HRRP Deputy National Coordinator: (1 Position-Based in Kathmandu)
Catholic Relief Services

CRS is an international NGO based in the United States that works in over 100 countries to promote human development by responding to major emergencies, fighting disease and poverty, and nurturing peaceful and just societies. CRS Nepal implements earthquake recovery and resilience programming in Gorkha and Okhaldhunga districts to provide technical support for reconstruction of earthquake resilient houses, livelihood recovery and WASH. USAID funded additional livelihood technical assistance program in province 3,5,6 and 7. The Housing Recovery and Reconstruction Platform (HRRP) is led by CRS Nepal from March 2017. 

CRS Nepal invites applications from interested Nepalese citizens for the following position:

HRRP Deputy National Coordinator: (1 Position-Based in Kathmandu)

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Career Opportunities with HRRP Nepal

The Housing Recovery and Reconstruction Platform (HRRP) was established to support the Government of Nepal and Partner Organisations (POs) with coordination of the post-earthquake housing reconstruction led by the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA). The HRRP is currently led by CRS Nepal and has been approved for its third phase that will run until end of February 2019, with the possibility of further extension. 

Job Location: Kathmandu

No. of Positions: 1

Key Qualifications Required:

  • Master's Degree in Civil Engineering, Architecture, Urban Planning, and/or Political Science, or field(s) related to disaster response shelter and settlements coordination or equivalent additional field experience required
  • Minimum of five years relevant international working experience in an advisory or management role with progressive responsibilities, ideally with an international NGO, with minimum of three years working for programming interventions in disaster response shelter and settlements coordination
  • Previous experience providing technical assistance and developing successful proposals for external donor funding is required
  • Experience in business development, project design and proposal development in disaster response shelter and settlements coordination, including technical writing
  • Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information and budget management systems, knowledge-sharing networks

Note: Applicants for the positions listed below must be Nepalese citizens with excellent written and spoken English and Nepali. Experience in international or governmental programmes is desirable. A detailed job description for each position can be obtained from the CRS Human Resources Office at

Applying Procedure

Application Process: Please apply by sending a CV with a cover letter to by close of business on 14 September 2018. 

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted and reimbursement of lodging and transportation will be provided for the shortlisted candidates who travel from districts outside of Kathmandu Valley for written test and interview.

CRS is an equal opportunity employer committed to a staff composition that reflects the social and ethnic diversity of Nepali Society. Applicants from disadvantage caste, under-represented ethnic groups, persons with disabilities and women are especially encouraged to apply.

CRS Nepal provides many benefits for its staff members including staff development opportunities, paid maternity and paternity leave, nursing hours for nursing mothers, per diems for the child of the staff when staff travel out of station on official business etc. 

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