Sustainable WASH for All (SusWA)

Sanitation and Hygiene Specialist (National)

Sustainable WASH for All (SusWA)

Sanitation and Hygiene Specialist (National)

Sustainable WASH for All (SusWA) is a bi-lateral WASH sector project funded by the Government of Nepal (GoN) and the Government of Finland (GoF), with added funding from the Delegation of the European Union to Nepal, to be implemented in Karnali Province, Nepal.

Sanitation and Hygiene Specialist (National)

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Duration: 42 person-months, 4 years (+ option 15.75 p/m)  

Education:  Minimum Bachelor’s degree but preferably Master’s degree with substantial relevant  experience in sanitary engineering, business development, marketing, or other  relevant fields  

Language: Fluency in written and spoken English and Nepali  

Experience and skills:  

  • Minimum 7 years of relevant work experience;  
  • Deep understanding of complex social, gender, cultural, and economic challenges and social norms affecting sanitation promotion and community mobilization;   
  • Extensive working experience in the sanitation business, Sani - mart promotion, and market-based approaches to deliver goods and services to rural households.  
  • Minimum five years direct experience in selling sanitation products in peri-urban and rural areas;  
  • Extensive experience in private sector development required; Business background and direct experience strongly preferred;  
  • Familiarity with using innovative financing tools and facilities, and linkages to financial institutions;   
  •  Experience providing capacity building and technical assistance, particularly to local organizations and local government/utilities preferred but not required;  
  • Good communication and report writing skills in English and Nepali.  


  1. Advice and support to Municipality and community-level partners/actors in planning, conducting and monitoring post-ODF and total sanitation activities and related monitoring;
  2. Support to Municipalities in managing and implementing sanitation and hygiene activities;
  3. Development of strategies, plans, processes and methods to promote and facilitate hygiene education in Municipalities, wards, communities and schools;
  4. Development of strategies, plans and capacity building for the improvement of sustainable sanitation coverage and hygiene habits;
  5. Ensuring appropriate social mobilisation and sustainability in institutional latrine construction and management;
  6. Sanitation and hygiene behaviour change capacity building for relevant Municipalities staff;
  7. Support to supervision, monitoring and relevant reporting related to sanitation, and hygiene in the Project Municipalities;
  8. Preparation of training materials and training stakeholders in sanitation and hygiene, monitoring of sanitation and hygiene training;
  9. Development of sanitation/social marketing strategies and other innovative approaches related to post-ODF actions;
  10. Preparation of capacity building programmes and tools for institutional water sanitation, and hygiene facility maintenance;
  11. Managing sanitation and hygiene data;
  12. Development of conducive environment for WASH business (mainly SaniMart) and waste management (including faecal sludge management); 
  13. Design and test adequate business models to deliver sanitation products and services to  isolated communities;  
  14. Strengthen supply chains for sanitation products by linking businesses to Sani-Mart Centers and other key regional distributors;
  15. Organizing relevant training programmes for the capacity development of municipalities,  promotion of the private sector, and linkages with financial institutions;  
  16. Other duties as assigned by CTA.  

Supervisor: CTA  

Place of assignment: Project Support Unit (PSU) in Birendranagar with frequent travel to Project municipalities 

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.

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