Knowledge and Research Officer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Applications have closed

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Knowledge and Research Officer

About the role

The purpose of the role is to support the Nepal Flood Resilience Programme (NFRP) by capturing and documenting project knowledge from staff, partners and communities, where possible; using this information to develop strategic and high-quality content and produce knowledge products which support the project’s advocacy and practice objectives; and sharing this knowledge with target audiences, including via online platforms and social media. Ensure knowledge generated forms one of the bases for advocacy of the program work.

About you

You have willingness and enthusiasm to work in challenging and difficult situations. You have a proven experience in writing publication and communication materials including blogs; and in producing and managing professional content for development professionals in Nepal particularly related to disaster risk reduction for climate resilience. Understanding of basic HTML and content copywriting would be an added advantage.

Why join us?

The opportunity to work for an organisation that is making a positive difference to the lives of people worldwide, a friendly and supportive culture, working with values driven and highly engaged colleagues, work life balance and flexible working – these are just some of the reasons we think Practical Action is a great place to work.

In addition, we offer the following benefits in addition to the Social Security Fund benefits in Nepal:

  • Annual holiday entitlement is 18 days in addition to public holidays
  • Agile working arrangements
  • Baby care room, flexible lactating hours for new mothers and appropriate arrangement for childminders

About us

Practical Action is a change making organisation that works in unconventional ways. We put ingenious ideas to work so people in poverty can change their world.

We do things differently, so answers that start small can grow big – bringing people together in bold collaborations, using innovation and knowledge to build futures free from poverty and help shape a world that works better for everyone.

Additional information

We treat all applications for employment fairly regardless of gender, race, religion, ethnicity, nationality, caste, tribe, belief, age, marital status, pregnancy, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, or disability.

Practical Action is committed to safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal checks and terrorist financing.

To ensure that Practical Action meets its obligations of safer recruitment, appointment to posts within Practical Action will be subject to a satisfactory criminal check. Criminal checks will be conducted for all roles.

The successful applicant must already have the right to both live and work in Nepal and should be willing and able to travel.

Closing date for applications: 31st August 2023

Submit a cover letter along with the duly filled standard application form to

Listing details
Closing Date: 31st August 2023
Location: Nepal

Supporting documents

Job Profile – Knowledge And Research Officer
Standard Job Application Form

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