Thursday, August 6, 2020

Vacancy notice from UNDP

VACANCY NOTICE: UNDP

Position: National Project Assistant
> Job ID: 32032
> Practice Area – Job Family Management
> Vacancy End Date: 18/08/2020 (Midnight New York, USA)
> Duty Station: Kathmandu, Nepal
> Grade: SB3
> Vacancy Type: Service Contract (SC)
> Posting Type: External
> Bureau: Asia & the Pacific

About the Project:
The EU-Nepal Trade and Investment Programme (TIP) 4-years programme, funded by the European Union (EU), will assist the Government of Nepal to achieve sustainable and inclusive economic growth and poverty reduction by increasing trade and participation in regional and global value-chains. It aims at enhancing the capacities of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies (MoICS) and the Trade and Export Promotion Centre (TEPC) to formulate trade policies, negotiate trade agreements and effectively implement them. A toolbox to facilitate trade and export policies will be developed. Furthermore, assistance to the sustainable and inclusive development of Nepal’s coffee and pashmina value chains, with focus on export development, is foreseen.

These efforts build on the successfully completed Nepal Pashmina Enhancement and Trade Support (PETS) project, the recently launched national coffee sector strategy, and the recommendations of the Nepal non-tariff measure survey, all three developed with ITC’s assistance. The project is also closely linked to Nepal’s 14th Periodic plan and Trade Integration Strategy (NTIS), in line with the EU’s Multiannual Indicative Programme (MIP) 2014-2020 for Nepal, the European Consensus on development priorities “Prosperity”, “People” and “Planet”, and the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Required Skills and Experience
Education:
> Bachelor’s degree in Management, Administration and/or project management.
> Certification in administration and/or project management support desirable.

Work experience:
> 3 years’ experience as administrative assistant or related field

Language Requirements:
> Advanced English and Nepali with excellent written and oral communication skills is essential

Desirable knowledge and skills:
> Knowledge of creating or maintaining budget, project monitoring or reporting tools
> Knowledge of the UN system and procedures or experience of EU-related projects would be an asset

Application Deadline:
18 August 2020

click [ HERE ] to view original vacancy for more details and application procedure.



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