District Level Coordinator - Housing Reconstruction Project
Sakchyam Access to Finance
The Sakchyam Access to Finance Programme (Sakchyam) is an initiative funded by UKaid as part of an agreement between the Governments of Nepal and the UK. It is implemented by Louis Berger for the Department for International Development (DFID Nepal) in partnership with local and international institutions. Sakchyam is working with the public and private sectors to leverage access and facilitate financial sector development in Nepal for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and for the underserved.

As part of its ongoing initiatives, Sakchyam is preparing to work with the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) and the Nepalese financial sector to facilitate home loans to earthquake victims as outlined in the Government of Nepal’s ‘Unified Working Procedure for Interest Subsidy on Concessional Loans 2075’. A pilot is now being designed with dedicated resources at select local units to coordinate among potential customers, financial institutions, NRA, local government bodies and other stakeholders.

To contribute to the successful implementation this pilot, Sakchyam is looking to fill the following positions.

District Level Coordinator - Housing Reconstruction Project

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Duty Station: Gorkha & Dhading districts with field visits to project areas

The District Level Coordinators will support the Component Lead in coordinating and managing activities in the assigned districts. They will be responsible for mobilizing, coordinating and monitoring the activities of the Local Level Coordinators of the assigned districts. District Level Coordinators will be assigned to one particular district each and will, preferably be a resident of the same district.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead/ ensure that the programme activities are being effectively implemented at the district level as per the project detailed implementation plan
  • Support to create an enabling environment at district for smooth and effective delivery of the project
  • Support for result based planning, activity implementation and monitoring of the district level activities
  • Support to develop district level detail implementation plan (DIP), detail implementation guideline and ensure activities are smoothly delivered as per the plan
  • Abide by the principles of good governance, multi-stakeholder approach, disadvantaged group targeting, aid effectiveness, social inclusion and gender equality in programme cycle management
  • Coordinate with local government, line agencies, civil society and other stakeholders as appropriate for effective delivery of the programme, synergy creation and leveraging additional funds for project
  • Ensure timely generation and submission of reports at local unit level and consolidated report at district level


The District Level Coordinators will report to the Component Lead: Housing Reconstruction Project.

Minimum Qualifications and Experiences:

  • Knowledge of banking and financial sector of Nepal
  • Experience in managing a team and able to get the things done in a timely manner
  • Skills to coordinate with different types of stakeholders
  • Skills to write reports in English and make effective presentations
  • Working experience of a minimum of 3 years in financial/Development sector
  • Working experience with International Development Partner/ Donor/ Development Project shall be an added advantage
  • Masters’ Degree in Economics/ Management/ Rural Development

Applying Procedure

All the positions are for a period of 1 year. An attractive remuneration package, commensurate with experience and qualifications will be offered to the right candidate for the above-mentioned positions. Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae with a cover letter (not exceeding one page) stating the motivation for applying and salary expectation at recruitment@sakchyam.com.np. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. The deadline for receipt of applications is 5 PM Nepal local time, January 21, 2019.  Priority will be given to applicants who are available to join by February 15, 2019.

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