National Specialist – Infrastructure and School Safety - (One)
World Vision International Nepal (WVIN)
World Vision International Nepal (WVIN), an international Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice, is looking for potential Nepalese candidates to fill out the following positions:

National Specialist – Infrastructure and School Safety - (One)

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : senior
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Offered Salary : None
Apply Before(Deadline) : Mar. 19, 2016 00:00 (2 years, 7 months ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : Not Required
Other Specification


Job Description

Job Purpose: To mmanage the planning, roll-out and oversee implementation of the School Safety programme across WVIN area programmes, contributing to WVIN’s overall strategic objectives for Education and Resilience. Establish and implement operational and programming protocols to ensure all infrastructure activities meet minimum engineering standards. This position also includes monitoring infrastructure components of all WVIN education programmes, providing advice and technical engineering oversight to operational managers to ensure infrastructure components meet minimum standards and achieve engineering certifications.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience required: 

  • Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Building Construction Management from recognised university with at least  five years field experience in managing large-scale multi-disciplined infrastructure and construction projects across a large geographical area including education projects
  • Experience building and managing relationships with international donors and Government line agencies
  • Strategic thinking and planning skills; demonstrated experience in developing and executing a strategy and work plan and implementing on target, on time
  • Technical knowledge of engineering, construction, and infrastructure building and contract management
  • Technical knowledge in disaster risk reduction for education, including intimate knowledge of the School Safety Framework and how disaster risk reduction can be integrated into education curriculum
  • Strong analytical problem solving and organisational skills.
  • Ability to effectively present technical concepts to lay users in various settings and by various means (verbal and written)
  • Service oriented with the ability to organize, prioritise, and delegate tasks while transferring knowledge and expertise
  • Experience in small to medium project management and the ability to lead teams
  • Ability to train non-technical users in the use of technical systems in a cross-cultural setting
  • Ability to work under pressure and on multiple tasks
  • Demonstrated high level networking, partnership and coordination ability & Excellent analytical/problem-solving skills and detail orientation
  • Excellent writing skills required to develop grant proposals, and reports capturing results, evidence, good practice and learning with fluency in Nepali and English – both oral and written 
  • Innovation and creativity to have fun and meaningful activities for children
  • Competent in using MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint presentation
  • Willingness to commit to World Vision ethos, vision, mission and core values
  • Self-motivated, confident, independent, creative with strong analytical and interpersonal skills 
  • Positive learning attitude and concern for the poor and vulnerable people.


Candidates fulfilling the criteria mentioned above may send in their complete ‘Curriculum Vitae (CV) with statement of purpose” by 19 March 2016 before 17:00 hours to the address mentioned below:

World Vision International Nepal
People & Culture Department
Only short-listed candidates will be called for the subsequent selection procedure.
WVIN reserves all rights to qualify/disqualify applications in any case.


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