Technical Coordinators

Location: Nepal
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2020-11-25 Deadline: 2020-12-15
  • Location : Nepal
  • Qualification Degree : Master's Degree
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Swisscontact is a leading partner organisation for the implementation of international development projects. We promote inclusive economic, social and ecological development to make an effective contribution towards sustainable and widespread prosperity in developing and emerging economies. Government of Nepal (GoN) and Government of Switzerland have been implementing Nepal Vocational Qualifications System Project (NVQS-P) since 2015. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is providing financial and technical assistance to the GoN (Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT)/Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST)) for the implementation of the project. Swisscontact Nepal has set up a technical assistance team- Project Support Unit (PSU) on behalf of SDC.
For the second Phase of NVQS-P, we invite applications from committed and experienced Nepali citizens for the following position.


Technical Coordinators (2)
Location: NVQS Office, Province One and Three with frequent field-visits
Reports to: Deputy Team Leader (Management)
Duration: One year with possibility of extension


Purpose of the Job
The Technical Coordinator is responsible to support the coordination and implementation of the project activities in federal, provincial, and local levels ensuring adherence to the log frame targets. Key roles of the Technical Coordinators are to align all the core tasks with Yearly Plan of Operations (YPO). Every process will include GESI considerations.
The Technical Coordinator works closely with the Deputy Team Leaders, Process Managers, International Experts and ensures proper execution of the implementation strategies. The Technical Coordinator reports to the Deputy Team Leader (Management).


  • Master’s degree in relevant field (Education/TVET/Workforce education/Management/Business Studies/Development Studies).
  • Minimum of five years of work experience (including at least two years of management experience) in relevant field (i.e. development cooperation and/or, TVET sector programs).
  • Knowledge and work experience of vocational qualifications systems and importance of quality management system would be an advantage.
  • Ability and willingness to work in a team to deliver high quality outputs within deadlines in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.
  • Experience in roles and interrelationship among development organisation, federal, provincial, and local governments in the program development and implementation process.
  • Proficiency in MS Office work and Internet use and basic project management tools.
  • Willingness and ability to frequent field visit travels. 

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Apply Instructions

Application Procedures:
Please submit your current CV with at least two referees, Job Application Form and a cover letter to latest by 15 December 2020.
Please mention the position applied for in the "subject" line of your email. Swisscontact Nepal shall not entertain any phone enquiries or other such solicitations for these positions. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the selection process. Swisscontact Nepal reserves the right to reject any or all applications.

Swisscontact Nepal promotes workforce diversity and applies positive discrimination to candidates from discriminated groups (Women, Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai and other minority communities).

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Organization Summary

Swisscontact supports economic, social and ecological development of South Asia by implementing projects which enable people to improve their living conditions on their own initiatives. Swisscontact has been engaged in international development cooperation in the region since 1962, when it started working in Chandigarh, India and established the Indo-Swiss Training Centre. Gradually, Swisscontact expanded operations across Bangladesh in 1979, Pakistan and Sri Lanka in 1980 and Nepal in 1990.

At present, Swisscontact South Asia has the largest portfolio of development projects in Bangladesh and the office located in Dhaka functions as the South Asia Regional Office (SARO). Swisscontact also maintains a country office in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Swisscontact aims to further strengthening its presence in South Asia whilst building and maintaining strong networks with private businesses; public agencies; micro, small and medium enterprises; non-governmental organisations and civil society; bi- and multi-lateral donor agencies and host governments.

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