Investment Support Facility (ISF) for EU-Nepal Trade and Investment Programme

One long-term expert

Objectifs / Objectives

The purposes of this contract are as follows:

  1. Increased trade and participation in regional and global value-chains; 2. Improved investment climate for attracting Foreign Direct Investment;  3. Improved trade and investment coordination strategy elaborated and agreed between country partners and development partners.

profil / profile

Qualification et compétences / Qualification & skills

  • Master degree in Trade, Economics, Management, International Development or equivalent experience of 15 years; 
  • Strong coordination and communication skills to link technical and conceptual aspects of cooperation projects and facilitate stakeholder interaction; 
  • Excellent English expression both orally and in writing;
  • Strong management and excellent leadership skills;
  • Sensitivity to / knowledge of South Asia economy, culture and customs. 

Expérience professionelle générale / General professional experience

  • At least 5 years of relevant international senior level management experience in a large organisation of the public or private sector. A longer experience is an asset.
  • At least 10 years of relevant international experience working in development cooperation, specifically Trade and Investment.

Expérience professionelle spécifique / Specific professional experience

  • At least 5 years in project management or coordination, including project planning and progress monitoring in developing countries, including working on Trade and Investment, a longer experience is an asset;
  • Proven experience as a team leader on a long term assignment involving multiple stakeholders (over 12 months) in the last 5 years, a longer experience is an asset;
  • Previous experience of working in EU Preferential Trade Agreements (including EBA, GSP, GSP+) and EUs External Investment Plans (blending, guarantees and investment climate) will be an asset.
  • At least one year of proven experience of management of short-term expertise. Experience longer than one year is an asset; 
  • Previous experience in Nepal or South/South-East Asia would be an asset. 
  • Experience in green finance / green economy would be an asset. 
  • Experience in trade and investment projects promoting gender equality and social inclusion would be an asset.

Nombre total de jours travaillés / Total working days

660 WD – 36 months

Période de la mission / Period of the assignment

Dec. 2020 - Dec. 2023

Date de début / Starting day

It is expected that the work will be performed starting December 2020 at latest. However, exact starting date will be agreed at a later stage

Lieu de mission / place of assignment

The place of assigment is Kathmandu, Nepal

Langue de travail / Working language


Candidatures / Applications

Applications (EU format CV and application letter, both in English) need to be submitted before 10/06/20 by e-mail to


Titled:“Candidacy for long term position, ISF for EU-Nepal Trade and Investment Programme Project”. References must be available on request. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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