Country Director

Help e.V.
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2017-03-05 Deadline: 2017-03-25
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Master's Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

For the coordination of our programme in Nepal, Help e.V. is looking for a

Country Director

for initially 12 months startingpreferably between the 15th of May, 2017.

Location of employment isKathmandu, Nepal


The Country Directoris responsible for the strategic management of the projects and ofthe Help-Team in Nepal. He/she ensuresoptimal coordination of duties on an internal level and with partners in Nepal as well as with local authorities, German and international donors, UN-organizations and other international and national NGOs.


Duties and responsibilities:

Projectmanagement and strategic project development

The Country Director is responsible for the strategic orientation, conceptualization and planning of the projects, as well as the implementation of Help’s project activities for the guarantee of quality and transparency. He/She is responsible for an efficient management as well as implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the project activities and reports comprehensively to Help in Germany. Further does the task include ensuring a smooth, transparent internal communication and close cooperation with all project partners and Help- HQ, as well as human resource management of the national team in Nepal. The Country Coordinator provides proactive support for an efficient quality management approach for Help’s project activities in Nepal.

Cooperation and coordination with German and international donors

The Country Director is responsible for fundraising within the country and primary contact person for donor representatives.  He/She contains an overview of all donors active in Nepal and takes part in their meetings on a regular basis. Additionally, he/ she stays informed about current donor regulations.

Finance management

The Country Director is responsible for the proper financial management of all projects and works closely with Help HQ regarding this topic.  He/She is responsible for the budgeting, financial management and control, and ensures that diverging project developments are considered in timely manner and challenges are reported promptly and solved. The Country Director ensures a regular, comprehensive and transparent financial reporting towards Help in Germany as well as donors according to their guidelines.

Logistics and procurement

The Country Director warrants the logistical necessities in order to implement to project activities, ensures the compliance with the respective donor and internal regulations, particularly regarding the procurement processes. In doing so an effective contract management, as well as a smooth procedure and coordination between all involved departments is ensured.

Representation and cooperation with partners

The Country Director represents Help in the country of deployment towards all authorities, national international organizations and UN- institutions. He/She works closely and collaboratively with Help’s local partner organizations and actively networks with all required contacts for a regular exchange on all levels.



  • At least 5 years of experience in the coordination of emergency aid-, rehabilitation- and development programmes
  • Solid experiences in the design, planning and implementation of projects (project cycle management) including development of projects and proposal writing and acquisition of donor funds
  • Degree and working experience preferably in architecture or technical construction; or agricultural and livestock farming, experience in food security and Community Development (Self-Reliance/income generating activities) projects;
  • Solid experience in human resources management for international and national staff
  • Solid experiences in monitoring and evaluation
  • Solid knowledge of reporting in German and English languages
  • Experience in the implementation of thematicassessments and risk hazard assessments;
  • Partnerorientated and experience incapacity development for local partners;
  • Solid knowledge in finance management (budgetplanning, financial control and documentation)
  • Solid experiences in logistics, procurement and contract management
  • Solid knowledge of international humanitarian standards (Sphere, Core Humanitarian Standards);
  • Experience in quality management
  • Experience in the cooperation with German and international donors according to their respective guidelines and regulations
  • Experience in negotiations with donors and national authorities
  • Experience in risk management
  • Experience in security management for international and local staff
  • Analytical skills
  • Excellent communicative and conflict resolution skills, intercultural empathy
  • Experiences with participatory working methods


Qualified candidates are invited to submit their complete application by 25.03.2017 in German or English to:

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Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location -
Organization Size 1-10
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