CEN hereby invites applications from suitable and qualified Nepalese professionals for the position of Research and Knowledge Management Officer, to be based in Lalitpur, with travel, as required. This is a full-time position.The Research & Knowledge Management Unit of CEN is responsible to design, implement and document relevant and contemporary research in the thematic focus of CEN and its program and project priorities.
Program Documentation Officer will work to achieve the objective of CEN’s Research and Knowledge Management Unit. The Program Documentation Officer will closely work with the Senior Program Officer under the Research and Knowledge Management Unit while also collaborating with the Program Development and Partnership Unit and Advocacy and Communication Unit of the organization.
Responsible for project documentation, communication as well as generation of research and evidence output for CEN in its thematic priorities.
Assist to conduct activities of Clean Air Unit in collaboration with line manager.
Assist in preparation of project action plans, event organization, reporting.
Work closely with the multiple stakeholders as per the need while implementing CENs programs and projects under the supervision of line manager.
Contribute in a proposal development and raising resources for the organization.
Assist in analysis of relevant national and sub-national policies and programs in the organizational thematic focus areas
Represent CEN in relevant meetings in various levels as guided by the line manager
Assist in monitoring and evaluation of projects and programs of CEN based on the agreed deliverables with the donors.
Perform any other duties, as assigned by the line manager.
Master’s Degree in Environmental Science, Management, Engineering or any other relevant field with 3 years of work experience
Experience in generation of knowledge and evidence in the field of environment, energy, climate change and air quality
Experience in research and evidence-based advocacy and communication.
Experience in capacity building and mobilization of CSOs and networks
Experience in project development and proposal writing for resource generation
Proven experience in project implementation with the engagement of multiple stakeholders would be an advantage
Knowledge of national, subnational and international policies, acts and strategies on CEN thematic focus areas, i.e. sustainable energy use and environmental conservation, energy and climate change, clean air and urban mobility.
Familiarity with the key stakeholders in climate change sector in Nepal including the government, academia, media, research organizations etc.
Adequate knowledge on status of implementation of energy, climate change and air pollution and urban mobility regime policies and programs formulated by the Government of Nepal
Ability to organize and facilitate different trainings and consultations (both virtual and in person)
Ability to design and implement various survey and research tools for information collection and analyze them
Knowledge of MS office Package, Website updates, social media tools
Demonstrated experience in interpreting and administering policies pertaining to local national laws
Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and with cultural sensitivity in writing and verbally with a diverse group of CEN members, partners, and the general public.
Interested candidates are requested to submit electronic copy of their updated CV by email along with a cover letter and please indicate in your cover letter your earliest start date and your salary expectations.