World Food Programme
Location: Kathmandu (1 post) , Gorkha +Bidur+Pokhara (1 post), Banepa + Chautara (1 post)
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2015-05-19 Deadline: 2015-05-22
Job Description

Under the overall supervision of the Emergency of Information and Technology Office, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Provide, installation and maintenance of electrical services for emergency operations, be it installation or supervision of installation; 
  • Carry out works to WFP standards for all electricity services, including wiring and sizing standards and maintenance services; 
  • Carry out the installation and maintenance of the electricity wiring and distribution systems for all WFP offices and warehouses in any WFP operation as required, ensuring a safe and reliable working environment according to the WFP electrical standards; 
  • Carry out electrical, IT and Telecomms/Radio cabling to cover all services active in the Country Office and Sub Offices;
  • Troubleshoot and resolve electrical and IT outages.
  • Coordinate with any required external contracting, servicing or intervention needed for any electrical installation; 
  • Provide written requests for materials and keep detailed reports on storage and usage of these materials; 
  • Perform other related duties as required. 

General Requirements:

Education: Satisfactory completion of secondary school education, plus qualified in electricity. Official certification as domestic or semi-industrial electrician preferred. ICT qualifications preferred.

Experience: At least three years of progressively responsible progressively responsible and proven effective, hands-on electrical or electronics experience. 

Knowledge: IT and Telecomms skills including cabling, LAN and Telephony, and knowledge of common basic software packages. Knowledge of commonly used office equipment.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in Nepali and English.

Desirable Skills: Experience working in an international organization or multicultural environment. Preferably hands-on experience in deploying, troubleshooting and maintaining single and three phase generators, diesel or petrol fuelled, in the range from 2 KVA to 250 KVA; knowledge and experience in the maintaining and troubleshooting the mechanical part of generators is a plus. Hands-on experience in deploying, troubleshooting and maintaining UPS and voltage regulator systems ranging from 0.5 to 60 KVA. Certification for Wilson generators desirable.

Remark: Please specify the desirable duty station in your application.


Apply Instructions

Interested and qualified Nepalese nationals are requested to submit an updated and duly signed UN Personal History form (P.11), available on http://www.un.org.np/jobs/locals and from the WFP offices in Nepal (Kathmandu, Nepalgunj, Damak and Dadelhura). The application can be sent either by email to nepaler.vacancy@wfp.org or in hard copy in a sealed envelope marking the position “Application for the post of Electrician” and quoting the VA number to the following address No Later than 22 May 2015. 

The Representative

WFP Nepal Country Office, Chakupat, Patan Dhoka Road, Lalitpur, Nepal. P.O. Box 107

“Qualified female candidates and candidates from minority groups are especially encouraged to apply”. 

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for a test and/or interview. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

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Organization Summary

The World Food Programme is the food assistance branch of the United Nations and the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 1-10
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