Consultant – Investment Promotion (Required No. 1)
Accelerating Public and Private Investment in Infrastructure (APPIIC)
The Accelerating Public and Private Investment in Infrastructure Component (APPIIC) of the UKAID funded Accelerating Investment in Infrastructure in Nepal (AIIN) programme is managed by IMC Worldwide. The UK Government’s Department for International Development through APPIIC supports consultants who support the Office of the Investment Board of Nepal (IBN) in investment promotion, project development and the implementation of private and public infrastructure projects. APPIIC would like to invite applications from candidates for the following position to will be based in Office of the Investment Board of Nepal (OIBN).

Consultant – Investment Promotion (Required No. 1)

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Location: Kathmandu

Job Description:

  • The Consultant will work in APPIIC’s Investment Promotion, Private Investment and Partnership Unit at Office of the Investment Board Nepal completing assignments and tasks defined in a Terms of Reference
  • The Consultant will work under the day to day direction, guidance, and supervision of the head of the Investment Promotion, Private Investment and Partnership Unit
  • The Consultant will be responsible for tasks assigned by the Unit head according to the requirements of the IBN

In addition to the above, The Consultant will be responsible for the following tasks:

Investment Promotion:

  • Continue to support the Office of IBN with investment promotion activities and follow up on the potential investors who have shown interest in business opportunities in Nepal
  • Organise promotional events such as road shows, conferences, and workshops to promote specific projects and sectors both internationally and in Nepal
  • Develop promotional materials about investment opportunities and investment processes in Nepal
  • Work with relevant government agencies, diplomatic missions (both foreign and Nepali) and private sector organizations to organise and promote investment opportunities in Nepal
  • Manage procurement processes as and when required to execute investment promotion activities
  • Coordinate with colleagues to ensure the quality and effectiveness of the IBN website is high in relation to investment promotion

Investor Services:

  • Be the first point of contact for investors approaching IBN and provide the relevant information on the investment climate and processes
  • Coordinate and facilitate Investment Facilitation Coordination Committee (IFCC) meetings that provides one-window investor services and facilitate investment
  • Meet with and guide potential investors and  developers who  express an interest in investing in Nepal and convert such interest into projects

Research and Development:

  • Work to improve the investment climate in Nepal by providing recommendations that can simplify procedures and regulations for:
  1. Investment applications and approvals
  2. Foreign currency repatriations
  3. Business registrations
  4. Obtaining consents, approvals, and licences
  • Ensure regular the update and  dissemination of investment guides, sector profiles and factsheets on investment projects, and other investment promotion materials
  • Conduct research on investment-related issues


  • Master’s Degree in Management and Economics preferred

Knowledge, skills and abilities 

  • A strong command of the English and Nepali languages (both writing and speaking)  

Experience and Competencies 

  • At least 5 years of experience in well-established organizations.
  • A results-oriented team player with skills and competencies in

  1. Event organisation 
  2. Government and foreign private sector stakeholder management and coordination 
  3. Good  interpersonal skills
  4. Research and analytical skills 
  5. Managerial skills in  leading, organising, planning and executing independently  

Applying Procedure

Eligible candidates should apply before 17:00 hrs on the 12 November 2018 by submitting their CV and a cover letter via email to Candidates should reference the position in the email subject line. Applications are welcomed from all parts of the community and we positively encourage interest from women, Dalits, disadvantaged Janajatis and Madhesis. We encourage applicants to visit the websites for information about IBN’s projects and for information about IMC Worldwide.

A panel of experts from APPIIC and IBN will shortlist applications for interview. The decision to shortlist candidates lies solely with APPIIC and therefore cannot be challenged. Successful applicants will be notified at the earliest possible date and are discouraged from contacting APPIIC regarding the outcome of their application.

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