Senior Officer


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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Vacancy Announcement

Practical Action invites applications for the position of Senior Officer to work for Practical Action Office Nepal. The project position for Sustainable Market Development of eCooking in Nepal is for a year from July 2024 and require travel to project areas frequently. 

Practical Action in association with Partners is implementing a project “Sustainable Market Development of eCooking in Nepal” funded by Energizing Development (EnDev). The project aims to develop a sustainable market system of eCooking solutions with increased adoption rate by households and MSMEs so that the beneficiaries get rid of drudgeries because of indoor air pollution due to traditional and inefficient cooking practices. The project targets to disseminate at least 25,000 electric cooking appliances that include induction, infrared and electric pressure cooker with device friendly cooking utensils in Koshi and Gandaki Provinces by June 2025.  

About the role

We are looking for a competent Senior Officer to provide technical for the project management team. The role of the position holder will be to provide technical support to implement project activities of Sustainable Market Development of eCooking in Nepal (SMDeN) by demonstrating the potential to overlook planned activities implementation in project areas: Koshi and Gandaki Province. The appointee plays a crucial role in coordination and collaboration with partners and relevant stakeholders and is accountable for executing planned activities to support the timely delivery of the project outputs and will be responsible to draft the documents, reports, and scripts necessary to execute project activities, ensure timely delivery of the outputs within the specified budget, in compliance with our internal and donor requirements.

About you

You have the willingness and enthusiasm to work in challenging situations. You have a proven experience in clean cooking projects implementation, preferably modern energy cooking solutions. You have a good understanding of project cycles with a focus on planning and budgeting, implementation, and monitoring.

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.

In addition, we offer the following benefits in addition to the Social Security Fund benefits in Nepal:

  • Annual holiday entitlement of 18 days in addition to public holidays
  • Agile working arrangements 
  • Flexible lactating hours for new mothers, and appropriate arrangements for caretakers

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 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 positions 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 form from

Submit a cover letter along with a CV to by 30 June 2024.



Category Development and Project, Development / NGO
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Position Level Senior Level
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 22 Jun, 2024
Apply Before 30 Jun, 2024
City Kathmandu