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GIZ has been active in Nepal since 1975 on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and opened its own office in the capital, Kathmandu, in 1979. At present 25 seconded staff and about 250 national staff, 9 CIM experts and 24 development workers, 6 of them working under the auspices of the Civil Peace Service (CPS), are working for it in Nepal. The goals of its work there are to reduce poverty, to ensure inclusive development and to improve the country’s economic and political framework. The priority areas of Nepalese-German cooperation are sustainable economic development and trade renewable energies and energy efficiency health.

Posted On : 2020-05-17 Days Left : Expired
Basic Information
Location : Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies (MoICS), Kathmandu
No. of vacancy : 1
Experience : At least 10 years of experience in managing programs and/or advising as a consultant in the area of trade and investment
Job category : NGO/INGO/Social/Develop.Projects
Job Level : Senior Level
Job Type : Full Time
Salary : As per company policy month
Educational Qualification : Master’s degree in Trade, Investment, Economics, Management, international Development, or other relevant subject
Expiry date : 2020-05-26
Job Description

Duty Station: Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies (MoICS), Kathmandu

Duration: 01.12.2020 – 30.11.2023

Responsibilities:

  • Support MoICS in TIP/investment component implementation, coordination and reporting
  • Ensure that the key concerns of the trade and investment sector are well addressed by the facility
  • Increase trade and participation in regional and global value-chains
  • Improve the investment climate for attracting Foreign Direct Investment
  • Improve the trade and investment coordination strategy elaborated and agreed between country partners and development partners
  • Assist the Facility Director/Team Leader in his/her contacts, helping to reach the right persons and obtain the right information
Job Specification
  • Master’s degree in Trade, Investment, Economics, Management, international Development, or other relevant subject
  • At least 10 years of experience in managing programmes and/or advising as a consultant in the area of trade and investment
  • Proven experience and expertise in Investment and FDI related issues
  • Previous experience of EU Preferential Trade Agreements (including EBA, GSP, GSP+) and EUs External Investment Plans (blending, guarantees and investment climate) will be an asset
  • Experience of interacting with the Nepalese public administration, in particular Ministries related to FDI facilitation and trade would be an asset
  • Experience of similar projects or set-up would be an asset
  • Experience in green finance / green economy would be an asset
  • Experience in trade and investment projects promoting gender equality and social inclusion would be an asset
  • Excellent Nepali and English expression both orally and in writing
Apply Instruction

Interested candidates are requested to apply via the link https://bit.ly/2WEWK1q  by 26.05.2020 Only short-listed candidates will be called for interview. No telephone inquiries will be entertained. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

The salary and social benefits will correspond to the GIZ rule applicable to national staff. Especially women and candidates from minority groups are highly encouraged to apply.