Observer Coordinator Assistant
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.

Observer Coordinator Assistant

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Qualifications and Skills:

  • Possesses a university degree in sociology or political science or adequate training and relevant work experience, which may be accepted in lieu of a university degree

General Functions 

Under the direct supervision of the Observer Coordinator, the incumbent will assist with the following tasks:

  • Assist the Observer Coordinator in the preparation of the observer deployment plan
  • Assist the coordinator in the preparation of observer briefings and debriefings. Ensure the signature of presence lists at the briefings/debriefings
  • Assists in the preparation of the Long Term Observers (LTO) and Short Term Observers (STO) briefing packs and reference documents
  • Assist in the co-ordination of the Long Term Observers (LTOs) reports on political issues at a regional level
  • Ensure a daily communication with the deployed observers and the follow-up of their daily reports
  • Ensure the regular transmission of information and requests to the observer teams deployed in the country
  • Ensure, in conjunction with the Logistics Expert and Security Expert assistants the follow up of observer movements and identification of accommodations
  • Inform all observers of meeting and events agendas
  • Assist in the preparation of a weekly report for the Chief Observer on the activities of the observers
  • Assist in the preparation of documents for LTO/STO briefings/debriefings
  • Liaise between the Core Team and the LTOs
  • Assist to provide the appropriate statistical information for the debriefing of LTOs and all information required by the Chief Observer for the Final Report
  • Any other tasks as may be required


  • 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 is 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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