Location :Kathmandu, NEPAL
Application Deadline :17-Feb-21 10:45 pm
Additional Category:Climate & Disaster Resilience
Type of Contract:Other
Post Level: Other
Languages Required: English
Duration of Initial Contract :One year with possibility of extension
Duties and Responsibilities
The National Project Manager (NPM), will be responsible for the overall management of the Project, including the mobilisation of all project inputs, supervision over project staff, consultants and sub-contractors. The PM will report to the National Project Director and work in close guidance with the Portfolio Manager of Resilience and Envirionment Portfolio. The Project Manager will perform a liaison role with the government (Federal and Local Level), UNDP and other UN agencies, CSOs and project partners, and maintain close collaboration with other donor agencies providing co-financing. The Project Manager is responsible for day to day management of the Project Management Unit along with Project Implementation Unit (Field).
Under the overall supervision of the National Project Director, the National Project Manager will be responsible for overall project implementation, technical oversight, coordination with government counterparts and quality assurance of project activities of Developing Climate Resilient Livelihoods in Vulnerable Watershed in Nepal.
Required Skills and Experience
PhD or Master's degree in watershed management, forestry, natural resource management or relevant subject
At least five years of experience for PhD and eight years for Master’s degree in project management preferably in government or international institutions;
Work experience and expertise in integrated watershed management, forestry, forest restoration, climate change and cross-cutting issues such as GESI;
Strong management skills including ability to provide strategic guidance, technical oversight, mentor staffs, develop work plans and manage budget and project expenditures;
Proven ability to produce analytical reports with quantitative data analysis;
Experience in programme design, monitoring and evaluation is an asset;
Experience working for the government of Nepal and UN is an asset.
Good knowledge of English, fluency in the language of the duty station.
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