Junior Programme Officers

Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2018-04-11 Deadline: 2018-04-21
  • Nos. of Opening : 8
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Post Graduate / Masters in related field.
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation in NEPAL is seeking Junior Programme Officers (JPO) for short-term assignment for Urban Sanitation and Hygiene for Health and Development (USHHD)

Overview of the Position

The JPO position targets fresh graduates of Master’s Degree and aims to provide professional exposure and the opportunity for application of knowledge relevant to their field of study. The position aims at implementing short-term assignments identified by local government and facilitated by the Project’s Senior WASH Advisor that will support achieving the objectives of USHHD for city-wide sanitation.  The JPO Position will be based in Khadak-Saptari, Birendranagar-Surkhet, Nepalgunj-Banke or Chandannath-Jumla.

The JPO, under the guidance of the WASH Advisor, will be responsible for preparing detailed plan of implementation for the assignment and implementing the required tasks.  With the support of the WASH Advisor, he/she will be required to engage with project stakeholders which may include staff of municipality, schools, health facilities, private sector, and local NGOs. He/She will report to the WASH Advisor based in the district.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct review and study of assignment to develop understanding of processes for implementation and required technical knowledge.
  • Develop detailed plan of implementation.
  • Be responsible for implementing activities following the plan
  • Engage with required stakeholders
  • Report regularly to District WASH Advisor
  • Submit assignment completion report.


  • Master Degree, in Engineering (Civil), WASH, Public Health, Social Sciences, and/or Business Management
  • Good communication and representation skills and fluency in written and oral Nepali.
  • Good English comprehension;
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint;
  • Willing to be based in project district for three months
  • Willing to travel and work independently in field
  • The position does not require any work experience.

Additional Information

Contract Type: Short-term

Contract Durataion: 3 months (15 May 2018 – 16 August 2018)

Duty Station: Khadak-Saptari, Birendranagar-Surkhet, Nepalgunj-Banke or Chandannath-Jumla

Apply Instructions

If you are interested, we invite you to apply  via http://smrtr.io/XyYWtw by uploading your CV with cover letter by 21 April 2018.

Female candidates from marginalised and ethnic minority groups are encouraged to apply and are given special preference.

This Job is expired. The Company is no longer accepting applications for this position.

Organization Summary

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.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Jawlakhel, Lalitpur P.O. Box 1966 Kathmandu, Nepal
Organization Size 1-10