Business Development Associate/ Programme Officer (DRR and CC)
Practical Action is a change making organisation that works in unconventional ways. We put ingenious ideas to work so people in poverty can change their world. 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.
Detailed Job description / requirements:
Practical Action seeks to recruit following positions for its consultancy delivery arm (PAC Nepal) based in Kathmandu, Nepal.
(i) Business Development Associate
(ii) Programme Officer (DRR and CC)
About the role
Business Development Associate will provide strategic and operational support to the PAC Nepal Managing Director for the development and expansion of Practical Action Consulting in Asia. S/he will be responsible for Donor and Client relations and management; Ensuring quality standards of PAC reports and consultancy delivery and; all aspects related to PAC business development.
Programme Officer, Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change (DRR and CC) will provide strategic and operational support for the development and expansion of Practical Action Consulting in Asia. S/he will be responsible to lead the development and implementation of Practical Action Consulting’s work in Resilience that Protects theme.
You have progressive experience in development sector and prior experience of working in consulting firms. You are able to work remotely and independently with an understanding of working in a multi-sited environment. You have good knowledge about national and international development approaches and the value add of consultancies. You have excellent networking skills and good track record of leading winning proposals.
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.
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.
Interested candidates can download detailed job description and standard application form from www.practicalaction.org/jobs. Submit a cover letter clearly indicating the job applied for along with the complete application form to firstname.lastname@example.org by 16 January 2022.