Team Leader

Felm is an internationally active organization established in 1859 and one of the largest Finnish civil society organizations working in global development. Felm’s work aims to promote human dignity and justice around the world. Felm currently works in 30 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Felm strives for positive and permanent change in developing countries, aiming to help build a world where everyone’s voice is heard, through the realization of human rights. Felm has been working in Nepal since 1977, affiliated as INGO with the SWC as Felm-Nepal 2009.

Team Leader

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The project aims at strengthening collective voices of freed Haliya communities, women and Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) and their networks in defending their rights to enjoy their economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR); and ensuring their meaningful participation and representation in decision making.

Required Qualification and Skills: 

  • Minimum Master’s degree in social sciences, development studies or other relevant subject
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in development cooperation
  • Previous experience in EU funded projects is required
  • Good team building and leadership skills are essential
  • Knowledge and skills on RBM, HRBA and project cycle management, including data collection, reporting, monitoring and evaluation
  • Excellent command over English and Nepali is mandatory
  • Willingness and physical ability to travel in remote project areas


  • S/he will be responsible for the overall project coordination in the field, stakeholder management and overseeing and monitoring timely implementation of the day-to-day activities of the project
  • In addition, s/he will be responsible for finance administration in collaboration with project’s finance admin person
  • S/he will supervise a team consisting of project staff from four partnering organisations of the project consortium and s/he will have the main responsibility of overall project reporting to Felm Regional and HQ Managers
  • The Team Leader will be an inclusion and gender expert with sound experience on HRBA project implementation

The duty station will be the Project Management Unit in Dhangadhi. 

Salary Benefits and Conditions: As per Felm-Nepal policies. The full time post is for fixed term of three years with 1-year contract, renewable for extra 2 years. The post is subject to approval of a Project Agreement with the Government of Nepal.

Applying Procedure

Interested candidates meeting the requirements are requested to submit their application with CV, salary expectation and contact information of two referees.

Applications from women, Dalit or ethnic minority group members and people with disability are encouraged. All the rights for recruitment are reserved by Felm-Nepal. Enquiries through telephone calls will not be entertained.

Submission of applications and required documents no later than March 12th, 2020 by email to [email protected] .Applications are read before the last submission date. Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview. 

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