Country Office Manager

Christian Aid
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-01-14 Deadline: 2016-01-26
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelors/Master degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Christian Aid ( is a UK and Ireland based development and humanitarian organization works to support sustainable development, stop poverty, support civil society and provide disaster relief in South America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Christian Aid works where the need is greatest, regardless of religion, nationality or race. Christian Aid has supported humanitarian and development partners globally to eradicate poverty, fight climate change for more than 65 years. Christin Aid works with over 600 local partner organisations in 50 countries around the world to help the world's poorest communities. Christian Aid's headquarters are in London and it organises the UK's largest door-to-door collection, Christian Aid Week, which takes place in May each year. Christian Aid has been working in South Asia across Nepal, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh for more than 50 years with countries offices in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan and South Asia regional office in New Delhi. Christian Aid brings substantial expertise in emergency response, recovery and rehabilitation work, DRR, social Inclusion and Resilient Livelihoods with proven ability to deliver emergency food security and livelihood restoration support through its local partners. CA has a longstanding partnership with donors such as European Commission, ECHO, DFID, Irish Aid, USAID etc. for supporting humanitarian responses in South and South-East Asia region, for major emergencies. Christian Aid has contributed significantly to the regional resilience and humanitarian actions working closely with other institutions of excellence. Christian Aid is now looking to recruit an innovative and dynamic Country Office Manager to support our earthquake response programme in Nepal.

About the role

You will be responsible for maintaining, developing and implementing essential administrative systems to enable the country team to function smoothly and effectively. You will proactively take responsibility for making things work, for example managing the relationships with external suppliers, providing travel, HR and IT support and managing safety and security of our staff and visitors.

About you

You are systemmatic and proactive. You will impress us with your organisational skills and efficiency. You will also bring a solid knowledge of the key support functions such as  HR, logistics, IT & financial management, for our programme team . You are fluent in English and Nepali and bring strong interpersonal skills to our growing team.

It’s important that you are an inspiring person with intellect associated with the position, delegating to ensure core business systems function within Christian Aid Nepal as a whole. The role will be jointly responsible for making strategic decisions with other country leadership team members; and plays a significant role in shaping the country office’s team structure, culture and ability to use systems effectively.


  • Minimum of five years of professional experience in Finance, HR and administration.
  • Proven experience of working on Finance and Accounting packages and HR Database.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Fluent in English and Nepali.
  • Strong partnership with government organizations including district administration and Social Welfare Council.
  • Familiar with development context of Nepal.
  • Successful experience in budgets, finance, procurement, HR administration and business support policies.
  • Experience of working in partnership with local organization and ability to work in diverse, multidisciplinary and multicultural team.
  • Proven experience in review, monitoring and evaluation of programmes; using of quantitative and qualitative methods and approaches to support of programme development.
  • Strong and well developed analytical skills coupled with experience of writing reports that are usable by different stakeholders.
  • Sound knowledge and commitment to explore new cost effective options for the organization.


Further information

This role is open to Nepalese Citizens only.

We value the contribution each person makes to the success of our organisation; we will offer appropriate rewards and benefits that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce.  We welcome applications from people from all sections of the society, irrespective of caste, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.  We encourage applications from socially excluded communities, i.e. marginalised communities (dalits), ethnic and religious minorities, people living with disabilities and especially women candidates are encouraged to apply.

The role will be on the contract of Christian Aid or any of our Partner organizations in Nepal.

Please note that Christian Aid will not pay for the relocation of the selected candidate, nor for his accommodation or subsistence while at this work base



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Organization Summary

Christian Aid is the official relief and development agency of 41 British and Irish churches, and works to support sustainable development, stop poverty, support civil society and provide disaster relief.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location London, United Kingdom
Organization Size 1-10
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