Head of Programme - Energy

Practical Action
Location: Kathmandu
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-12-28 Deadline: 2017-01-16
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Master's degree in any discipline related to the subject
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Practical Action in Nepal is working primarily in four programme areas – Energy; Inclusive Agriculture; Urban Services – WASH; and Disaster Risk Reduction. Practical Action seeks to recruit a Head of Programme (HoP) for its Energy Programme based in the Regional Office, Kathmandu in Nepal.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in any discipline related to the subject with at least five year work experience in energy and with an understanding of recent     major issues in the field of attaining sustainable and decentralised energy services for poor people
  • Analytical skills including proven experience in developing Logical Framework and Theory of Change, especially relating to energy services for poor people
  • Experience of practical field based research and research methodologies, and project and contract management (from project design to implementation)
  • Leadership skills, including experience of building effective teams, defining targets and managing staff and partners
  • Familiar with communications, policy and advocacy work and a confident communicator to external audiences
  • Knowledge of energy sector in South Asian context is preferred and understanding of international development policy issues and how they relate to technology is desirable


Apply Instructions

Practical Action encourages all interested candidates to submit the duly filled application form including recent passport size photograph, list of three professional references and a cover letter by email at HR@practicalaction.org.np mentioning the post applied for in the subject line no later than 15 January 2017.

This is a reserved position for women candidate only.

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Organization Summary

Practical Action is an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) that uses technology to challenge poverty in developing countries.Practical Action is a registered charity in the UK and a company limited by guarantee, under the direction of a Board of Trustees. The senior management team, which has executive responsibilities, is called the Strategy Leadership Team (SLT) and it comprises the Chief Executive and twelve Directors, including seven Country and Regional Directors.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 1-10
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