Manager - People and Culture


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.

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About us: Practical Action is an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) that uses sustainable technology to challenge poverty in developing countries and improve the lives of people worldwide. Practical Action is a global innovator, inspiring people to discover and adopt ingenious, practical ways to free themselves from poverty and disadvantage. We are a registered charity.

Improving harvests through planet-friendly farming innovations. Transforming lives through affordable, renewable energy. Reducing vulnerability created by climate change or disaster. Demonstrating sustainable ways to improve clean water access and sanitation. Unlocking economic opportunities that allow whole communities to thrive.

Just a few of the ways we help people unleash their potential and protect our world for future generations.

About the role: Practical Action has an exciting opportunity for a ‘Manager - People and Culture’ to join as a member of their Regional Management Team based in Nepal. Reporting to the Regional Director, the position will be accountable for leading on planning and delivery of our people, leadership and culture enabling objective, ensuring alignment to our global approach and supporting management in strengthening our investment in people. This will include playing a regional role supporting the India office and be a part of the Global People and Culture team.

About you: As an experienced and credible people and culture professional, you will have the ability to build strong relationships with the Global People and Culture Team including colleagues across multiple geographies. You will have a proven track record of adding value and can demonstrate strong strategic and analytical problem-solving skills. In addition, you will have experience of leading change management, promoting best practices and improving organisational culture, designing and implementing pay and benefits structures, rewards and recognition, knowledgeable on the local labour law, rules and regulations, learning and development and on safeguarding in alignment with organisational objectives. The minimum qualification of post graduate degree with three years of related field is required.

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 and work life balance– these are just some of the reasons we think Practical Action is a great place to work.

We offer attractive salary and benefits package based on qualification and experience. We have baby care room, flexible lactating hours for new mothersand appropriate arrangement for childminders and believe in work life balance. 

How to apply? Interested candidates can download detailed job description and standard application form from Submit a cover letter along with the duly filled standard application form to by 22 May 2019.

Female candidates and candidates from marginalised groups are encouraged toapply.

Practical Action is committed to safeguarding;protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks.

Job Overview

Category Administrative / Management
Openings 1
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 15 May, 2019
Apply Before 22 May, 2019
City Kathmandu