Environmental & Social (E&S) Analyst

Dolma Advisors Private Limited

Job Description



Position                                                          : Environmental & Social (E&S) Analyst

Location                                                         : Kathmandu, Nepal

Expected Date of Joining                          : April 2018



Environmental and Social (E&S) Analyst is an exciting opportunity at Dolma Impact Fund, Nepal’s first international private equity fund. The E&S Analyst will work closely with portfolio companies in implementation and monitoring of environmental and social action plans to achieve Dolma’s investment and impact model. E&S Analyst will bring positive change by improving Environmental, Social, and Governance practices in our portfolio companies.


Descriptions of responsibilities

  • Reporting to the E&S Manager, the position will be based in Kathmandu, Nepal with frequent travel to project sites within Nepal
  • Support E&S Manager with field supervision, monitoring, and reporting of portfolio companies
  • Assist E&S Officers of portfolio companies in documentation of required Environmental and Social Management Systems and meeting the required environmental and social action plans of Dolma Impact Fund
  • Ensure compliance of portfolio companies with relevant laws and regulations of Nepal, such as Labour Act, Environmental Act, etc. and applicable international standards
  • Continuous monitoring of environmental, health, and safety standards of portfolio companies, risk identification, mitigation and timely reporting
  • Prepare monitoring reports following site visits
  • Report any major E&S issues to the manager
  • Assist with E&S document review and assessment of portfolio and pipeline companies


Experience and Qualification

  • Master degree in environmental science or related field with 3 years’ experience in Environment Management, preferably in Hydropower Projects or High Risk Construction Projects. Additional experience Occupational Health & Safety and social development preferred
  • Expert knowledge of Nepal and International Environmental Laws, Regulations, and International Practices
  • Deep understanding of occupational health risks and safety.
  • Results-oriented, team player, articulate analyst with attention to details, persuasive communicator and good report writer
  • Interest for development subjects and developing countries. Good understanding of sustainable development & impact investing
  • Good knowledge and experience with IFC Performance Standards and understanding of Development Finance Institutions activities
  • Ability to travel frequently within Nepal
  • Ability to communicate and write effectively in English and Nepali, with preference for capabilities in both languages
  • All are welcome to apply, with priority being given to Nepalese or Non Resident Nepalese (NRNs) particularly with international experience from reputable private equity firms


To apply, please send in a cover letter and a resume to nisha@dolmafund.org

All candidates are welcome to apply, with priority given to Nepali nationals.