Job Opportunity

Executive Director

Nepal Policy Institute (NPI) is a forum of Nepal origin public policy scholars, researchers, practitioners, experts, and consultants from across the globe in collaboration with people and institutions committed to enhancing the interests of Nepal and Nepalis everywhere. Its mission is to promote knowledge and public discourse about all public policies related to enhancing prosperity, peace, and sustainable development of the country. NPI is an independent international think-tank and a knowledge-platform; and prides itself in being a borderless organization working and connecting people in the cloud, land, and the space in between.

It is registered as a not-for-profit, non-party political, non-religious, and non-governmental Stichting (foundation) in The Hague, The Netherlands; and has a registered contact point in Kathmandu.

NPI is in an early start-up and establishment phase. This job description is for an individual to lead the Institute as an Executive Director and take it to new heights.

The Executive Director has the overall role and responsibility of leading and managing the staff team and the organization to help achieve the mission, strategies, and plans of the Institute. S/he supports the Board in fulfilling its statutory, fiduciary, and other governance functions.

This is a full- time position based and offers a comparable benefits package and an excellent working environment. We are looking for a strategic, entrepreneurial, adaptive, and networker leader with

  1. Higher education in development or management or communication related subject.
  2. Over 2-3 years of experience in teaching, research, or public policy practice related to development.
  3. Understanding and experience of national, regional, and global issues, institutions, and politics.

See the full job description here.

Interested candidates are invited to send their application with their latest curriculum vitae (CV), with a cover letter detailing why you consider yourself to be the most qualified for the post, to email: The closing date for the application is 13th June 2022.