Expired on: Feb 28, 2022

Call for Expression of Interest

Sano Paila (A Little Step) is commissioned by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH under Capacity Building and Finance for National Action on Climate and Biodiversity (CBF), to develop the Mobility plan for Birendranagar Municipality, Surkhet in two years. The primary objective of the Mobility Plan for Birendranagar Municipality is to develop the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan of the Birendranagar Municipality to improve the transportation system for roads and mobility management of the municipality to make it carbon free and people friendly.

Thus, Sano Paila is seeking Expression of Interest from qualified Nepali nationals working in the sector of Climate Actions for the project within 7 days of announcement for the positions below:

 Terms of Reference

1. Position Description

Title:                       Project Manager

Work Location:        Provincial Office, Sanepa-2, Lalitpur with frequent visits to Surkhet

Grade & Salary benefits: D-3 | As per project norms/ non-negotiable

Reports to:              Head of Programs and Services

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Project Manager will coordinate the overall management and implementation of the project, will manage implementation of all activities of the project and will assume direct responsibility for coordination, communication as well as the quality control of the project’s outputs. S/he will be responsible for management of the Project Team and will coordinate and liaise with various organizations for the efficiency and success of the project. S/he will plan the tasks for non-key experts. S/he will organize all aspects of the technical project work, ensure good communication with all project stakeholders, and will be the main contact person for all communication.

Education, Experience and Skills:

Master of Technology in Environmental Engineering with 5 years of experience in local climate action initiatives, preferably sustainable urban mobility in Nepal. S/he should have sound experience in project management and report writing. S/he shall be able to mobilize essential resources to achieve the project primary objective.

2. Position Description

Title:                       Project Officer

Work Location:        Birendranagar, Surkhet with frequent visits to Head Office

Grade & Salary Range: C-1 Officer Level | As per project norms/ non-negotiable

Reports to:              Project Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  1. Assist the Project Manager in the overall management/ implementation of the project and in the collection and compilation of field data and reports
  2. Support the outreach to stakeholders and th e organization of awareness raising activities
  3. Organize events and working group meetings
  4. Support in reporting and administration of the projects
  5. Support project development
  6. Cross functional duties when needed and assign

Education, Experience and Skills 

Bachelor’s degree in development studies/social work with proven years of experience in project management with sound reporting writing and financial skills. Should be able to travel in and outside the project location.

3. Position Description

Title:                       Admin & Finance Officer (Part-time)

Work Location:        Provincial Office, Sanepa-2, Lalitpur with possible visits to project areas

Grade & Salary benefits: C-1 Officer Level | As per project norms/ non-negotiable

Reports to:              Project Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  1. Establish and implement financial systems as per the project general agreement in lieu with Sano Paila Financial Management Policy
  2. Review and manage expenditures occurred during the project activities
  3. Manage financial reporting to the implementing agency and partner which includes monthly/ quarterly reporting, budgeting and forecasting
  4. Liaise and coordinate with leadership positions of the project and organization for smooth flow of finance
  5. Work cooperatively and supportively with the team and other entities
  6. Cross-functional duties when needed and assigned

Education, Experience and Skills

Bachelor’s degree in accounting/ business administration  with at least 4 years of experience in financial management and or over 8 years of experience in financial management of community projects.

Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter and CV/Resume emphasizing relevant experiences by February 28, 2022 to sanopaila@gmail.com Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Sano Paila is an equal opportunity employer and has demonstrated organizational commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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