Senior Project Coordination Officer/Senior Associate/Agribusiness Associate/Project Assistant

Global Green Growth Institute- Nepal Program

Based in Seoul, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is an intergovernmental organization founded to support and promote a model of economic growth known as "green growth", which targets key aspects of economic performance such as poverty reduction, job creation, social inclusion, and environmental sustainability. The organization partners with countries, multilateral institutions, government bodies, and the private sector to help build economies that grow strongly and are more efficient and sustainable in the use of natural resources, less carbon intensive, and more resilient to climate change. In Nepal, GGGI is working under the guidance of the Ministry of Forests and Environment, and in partnership with the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport, to deliver the Electric Mobility Program (EMP). Phase 1 of this program spanned 2017-18, and involved the production of a ‘National Action Plan for Electric Mobility’, a pre-feasibility study for deploying electric buses, and the development of a set of investment projects for electric mobility. Phase II of this program will span 2019-20.

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Nepal’s terai flood plain is hard hit by recurrent climate emergencies and a humanitarian crisis induced by returning economically displaced migrant workers. The new project, titled ‘Building Climate Resilience and Reintegrating Economically Displaced Workers through Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) in the Terai Flood Plain, Nepal (2022-2025)’ - hereafter KOICA CSA project - will support widespread adoption of climate-smart agriculture to reduce vulnerability and improve food and job security, especially for women, youth, and returned migrant workers. It will do this by a) improving emergency management in the agriculture sector to protect lives and livelihoods; b) strengthening resilient agriculture planning and implementation; and by c) building and financing climate-smart agriculture businesses for job creation and long-term resilient green growth.

GGGI is looking for the following agriculture experts to be based in Janakpur, Nepal to support the Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) project:

  • Senior Project Coordination Officer (X-9) – This position will be assisting the GGGI Country Representative Nepal in implementing the KOICA CSA project. The Senior Project Coordination Officer aligns the project with the project goals and will develop detailed work plans, manage an implementing team, achieve milestones, and communicate the results across key stakeholders.
  • Senior Associate - Disaster Risk Management (DRM) and Agriculture (X-7) – This position will provide crucial assistance to improvement of emergency management in the agriculture sector to protect lives and livelihoods as part of the KOICA CSA project.
  • Agribusiness Associate (X-6) – This position will assist the implementation of the KOICA CSA project by investing in climate-smart agriculture for job creation and competitiveness through operationalizing the Terai Agribusinesses and Enterprise Challenge Fund. 
  • Project Assistant (X-4) – This position will provide technical support to the project team in project operation and specific project/output delivery of the KOICA CSA project.

The start of these positions is currently pending signing of the contract between GGGI and KOICA.

Only applications submitted through GGGI’s website will be entertained.

Visit our website (https://careers.gggi.org/) for detailed information and application.

DEADLINE FOR THE VACANCIES: 30 JUNE 2022.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 4
Position Type Full Time
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 13 Jun, 2022
Apply Before 30 Jun, 2022
City Janakpur