Project Manager

Practical Action
Location: Nepalgunj
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2019-06-28 Deadline: 2019-08-07
  • Location : Nepalgunj
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Project Manager, Climate Change and Fragility project

Practical Action has an exciting opportunity for a ‘Project Manager’ to work under Climate Change and Fragility project based in Nepalgunj. Reporting to the Head of Programme Delivery, the position will be accountable for leading the planning and delivery of the project; S/he shall coordinate for effective and sustainable project strategies/ approaches and implementation of activities as well as ensure coherence and effectiveness in influencing so as to contribute to the organization’s Strategic Business Plan and the Change Ambitions. S/he shall be overall in-charge of the Climate Change and Fragility (CCF) Project in Nepal.

Date of expiry 7th Jul
Salary Negotiable
Location Practical Action South Asia Regional Office, Nepal
Full/Part time Full Time
Employment status Fixed Term
Other terms


In our current strategic business plan, we expect to focus on Disaster Risk Reduction and Energy in both, Nepal and India, Agriculture in Nepal and WASH in India. Across all our work, we aim to achieve impact at scale using our Framework for Change. This involves an in-depth analysis of the nature, scale and source of the challenge, defining the change we want to bring about in the system and in people’s lives and using our three pathways to demonstrate what works, learn and use knowledge and evidence to inspire others to adopt similar approaches. Technology is at the core of what we do with a focus on climate change and digital technology. We pay special attention to gender across all our work.

The Project Manager will provide support in management and administration across all five core areas of the strategy directly or indirectly:

  • achieve change and impact
  • strengthen organisational profile
  • lead and manage people
  • support generation of funds and manage relationships
  • deliver performance

The Project Manager of Climate Change Fragility (CCF) plays a management role and is accountable for leading on planning and delivery of the project. The Project Manager is overall in-charge of the Climate Change Fragility (CCF) Project in Nepal. S/he oversees and coordinates for effective and sustainable project strategies/ approaches and implementation of activities accordingly. S/he ensures coherence and effectiveness in influencing so as to contribute to the organization’s Strategic Business Plan and the Change Ambitions.
The CCF project focuses on comprehensive and cross-sectoral responses to tackle the destabilizing effects of climate change. Developing and testing practical approaches to address climate fragility risk will be one of key priorities. The project’s overall objective is to improve the resilience of communities to climate-fragility risk by strengthening inclusion and relationships, local government’s capacities and planning processes, and sustainable livelihoods.

  • The post-holder will lead team of CCF to:Manage overall contract and follow the conditions of award
  • Ensure timely delivery of the CCF project within budget, in compliance with our internal and donor requirements and to achieve results as per the project logframe or Theory of Change
  • Ensure that gender equality and social inclusion and learning agenda for knowledge management, communications and technology approaches are well integrated within the CCF project
  • Oversee the procurement and people management, monitoring, data management and good quality reports preparation for the CCF project (within the organization’s rule)
  • Oversee partnerships management and compliance of safeguarding and code of conduct by the project team, partners and all the concerned people
  • Manage relationships with communities, partners and relevant government agencies

Job Specification

Project Manager Nepal, Job Application Form

Project Manager Nepal, Job Description

Apply Instructions

Interested candidates can download detailed job description and standard application form from Submit a cover letter along with the duly filled standard application form to by 7 July 2019.

Female candidates and candidates from marginalised groups are encouraged to apply.

Practical Action is committed to safeguarding; protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks.

This Job is expired. The Company is no longer accepting applications for this position.

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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