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HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal is a Swiss non-governmental organization actively contributing to the improvement of the living conditions of poor and disadvantaged people in Nepal. Nepal Agricultural Services Development Programme, Prayas is a bilateral initiative between the Government of Nepal and the Government of Switzerland and implemented by the HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal. It invites application from interested and dynamic Nepali citizens for the following position:
Position             :       Team Leader
Project               :       Nepal Agricultural Services Development Programme, Prayas
Duty station      :      Food Security and Nutrition Office, Chakupat, Lalitpur with frequent travel to project sites
This position is responsible to:
  • Lead overall project activities including project fund utilisation, human resources and partner management;
  • Ensure good coordination between State Managers and other team members, placing emphasis on facilitating a pluralistic approach to agricultural extension through local governments, as well as promoting knowledge sharing and learning within the Prayas team;
  • Coordination with federal level respective ministries and their departments and divisions, agricultural teaching and training institutions, public and private research institutions including Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation to ensure alignment of statutory requirements;
    • Ensure efficient and effective planning, implementation, monitoring of project activities, quality reporting and analysis;
    • Support the development of a long-term agriculture development strategy for institutionalizing decentralized and pluralistic agriculture extension system at different levels of the government.
Required Education, Experience and Social Competence:
  • Master’s degree in Agriculture or in any other related disciplines; Minimum 7 years’ of working experience in project/programme implementation with 3 years of working experience in managing agriculture research and extension specific organization, programme or projects; proven experience in managing projects having many staff, a significant budget and many partners in diverse geographical locations;  knowledge and ability to work in the field of local governance, federal state building especially local state building; proven understanding and knowledge of gender mainstreaming, social inclusion and poverty reduction strategies.
Duration: Till 31st December 2019 with possibility of extension
Remuneration and Benefits: As per the rules and regulations of HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal.  
Application Procedures: Interested candidates who meet above requirements are requested to applu through link BELOW. Detail job description is available in the website. Please explicitly mention the largest budget of the project, the maximum number of the team members you have line managed and different donors and partner organisations you have worked with that illustrate your suitability for the position in the motivation letter section of the job portal.
Telephone enquiries will not be entertained. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further screening process. HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal reserves the right to reject any or all applications.
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal promotes workforce diversity and applies positive discrimination to women candidates and candidates from Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai, and other minority communities.
Deadline for submission of applications is 02nd May 2018.



REAP-II/HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal (REAP-II is co-financed by HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation, SOLIDAR Switzerland and Swiss Solidarity) Invitation for Bids for procurement of construction materials for Rehabilitation of Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Schemes
  1. Bids are invited from the interested competent suppliers/vendors registered in Government of Nepal for the supply and delivery of following construction materials for rehabilitation of drinking water supply and sanitation schemes with fulfilling the eligibility requirements.
S.N. Description of Works Estimated Cost
1 Construction materials (HDPE Pipe, GI Pipe & Fittings, Rebar, Tools etc.) for Melamchi municipality and Helambu rural municipality NRs. 5,775,505.63
  1. Eligibility of Supplier (Firm)
    1. The bidder must have experience under supply of goods for at least five (5) years prior to the applications submission deadline with fulfilling the requirements.
    2. The bidder must have completed supply and delivery of construction material for minimum three (3) drinking water supply projects in Nepal.
  2. Suppliers interested in bid shall submit photocopy of firm registration, latest tax clearance certificate-2073/74, VAT/ PAN certificates, along with bid document.
  3. Eligible Bidders may obtain further information and bidding documents at the office of Purchaser as indicated in section (6) below.
  4. Bidding documents can be downloaded from the purchaser’s web page
  5. All bids must be submitted on or before 12:00 hours, 20th April, 2018. Documents shall not be received after this deadline. The signed hard copy of  bids/offers has to be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to :
                             The Project Manager
                              REAP-II/HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal
                              Sanepa, Lalitpur
                              G.P.O. Box - 688, Kathmandu, Nepal
                              Tel: 977-01-5527726/5525788, Fax: 977-1- 5531109
  1. Bids will be opened in the presence of Bidders' representatives who choose to attend at 14:00 hours on 20th April 2018 at the office as indicated in section (6) above.
  2. Bids must be valid for a period of 45 days (from 20th April to 4th of June 2018) after the bid opening and must be accompanied by bid security, amounting to 2.5 % of the quoted Bid amount (inclusive of VAT), which shall be valid for 90 days i.e. from 20th April to 19th July 2018.
  3. If the last date of submission and opening falls on a government holiday then the next working day shall be considered as the last day.
  4. This office reserves the right to accept or reject, wholly or partly any or all bids without assigning any reasons, whatsoever.

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