Team Leader

SNV Nepal

At SNV we believe that no-one should have to live in poverty. We are dedicated to a society in which all people, irrespective of race, class or gender, enjoy the freedom to pursue their own sustainable development. We focus on increasing people's incomes and employment opportunities in productive sectors like agriculture as well as on improving access to basic services…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Competitive /
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    Job Level : Senior Level
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    Job Experience : 5 year
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    Job Category Computer Engineering
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Mar 26, 2021

Job Description

Job Description

The Team Leader / CTA will be responsible for overall design and management of the project and for the implementation of activities related to the project delivery including staff management, project planning, budgeting, implementation, evaluation, and supporting donor reporting.

S/he will provide technical leadership on overall strategic development as well as specific technical inputs for all project activities linked to the project outcomes. S/he will be responsible for supporting a range of assessments related to gender, social inclusive, governance, health and/or climate change, and for strengthening the local level authorities on technical WASH themes and evidence-based process in project development. S/he will be well informed about and contribute to relevant international knowledge networks and lead the development of quality knowledge products through the project learnings and their dissemination through different channels together with knowledge partners and senior advisors.


  • Be responsible for the human, material and financial resources to implement the project;
  • Develop work plans, budgets and competence table with financial responsibilities and mandates;
  • Ensure the quality performance of the project in terms of achieving strategic and                operational results of the program and contribute to further build upon WASH sector          nationally and within SNV;
  • Prepare necessary manuals and guidelines needed to operate and manage the project support team;
  • Develop performance monitoring criteria and conduct performance evaluation of staff on annual basis, and if necessary, decide on necessary actions;
  • Provide training and develop staff and implementing partner capacities in project                implementation;
  • Coordinate and compile financial and progress reports;
  • Prepare Terms of Reference and propose experts for international short term and  national short and long-term consultants;
  • Manage the funds allocated for the capacity building and monitor the use of                        investment and operational funds used at the municipal level;
  • Develop the required networks with national and sub-national stakeholders including          government, INGOs and development partners, local NGOs, private sector, and  special interest groups

Required Qualification & Experience


  • Master’s degree in Water Supply and Sanitation, Civil Engineering, Environmental                  Science, Social Science or another relevant field

Required professional Experience and expertise:

  • Minimum 5 years relevant international working experience;
  • Demonstrated experience in leading multidisciplinary teams in short or long-term                    assignments in developing countries;
  • Experience in project cycle management in donor supported programmes in Asia;
  • Prior knowledge of Nepalese development and social context will be an advantage;
  • Experience in rural water supply and sanitation in developing countries;
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with government                                representatives, donors, other donor-funded projects and other stakeholders;
  • Experience in capacity building and training;
  • Good intercultural and communication skills;
  • Capacity and ability to promote gender equality and social inclusion;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English (Finnish language is considered a plus);
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills;
  • High professional integrity and proven ability to work in difficult conditions.

How to Apply

If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by uploading your CV and letter of motivation in SmartRecruiters by ticking the box I’m interested’, before April 7, 2021

All information will be in the strictest confidence and in accordance with GDPR.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We will require that you provide us with full details of three people who are willing to act as a referee.  We will not contact these referees without your explicit permission.

Should SNV wish to proceed with your application, two interviews with the Selection Committee will take place.

Women are encouraged to apply

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