Water Supply Technicians
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 Technicians

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Major Responsibilities:

Ensure implementation of designed WASH programme on Public Health Engineering (PHE) aspects

  • Assist to line supervisor for making effective plan of implementation works
  • Update to respective line supervision of daily progress activities in regular basis
  • Ensure to implement the designed and planned activities at field level

Take lead in programme implementation (in PHE part) at field level

  • Handle the implementation of designed WSS activities at field level.
  • Provide instruction to skilled and unskilled person at construction site for quality of works in regular basis
  • Ensure quality of materials used for the construction works at field level

Monitor and supervise of ongoing construction works

  • Regularly monitor and supervise WASH implementation works at the field level
  • Undertake regular field/site visits to ensure technical support to WSUC and workers
  • Prepare monthly time sheet and report to the respective line supervisorith Water and Sanitation Users Committee (WSUC) for smoothly completion of works

Qualification and Experience:

  • 15-month technical course from CTEVT with at least two years of experience in relevant field preferably in rural water supply system

Required Skills:

  • Experience in rural water supply works, well familiar  with different water structures and can replicate the designed structure on ground
  • Well experience of management of plumber and skilled/labours in coordination of WSUC
  • Good experience of GI pipe bending, GI crossing, Cable crossing, reservoir tanks, break pressure tanks, distribution tanks, wash out, air vent/valve works
  • Well knowledge of safety materials, its management and technical guidance to water and sanitation users committee 
  • 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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