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Decentralization and Governance Experts - Nepal

Job Opportunity Description:

The State University of New York’s Center for International Development (SUNY/CID) is one of the preeminent leaders in the field of democracy and governance with more than 30 years of experience managing more than $300 million dollars in funded projects.

The State University of New York/Center for International Development is seeking decentralization and governance experts to serve in short- and long-term positions on the anticipated USAID-funded Support to Federalization project in Nepal with a focus on decentralization, service delivery, and citizen participation at the sub-national level.


  • Advanced university degree in public administration, political science, law, government, international development, or similar field is required.
  • Experience in the field of governance specifically related to decentralization, service delivery or citizen engagement.
  • Prior work experience in developing countries on donor-funded projects.
  • Significant experience in one of the following areas, either at the national or sub-national level:
    • Decentralization, Devolution, Local Governance
    • Public Administration Reform
    • Service delivery
    • Policy Implementation
    • Public financial management, planning, and budgeting
    • Transparency, accountability, and oversight
    • Civil society strengthening/citizen engagement
    • Conflict mitigation
    • Institutional capacity building and organizational effectiveness
    • Capacity development of government and public officials

Application Instructions:

Please send a resume, cover letter and three professional references to by October 31, 2017. Please include “Decentralization and Governance Experts, Nepal” in the subject line of your transmission. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Posted: September 25, 2016