Plan International Nepal announces vacancy for Executive Secretary. Interested candidates can apply for the job. Read the full article below for the job details.


The Executive Secretary is responsible to provide administrative support to the Country Director and the Country Management Team. This role serves to ease the administrative burden of senior leadership through managing schedules, calendars, emails and visitors.  S/he is responsible for logistical support in organising meetings and workshops as well as managing international travel & all travel logistics for the CD and CMT. S/he ensures all required documentation for meetings and ensures timely updates of key reports. 


Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management or any related subject or 3 years relevant work experience 
  • Clear understanding of the development sector, its operating and  regulatory environment (in Nepal)
  • Understanding and knowledge of the international human rights framework for development, key development issues, approaches and tools.
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint required
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Skills Required

  • Demonstrated ability to think clearly 
  • Able to take accurate and complete notes/minutes for meetings
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to learn
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Good time management–must be able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to get along with people in order to manage work relationships ( internal/external)
  • Strong verbal and written ability in English and Nepali and ability to translate 
  • Ability to facilitate meetings, negotiate with staff and network when needed
  • Persuasion and ability to influence
  • Ability to problem solve,  handle setbacks and pressure 
  • Must be able to effectively multitask
  • Ability to use basic office electronic equipment & computer applications

Skills Preferred

  • Able to create a budget and provide basic analysis


Plan International is a development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We strive for a just world, working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners in over 75 countries. Our programs are underpinned by a core of defined values, including transparency and accountability, team collaboration, inclusion and integration, as well as the overall ambition to empower girls and young women as legacy. 

Plan International has been working in Nepal since 1978 and developed a strong reputation as a respected development and humanitarian actor helping marginalised children, their families and communities to access their rights to health, education, economic security and protection. Through the support of local partners, Plan International works in 24 districts in Nepal. 

Plan International Nepal has a vision for 2030 as “an inclusive, just and safe society where all girls and young women enjoy their rights and live in freedom”. This is coupled with the ambition of taking action so that 100 million girls learn, lead, decide and thrive as “Girls and young women in all of their diversity reach their full potential as equal and active citizens” by 2023. The country strategy is put into action through the implementation of three interrelated program areas defined as follows:

LEARN: the “Education and Skills and Opportunities for Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship (SOYEE)” program aims to assist vulnerable and excluded girls and young women in adapting and thriving in a changing climate;

LEAD AND DECIDE: the “Youth as Active Drivers of Change and Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR)” program aims to empower girls and young women in leading change, having control over their bodies and making informed decisions; and

THRIVE: the “Early Childhood Development (ECD), Child Protection and Child Poverty” program enhances vulnerable and excluded children, especially girls, to be valued and cared for without discrimination, fear and any forms of violence.

Plan international Nepal seeks candidates who practice feminist leadership, promote diversity, actively seek innovative solutions for problems, courageously and respectfully share their opinions and ideas, break down barriers and engender cross-department collaboration, practice active listening, maintain confidentiality, build trust and are passionate about children’s rights and equality for girls.

Note: Due to urgent priority to fill in the positions, recruitment can be held on a rolling basis and Plan International reserves the right to select a candidate prior to the deadline.

Note: Plan International Nepal invites the applications from female candidates only with priority to candidates from minority and youth groups for this position.

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Application Deadline: 18th Aug, 2021

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