City Officer (Chandannath / Birendranagar / Nepalgunj)
Chandannath, Birendranagar or Nepalgunj, Nepal
Contract type: National employment contract
Context and purpose of the job:
The city officer is part of SNV Nepal and is appointed to the WASH SDG project in (city). SNV leads the WASH SDG project in four cities of Nepal: Khadak, Nepalgunj, Chandannath and Birendranagar. The project aims to improve health and quality of life of men and women, through sustainable and safe sanitation and improved hygiene practices. The project follows SNV’s approach to urban sanitation, Urban Sanitation and Hygiene for Health and Development, and is articulated into six components: behaviour change communication, sanitation services, governance, smart finance, treatment, and monitoring, evaluation and learning. SNV operates in partnership with local municipalities as well as with implementing partners.
Under the guidance of the project coordinator, the city officer executes the local delivery of the project, follows technical advice from the thematic advisors, and conforms to SNV procedures and guidelines, making sure project timelines, standards and programmatic and financial targets are met. S/he anticipates on challenges and ensures delivery continuity in her/his project location.
Report to: Project Cities Coordinator
Duty Station : Nepalgunj-Banke, Chandananth-Jumla or Birendranager-Surkhet
Expected Start Date: As soon as possible
Contract Type : Employment Contract
Required Number of Position : 3 (1 position for each city)
Bachelor’s degree (completed) in a relevant field, such as administration, management, engineering, social science or development.
Experience of at least 4 years in hands-on project operations or implementation, possibly in the development or humanitarian fields.
Experience of at least 4 years in partnerships with local governments and local implementing organisations.
Desirable: Familiarity with the WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) sector and issues in Nepal, particularly in urban and semi-urban settings.
Good IT skills.
Proficiency in Nepali, and good command of spoken and written English.
Ability to live and work in the assigned duty station for the contract duration, and to travel to other locations as needed.
Ability to work successfully with limited in-person supervision (the line manager is based in a different location).
How to Apply:
If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by uploading cover letter mentioning your prefer city and your CV (not more than 3 page) with motivation letter (not more than 1 page) by clicking on the "I'm interested" button before 24 January 2021.
ONLY SHORTLIST CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
For more information on SNV, please refer to our website: www.snv.org
Starting from 2011, SNV has designed scalable and impact oriented programmes within four sectors that are aligned with the Government of Nepal’s development priorities.
The three key sectors SNV works in are Agricultural and Forest Products; Renewable Energy; and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.
We explicitly emphasise institutional development and local ownership of programmes. In order to enhance our impacts, we actively seek partnerships for funding, joint programme implementation and knowledge sharing.