Technical Coordinator

Oxfam in Nepal

Oxfam has been working in Nepal since the early 1980s undertaking various development initiatives addressing the poverty and injustice faced by women and other socially and economically excluded groups. The level of Oxfam's engagement increased substantially after restoration of democracy in 1990 as it became easier for civil society to work in the new political environment. Over the years, Oxfam…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kanchanpur ,Far-Western Region
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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 : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Sep 05, 2021

Job Description


Applicable for Nepali Nationals only

Level: D1

Duration: Fixed term contract till 31 March 2022 with possibility of extension

Location: Kanchanpur, Sudurpaschim, Nepal

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

The Role

The Technical Coordinator-Enterprise Development Program will provide technical support and managerial oversight to the Oxfam’s flagship program on inclusive enterprise development. The incumbent will be responsible for providing technical, managerial, and entrepreneurial support to the selected enterprises and building good relationship with different market actors of selected enterprises for their growth.

The incumbent will be overall responsible for project management including planning, budgeting, implementation support to partners, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of project activities. This position is also responsible for coordination and building good relations with different stakeholders and market actors of the selected and promising enterprises.

We offer

This role will provide you with an opportunity to make a difference in Oxfam by working closely with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their field of Gender, WASH and Water Governance, Resilience and Climate Justice and so forth along with the national and international training and development opportunities. Our offer consists of fair pay and competitive benefits package.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us. 

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.  In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Required Qualification & Experience

What we are looking for

The Technical Coordinator will require to be exceptional, dedicated, and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam’s values and beliefs with the following qualification and competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in any discipline related to Enterprise Development/ Entrepreneurship or Business Management (Master’s Degree is preferrable).
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience (3 years of experience for master’s degree or above) in managing, coordinating, or overseeing inclusive enterprise development projects during partnership management.
  • Knowledge in business and financial analysis and confidence with Excel tools.
  • Sound technical knowledge/experience in inclusive enterprise, business, and private sector development.
  • Experience in facilitating interactions and linkages among value chain actors of selected enterprise.
  • Knowledge and experience of gender, climate change, risk reduction programming for small holder and women producers.
  • Ability to understand the constraints of starting and growing business in Nepal context.
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skill and excellent report writing skill.
  • Demonstrable facilitation and representation skills in English and Nepali.
  • Proven team leadership and proven track record in achieving great team performance and sound ability to work together with others and independently as required.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, please click on the link.

Application for the above position can be sent by 14 September 2021. If you would like to learn more about this role, please refer to job profile.

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile. Your application will be shortlisted based on your CV.

About us

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.