National Programme Officer

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National Programme Officer – Migration and Focal Point GESI (4 years fixed term contract with possibility of extension)

Switzerland through its development cooperation has been engaged in Nepal since 1959. With the establishment of its Embassy in Nepal in August 2009, Switzerland’s cooperation with Nepal continues to focus on federal state building, employment and income as well as migration. Switzerland is committed to support Nepal’s socio-economic development and federal state building at national, provincial and local level.

The candidate should have Master Degree in Public Policy, Governance, Development Studies, Gender Studies, Social Science or any other relevant fields; at least 3 years of practical work experience in the development sector in the area of labour migration, employment and/or gender and social inclusion (GESI).

Detailed job description is available here (PDF, 4 Pages, 476.4 kB).

Application/Motivation letter in English with immediate contact address and a telephone number; an updated bio-data; copies of citizenship certificate and academic credentials; and reference from former employer(s) through a single email as pdf attachment (please do not provide a link to google drive or any other cloud server) at Please clearly mark “National Programme Officer – Migration and GESI” as the subject of the email and should reach latest by 17:00 hrs on 27 August 2023.

The Embassy shall not reply to any comments made on the linkedIn platform. The Embassy shall process only complete files and reserves the right to reject any or all applications without assigning any reason. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted through email.

The Embassy of Switzerland in Nepal promotes workforce diversity and applies positive discrimination to candidates from discriminated groups (women and candidates from Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai, and other minority community).

The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) regulary seeks qualified and motivated employees.

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