Team Leader

Pact Nepal
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-06-06 Deadline: 2016-06-23
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in a relevant field such as economic development, project management, international development, or other relevant field
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the overall technical direction and management of the project, providing guidance and support to the project team to achieve expected deliverables and indicators.
  • Provide technical leadership to ensure high quality programming to achieve project results; ensure that the technical assistance provided by the project is effective and sustainable.
  • Oversee project planning (work plans and budgets) and reporting.
  • Manage project budget to meet expected results, ensuring cost-effective use of resources.
  • Oversee project monitoring and evaluation; ensure that project impact reporting requirements are met.
  • Ensure close coordination with other relevant initiatives/programs in country.
  • Serve as Pact’s liaison with DFID, the Government of Nepal, and partners.
  • Ensure effective application of internal controls, and adherence to DFID, and Pact policies and procedures.
  • Represent Pact at conferences, working groups, and meetings to support Pact’s thought leadership in livelihoods and economic empowerment programming in Nepal and the region.

Basic Requirements

  • Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in a relevant field such as economic development, project management, international development, or other relevant field.
  • A minimum of 10 years of technical and managerial experience in economic development, economic empowerment or other relevant livelihood interventions.
  • A minimum of 5 years working in Southeast Asia.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a senior level management and leadership position, including direct supervision of staff, program management, and technical leadership.
  • Demonstrated experience managing multi‐million dollar donor-funded complex projects.
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with DFID/Nepal, host government partners at the national and state levels, and personnel within the project.
  • Experience managing DFID contracts and grants.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Willingness to travel up to 30% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical Director and/or Team Leader/COP experience in large economic development programs—particularly those focused on improving the lives of women and girls—is strongly preferred.
  • Experience implementing or managing economic development programs in Nepal.
  • Experience supporting and managing grants to local organizations implementing economic development programs.
  • Nepali language skills.

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Organization Summary

The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact’s promises are fulfilled in partnership with local communities. Our integrated approach to building the capacity of local organizations, developing good governance and cultivating markets is carried out by individuals who adapt our expertise to their own environments and challenges.
Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu, Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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