Province Manager

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The second phase of the ENSSURE project, a bilateral initiative of Governments of Nepal and Switzerland, is built on the experience of ENSSURE phase one. The project will scale up the 24 months Apprenticeship (formal TVET) and industry-based short courses in various occupation and sectors in collaboration with business and industries. It also provides career guidance and support to maintain occupational health and safety of trainees and workers in the industries. The project is implemented by the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) at federal level, the Ministry of Social Development at provincial level and municipalities at local level with Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation (HSI) providing technical assistance on behalf of Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). The project will be implemented in Province 1, Bagmati Province and Lumbini Province.

Helvetas Nepal invites applications from committed and experienced Nepali citizens for the following position:

Province Manager (1)

Job Purpose: The position is overall responsible to lead the province-level Project Support Unit and work closely with the Project Implementation Unit of the relevant Province Ministry; provide technical assistance to Province Government (PG) and Local Governments (LGs) for the implementation of the project activities; collaborate with PG, LGs, private sectors and their associations in respective provinces regarding the Dual VET; and responsible for respective Province’s finance, administration and human resource management.

Required Education, Experience and Social Competence:

Master’s degree in Development Studies, Social Science, Business Management or in any relevant discipline. Minimum 7 years of working experience in project/programme implementation, 3 years of working experience in a Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector with similar responsibilities with an experience of managing finance, administration, and human resources of the project. Work experience with industry associations/chambers will be an advantage. Commitment towards gender equality, social inclusion, and poverty reduction.

Duty station: Lumbini province
Duration: Initially for 3 years with possibility of extension
Salary and Benefits: As per rules and regulation of Helvetas Nepal

Application Procedures: Interested candidates who meet above requirements are requested to visit our website at and submit application through online portal. Detail job description is available on the website.

Telephone enquiries will not be entertained. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the selection process. Helvetas Nepal reserves the right to reject any or all applications without assigning any reasons.

Helvetas Nepal promotes workforce diversity and applies positive discrimination to women candidates and candidates from Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai, and other minority communities.

Deadline for submission of application: 18th October 2021