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Swisscontact, NVQS P-II

Detailed Job description / requirements:


Swisscontact is a leading partner organization for the implementation of international development projects. The organization promotes inclusive economic, social, and ecological development to make an effective contribution towards sustainable and widespread prosperity in developing and emerging economies. With this objective in mind, Swisscontact offers the chance to economically and socially disadvantaged people to improve their lives on their own initiative. The independent, non‐profit, and private foundation was established in 1959 in Switzerland. The organization strengthens the competencies of people, improving their employability, increases the competitiveness of enterprises, growing their business, and fosters social and economic systems, promoting inclusive development. 

In Nepal, Swisscontact is registered as an International Non-Governmental Organization that started its operations in 1991 with the initiation of the Training Institute for Technical Instruction programme. Currently, Swisscontact Nepal has five development programmes across all seven provinces, with a well-functioning country office that employs over 50 national and international staff members.

Swisscontact invites applications from committed and experienced Nepali citizens for the following position for the second phase of the Nepal Vocational Qualifications System Project (NVQS-P).

1. Position: Deputy Team leader (Planning and Result Measurement)- 01

Required Qualification, Experience, and Skills:

  • Master’s or higher degree in relevant field (Education, TVET, Management, Business Studies).
  • Minimum of 10 years of work experience in relevant field (management of TVET training institution or project management) including three years experience of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation of development activities.
  • At least three years of experience in working with federal, provincial, and local governments in the management, organisation development and implementation process.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and project management tools.
  • Knowledge and work experience in Human Resource Management.

2. Position: Technical Coordinators - 02 (each in NVQS Province Office at Karnali and Sudurpashchim Provinces)

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in relevant field (Education, TVET, Workforce Education, Management Business/Development Studies).
  • Minimum of five years of work experience (including at least two years of management experience) in a relevant field (i.e. development cooperation and/or, TVET sector programs).

3. Position: Technical Officers - 02 (each in NVQS Province Office at Karnali and Sudurpashchim Provinces)

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in a relevant field (Education, Management, Business/Development Studies).
  • Minimum of three years of work experience (including at least two years of experience in project monitoring particularly in TVET programs/projects) in the relevant field.

4. Position: Technical Assistant – 01 (Sudurpashchim Province with frequent visits to Karnali Province)

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field (Management, Social Science, Business Administration, Development Studies).
  • Minimum two years of work experience in the development sector, private sector and/or NGOs or development projects/programs.

Application Procedures:

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements can submit - (a) Job Application Form, (b) Updated CV with at least two referees, and (c) a Cover Letter to latest by 7 October 2022. The detailed job description and Job Application Form can be obtained through our website.

Please mention the position applied for in the "subject" line of your email.

Swisscontact Nepal shall not entertain any phone inquiries or other such solicitations for this position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the selection process. Swisscontact Nepal reserves the right to reject any or all applications.

Swisscontact Nepal promotes workforce diversity and applies positive discrimination to candidates from discriminated groups (Women, Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai, and other minority communities).

Job Overview

Category Technical, Development and Project
Openings 6
Position Type Full Time
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 17 Sep, 2022
Apply Before 07 Oct, 2022
City Bhaktapur, Karnali Province, Sudurpashchim Province