Development Assistance Specialist

US Embassy, Nepal
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2018-02-02 Deadline: 2018-02-23
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor’s degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description


Reporting to the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Resident Country Director, the incumbent will manage bilateral relations between MCC and Government of Nepal (GoN) related to infrastructure development, specifically in the power and transportation sectors. The incumbent will oversee technical projects undertaken by GoN using MCC funding and will have direct technical oversight responsibility for Electric Transmission Project (ETP). The ETP includes building transmission lines and substations, and providing technical assistance to the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and the Nepal Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). The incumbent will oversee the activities of the technical teams at the Millennium Challenge Account-Nepal (MCA-N) on the ETP as well as serve as a primary contributor on donor coordination on the power sector in Nepal. The incumbent will also travel to construction sites around the country for technical monitoring of the projects.


NOTE: Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so will result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

  1. EDUCATION: Successful completion of Bachelor’s degree in electrical, mechanical or other engineering discipline is required.
  2. EXPERIENCE: Minimum of five years of professional experience in managing engineering projects that involve electrical power generation, transmission or distribution is required
  3. LANGUAGE: Level IV (Fluent) reading/speaking/writing English is required. Level IV (Fluent) reading/speaking/writing Nepali is required. English language ability will be tested.
  4. KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of Nepal’s power sector policies, policy making institutions, Nepal Electricity Authority, Independent Power Producers, and the construction industry is required. Good understanding of the factors affecting the Nepali power sector, including policy shortcomings, legal and regulatory gaps, institutional overlaps and duplications, and the political economy of the power sector is required.
  5. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to use Windows based computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is required. 


MCC Development Assistance Specialist

18-08 Development Assistance Specialist (W)

Apply Instructions

E-mail Address: write “Application for Development Assistance Specialist” in the Subject Line).


Human Resources Office
G.P.O. Box 295
Kathmandu, Nepal

(Please clearly mark your envelope as “Application for Development Assistance Specialist”).

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Organization Summary

The mission of the U.S. Embassy in Nepal is to assist Nepal’s development as a peaceful, prosperous, and democratic nation that contributes positively to regional stability.  In pursuit of this goal, the United States encourages multi-party democracy, including respect for human rights and the rule of law, and sustainable, market-oriented, and private-sector-led economic development.

Industry Type Embassy / Diplomatic Agency
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 1-10
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