Short-term Consultant: Road to COP26 – Baseline Researcher

British Council

The British Council has had a presence in Nepal since 1959. The British Council office in Nepal has been active in improving the teaching and learning of English, education sector projects and partnership programs, education promotion, UK examination and policy dialogue activities. British Council has also delivered range of Skills programmes in South Asia.

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Short-term Consultant: Road to COP26 – Baseline Researcher

Contract: Consultant | Duration: 30 workdays | Region: South Asia | Country: Nepal | Location: Kathmandu |

The British Council is sourcing and selecting a Short-term Consultant to support the British Council team with background research of Nepal’s climate change responses and issues studied through a lens of gender and innovative or creative responses. Insights will be fed into project design that intends to build Nepali leaders’ capacities in fostering stronger, nuanced and innovative solutions for climate change resilience.

Interested candidates are requested to fill the attached form and submit a short cover letter to  by 2 August 2020 (Sunday).

Qualifications required to apply for this post are:

  • Proficiency in climate change issues through professional engagement of at least 2 years. Specialization in gender or creative industries is desirable.
  • Experience of conducting interdisciplinary research on complex and intersectional issues/contexts or experience of monitoring and analysing existing literature or media coverage of specific subjects
  • Experience of writing on issues of environment or experience of writing for international organisations
  • Relevant background supporting international organisations to develop and deliver project outcomes as a technical support

Terms of Reference

Kindly go through the links below to see and download the detailed Job description and Application form.

Please note that the above role is contingent on internal and external approvals and current CoVID situation.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. British Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of its partners to share this commitment. In line with the British Council’s Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks.

Job Overview

Category Education, Educational Training
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 24 Jul, 2020
Apply Before 02 Aug, 2020
City Kathmandu