National Programme Officer – Local Economic Development

Embassy of Switzerland in Nepal

Details / requirements:

Vacancy Announcement

Switzerland through its development cooperation has been engaged in Nepal since 1959. With the establishment of its Embassy in Nepal in August 2009, Switzerland’s cooperation with Nepal continues to focus on federal state building, employment and income as well as migration. Switzerland is committed to support Nepal’s socio-economic development and federal state building at national, provincial and local level.

We are looking for qualified Nepali National for 4 years fixed term contract with possibility of extension for the following position:

National Programme Officer – Local Economic Development

Master Degree in economics, tourism, regional development planning, or similar related field, in Nepal and internationally; At least 3 years of practical work experience in the development sector or in the area of private sector development or a related field;

Detailed job description is available on the Embassy’s website and LinkedIn or, click on the link below:

Terms of Reference for NPO-Local Economic Development

Application/Motivation letter in English with immediate contact address and a telephone number; an updated bio-data; copies of citizenship certificate and academic credentials; and reference from former employer(s) through a single email as pdf attachment (please do not provide a link to google drive or any other cloud server) at Please clearly mark “National Programme Officer – Local Economic Development” as the subject of the email and should reach latest by 17:00 NST hrs on 31 May 2024.

The Embassy shall not reply to any comments made on the LinkedIn platform. The Embassy shall process only complete files and reserves the right to reject any or all applications without assigning any reason. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted through email.

The Embassy of Switzerland in Nepal promotes workforce diversity and applies positive discrimination to candidates from discriminated groups (women and candidates from Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai, and other minority community).


Category Tourism Industry, Development and Project
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time, Fixed Term
Experience 3+ years
Education Master’s Degree in economics, Masters in Tourism Industry
Posted Date 15 May, 2024
Apply Before 31 May, 2024
City Lalitpur