Purpose: IPE Triple Line is taking steps to set up an office in Nepal with a view to better engage with the development community in Nepal. Accordingly, IPE Triple Line is seeking to appoint a Country Director
Contract: Full-time/ permanent
Location: Kathmandu, Nepal - with frequent international travel
Reports: Padmakumar, Chief Operating Officer, IPE Global
Start Date: Immediate
IPE Triple Line
For more than 18 years we have worked as a value driven organisation with clients to create conditions that stimulate equitable development and sustainable economic growth in developing countries. We work globally with project teams providing expert technical advice, facilitating new partnerships, conducting due diligence, providing guidance and managing projects to help change, shape and develop societies and economies for the better. We work with a wide range of high profile clients - Governments and bilateral agencies, international agencies, programmes and foundations; companies and civil society organisations - and have active partnerships with research organisations and universities. IPE Triple Line is part of the IPE Global Group which has international offices in Nairobi, Addis Ababa and Dhaka as well. For more details, please visit www.tripleline.com; www.ipeglobal.com; www ipeafrica.com
We are looking for an aspiring individual (preferably an international expert with professional consulting experience in Nepal's development sector) who is keen to manage and grow a team. As Country Director you will have overall responsibility for developing and managing the portfolio of consulting opportunities and supervising its implementation in Nepal in line with IPE Triple Line vision. The Country Director will initially focus on building the IPE Triple Line brand in Nepal and develop long term strategic partnerships with Government and key national and international donors.
Responsibilities of the Country Director shall include but will not be limited to:
Leadership & Management
Provide Leadership in setting direction and operations in Nepal, in consultation with the Director, Social and Economic Empowerment and COO, IPE Global.
Oversee management of country office's staff, consultants, accounts, audit and compliances.
Staffing - hiring key staff for the office and on projects as required and ensure preparation of database of local consultants.
Coordination and communication with all the offices of IPE Global Group for support on proposals.
Business Development & Program Management
Establish strategic partnership with consultancy organisations, International NGOs and other resourceinstitutions in Nepal with an objective to bid for opportunities from various development partners and Government of Nepal.
Create, develop and manage repository of CVs of good technical experts across Nepal to be used for various bids.
Manage relationships with key Government Departments in Nepal.
Lead on identifying business development opportunities from development partners & local Ministries.
Lead on developing quality proposals to respond to the opportunities/RFPs.
Initiate and seek new ideas & relationships for the development of new projects and businesses.
Actively lead in building consortiums in key sectors based on development partners, nature of projects and key strengths of various partners.
Oversee and coordinate the project portfolio to ensure the highest level of project quality and accountability, while fostering continuity through building local capacity.
Person specification: Eligible to live and work in the Nepal & 10+ years' experience post qualification in senior management position including demonstrated experience in Business Development, Program Management & Implementation of Development sector programmes in Nepal and South Asia
Please send your CV and cover letter stating why you are suitable for the job (max one page) to 3L@tripleline.com
and email@example.com by the deadline of Friday 15th December 2017.