Shanti Volunteer Association
Shanti Volunteer Association is a non-governmental organization that is dedicated to providing educational support and emergency relief activities.We believe that education has life-changing powers.In an effort to provide learning opportunities to all children, we are actively engaged in library activities and school construction while valuing regional culture and continuous communication


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Duration of contract: 1 year from 1 March 2019

Duty station: Nuwakot District (70%) and Kathmandu (30%) 

Salary Range: Rs. 60,000 to Rs. 70,000  and provident fund and gratuity fund based on basic salary. 

Main Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Ensure conception, implementation and supervision of the earthquake resistant construction in a timely, effective and high quality manner
  • Ensure strict compliance with the National Building Code and earthquake resistant techniques
  • Prepare building design, master plan, Bill of Quantities, cost estimates, technical specifications, final measurements, working method related for each projects and other necessary document required by GoN and donors for project approval
  • Give training on school building maintenance for teachers and SMC members
  • Prepare monthly progress report in English
  • Monitor, supervise and verify construction works undertaken by contractors and/or partner agencies to ensure that the structures comply with quality standards and approved designs
  • Participate in relevant meetings with schools and authorities both central and local level
  • Coordinate with CLPIU, NRA, DLPIU, and local government authorities, schools and local partner and other stakeholders regarding technical aspects

Skills and Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering with a minimum of 5 years of working experience (Master’s Degree in Construction Management preferred)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in design, cost estimate, site supervision of building’s construction projects
  • Sound knowledge in earthquake resistant building construction technique
  • Experience in training about school building maintenance
  • Willing to work in humanitarian programs and to travel to remote & difficult areas
  • Extensive experience in management of contractors, supervision of construction
  • Excellent knowledge on structural engineering calculations, construction cost estimate, bill of quantity and tender process
  • Advanced computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel in particular) and AUTOCAD
  • Working experience with international organization (preferably INGOs)
  • Ability to supervise a team to delegate the responsibility
  • Flexibility, resourcefulness and good communication skills
  • Strong written and spoken English skills report writing, presentation and inter personnel communication
  • Eager to work as a team member and to communicate well with colleagues and local partner


This job description is not incorporated in the employment contract. It is intended as a guide and should not be viewed as an inflexible specification as it may be varied from time to time in the light of strategic developments and following discussion with the post holder. The post-holder will be expected to work to agreed objectives, which should facilitate achievement of the responsibilities in accordance with the performance review process.

Applying Procedure

Applicants need to apply with cover letter and their updated CV by 14th January 2019 no later than 17:00 via email .Please mention the job title in the subject of email

Only the short listed candidates will be contacted and  invited for an interview. No calls shall be entertained.

Qualified candidates from minorities, indigenous groups, women and with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

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