WASH Officer (Civil Engineer)
Action Against Hunger

Action Contre la Faim | Action Against Hunger is an international humanitarian organization committed to ending child hunger. Recognized as a leader in the fight against malnutrition, Action Against Hunger saves the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster and chronic food insecurity, Currently operational in 50 countries, it started its work in Nepal from 2005. Usually referred as technical expert for acute malnutrition in Nepal, it has been operational in different parts of the country addressing undernutrition through integrated approach following the Nepal Government’s Multi-Sector Nutrition Plan. The organization was successful in bringing attention of the government, key donors, UN agencies and stakeholders to address severe acute malnutrition both in terms of treatment and prevention through Generation Nutrition Campaign where more than 39 different organizations shown their solidarity. Currently operational in 6 districts (Makwanpur, Nawalparasi, Nuwakot, Saptari and Rasuwa, Rautahat), it is fighting hunger through different programme intervention viz. Nutrition and Health, Mental Health and Care practices, WASH, and food security & livelihood. The organization now seeks to strengthen its initiatives around Disaster Risk Reduction to help establish integrated and resilience building approach to all its programmes. 
As a non-governmental, non-profit, non-religious organization, we are committed to principled humanitarian action as outlined in our International Charter of Principles: independence, neutrality, non-discrimination, free and direct access to affected populations, professionalism and transparency.

WASH Officer (Civil Engineer)

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : mid
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 2 ]
Job Location : Nuwakot
Offered Salary : None
Apply Before(Deadline) : Nov. 29, 2016 00:00 (1 year, 10 months ago)

Job Specification

Experience Required : Not Required
Other Specification


Job Description


•Plan and coordinate the implementation of the community based Water Supply and School WASH activities;
•Close monitoring  and supervision of the construction work and advice/support to overseer for quality construction along with timely report to the team leader;
•Ensure that the quality materials are used as per BoQ and design in construction work and meet the standard set by government;
•Coordinate with PHP team to conduct training and monitoring for WSUG and beneficiaries and ensure that community voice are heard and addressed;
•Assist to Team leader for arranging the donor/partner visit, as well as report writing;
•Proper documentation of the received and delivered materials in the field level and ensure the availability and proper use of the materials in the field level;
•Supervised APHE and technical backstopping wherever needed.


•Bachelor degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering with Minimum of 2 years of professional working experiences in WASH sector.
•Proven technical WASH experiences in the field especially in the construction and management of water supply schemes (household connections), implementation of Water Safety Plan and able to provide technical support to team and partners as well as proven experience in management (team management, supervision and activity planning)
•Good computer and design skills (excel, AutoCAD).


Contract Type : Fixed Term Contract
Contract End Date : 30th June 2017 (with possibility of extension)
Start date : As soon as possible
Duty Station : Nuwakot


Applications: Interested Nepali applicants with required qualifications are requested to submit an application letter, updated CV with two referees and expected salary through email: recruitment@np.missions-acf.org by 29 November 2016. The Vacancy Reference must be mentioned in the subject otherwise the application will be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process.  ACF Nepal reserves the right to reject any or all applicants and ACF provides equal opportunities for all candidates.  Due to the urgency of the project, selection process may start before the deadline therefore, we encourage applicant to apply as soon as possible.

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