Project Officer

WaterAid Nepal
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2017-08-20 Deadline: 2017-08-25
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor’s degree in Public Health or Social Sciences (or higher)
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

It’s hard to believe that today over 663 million people still do not have clean, safe water and over 2.4 billion live without a toilet. The resulting disease kills one child every minute.

WaterAid is looking for the following positions to play a vital role in our mission to transform lives with safe water, sanitation and hygiene in the world’s poorest communities.

Position: Project Officer - Hygiene promotion through immunization in Nepal
Duration: 6 months
Duty Station: Kathmandu, MoH/CHD, Immunization Section, with regular travel to project sites
Required Number: One
Reports to: Project Manager – Hygiene promotion through immunization in Nepal

Position Description:

The officer will be expected to contribute to and assist the successful design, delivery and evaluation of the project to pilot
hygiene promotion through routine immunization, implemented in collaboration between the Nepal Ministry of Health and
WaterAid. The officer will provide necessary technical, logistic and administrative support for the project. The role will require the individual to develop strong and productive working relationships with government counterparts (at Central, Regional and
Districts level), WaterAid Nepal and UK teams, and other Health and WASH sector stakeholders for the effective delivery of the project.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health or Social Sciences (or higher)
  • A minimum of two years’ work experience on Health or WASH programme delivery, admin and financial related work, preferably in I/NGOs
  • Experience of working with local organizations and government staff
  • Experience and understanding of MoH’s working modality
  • Fluency in spoken and written Nepali and English
  • High level of IT literacy (word processing, spreadsheets and presentations)
  • Good interpersonal skills, self-motivation, creativity and an ability to perform without close supervision
  • Knowledge and experience of programme evaluation and monitoring


  • Knowledge and experience of working on routine immunization and hygiene promotion
  • Experience in assisting research in Health and WASH development issues
  • Knowledge and practical experience of implementing programme using FCHVs / front line health workers

By 2030 we want everyone everywhere to have clean water, sanitation and hygiene. We need you to help us make it happen. If you bring your expertise, passion and professionalism, we will give you a lot back.

Apply Instructions

WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organization.

Interested and competent applicants are requested to send the following documents via email to mentioning subject in the email as “Application for the post of Project Officer – Hygiene promotion” no later than Friday, 25th August, 2017.

Documents to be submitted:
(i) an application letter (ii) a recent Curriculum Vitae

Detailed TOR for the position can be obtained by sending a request to the above email. Telephone queries will not be

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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

Organization Summary

WaterAid Nepal (WAN) is an international non-governmental organization established  in 1987 with the aim of transforming lives by improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene in the poorest communities. WAN has been contributing to the water and sector in Nepal by increasing peoples’ access to inclusive and sustainable water and sanitation services, improved hygiene behaviour coupled with advocacy and capacity building on WASH.
Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kupondole, Lalitpur, Nepal GPO Box. 20214, Kathmandu, Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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