Location: Kathmandu

Full Time – Fixed term contract
Duration: March 2019-March 2020 (possibility of an extension)
Salary range: NRs 100,000 MONTHLY GROSS (paid 13 times in a year)

The Programme

The WFD’s Inclusive and Accountable Programme aims to strengthen the role and functions of Parliament and focuses on the role and functions of Parliamentary Committees and the leadership of Parliament. It aims to strengthen the role and functions of political leadership of parliament, including speakers, deputy speakers and the federal parliament’s relationship with provincial assembly. It focuses on implementation of constitutional provisions such as federalism, enhancing the performance of women in parliament including all nine deputy speakers/chairperson, and improving parliament’s relationship with civil society.

Main Purpose of the Role

The Programme Administrative and Finance Assistant (PAFA) will play a critical role in assisting the Country Representative in Nepal with the implementation of this programme.

This role is responsible for the accurate and efficient preparation and coordination of financial and administrative procedures related to the programme. This role will need to communicate effectively both internally within the programme office and WFD’s head office in London and externally with other key stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience

WFD is seeking someone who is fluent in Nepali as well as English, an excellent communicator, organised and efficient has great attention to detail and establishes, builds and sustains effective relationships. In addition the person should have the following;

  • First degree or similar, in a relevant discipline
  • Experience of, and excellent abilities in, financial administration including management of cash flows, balance sheets, sizeable budgets (planning, monitoring and reporting), and experience of using accounting packages
  • At least two years’ experience in office administration, with high levels of proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, databases)
  • Experience of project management and in particular gathering and consolidating information for monitoring and evaluation and impact reporting

For more information, please download the job description.

This is a locally based field role, applicants must be eligible to work in the relevant location.

How to Apply

Download and complete the application form, email your application form to recruitment@wfd.org by the closing date. Please state clearly the JOB TITLE, LOCATION and YOUR NAME in the email subject when submitting your application.

Closing Date23.59 (GMT) 11th March 2019.

Appointments are made on merit and based on fair and open competition. This statement is for information only and does not form part of a contract. Please note: due to the volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.