Sustainable WASH for All (SusWA)

Municipal WASH Advisers (National)

Sustainable WASH for All (SusWA)

Municipal WASH Advisers (National)

Sustainable WASH for All (SusWA) is a bilateral WASH sector project funded by the Government of Nepal (GoN), the Government of Finland (GoF) and the European Union, to be implemented in Karnali Province, Nepal.

Municipal WASH Advisers (National)

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Duration: 21 months x 2 persons, in total 42 person months

Education: Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in Water and Sanitation, Engineering, Social Science, Public Administration or other relevant discipline

Language: Fluency in written and spoken English and Nepali, command of local languages of working area is an additional asset

Supervisor: CTA

Place of assignment: Designated office in selected Municipality (covering a cluster of Municipalities)

Experience and skills:

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience;
  • Extensive experience in training and capacity building with public official and communities;
  • Excellent community mobilisation and community skills;
  • Training and facilitation skills; and
  • Good communication and report writing skills in English and Nepali,


  • Support to Municipality in planning, coordinating and funding of WASH sector activities;
  • Assistance to M-WASH Units in implementing and monitoring WASH projects/schemes/activities;
  • Facilitation and monitoring of operations of MWFs’ on behalf of SUSWA;
  • Follow-up of activities and performance of all partners in her/his working area in the WASH sector and identification of needs for further institutional support and capacity building;
  • Facilitation of regular planning and reporting of the Project in Municipalities and to GoN and GoF;
  • Assistance to Municipalities and communities to apply SUSWA support and in setting priorities and selection of water supply schemes for implementation through strategic and periodic WASH sector planning;
  • Training of and assistance to Municipality personnel in the training SOs, WUSCs and other WASH actors, including WASH-CCs;
  • Mainstreaming of GEDSI principles into all monitoring and capacity building activities, ensuring that decisions are based on GEDSI principles and include DAGs in decision making;
  • Support to preparation of WSP+++ and mainstreaming climate change and disaster risk reduction into WASH planning;
  • Assistance in monitoring of all aspects of Project progress and finances; regular Municipality/ward and scheme level monitoring and updating of MIS;
  • Preparation and submission of monthly, biannual and other status reports as needed to PSU; and
  • Other duties as assigned by CTA.

Shortlisting will be done on the basis of your answers while applying, please answer the questions carefully. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained. The recruitment process will start in March and April, with selection and appointment pending financing for position.

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