Senior Project Officer, Nepal

About the role

We are looking for a competent Senior Project Officer to deliver specific project strategies and activities to achieve the objectives stated in the project document in consistent with strategic direction of Practical Action South Asia thereby making a major contribution to the development and articulation of Practical Action’s Programme: Climate and resilience achieving the objectives of the project.

About you

You are experienced and have strong networking skills. You have a proven experience of participatory approaches in programme/ project development, planning and implementation, climate change and DRR interface. You have a knowledge and experience of working in Index based Insurance. You are able to work remotely and independently with an understanding of working in a multi-sited environment. You have a willingness and enthusiasm for working in remote areas with vulnerable communities living in project areas.

Why join us?

The opportunity to work for an organisation that is making a positive difference to the lives of people worldwide, a friendly and supportive culture, working with values driven and highly engaged colleagues, work life balance and flexible working – these are just some of the reasons we think Practical Action is a great place to work.

In addition, we offer the following benefits:

  • Annual holiday entitlement is 18 days in addition to public holidays
  • Medical insurance for staff and dependent
  • Group life and personal accident of staff
  • Agile working arrangements

About us

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.

Additional information

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.

The successful applicant must already have the right to both live and work in Nepal and should be willing and able to travel.

Closing date for applications: 7 April 2021

Submit a cover letter along with the duly filled standard application form to