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    Vacancy at British Gurkhas Kathmandu; Salary: NPR 96,869.00/month

    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
    British Gurkhas Nepal

    EXTERNAL JOB ADVERT
    DESIGNATION: COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
    BAND: D
    LOCATION: BRITISH GURKHAS KATHMANDU
    REQ NO:  01
    REFERENCE: V(19/20).07
    (ISSUED DATE: 03 July 2019)

    Vacancy at British Gurkhas Kathmandu;

    JOB PURPOSE:
    The communications officer will be a key member of the Headquarters British Gurkhas Nepal (BGN) and vital to maintaining the British Gurkhas reputation externally across Nepal and internally with the UK Ministry of Defence. The post holder will deliver this through proactive management of BGN’s media presence across all media and an intelligent understanding of Nepal’s media landscape. Specifically, the post holder will be responsible for:

    KEY TASKS: 
    • Maintaining BGN’s social media presence
    • Generating articles in a variety of media to reinforce BGN’s key messages in both Nepal and UK.
    • Developing and maintaining professional links with Nepal’s media and journalism industries.
    • Developing and managing BGN’s communications plan.
    • Responding to emerging news stories that impact BGN’s delivery and reputation.
    • Advising the chain of command on lines to take and media management.
    SUCCESS PROFILE:
    The successful candidate will have journalism or similar degree level qualification, recent experience in Nepal’s journalism industry and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines and changing priorities.   Must be proactive and creative and possess the following behaviours and strengths:

    Behaviour: Changing and improving, Communicating and influencing, Working together
    Strengths: Efficient, Responsible and Precise
    (Please refer to the links at the bottom of this page for the definition of behaviour and strengths) 

    DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: 
    • Recent quality journalism nationally
    • Degree or equivalent in journalism 
    • IT literate. 
    BENEFITS : 
    Salary: NPR 96,869.00/month
    Other benefits: Dashain Bonus, Gratuity, Provident Fund 
    Duty Hours: 37 hrs a week 
    Leave: Annual 25 days, Public Holidays 10 days 
    Medical: 100% reimbursement for job holder and limited reimbursement for immediate dependents   

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Application forms are available from Human Resources (HR) Office, British Gurkhas Nepal, Manbhawan Lalitpur. Contact info: Tel No: 00977-01-4235260 or www.jobsnepal.com for download application form. Applications must be fully completed and submitted to BGN HR Office via email:  hrcc@bgn.com.np by 23 Jul 2019. Applications without complete information will not be entertained. Interviews for candidates successful at sift will take place at British Gurkhas Kathmandu towards early August 2019

    Application deadline: 23 Jul 2019

    Please Note: 
    Please check that you have fully completed Part 1a, Part 1c, Part 2a, Part 2b of this application. Submit this application, along with scanned copies (pdf/jpg) of documentary evidence (qualification, experience, and training) to hrcc@bgn.com.np.  Emails with a total size of large than 3MB will not be received.  Applications received by any other means will not be considered.   Applications received after the closing date and time listed on the advert will not be considered.

    Source:  The Himalayan Times, 03 July 2019

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