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Mott MacDonald

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International Development Services

Job Description

Job Title

Various positions

Division

International Water, Environment and Climate Change

Contract Type

12 months (fixed term)

Location

Kathmandu and Surkhet

Job Profile

Mott MacDonald is an employee-owned management, development and engineering consultancy serving the public and private sector around the world, with more than 16,000 staff worldwide.

Our International Development Services Unit, IDS, operates portfolios within the international development sectors of Environment, Climate, Water, Roads, Rural & Urban Development, Education, Health, Social and Economic Development in over 40 countries. Together we implement and manage projects in developing countries and emerging economies around the world, supporting national governments and municipalities in policy, planning, project design and delivery. We are committed to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and to provide our expertise to improve the lives of people in need.

Project Description

Mott MacDonald has recently been appointed by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) as the Technical Assistance Provider for the “Nepal Climate Change Support Programme Phase 2 (NCCSP2), led by the Ministry of Forest and Environment. NCCSP was designed with an aim to ensure that the poorest and most vulnerable communities in Nepal are able to adapt to the effects of climate change. NCCSP2 supports local governments design and implement climate resilient development plans (CRDPs), with higher level support provided to the MoFE and Provincial government. The climate resilient development planning process provides a climate risk screening approach that is aligned with the 9-step Palika planning and budgeting process.

NCCSP2 will operate in up to 52 Palikas in Provinces 5,6 and 7. The aim of NCCSP2 is to:

  • Support the poorest and most vulnerable communities and local enterprises in western Nepal to become more resilient to the impacts of climate change; 
  • Use participatory, evidence-based processes to identify long-term adaptation priorities; and integrate these into Government of Nepal planning and policy; 
  • Build the capacity of Government of Nepal to finance, design and deliver adaptation interventions; 
  • Improve coordination of community-based adaptation interventions and generate evidence that can improve the quality of future adaptation planning

The objectives of the Technical Assistance to NCCSP2 is to support and build the capacity of the Government of Nepal to deliver the programme. The TA to the NCCSP2 comprises of 4 objectives:

  1. Help the Government of Nepal (GoN) to deliver the programme effectively, efficiently, and economically through the provision of technical expertise
  2.  Reduce the fiduciary risk associated with the programme
  3. Strengthen the capacity of the GoN to implement climate change adaptation programming today and in the future
  4. Share learning from NCCSP with others and lead the coordination of partners working on climate change adaptation in Nepal.

NCCSP2 invites applications from the interested and eligible candidates for below positions:

1. Administrative Assistant - Kathmandu

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2. Agriculture Officer - Surkhet

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Mott MacDonald provides equal opportunities for all staff and ensuring no current or prospective employee feels disadvantaged because of their: age, nationality, caste, parental status, class, race or ethnic origin, colour, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or marital status.

Job Overview

Category Administrative / Management, Agriculture + Livestock, Development and Project, Event Management
Openings 2
Position Type Contract
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 15 Sep, 2020
Apply Before 28 Sep, 2020
City Kathmandu, Surkhet