Field WASH Coordinator

Help e.V.
Location: Chautara, Sindhupalchowk
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2017-10-24 Deadline: 2017-10-31
  • Location : Chautara Sindhupalchowk
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor's Degree/Master's Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Help – Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe e.V. (hereinafter called as Help e.V.) is a German non-governmental organization providing worldwide humanitarian assistance and development aid since more than 30 years. Help e.V. has been part of the post-earthquake emergency response in Nepal and is implementing its assistance programme in Sindhupalchowk district supporting School Reconstruction, WASH, DRR and Livelihood Recovery. To this intent, the organization is seeking an efficient, motivated and well experienced candidate to fill the position of Field WASH Coordinator.
Field WASH Coordinator

Location : Based in Chautara, Sindhupalchowk District

Scope of the position: Under the direction of the Project Coordinator, the Field WASH Coordinator will be responsible for the engineering and construction processes and management embedded in the project planning and designing, including but not limited to, the reconstructions of water schemes and the organisation of trainings on water supply systems maintenance and HY 5 promotion.

Main Responsibilities / Duties

  • Support in the planning , designing and implementation of the WASH programme, specifically the development of water schemes and sanitation infrastructure as well as hygiene promotion (which include sanitation usage and behaviour change)
  • Ensure quality conception, implementation and supervision of the construction project and ensure technical guidance and management of Help field technicians on a timely, effective and high quality manner
  • Know perfectly, respect, and ensure strict compliance with the National Building Code and earthquake resistant techniques
  • Prepare technical drawing, Bill of Quantities, cost estimates, technical specifications, working method related for each projects
  • Prepare and monitor tender process
  • Monitor, supervise and inspect construction sites ensuring compliance to construction standards and technical requirements
  • Prepare, organize and monitor trainings on water supply systems maintenance and HY 5 promotion
  • Ensure project documentation of each activities
  • Liaise and coordinate with consortium partners and implementing partners to ensure effective delivery of the activities
  • Assure timely reporting on progress and challenges as per organization’s needs
  • Monitor construction works undertaken by contractors and/or partner agencies to ensure that the structures comply with quality standards and approved designs
  • Participate in relevant cluster meetings or other relevant technical groups
  • Liaise with relevant local authorities, community leaders, CBOs, and other relevant stakeholders to ensure good coordination, proper and timely execution of planned activities
  • Represent Help at district level as needed and develop/enhance key networking and partnership with relevant actors.
  • Participate in relevant meetings with the local and district authorities, cluster meetings or other relevant technical groups at field level
  • Maintain regular communication with the Central Office, partner agencies and ensure that relevant information is fed into the project teams and to the Project Coordinator.
  • Monitor the work of partner agencies, assess the capacities and provide support when needed
  • Handle administrative, financial, logistical issues in compliance with organization’s rules and regulations.
  • Monitor and report the works of sub ordinates
  • Coordinates day-to day activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in water related field, such as civil or water engineering (Master’s Degree preferred)
  • (with 3 year experience of which 1 year with humanitarian agencies or Bachelor in Civil Engineering with minimum 5 years work experience in the water sector of which 2 years in humanitarian/development agencies.
  • Minimum 3 year experience in design, project preparation, cost estimate and project implementation, site supervision of construction of water supply systems, sanitation and social infrastructure construction projects.
  • Extensive experience in supervising construction and infrastructure works.
  • Very strong ability in civil engineering designs and drawings
  • Excellent knowledge on water engineering calculation, construction cost estimate, bill of quantity, tender process
  • Working experience with UN, INGO or international donors will be an asset
  • Knowledge of physical, chemical and microbiological testing of water will also be an asset
  • Good knowledge of Excel, and technical drawing software (AutoCAD)
  • Ability to train, manage and monitor a team and to delegate
  • Flexibility, resourcefulness and good communication skills
  • Strong written and spoken English skills [report writing, presentation and inter personnel communication]
  • Advanced computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel in particular). Good skill on technical drawing software (AutoCAD). Knowledge on MS-Project is an asset.
  • Willing to work in humanitarian programmes and to travel to remote & difficult areas
  • Ability to facilitate trainings and workshops for technical staff, artisan and community members
  • Capacity and keen interest to undertake capacity building activities for partner agencies and communities

This job description is not incorporated in the employment contract. It is intended as a guide and should not be viewed as an inflexible specification as it may be varied from time to time in the light of strategic developments and following discussion with the post holder. The post-holder will be expected to work to agreed objectives, which should facilitate achievement of the responsibilities in accordance with the performance review process.

Applications are invited from Nepali citizen and needed to apply with cover letter and their updated CV by 31st October 2017 via email in 

Only the short listed candidates will be invited for an interview. 

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