Senior Local Governance Officer

Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2017-10-25 Deadline: 2017-11-08
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Master's degree in governance, law, politics, public administration, sociology, ,management, and//or, related subjects
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description


  • Support municipalities / rural municipalities and provincial administrations in setting up and executing planning, promotion/support and implementation mechanisms for alternative energy
  • Support (rural) municipalities to develop local government framework, guidelines and policy as per new bill to promote alternative energy in rural areas
  • Support in the development of the strategic and organizational-administrative framework of decentralized service delivery at provincial and municipal level
  • Support AEPC in extending their energy service portfolio towards provincial and local governments to adapt to the new federal set-up
  • Support AEPC, provincial and local administrations to develop and implement mechanisms and procedures to coordinate, interact and cooperate in the promotion of alternative energy in rural areas
  • Develop, plan, implement and monitor capacity and institutional development activities for provincial and local governments, with regards to promoting alternative energy within their jurisdiction in accordance with the Nepalese constitution
  • Closely work together, and coordinate with (rural) municipalities and provincial governments, as well as AEPC in regards to the implementation of RERA activities relating to governance
  • Be the resource person for the RERA programme on the current status and progress of the Nepalese decentralization process and provide inputs to the strategic orientation of RERA implementation
  • Support AEPC, provinces and municipalities in mainstreaming GESI aspects and guidelines in all legislation, processes and standards pertaining alternative energy

Required qualification and experience:

  • Master's degree in governance, law, politics, public administration, sociology, ,management, and//or, related subjects with at least 7 years of total working experience in the governance sector preferably on energy related issues
  • 3 years of experience in working in/with 'local 'government institutions, as well as organizational and capacity development, preferably in the energy sector
  • Experience in good governance and with donor funded programmes will be an asset
  • Experience in developing and adapting methodologies and tools designed to meet local government management and compliance requirements
  • Work experience in the rural/alternative energy sector, as well as work experience abroad, is of advantage
  • Good understanding of the Nepalese public administration, regulation, policies and laws as well as issues and challenges of local governments and decentralization in Nepal
  • Excellent Communication skills in English and Nepali (both Verbal and Written)
  • • Excellent knowledge of MS Office

The salary and social benefits will correspond to the rule applicable to GIZ national personnel in Nepal. Especially women and candidates from underprivileged castes and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.

Apply Instructions

Interested Nepali citizens are requested to send a completed application including CV, two referees to the email address <> try 08 November 2017. Only applications sent by email will be accepted. Please write in the subject line while applying by position: for "Ref. Nr. -17016: Senior Local Governance Officer".

Only short listed candidates will be called for an interview. No telephone inquiries will be entertained. The organisation reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

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Organization Summary

GIZ offers customised solutions to complex challenges. We are an experienced service provider and assist the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation. We offer demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development.

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