Renewable Energy Supervisor

Location: Nepalgunj
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2019-11-15 Deadline: 2019-11-24
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Nepalgunj
  • Qualification Degree : Electrical/ Mechanical Overseer
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Renewable Energy Supervisor

  • Nepalgunj, Province 5, Nepal

  • Full-time
  • Contract type: Consultancy contract

Company Description

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation with long-term, local presence in over 30 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our team works with local partners to equip communities and businesses with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services. SNV works across three sectors: Agriculture, Renewable Energy and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.  Under WASH sector, one of the projects being implemented by SNV Nepal is the Health and Hygiene Activity (SWACHCHHATA).

Project Summary

The USAID- funded five-year (2016-2021) Health and Hygiene Activity, named henceforth as SWACHCHHATA, aims to contribute to Nepal’s 2014-2018 Country Development Cooperation Strategy goal of a healthier and well-nourished population. With the overall purpose of improving community health status by improved integration of hygiene in health service, the project will utilize an integrated approach with a dual focus on improving quality of health service delivery and hygiene, and is implemented jointly by SNV and its partner PSI in Dolpa, Jajarkot, Rukum, and Salyan. Electrifying health facilities using Institutional Solar PV systems (ISPS) for improving the service delivery of health facilities in one of the important components of this project.

The project office is based in Nepalgunj and district units are operational in each project districts.

Job Description

Objective and Tasks

The Objective of this assignment is to monitor and supervise solar PV activities of this project. The project is installing Institutional Solar PV systems (ISPS) for lighting and operation of basic medical equipment in selected 60 health facilities of project districts.

Specifically, tasks will include but not limited to:

  • Post installation monitoring and technical supervision of installed ISPS.
  • To provide Orientation/trainings to personnel of Health Facilities regarding proper operation and timely preventive maintenance of installed ISPS.
  • To ensure optimum usage of available power through operation of basic medical equipment as directed by the project.
  • To ensure establishment of battery replacement and operation/maintenance fund and proper operation of this fund at Health Facility
  • Coordinate with district project team, Health Facility Operation and Management Committee (HFOMC), installer companies for proper operation of Installed ISPS.
  • Any other project related task as per the requirement of project.


  • Electrical/ Mechanical Overseer with minimum 5 years’ experience or Electrical/Mechanical Sub-Overseer with minimum 10 years’ experience in Renewable energy projects preferably in Solar PV systems.
  • Personnel having field based project implementation experience with ample knowledge and experience in dealing with local government, communities, government institutions will be given priority.
  • Priority will be given to personnel having in depth knowledge in ISPS installations, monitoring, functioning of ISPS, operation and maintenance procedures of ISPS.
  • Ability to travel frequently to project sites in remote areas.
  • Good communication/team work skill.

Additional Information

Report to: Renewable Energy Advisor

Period of Performance : December 1st, 2019 to November 30th, 2020

Desired Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Type : National Employment Contract (full time)

Required Number of Position : 1

Duty Station : Nepalgunj with frequent field visit to project sites

Working Districts: Dolpa, Salyan, Jajarkot and Rukum

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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