Team leader/ Fund manager Senior Level

Chemonics International
Location: Nepal
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2019-09-15 Deadline: 2019-09-20
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Senior Level
  • Qualification Degree : Master's Degree
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Chemonics International seeks to fill two senior positions for an anticipated DFID funded project based in Kathmandu, Nepal. The purpose of the overall activity is to mainstream inclusive climate resilience in development planning, improve management of diverse sources of climate finance by municipalities, and allow vulnerable communities to benefit from effective service delivery that improves climate resilience. In particular, this programme focuses on the management and distribution of the financial resources that deliver climate-resilient projects and build the capacity of local government to plan and manage climate funds.

1. Team leader/ Fund manager

In-depth practical knowledge and experience with the operating environment of Federal and local Nepali governments, post Federalism

  • Oversee the management, distribution and reconciliation of climate fund financial aid to municipal governments
  • Assess possible fiduciary risks and implement strategies to mitigate risk
  • Conduct regular audits to safeguard distribution of funds to municipal governments
  • Lead capacity development efforts of municipal governments to plan for and manage climate funds directly
  • Oversee monitoring and evaluation and knowledge management
  • Deliver climate resilient interventions in partnership with local governments
  • Engage with all levels of government, the private sector and other project stakeholders
  • Provide guidance, instruction, direction and leadership to the team
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for all in-country project activities


  • Minimum 15 years of project management experience in donor-funded and/or international programmes;
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in technical areas such as public financial management, grant management, contract oversight, financial aid payments (for climate change initiatives, preferred but not required);
  • Experience with financial oversight, financial risk management, financial budgeting and record-keeping
  • Experience managing programmes ranging in size and complexity, DFID or other donor-funded contracts;
  • Experience supervising host country local personnel and multiple in-country project offices;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with culturally and geographically diverse staff;
  • Ability to develop relationships with implementing TA supplier other DFID programmes and stakeholders (particularly with local, provincial and federal government officials);
  • Professional proficiency in English required; Nepali suggested.

Apply Instructions

Please send your CV and cover letter on a rolling basis no later than September 20th, 2019 to Please include title of position applied to in the subject line. Only finalists will be contacted.

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Organization Summary

Chemonics International promotes economic growth and higher living standards in developing countries. Our experience in 135 countries has taught us to value solutions that are multidisciplinary, that incorporate diverse voices and local needs, and that integrate strategies and innovations from many sectors. Our fundamental goal is to achieve substantial and lasting impact – to make a difference in people's lives

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Nepal
Organization Size 50-100
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