Position: Investment Coordinator (m/f/d): EU-Nepal Trade and Investment Programme
Assignment period: 12/01/2020 – 11/30/2023
Field: Economic Development
Type of employment: full-time
Application deadline: 05/26/2020
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a service enterprise for development cooperation with international operations and global experience. Owned by the Federal Republic of Germany, the organisation operates as a private-sector enterprise with a development policy mandate: to make sustainable improvements to the living conditions of people in the countries we operate in. The organisation’s business area – GIZ International Services – is the vehicle for offering GIZ’s services to international clients.
GIZ International Services is a shortlisted tenderer for the EU funded project “Investment Support Facility (ISF) for EU-Nepal Trade and Investment Programme”.
The Trade and Investment Programme (TIP) follows the direction of the European Consensus on Development – “People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace, and Partnership” – and addresses more specifically “Prosperity” (inclusive and sustainable growth & jobs), “Planet” (Protecting the environment, managing natural resources and tackling climate change) and “People” (human development/dignity). The Overall objective of the TIP is to contribute to Nepal’s sustainable and inclusive economic growth and poverty reduction.
The purposes of this project are as follows:
• to increase trade and participation in regional and global value-chains;
• to improve the investment climate for attracting Foreign Direct Investment;
• to improve the trade and investment coordination strategy elaborated and agreed between country partners and development partners.
He/she will be based in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies (MoICS), and as such directly in support of TIP/investment component implementation, coordination and reporting. He/she will ensure that the key concerns of the trade and investment sector are well addressed by the facility. He/she will also assist the Facility Director/Team Leader in his/her contacts, helping to reach the right persons and obtain the right information.
Qualifications and skills:
• Master degree in Trade, Investment, Economics, Management, international Development, or other relevant subject or equivalent experience of 12 years.
• Proven experience and expertise in Investment and FDI related issues.
• Previous experience of EU Preferential Trade Agreements (including EBA, GSP, GSP+) and EUs External Investment Plans (blending, guarantees and investment climate) will be an asset.
• Excellent Nepali and English expression both orally and in writing.
General professional experience:
• At least 10 years of experience in managing programmes and/or advising as a consultant in the area of trade and investment.
Specific professional experience:
• At least 10 years of experience in trade and investment, preferably in the context of a least developed country/developing countries and capacity building at national level processes. A longer experience and trade/investment related experience is an asset.
• Experience of interacting with the Nepalese public administration, in particular Ministries related to FDI facilitation and trade would be an asset.
• Experience of similar projects or set-up would be an asset.
• Experience in green finance / green economy would be an asset.
• Experience in trade and investment projects promoting gender equality and social inclusion would be an asset.
Last date to apply: 26 May 2020
Please note that the requirements above are set by the European Union and are to be considered as minimum requirements unless otherwise stated.
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