Vacancy Announcement

Practical Action

We help people find solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems – made worse by catastrophic climate change and persistent gender inequality. We work with communities to develop ingenious, lasting and locally owned solutions for agriculture, water and waste management, climate resilience and clean energy. We share what works with others, so many more people can change their worlds.

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 4 openings
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : As Per Job Detail
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    Job Category Development & Project,Finance & Accounting
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    Job Qualification : Related Field
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    Posted Date : Jun 08, 2022

Job Description

Practical Action is a change making organisation that works in unconventional ways. We put ingenious ideas to work so people in poverty can change their world. We do things differently, so answers that start small can grow big – bringing people together in bold collaborations, using innovation and knowledge to build futures free from poverty and help shape a world that works better for everyone.

Practical Action seeks to recruit dynamic and skilled people to work for “Empowering women farmers with digital finance, Nepal” Project in the following positions:

Project Manager: Provide strategic support and leadership to the project through planning, implementation, technical guidance, monitoring, coordination and reporting to contribute for empowering women framers in Province 5 through a range of affordable and appropriate digital financial products to support their agriculture value chain and enterprise development activities. S/he will support on technical capacity building of field level technicians and other partner staff for effective implementation of the project.

Project Officer: Provide technical guidance for empowering women farmers through increasing their access to a range of affordable and appropriate digital financial products (savings, payment, remittance, agri-insurance, credit) to support their agriculture value chain and enterprise development activities focusing on Province 5. The purpose is also to ensure coherence and effectiveness in influencing to contribute to the organization’s Strategic Business Plan and the Change Ambitions.

Finance and Administrative Officer: Responsible for overall effective financial and administrative management of the project including efficient inventory and logistics management, review of partner financial reports, monitoring partners’ account, and capacity building of partners.

Driver: Responsible for driving vehicle in a safe and disciplined manner and maintain a clean and fully equipped vehicle with all required accessories as per vehicle operation policy.

We treat all applications for employment fairly regardless of gender, race, religion, ethnicity, nationality, caste, tribe, belief, age, marital status, pregnancy, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, or disability.

Practical Action is committed to safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal checks and terrorist financing. To ensure that Practical Action meets its obligations of safer recruitment, appointment to posts within Practical Action will be subject to a satisfactory criminal check. Criminal checks will be conducted for all roles.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can download detailed job description and standard application form from www.practicalaction.org/jobs.

Submit a cover letter along with the duly filled standard application form to hr@practicalaction.org.np by 21 June 2022.