Web Content Management Assistant (Open for two positions, Only for Nepali Nationals)
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) seeks to enable sustainable and resilient mountain development for improved and equitable livelihoods through knowledge generation and regional cooperation. 

ICIMOD is a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge-sharing centre serving the eight regional member countries of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan. Working in partnership with regional and international organizations, ICIMOD aims to influence policy and practices to meet environmental and livelihood challenges emerging in the HKH. ICIMOD provides a platform for researchers, practitioners, and policy makers from the region and around the globe to generate and share knowledge, support evidence-based decision making, and encourage regional cooperation. 

ICIMOD works through its six Regional Programmes: 1) Adaptation and Resilience Building, 2) Transboundary Landscapes, 3) River Basins and Cryosphere, 4) Atmosphere, 5) Mountain Environment Regional Information System, and 6) Mountain Knowledge and Action Networks. These regional programmes are supported by four Thematic Areas – Livelihoods, Ecosystem Services, Water and Air, and Geospatial Solutions – and underpinned by the Knowledge Management and Communication (KMC) Unit. ICIMOD seeks to contribute to reducing poverty and vulnerability and improving the lives and livelihoods of mountain women, men and children, now and in the future.

The thematic areas, regional programmes, and initiatives are supported by programme associates, who provide overall administrative and logistic support to ensure the smooth functioning of the unit. 

Web Content Management Assistant (Open for two positions, Only for Nepali Nationals)

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Division:  Knowledge Management and Communication (KMC)

Duration: One year, of which the first three months is probationary, with possibility of extension, subject to performance and ICIMOD’s future funding levels. 

Duty station: The duty station is Kathmandu.

Remuneration: Salaries and benefits of ICIMOD are competitive compared to other regional organizations; remuneration is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Responsibilities and tasks:

The Web Content Management Assistant works on website management. S/he should be aware of basic communications and public relations practices. The Web Content Management Assistant, working under the direct supervision of the Knowledge Management, Multimedia and Web Officer, will be responsible for two main areas:

Web

  • Responsible for publishing ICIMOD news, events, blogs, and press releases with relevant key words and links
  • Responsible for creating the ICIMOD and other initiative-specific digital newsletters
  • Assist in developing new microsites and pages for initiatives and major events within the ICIMOD website, ensuring compliance with ICIMOD branding guidelines
  • Liaise with KMC colleagues to develop and support a system for regular updating and refreshing web content on microsites (such as news, events, press releases, publications, stories)
  • Assess and categorize information to be posted appropriately on the ICIMOD website; identify old postings that can be re-categorized and analyse relevant placement for new postings
  • Identify, report, and address when necessary any bugs, broken links, and page errors
  • Maintain working relations as a team player in all web-related work
  • Assist in all other web-related updates and issues
  • Perform other relevant work to support the KMC team

Intranet

  • Assist in adding new sections
  • Assist in maintaining and developing new sites and pages
  • Assist in maintaining the ICIMOD SharePoint site

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Science, Information Technology, or an equivalent field
  • At least 1 years’ experience in web content development and management

Skills and competencies:

  • Teamwork and cooperation: Ability to work smoothly and effectively with others in the team to establish constructive ideas or solutions that meet team objectives
  • Result orientation: Ability to proactively approach the smooth organization of internal processes; ability to work independently with a strong sense of initiative, discipline, and self-motivation
  • Cross cultural impact: Be respectful of and able to adjust to cultural differences and understand cultural differences
  • Analytical thinking: Seeks out information and researches to understand problems and uses appropriate data to support decisions
  • Continuous improvement and innovation: Continually improves work processes and questions status quo practices, traditions, and assumptions
  • Self-development: Demonstrates a continuous learning attitude and finds out about possibilities for personal development
  • Developing others: Provides information on compliance, procedures, and processes

Applying Procedure

Applicants are requested to apply online before June 22, 2019 through ICIMOD's Online Application System.

Gender and equity policy

Qualified eligible female candidates and those from disadvantaged backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply. ICIMOD upholds a gender equity policy and is supportive of female professionals. It operates a day- care centre on the campus and is committed to the integration of gender equity at the organizational and programmatic levels.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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