Project Officer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Applications have closed

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Project Officer

About the role

We are looking for a competent Project Officer for Community centric EWS for reducing risk of hydro-meteorological disaster in Nepal project. The purpose of this position is to enhance Community Capacity, LEOC, DEOC and local government on DRR, Risk Communication and Early Warning System. S/he will be responsible to provide technical assistance to partner for field level activity implementation – community mobilization and awareness raising, capacity development of the communities and local authority, facilitate in CDMC and task group formation, strengthen LEOCs and coordination with the local authorities.

About you

You have willingness and enthusiasm to work in challenging and difficult situations and with vulnerable communities. You have experiences of working with local government for strategic planning and action plans for DRR and EWS.

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 an equal opportunities employer and we encourage applications from under-represented groups. We stay committed to cultivating an inclusive and diverse working environment and believe that people from different backgrounds or cultures give us different perspectives, and the more perspectives we have, the more successful we will be. By building a culture where everyone feels heard, respected and valued we give everyone working with us the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

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: 31 August 2022

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

Position details
Date of expiry: 31st August 2022
Salary: TBC
Location: Nepal
Employment status: Permanent

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