Al Khair Foundation Job Vacancy: Country Representative - Nepal

Al-Khair Foundation is a UK registered charity working to deliver humanitarian and development projects worldwide. Founded in 2003, Al-Khair provides emergency aid, medical care, education and livelihood support to vulnerable communities in the UK, Africa, Asia and the Middle East, and is committed to supporting these groups to become sustainable active citizens in their society. Al-Khair Foundation is a key development partner of choice for Governments, NGOs, donors and civil society in their respective countries.

The newly formed Nepal Field Office is part of the International Programmes Department responsible for the running and management of development programmes in Nepal, building relationships and liaising with partners and beneficiaries, providing leadership and strategic direction to local programmes, programme design, monitoring, evaluation and resource mobilisation.

The Nepal Country Representative is responsible for the delivery of the AKF Nepal strategic programme ensuring effective implementation, monitoring and evaluating of activities in line with organisations policies and procedures.

The key responsibilities of this role will be to represent AKF in Nepal by liaising with Programme Teams in Head Office in UK for implementation of the project, liaising with the appropriate governmental bodies, primarily the Social Welfare Council (SWC), producing the required documentation and provide regular detailed updates to the Head Office in London. The responsibilities also includes the management of resources, finances and assets of Al Khair Foundation in Nepal, providing regular financial planning, monitoring and reporting; to network and liaise with other INGOs and local NGOs to establish partnerships; to oversee the management of programmes to ensure their efficiency, quality and timely completion; to establish a skilled team in Nepal to effectively implement programmes, and ensuring an atmosphere of professionalism and to make certain that all required documentation and implementation of the project meet the agreed deadline; to ensure all correspondence monthly progress report and relevant administration is produced in timely and accurate manner in line with donors requirement, to identify and prepare case studies and reports for use in promotional material of AKF’s activities, to work with the Programmes department, providing them with material as and when requested; and to provide regular feedback to the Head Office, updating the appropriate staff as and when required.

For this role you will need a degree level qualification ideally in international development. You will have substantial experience in international development, preferably within an NGO setting; significant experience in managing a programmes team, plus demonstrable skills in strategic development, planning, monitoring and evaluation. You will have proven experience in building strong relationships at with development partners, donors and beneficiaries. The position requires that the candidate have strong report writing skill. 

Due to the expected high response to this vacancy we reserve the right to close this campaign once we have a suitable pool of applicants. 

Please send us your CV, cover letter and a two pages of your writing sample in an A4 sheet to

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, faith or disability. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date: 23 February 2017