Assistant to the Liaison Officer
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH invites applications from suitable professionals for joining the Renewable Energy for Rural Areas (RERA) Programme in Nepal. Within the framework of bilateral Development Cooperation between the Government of Nepal and the Federal Republic of Germany, the “Renewable Energy for Rural Areas (RERA)” Programme is jointly implemented by the Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC), Government of Nepal, and GIZ, on behalf of German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The programme supports the decentralized renewable energy sector and the Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC) to transition to federalization and the new federal structure in the making. Amongst other measures, RERA is working together with the Central Renewable Energy Fund (CREF), BFIs and LFIs to improve the access to finance for end-users to purchase renewable energy products and services, and for cooperatives, municipalities and private companies to provide and market renewable energy technologies and services.

Assistant to the Liaison Officer

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Qualification And Skills

  • Possesses adequate professional training (Logistics and safety) and proven work experience (guide, travel agency, security company)
  • Excellent knowledge of country geography and districts. Available for intensive travel throughout the country. Physically fit
  • Excellent communication skills and diplomacy
  • First-aid training is a major asset. Conversant with modern telecommunication equipment (e.g. satellite phones)

General Functions:

Under the direct supervision of Liaison Officer, the incumbent will assist with the following tasks:

  • Travel extensively throughout the country with the Liaison Officer to identify and evaluate road situation, local accommodations, telecommunication coverage, local authorities, medical facilities, helicopter landing sites, etc
  • Assist in the regular analysis of local district situation (safety and general atmosphere of areas of deployment)
  • Ensure translation/interpretation from/into local Nepalese idioms for the LO
  • Assist in identifying best deployment routes and hot spots to avoid. Conduct reconnaissance trips prior to observer movements
  • Assist the LO in the support of deployed observer teams (logistics, local needs, troubleshooting technical problems (computers/phones), accommodation), including emergency intervention. Support observer teams with respect to their movements, communications, accommodation, safety ad security
  • Assistance in local driver training (EOM driving rules, vehicle maintenance, safe driving)
  • Intervention in case of natural disaster, car accident or illness of deployed observers. Implementing trauma and first aid kits and devices
  • Intervention and support in case of vehicle technical issues
  • Reporting daily to the headquarters SOC
  • Other tasks as assigned by the LO or Security Expert


  • All positions are open to men and women with no discrimination
  • For all positions, a good linguistic competence (spoken and written) in both English and Nepali is mandatory
  • All candidates must have sufficient computer skills to operate with electronic mail, word processing, public presentation and spreadsheet software.
  • Flexibility required. Work is expected on occasions both in the evenings and weekends or even public holidays
  • Place of work in Kathmandu

Applying Procedure

Interested Nepali citizens are requested to send their detailed CV and all contact details to the email address by 17th October, 2017. Only applications sent by email will be accepted. Please clearly mention the position applied for in the email subject title. 

Only applicants whose profile matches best the needs of the mission will be contacted for interviews.

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