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DAI was founded in 1970 by three graduates of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government intent on providing a more dynamic and effective brand of development assistance. This entrepreneurial approach would look beyond traditional philanthropy to embrace the virtues of the private sector, and build a company that delivers social and economic development on a competitive, cost-effective, best-value basis—a social enterprise that is self-sustaining because it is profitable.

Employee-owned DAI is now a global development company with a record of delivering results in 160 countries. But it remains today what it was as a start-up: innovative, alert, self-critical, and forward-looking—and driven by a powerful sense of corporate purpose. Our mission remains essentially unc
hanged from the days of the founders.

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Detailed Job Description / Requirements:

SCOPE OF WORK

Name: TBD

Position: Conference Support Staff

Period of Performance: On/AboutDecember, 2017 – May, 2018

Level of Effort: STTA,6days per week

Location: Nepal National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (NENCID),Lalitpur

Background:

The USAID Paani Program, also known as the पानीपरियोजना, is a 5 year, $25 million USAID-funded Project in Nepal. Water is the single most important natural resource underpinning Nepal’s economy and livelihoods. The sustainable management of water resources in Nepal depends on addressing climate change and protecting healthy, biodiverse ecosystems. Paani aims to enhance Nepal’s ability to manage water resources for multiple uses and users through climate change adaptation and the conservation of freshwater biodiversity. Paani focuses at the watershed, basin, and national scales and the project has approximately $5 million in grants and activity procurements. This goal will be reached by meeting the following objectives: 

  • Reduce threats to freshwater biodiversity in the Karnali, Mahakali, and Rapti river basins.
  • Increase the ability of targeted human and ecological communities to adapt to the adverse impacts of climate change through improved water management.

This will be accomplished through 11 strategic approaches and four intermediate results (IRs, each with several sub-IRs), and supporting activities, as defined in Section C, Statement of Work (SOW) of the Paani Contract, the Year 2 Annual Work Plan and the Paani Monitoring and Evaluation Plan, which provide the framework and overall guidance for all Paani team members.

Applicants should submit a CV and cover letter to PANI_recruitment@dai.com by November 27, 2017.  

Please mention the position in the subject line of the email.

Purpose:

The conference support staff will support the Nepal National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (NENCID)for the organization and conduct of the 8th Asian Regional Conference (ARC) on “Irrigation in Support of an Evergreen Revolution” taking place in Kathmandu on 2-4 May 2018. 

Tasks:

The Conference Support Staffwill complete the following tasks:

Pre Conference

  • Co ordinate with the secretary in sending the invitations and publish notice of the event
  • Finalize all the materials and supplies required for the conference 
  • Travel arrangements and hotel bookings to the participants
  • Print registration list to check-off names
  • Revise lists of participants

During Conference

  • Organize and check supplies brought to conference
  • Provide additional support as required
  • Supervision of all the equipment before each session
  • Proactively handle any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on the event day
  • Monitor speed of food service lunch and coffee breaks
  • Complete meal count estimation sheet  with actual count for hotel
  • Coordination with stakeholders. 
  • Assist to technical and admin team. 

Level of Effort:

The Conference Support staff position is based in Nepal National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (NENCID) office, Lalitpur. The level of effort is 6 months until the completion of the conference. 

Supervision:

The Conference Support Staff will work under the direct supervision of the Conference Coordinator.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A university graduation degree is required.  
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office suite) required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. 
  • Fluent English and Nepali required. 

Women and people from marginalized communities are highly encouraged to apply.

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