National Programme Officer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • April 15, 2024

Website Embassy of Switzerland


National Programme Officer – Federal State Building

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.

We are looking for qualified Nepali National for 4 years fixed term contract with possibility of extension for the following position:

National Programme Officer – Federal State Building

Master’s degree in Public Administration, Law or Policy, Political Science, Economics, Development Studies or other relevant field; At least 5 years of experience in practical development work in the areas of federalism, decentralization and local governance, public financial management (PFM), including extensive field exposure.

Detailed job description (PDF, 4 Pages, 261.2 kB, English) or also available on LinkedIn.

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 – Federal State Building” as the subject of the email and should reach latest by 17:00 NST hrs on 16 April 2024.

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).

Invitation for Bids

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) in close collaboration with the Government of Nepal is implementing the Motorable Local Roads Bridge Programme Phase IV (Exit Phase) from year January 2021 to June 2025. As per the Constitutional provision of Nepal, the MLRBP is supporting the seven Provincial Governments in the management of motorable bridges on provincial road networks.

In this context, the SDC invites bids from potential bidders (firms) to externally evaluate MLRBP Phase IV. The detail bid information can be downloaded from here: Terms of Reference (PDF, 23 Pages, 580.1 kB) and Documents (PDF, 3 Pages, 786.5 kB) to be submitted and from FDFA mandates platform. The bidders shall send their questions for clarifications to by 02.04.2024.

The complete bid shall be submitted electronically via email to by 15.04.2024 until 23:00 hours Nepal Standard Time.

No telephone enquiries will be answered.

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

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