Team Leader - DFID’s Nepal Urban Resilience Project

Kathmandu, Nepal
Apply by 31 May 2017
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 11 May 2017

Job Description

ICF is seeking a seeking a qualified and experienced professional for the role of Team Leader. He/she shall have the following qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (International Development, Urban Planning, Engineering, etc.).
  • Demonstrated skills and experience managing complex development programmes of a similar size and complexity.
  • Expertise in leadership and programme management, with at least 7 years of experience and progressive responsibility managing donor initiatives. Experience working with DFID would be an asset.
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience in the fields of disaster resilience and urban planning.
  • Experience working in Nepal or the region would be an asset.

The NURP will comprise a small core team based in Kathmandu led by the Team Leader. This will be a full-time position.

Please send your CV and cover letter to, stating DFID Team Leader – Nepal Urban Resilience in the subject title. Please include details of your current availability.

About the Organization

ICF is a professional consultancy firm with more than 40 years of experience, over 5,000 staff and offices in the UK, Europe and worldwide. ICF provides high quality research, analytical, implementation and evaluation services to international development agencies and other clients. We have a 25-year track record delivering donor-funded projects in Nepal. ICF has participated in shaping and reforming policy and institutions in Nepal and our thematic experience includes public sector reform, institutional development, infrastructure development and local governance. ICF has a deep understanding of the national policy and institutional framework and has experience working with DFID implementing projects involving climate change adaptation and disaster resilience.

ICF is seeking an experienced professional for a long-term, in-country position as Team Leader for the upcoming DFID Nepal Urban Resilience Project (NURP). This project is part of DFID’s efforts to build resilience to natural disasters and climate change in Nepal. The project has the overall objective of supporting the government of Nepal’s efforts to ensure more resilient urban areas. The project will achieve this by strengthening local governments to implement more disaster resilient urban building, planning, infrastructure and services, and supporting the national government to develop, implement and monitor policy on urban disaster resilience.

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