Consultant Top Level

Gurkha Welfare Trust
Location: Kathmandu
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2020-02-09 Deadline: 2020-02-20
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Working Position : Top Level
  • Qualification Degree : Master's Degree
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : Development Work/Consulting Service
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description


The Gurkha Welfare Trust (Nepal) (GWT(N)) is seeking a local consultant for an initial period of four months to provide technical assistance for the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) element of the DFID funded programme in Nepal. He/she will be required to design and oversee the opening stages of a DRR programme which delivers effective DRR training to rural communities. He/she will additionally be required to work closely with Government Authority of Nepal or their representatives in provincial and district governments to ensure that training, workshops and other deliverables are aligned to existing DRR plans.

GWT(N) is interested in individuals with experience of the following:

  • Conducting field level DRR assessments with community actors, including local authorities and schools.
  • Facilitating participatory design of community-based DRR mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery interventions, ensuring they are contextually relevant and applying evidence-based best practices.
  • Developing tailored DRR curriculum and facilitating training of trainers (ToT) workshops.


  • Master’s degree in Disaster Risk Management or related field
  • Fluent in Nepali and English


  • Excellent understanding of DRR&M situations in Nepal and its integration in the federal structure
  • 10 or more years’ experience working with senior officials of government institutions in Nepal and providing technical assistance to DRR programs
  • Experience designing DRR projects and proposals, and developing project budgets.
  • Prior experience of conducting study/research in the area of DRR, community stabilization, livelihoods or related field.
  • Prior experience of conducting project evaluation
  • Confident use of statistical analysis software and social research methods
  • Proven experience in gender analysis/mainstreaming


  • Previous experience working with UN other I/NGO with a similar scope of programming Specific experience in the Nepal DRR context.


The consultancy fee will be commensurate with experience. Other Terms and Conditions are as per GWT(N) regulations. This position is offered for 4 months initially and may be extended on the basis of need and performance. Applicants are to compulsorily quote their expected consultancy fee for the above job/service.

Please Note :

Applications are invited from all with competencies and experience as mentioned above. All documents including a handwritten application, Curriculum Vitae, recent passport size photo, copy of citizenship and any other relevant certificates should be electronically attached. The application submission deadline is 20 February 2020.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview. No telephone calls will be entertained.

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Organization Summary

The Gurkha Welfare Trust is the leading Gurkha charity. We provide financial, medical and development aid to Gurkha veterans, their families and communities.

Industry Type Association / Foundation
Location Pokhara
Organization Size 1-10
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