


Swisscontact is a business-oriented independent foundation for international development cooperation. Represented in 38 countries with over 1,000 employees, it promotes - since 1959 - economic, social and environmental development.

Job Information

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    Duty Station Lalitpur
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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 : 4+ year
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    Job Category Development & Project
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Sep 29, 2021

Job Description

Government of Nepal (GoN) and the Government of Switzerland have been implementing Nepal Vocational Qualifications System Project (NVQS-P) since 2015. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is providing financial and technical assistance to the GoN [Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT)/Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST)] for the implementation of the Nepal Vocational Qualifications System (NVQS) Project.

Swisscontact is a leading partner organization of SDC for the implementation of international development projects. Swisscontact Nepal has set up a technical assistance team- Project Support Unit (PSU) on behalf of SDC for implementation of NVQS project. We invite applications from qualified candidates (Nepali Citizens) for the position of Team Leader to implement the ongoing Phase II of NVQS Project.

Position: Team Leader

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Master’s degree or higher in relevant field (Education/TVET/Workforce education/Management/Business Studies/Development Studies).
  • Minimum of ten years of work experience in project / program management or administering national and /or regional TVET Programmes and team (including at least four years of management experience in relevant field i.e., development cooperation and/or, TVET sector project/programs).
  • International experience in facilitating policy dialogue and collaboration between national and international organisations in the field of TVET system development /Vocational Qualifications System management is preferable.

How to Apply

Please visit our website for the detailed Job Description and requirements for the position. Interested candidates who meet the requirements are requested to send their latest CV (Maximum four A4 pages) & a motivational letter to latest by Wednesday 5:00 PM Nepali time on 20 October 2021. Along with CV and the motivational letter, please send the duly filled in “Job Application Form”, which is available on our website (same address mentioned above).

Please, also mention “Application for Team Leader” in the subject line of your email.

Job description link:

Swisscontact Nepal shall not entertain any phone enquiries or other such solicitations for these positions. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the selection process. Swisscontact Nepal reserves the right to reject any or all applications.

Swisscontact Nepal promotes workforce diversity and applies positive discrimination to candidates from discriminated groups (Women, Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai and other minority communities)