Team Leader Nepal

Swisscontact is looking for a Team Leader in Nepal for an upcoming international donor funded development project that looks to support the social and economic reintegration of returnee migrant workers in Nepal. 
Project start: 1 November 2021
 

Team Leader Nepal

Contract type
Limited
Working location
Kathmandu

Tasks

  • Provide dynamic, strategic leadership and direction for the project.
  • Responsible for meeting the targets and objectives set forth in the logframe and delivery of annual reports and work plans.
  • Provide technical leadership in project decision making and oversee the effective and efficient delivery of project activities.
  • Lead the project team and assure overall coherence regarding concepts and implementation.
  • Ensure involvement of stakeholders and consultative process in intervention designing and implementation.
  • Represent the project externally, particularly to partner organizations, government institutions, the private sec-tor, national and international development agencies in all aspects of the project.
  • Maintain effective working relationship with the donor by providing timely information on all relevant project matters according to agreed procedures.
  • Establish and maintain cooperation with relevant authorities of the Nepalese government as well as with other initiatives with similar objectives in consultation with the donor.
  • Develop and foster contacts with public private institutions and individuals involved in the field of reintegration of returnee migrants, migration, TVET, labour market insertion and entrepreneurship at both, province and local lev-els. 
     

Requirements

  • Master or higher degree in social sciences, economics, development cooperation and/or related fields.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in leadership and management of large and complex projects in migration, TVET, entrepreneurship or economic development.
  • International experience in management of large and complex projects.
  • Ability to manage multidisciplinary teams.
  • Technical expertise and experience in the migration sector, in the field of TVET and/or business development. Ex-perience in the social and economic reintegration of returnee migrant workers would be preferred.
  • Proven track record of building networks and relationship with different government agencies at all levels and with donor counterparts, including on policy development.
  • Experience in mobilizing and defining technical assistance for different government counterparts, private sector entities and civil society.
  • Professional experience in the global south, particularly in South Asia
  • Knowledge of Nepali language would be an asset.
     

Additional information

Swisscontact offers attractive working conditions in an international and multicultural context. We see our work as a joint effort in an agile organizational culture: mutual respect, trust and teamwork.
We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents: letter of motivation, curricu-lum vitae, diplomas and references. Please apply exclusively via the online application portal. Applications should be submitted until 21th of April 2021. For further information please visit www.swisscontact.org.
 

Swisscontact - Swiss Foundation for Technical Cooperation

We are a leading partner organisation for the implementation of international development projects. Founded in 1959 and registered under Swiss law, we are an independent non-profit organisation. We are politically and denominationally neutral.

Swisscontact offers attractive working conditions in an international and multicultural context. We see our work as ajoint effort in an agile organizational culture: mutual respect, trust and teamwork.

Swiscontact is a leading partner organisation for the implementation of international development projects. We are represented in 38 countries with over 1 200 employees. The foundation is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

Swiscontact promotes inclusive economic, social and ecological development to make an effective contribution towards sustainable and widespread prosperity in developing and emerging economies.

  • We strengthen the competencies of people, improving their employability
  • We increase the competitiveness of enterprises, growing their business
  • We foster social and economic systems, promoting inclusive development

We believe that people, even in dire conditions have the ability and will to act and liberate themselves from the shackles of poverty. However, this is only possible in an enabling environment and level playing field.

Swisscontact stands for professional quality and high ethical standards in its activities.

Foundation
Founded in 1959 and registered under Swiss law, we are an independent non-profit organisation. We are politically and denominationally neutral.
Team
The abilities and readiness for action of our employees are decisive for our projects’ ability to achieve sustainable impact, as well as our long-term success. As an attractive employer, Swisscontact invests in a positive management and work culture. This is defined by our fundamental understanding of development intended to serve not only our beneficiaries in project countries but our employees as well.
Mission statement
We promote inclusive economic, social and ecological development  to make an effective contribution towards sustainable and widespread prosperity in developing and emerging economies. With this objective in mind, we offer the chance to economically and socially disadvantaged people to improve their lives on their own initiative.

Team Leader Nepal

Contract type
Limited
Working location
Kathmandu