Abt Associates Inc.

Abt Associates Inc.

Apply Before: 11 Dec, 17

Detailed Job Description / Requirements:

Nepal Support to Federalism 

Call for Experts

Organization Overview

Abt Associates’ International Economic Growth Division manages projects that are pioneering new approaches in agriculture, food security, climate change, and competitiveness—as well as monitoring and evaluating projects within these sectors. We work throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East for chiefly governmental clients, including the US Agency for International Development (USAID), the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Summary

Abt Associates seeks a dynamic Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID-funded Support to Federalization project in Nepal. The project will provide support to Nepal's state restructuring and devolution as envisioned in Nepal's 2015 Constitution. The project will support citizens to access government services, local level government performance in provision of services to the public in an inclusive, transparent, and responsive manner, and institutionalizing inclusive citizen participation in local decision making and public accountability mechanisms, as well as mainstreaming conflict mediation into new local governance systems, processes, and structures.     

Candidates with experience in the below fields that meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to submit a CV to IEGJobs@abtassoc.com, specifying the project and position name in the e-mail subject line.

Minimum qualifications 

University degree; USAID or other donor experience; Nepal or Southeast Asia experience; excellent oral and written communication skills in English; minimum of 5 years of professional leadership experience in one or more of the technical areas outlined below. Proficiency in Nepalese is preferred.

  • Policy Development Advisor
  • Citizen Engagement Advisor
  • Social Inclusion Expert
  • PFM Expert
  • Capacity Building Advisor
  • Accountability and Promotion Expert

Positions associated with the above technical areas are contingent upon project award.

Job Overview
Consulting & Professional Services
Few
Full Time
5+ years
Please check vacancy details
12 Nov, 17
11 Dec, 17
Kathmandu

To apply:

Please note the application procedure mentioned above and apply accordingly.

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