Financial and Policy Advisor - Team Leader

Location: Dhangadhi
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2019-08-27 Deadline: 2019-09-08
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Dhangadhi
  • Qualification Degree : Master’s Degree in Finance, Public Administration or Management with banking sector background
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Financial and Policy Advisor - Team Leader

  • Dhangadhi, Nepal
  • Full-time
  • Contract type: National employment contract

Company Description

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is a not-for-profit international development organisation. Founded in the Netherlands in 1965, we have built a long-term, local presence in countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development. SNV has been working in Nepal since 1980 and is active in Agriculture, Renewable Energy and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.

SNV is seeking qualified Nepalese for Financial and Policy Advisor - Team Leader position to implement a project called “Austria-Nepal Renewable Energy Blended Finance Facility” (REBFF) in Sudoor Paschim Province of Nepal.

SNV Nepal with the financial support of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) will be implementing a project called “Austria-Nepal Renewable Energy Blended Finance Facility” (REBFF) in Sudoor Paschim Province of Nepal. The main objective of the project is to support development and upscaling of innovative financing by establishing a Credit Guarantee Fund (CGF) to finance renewable energy projects and strengthening capacity of stakeholders involved. However, access to energy to the rural households through financing will be the main outcome of the project.

Job Description

The key person who assumed the whole responsibility on coordination and implementation of the project is the Financial and Policy Advisor (FPA) who assume the responsibility of project Team Leader. The FPA works under the close guidance and supervision of SNV Nepal Country Director or his/her designate. FPA works closely with main partner bank, local financial institutions, federal, provincial and local government, and private companies. The scope of the activities and responsibilities of FPA can be detailed as follows:

  • Develop operational manual for mainstreaming commercial lending (credits/equity/impact investment etc.) to renewable energy projects.
  • Coordinate among different stakeholders (REEEP, NMB Bank, Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC), Local Government, private sector) for effective project implementation
  • Identify local financial institutions and develop their capacity on project identification, feasibility, lending, etc
  • Provide inputs on credit policy and procedures
  • Prepare report and submit to SNV, donor and government
  • Support on establishment of Credit Guarantee Fund (CGF) together with REEEP and partner bank
  • Develop AEPC operational guideline on CGF
  • Work together with local financial institutions and priorities bankable investments
  • Work as a Team Leader and manage day to day office administration and finance according to SNV rules and regulations.
  • Recruit any short term personnel according to the project document.
  • Supervise and provide guidance to the staff assigned for the project
  • Carry any other assignment as and when required.


  • Master’s Degree in Finance, Public Administration or Management with banking sector background
  • At least five years of experience working in financing sector particularly in banking business;
  • Able to frequently field visit;
  • At least two years of project management experience
  • Good writing and verbal skills in English and Nepali
  • Good training on policy development and communication / human relation skills
  • Renewable Energy experience (desired)

Additional Information

Period of Performance : 2 years

Desired Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Type : National Employment Contract

Required Number of Position : 1

Duty Station : Dhangadi, Sudoor Paschim Province with frequent visit to Kathmandu

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How to Apply:
If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by uploading your CV and letter of motivation by clicking on the "I'm interested" button before 8  September 2019


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Organization Summary

Starting from 2011, SNV has designed scalable and impact oriented programmes within four sectors that are aligned with the Government of Nepal’s development priorities.

The three key sectors SNV works in are Agricultural and Forest Products; Renewable Energy; and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.

We explicitly emphasise institutional development and local ownership of programmes. In order to enhance our impacts, we actively seek partnerships for funding, joint programme implementation and knowledge sharing.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Jawlakhel, Lalitpur P.O. Box 1966 Kathmandu, Nepal
Organization Size 1-10