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Call for Experts under EU-Nepal Trade and Investment Programme, Nepal

Job Details

Country: 
Nepal
Position: 
Call for Experts under EU-Nepal Trade and Investment Programme
Department: 
Governance and Economic Development
Status: 
PQ
Published: 
Monday, December 9, 2019
Deadline: 
2020-01-31
Name of project: 
EU-Nepal Trade and Investment Programme
Task description: 

The overall objective of the EU-Nepal Trade and Investment Programme (TIP) is to contribute to Nepal’s sustainable and inclusive economic growth and poverty reduction. The programme will work towards the increase of trade and participation in regional and global value-chains, an improved investment climate to attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and an improved trade and investment coordination strategy.

Focus areas will include:

1.Addressing procedural and regulatory obstacles for foreign investment

2.Enhancing government capacity to attract foreign investment through a single-entry point improved, especially that of Department of Industry;

3.Supporting Integrated Trade and Investment sector policy and strategy through policy dialogue underpinned by technical support developed;

4.Improving information sharing and coordination mechanism for rural/economic and trade investment programmes.

Qualifications: 

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in business, economics or another relevant field, preferably with a focus on trade.

  • Ability to understand the political environment and build strong relationships with the government, national authorities and institutions to achieve results.

  • Fluency in English, both spoken and written.

  • At least 10 years of professional experience in trade and investment policy implementation, among these at least five years in developing countries or emerging markets.

  • At least 3 years of experience in managing international project teams.

  • Strong experience in reforming trade and investment regulation in developing countries.

  • Solid track record in capacity development for senior governmental level with focus on trade and investment policy making, regulations on foreign direct investment and the negotiation of trade agreements.

  • Strong experience in facilitating dialogue and interaction of multiple public and private sector stakeholders.

  • Experience with EU-funded projects would be a strong asset.

  • Experience in South Asia and specifically in Nepal is desirable

 

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