Practical Action

Country Director

Practical Action

Country Director

Country Director

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : General Mgmt. / Administration / Operations
Job Level : Senior Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Apply Before(Deadline) : Nov. 29, 2022 00:00 (1 week, 2 days ago)

Job Specification

Experience Required : Not Required

Country Director

Practical Action is a change-making organization that works in unconventional ways. We put ingenious ideas lo 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 helping shape a world that works better for everyone.

Practical Action invites applications for the position of Country Director to work for Practical Action Office Nepal. 

About the role 
The (Country Director will ensure sound and high-quality management of all programs and operations to meet our standards and those of the donor. The position holder will drive a focus on quality, results-centered delivery, and accountability. This will include sound financial management and controls that mitigate risk and ensure that our business model is viable. The position holder will have demonstrated experience in managing and mentoring high-performing teams and promoting a culture of excellence and prosessionalisın in all we do. The Country Director will strengthen our profile and grow our portfolio to achieve impact.

About you

You have experience in managing a high-performing team to achieve results and the ability to drive change processes, bringing people along on the journey. You are externally oriented with a proven track record of successful fundraising, building and nurturing strategic relationships with partners, development donors, the private sector, and the government. You have excellent knowledge of the Nepal context, ideally related to energy, agriculture, and/or climate & resilience, and have a proven track record of leading portfolio growth.

Why join us?

The opportunity to work for an organization that is making a positive difference in 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 in addition to the Social Security Fund benefits in Nepal:
  • Annual holiday entitlement of 18 days in addition to public holidays
  • Agile working arrangements
  • Baby care room, flexible lactating hours for new mothers, and appropriate arrangements for caretakers
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 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 positions within Practical Action will be subject to a satisfactory criminal check. Criminal checks will be conducted for all roles.

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