Practical Action is a UK based organisation, which aims to reduce poverty through wider use of appropriate technologies in developing countries. It works in more than 45 countries through its offices in Bangladesh, Bolivia, India, Kenya, Nepal, Peru, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Zimbabwe.
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 Urban WASH Programme based in the Regional Office, Kathmandu in Nepal. Reporting to the Regional Director, the incumbent will lead the development and implementation of Practical Action’s Urban Services - WASH Programme in Nepal and South Asia (SA).
As the Senior Management Team member, the incumbent shall have the following major responsibilities.
Minimum Qualifications Required:
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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 19 March 2017.
Female candidates and candidates from disadvantaged groups are highly encouraged to apply.
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.