Action Against Hunger

Created in 1979, Action Against Hunger | Action Contre la Faim (ACF) is an international humanitarian organization fighting against hunger in the world. Its mission is to save lives eradicating hunger through the prevention, detection, and treatment of malnutrition, in particular during and after emergency situations caused by conflicts and natural disasters. Today, Action Against Hunger is a major player in the fight against hunger in the world. Structured on an international network, it provides a coordinated response in nearly 50 countries. Its priority is to have effective actions in the fields and testify about vulnerable population. Since the reasons for hunger are many, its response is multi-sectoral based on solid expertise. 

Action Against Hunger started its work in Nepal from 2005 and has been operational in different parts of the country addressing undernutrition through integrated approach following the Nepal Government’s Multi-Sector Nutrition Plan. Currently operational in 4 districts (Nawalparasi East, Nawalparasi West, Nuwakot and Rasuwa), it is fighting hunger through different interventions viz. Advocacy, Food Security & Resources of Existence,  Mental Health & Child Care practices, Nutrition & Health, Research, Risk & Disaster Management and WASH.

Action Against Hunger is calling this EOI to develop roster of technical experts and consultancy services for above-mentioned positions in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH).


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Major Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all plumbing works both in transmission line and distribution line are done as per the specification provided by Sub/Engineer
  • Ensure that pipeline connection from distribution line to household tap connection (including Saddle and ferrule connection)
  • Ensure that the completion of fittings in WSS structures (Intake, Reservoir Tanks, Break-Pressure Tanks, Intake Chambers and Distribution Chambers etc.)
  • Provide support to Community Technician/Technical team as per instruction of Sub/Engineer

Qualification and Experience:

  • Training on plumbing work with at least one year experience in relevant field preferably in rural water supply system 

Required Skills:

  • Experience on plumbing work of rural water supply system, fitting requirements and different types of pipe, GI pipe connection, HDPE pipe connection, pipe bending, pipe laying etc.
  • Experience of working with WSUC and village maintenance workers
  • Ability to work in diverse environment and remote areas
  • Sensitive and responsive to Gender, Age Diversity and Social Inclusion 

Contract type: Consultant
Working area: Rural/Municipalities of Nawalparasi East, Nawalparasi West, Nuwakot and Rasuwa districts

Applying Procedure

Interested Nepali applicants meeting above requirements are requested to submit a motivation letter with per day consultancy charges (including government tax) and updated CV with two referees through email:   

Deadline to apply: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a deadline to apply before 22 May 2019, 17:00 hours. The position may be filled as soon as qualified applications is identified.

Action Against Hunger | Action Contre la Faim (ACF), Nepal reserves the right to reject any or all applications. Telephonic enquiries will not be entertained.

Action Against Hunger | Action Contre la Faim (ACF) is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women, people with disabilities and members from disadvantaged/underrepresented ethnic groups.

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