Conflict Prevention, Peace building and Mediation

Vacancy for Budget / Accounting Assistant

26/11/2020 - 09:15
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The European Union Delegation to Nepal is looking for:

Budget / Accounting Assistant

We are
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 27 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid and working with global organisations. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy.T

The EU Delegation to Nepal aims to strengthen EU-Nepal relations.

We offer

We offer a post of Budget / Accounting Assistant . Under this post, the recruited person will be attributed functions depending on the needs of the Delegation.

Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will occupy a specific job function as Budget / Accounting Assistant – this job function may be changed in accordance with the needs of the Delegation. Under this job function the successful candidate will serve as technical and support staff to ensure that the contractual and financial management of projects and programmes of development aid and of financial and technical co-operation with Nepal is carried out in line with the overall instructions given by HQ, under the supervision and responsibility of the relevant head of section.

The post is based in Kathmandu, Nepal, for a regular 37,5 working hours per week (office hours 9:00 to 17:00), associated with a job profile and salary grid position in Function Group II, corresponding to a starting basic salary at NPR 147 621 per month, or higher depending on prior, and documented, relevant experience.

We offer a competitive position in an international environment. Benefits, such as additional pension scheme and medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.

Selection Criteria

Minimum Requirements:
1. Medically fit to perform the required duties;
2. Enjoys civil rights and permits for employment under local law;
3. Has a satisfactory knowledge of English;
4. Job-related experience of minimum 3 years;
5. Diploma in Business Administration, Economics, Accounting/ Financial Management or in a similar field

The following will be considered an asset:


  1. University degree in Business Administration, Economics, Accounting/ Financial Management or in a similar field
  2. Knowledge of statistics and general mathematics

How to apply

Please send your application and supporting documents to . The package should include a cover letter (maximum 1 page) and a detailed CV (Europass template obligatory (max 2 pages). Link to Europass CV template:

Applications received via standard mail service will not be taken into account.

Applicants should write in the subject of email the following:
Application for the post of Budget / Accounting Assistant - SURNAME/NAME (in capital letters).

Applicants who failed to present their application as described above will be automatically excluded from the competition.

The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to .

The procedure

After the deadline for applications, the applications will be reviewed by a Selection Committee set up for this purpose. The Selection Committee will prepare a short-list of candidates who are considered to be the most suitable for the post on the basis of a preliminary assessment of the information provided in their application letter and the supporting documents. The short-listed candidates will be invited to an assessment phase which will include a written test and an interview – during this phase the Selection Committee will assess the suitability of the candidates for the post.

The candidates who have not been short-listed will not be contacted individually; however, the Delegation will use the same means of publication as for this Vacancy Notice to inform the remaining candidates once the recruitment procedure has been completed and that a candidate has (or has not) been recruited.

The deadline for applications is: 18 December, 16h00.

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