The British Council is sourcing and selecting a Short-term Consultant to support the British Council team with background research of Nepal’s climate change responses and issues studied through a lens of gender and innovative or creative responses. Insights will be fed into project design that intends to build Nepali leaders’ capacities in fostering stronger, nuanced and innovative solutions for climate change resilience.


Location Kathmandu, Nepal
Duration Short-term
Closing date Sunday 02 August 2020

Role overview

Qualifications required to apply for this post are:

  • Proficiency in climate change issues through the professional engagement of at least 2 years. Specialisation in gender or creative industries is desirable.
  • Experience of conducting interdisciplinary research on complex and intersectional issues/contexts or experience of monitoring and analysing existing literature or media coverage of specific subjects.
  • Experience of writing on issues of environment or experience of writing for international organisations 
  • Relevant background supporting international organisations to develop and deliver project outcomes as technical support

Terms of Reference

The Terms of Reference for this position is attached. Please note that the above role is contingent on internal and external approvals and the current Covid situation.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. British Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of its partners to share this commitment. In line with the British Council’s Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks.

How to apply

Interested candidates are requested to fill the attached form and submit a short cover letter to  by 2 August 2020 (Sunday).