Water Supply Engineers
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).

Water Supply Engineers

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Major Responsibilities:

  • Take leadership in programme implementation in public health engineering specifically on rural water supply system construction and its management
  • Assist to plan and design WASH programme focusing on Public Health Engineering aspects 
  • Support in partnership management and capacity building of the partners in public health engineering
  • Ensure constant and efficient Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) on interventions of partner organizations 
  • Support in coordination, networking and advocacy at various level 
  • Support in knowledge management and reporting 
  • Participate in the administrative procedures of programme as and when required

Qualification and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or relevant discipline with at least two years of field experience in WASH sector in development organizations preferably in International/NGO or UN agency – or - Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline with at least four years of aforementioned experience

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience in project management, excellent interpersonal, networking and negotiation skills
  • Well experience in rural water supply system and its different component for technical support, supervision and proper guidance to technical team members 
  • Technically strong on survey, design, estimation of rural water supply system and other WASH facilities with good understanding of functionality & sustainability, Water Safety Plan 
  • Experience in technical Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL), training and capacity building, advocacy & knowledge management in WASH sector
  • Good understanding of technical cross cutting issues in WASH sector (WASH in Nutrition, new technologies and WASH governance) 
  • Ability to analysis a situation, synthesize information and use the outputs to improve implementation and good coordination 
  • Ability to work in diverse environment 
  • Innovative, problem solver and result oriented 
  • Good standard of written and spoken Nepali and English language 
  • Good Computer skills (Microsoft package) including analysis and reporting skill 
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines 
  • 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: procurement@np-actionagainsthunger.org   

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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