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Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
Main purpose of job:
The purpose of the British Embassy Prosperity Officer role is to strengthen the trade and economic ties between the UK and Nepal. The Officer will provide high-quality policy analysis of prosperity issues in Nepal including the trade and investment environment, market access, and regulatory challenges, corruption, climate change and other global issues; provide advice to the Embassy on the implications for UK priorities and how the UK government should respond. The Officer will proactively seek out opportunities to create economic links between the UK and Nepal, supporting UK businesses interested in the Nepali market. The Officer will work closely with the UK’s Department for International Development in Nepal to support measures to increase economic activity in Nepal. The officer will also design and monitor small projects to help the Embassy achieve its prosperity objectives.
The successful applicant will be joining a small but dynamic political team in a prestigious Embassy environment. The role will give access to senior decision-makers in the UK and Nepali Governments, and requires high levels of autonomy, fluency in English and Nepali, and quality decision-making.
Roles and responsibilities:
Essential qualifications, skills
Essential on arrival: Bachelor’s degree; proven ability to interpret economic data; good research and analytical skills essential; excellent spoken and written English & Nepali; good interpersonal and people skills; a self starter, able to work with the minimum of supervision; proficiency in the use of office computer applications, particularly Word and Excel; flexible, resilient under pressure and decisive with a proven track record of delivering results, educational certificates and references will be required.
Please note applications without (a), (b) and (c) will not be considered.
a) Complete the Online Application Form.
b) Attach a detailed CV.
c) Complete the Motivation Segment and competency based question in the Online Application Form.
Internal candidates applying for this position need to upload their appraisal forms for the previous 2 years (if applicable) and also inform their current line managers. Else the application will not be considered.
We will accept only online applications by “30 January’19” midnight.