Economic/Commercial Specialist Mid Level

US Embassy, Nepal
Location: Kathmandu
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2024-03-07 Deadline: 2024-03-21
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Working Position : Mid Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor's degree
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : Development/ Program Managment
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Announcement Number: Kathmandu-2024-010 Hiring Agency: Embassy Kathmandu

Position Title: Economic/Commercial Specialist (Economic Specialist) - All Interested Applicants

Open Period: 03/07/2024 - 03/21/2024 (Format MM/DD/YYYY)

Vacancy Time Zone: GMT-F5.75

Series/Grade: LE - 1505 10

Salary: NPR Rs2,908,154 /Per Year

Work Schedule: Full-time - 40 hours per week

Promotion Potential: LE-10

Duty Location(s): 1 Vacancy in

Kathmandu, NP Telework Eligible: No

For More Info: 1 HR Section




Hiring Path: Open to the public

Who May Apply/Clarification All Interested Applicants / All Sources

From the Agency: For applicants who are USEFMs, the final grade/step for the position will be determined by Washington DC. The proposed grade is FP-5.

Security Clearance Required: Public Trust - Background Investigation

Appointment Type Permanent

Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.

Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Kathmandu, Nepal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Economic/Commercial Specialist. This position is open to all interested applicants.

The work schedule for this position is Full Time (40 hours per week).

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position: No

Relocation Expenses

Reimbursed: Occasional Travel

Travel Required: Occasional travel may be required.

Job Specification

Requirements: EXPERIENCE: Five years of professional experience in the field of Commerce, Economics, or International Relations is required. Experience analyzing and reporting on economic issues is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge and familiarity with Nepal's economic and commercial structure, institutions, and key personalities is required. Familiarity with economic principles, data, and ability to find information quickly is required

Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree in the field of economics, finance, public administration, international relations, or political science is required. Evaluations: These may be tested (Language, Skills and Abilities):

LANGUAGE: Fluent speaking/reading/writing English is required. Fluent speaking/reading/writing Nepali is required.

Please specify in your application your level of proficiency in ALL languages listed above.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to prepare reports on a wide range of economic issues is required. Ability to develop and maintain contacts across the government, private sector, and civil society is required. Ability to use the Microsoft Office suite such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook , PowerPoint etc. is required. Excellent interpersonal skills are required.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.


Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Apply Instructions

To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to provide requested information, or the information is insufficient to verify eligibility, may result in disqualification for this position.

Required Documents:

Required Documents All Applicants

  • Proof of Citizenship
  • Education Transcript
  • Other Documents (e.g. Experience Certificates) Residency Permit (If applicable)
  • List of Reference

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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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