Tourism Specialist for Mountain Tourism Development in HKH

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is offering an opportunity to experienced tourism professionals to earn livelihood through their mountain tourism development skills. The job will also bring blessings of mountain people if the selected professional will create right kind of employment opportunities for the people.

The center, working in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region consisting of Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and China, invites applications for the post of Tourism Specialist (Livelihoods Program).

This is a challenging job requiring creative and innovation skills besides expertise in sustainable mountain tourism. The selected candidate will create courses on sustainable tourism business practices, climate change, and mountain environment for local tourism industry. S/he will monitor regional tourism development, contribute knowledge through research writings, and do many other related tasks.

A perfect job for an intellectual who has destination development and analytical skills and interest in mountain travel.

What Does the Job Advertisement Reveal? 5 Insights into Adventure Tourism Career:


Number of Vacancies

One (1). Competition therefore will be high.

Nature of Vacancies

It is not for beginners, as six years’ experience in tourism development is the main prerequisite.

The center is also actually seeking candidates having university level education in tourism development, business management, economics, marketing, or related field.

The job is although based in Kathmandu, yet regular travel within the region is one of the principal tasks.


Probation: 6 months

Job Duration: 3 years (Maybe extended)

Payment / Salary Situation

No exact figures are mentioned in the advertisement.

Application Deadline and Process

Apply online by February 13, 2016.

Job Publications

Website of the center

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