WASH Infrastructure Officer

Scott Wilson Nepal

S.W. Nepal Private Limited (http://www.swnepal.com.np/) is a national consulting firm to enhance the development results working together with government institutions, development agencies and private sector. In doing so, SWN aims to bridge the policy, research and implementation gap in Nepal through capacity building, policy influencing and applying sustainable solutions. The company values include a) enhancing the outcomes from the investments…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 5+ years
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    Job Category Development & Project
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Jul 27, 2022

Job Description

Position:     WASH Infrastructure Officer

Remuneration: Attractive package reflecting competencies and experience.

Working Days: 5 days a week (Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.)

Contract: Long-term (2 months’ probation period)

Location: Panipokhari,Maharajgunj, Kathmandu (Central Office). See www.swnepal.com.np for location.

Reporting to: Infrastructure Coordinator

Purpose of the position

The main purpose of the WASH Infrastructure Officer is to assist the CEO and Infrastructure Coordinator in various aspects of project formulation, implementation and management, and support the engineering team as a whole.

Essential Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the CEO and Technical Coordinator in the management and implementation of various water-related projects.
  • Generate relevant project reports and documentation.
  • Support the development of proposals including tailored approaches and methodology for water and other infrastructure projects.
  • Travel to project areas and/or project sites all over Nepal as per requirements.
  • Support the engineering unit and management team in developing and managing community infrastructure projects

Required Qualification & Experience

Education and Professional Experiences

  • Master’s degree in Civil engineering or water-related engineering degrees
  • Around 5 years of experience in interdisciplinary civil engineering projects with 3 years or more in the WASH sector

Core Competencies and Technical/ Functional Expertise.

  • Proficiency in use of engineering design and analysis tools, including water supply design tools, and project management tools
  • Good understanding of WASH sector and design of rural as well as urban water supply systems design, and associated Government guidelines and requirements
  • Excellent communicator, with strong report writing skills in English
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to undertake field visits in removed locations, review water supply system designs, detailed report preparation and communication materials relating to water supply and WASH.
  • Understanding watershed management, Multi-Use-System (MUS) and environmental impacts and climate change actions are desirable.

Other considerations:

  • Good understanding of the Nepali and international development sector
  • Available for an interview, week commencing 31st of July 2022 (video conference if necessary)

How to Apply

SWN offers a dynamic and exciting work environment and attractive staff benefits, including flexible working hours.

If you are an action-orientated and astute individual who would like to join our team, to support a dynamic and growing business, please apply by sending your CV indicating your current address no later than 8th August 2022 at info@swnepal.com.np.

*Covering letter NOT required at this stage*

We give priority to candidates who live within a comfortable commuting distance from the SWN office in Maharjgunj/Panipokhari, Kathmandu

We encourage potential applicants to visit www.swnepal.com.np for more details on our team, location, and our services.