Administration Assistant cum Receptionist

Swisscontact, NVQS P-II

Detailed Job description / requirements:


Swisscontact is a leading partner organization for the implementation of international development projects. The organization promotes inclusive economic, social, and ecological development to make an effective contribution towards sustainable and widespread prosperity in developing and emerging economies. With this objective in mind, Swisscontact offers the chance to economically and socially disadvantaged people to improve their lives on their own initiative. The independent, non‐profit, and private foundation was established in 1959 in Switzerland. The organization strengthens the competencies of people, improving their employability, increases the competitiveness of enterprises, growing their business, and fosters social and economic systems, promoting inclusive development.

Swisscontact, registered as an International Non-Governmental Organization has been operating in Nepal since 1991. Currently, Swisscontact Nepal has six development programmes across all seven provinces, with a well-functioning country office that employs over 90 staff members. Swisscontact invites applications from committed and experienced Nepali citizens for the following position for the second phase of the Nepal Vocational Qualifications System Project (NVQS-P). 

The NVQS-P is a bilateral initiative between the Government of Nepal and the Government of Switzerland. It supports the implementation of the National Vocational Qualifications System (NVQS) which will enable Nepali youth to increase their employability and gain socio-economic benefits. NVQS-P is implemented by the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT)/National Skill Testing Board (NSTB) at the federal and by the Ministries of Social Development/Education in the provinces.  The project is funded by the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation, SDC. Swisscontact provides Technical Assistance to the project on behalf of SDC.

Position: Administration Assistant cum Receptionist (01 - Bhaktapur Based)

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from a recognized university in Business Administration or any discipline with a minimum of two years of experience in a similar context. Experience of  working in  an international organization preferred.
  • Advanced communication skills in both English and Nepali languages (verbal and written).

Application Procedures:

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit – (a) a Job Application Form, (b) a current CV with at least two referees, and (c) a Cover Letter to latest by 29 March 2023. The detailed job description and Job Application Form can be obtained through our website.

Please mention the position applied for in the "subject" line of your email.

Swisscontact Nepal shall not entertain any phone inquiries or other such solicitations for this position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the selection process. Swisscontact Nepal reserves the right to reject any or all applications.

Swisscontact Nepal promotes workforce diversity and applies positive discrimination to candidates from discriminated groups (Women, Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai, and other minority communities).

Job Overview

Category Administrative / Management, Development and Project, Front Desk / Reception
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience 2+ years
Education B. Com./BBS, BBA / BBM
Posted Date 15 Mar, 2023
Apply Before 29 Mar, 2023
City Bhaktapur