WASH Technical Officer Mid Level

Location: Bijulikot, Ramechhap
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2017-04-24 Deadline: 2017-05-08
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Bijulikot Ramechhap
  • Working Position : Mid Level
  • Qualification Degree : - Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Sanitation, Sanitary Engineering, or other relevant disciplines
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description


  • Develop designs, plans, technical specifications, bill of quantities of latrines as per approved standards by the Nepal Government bearing in mind the SPHERE standards as a minimum.
  • Establish and oversee the implementation of systems for efficiently controlling the quality of technical works; track overall progress and work plans, and control the quality of the final construction outputs as per donor and user community expectations.
  • Regular monitoring of latrine construction activities to ensure that all the activities are executed as per design, specifications, costs and work schedule.
  • Organise, supervise, monitor and assist the implementation of water, hygiene and sanitation interventions of the programme, with emphasis on community capacity building on WASH topics, as well as WASH hardware components, according to programme description, quarterly and annual activity plan, budget and national standards.
  • Demonstrate experience in using community-based and participatory approaches and tools (SLTS/CLTS, KAP/FGD/KII/PDM survey etc.).

Training and awareness raising activities

  • Identify training needs of community members involved in water, hygiene and sanitation interventions and develop and implement training plans.
  • Work closely with Shelter technical staff, to design training, sensitization and orientation session and training regarding the operation and maintenance of water supply and sanitation facilities.
  • Take part in the selection, designing, developing, dissemination and evaluation of appropriate IEC (Information Education Communication) /BCC (Behaviour Change Communication) hygiene material for effective hygiene promotion in the target area in close integration with shelter activities.

Staff Management

  • Working in harmony with all other project staff and field team for the effective and efficient day-to-day management of the WASH activities.
  • Provide technical and professional support to Sub-Engineers/Social mobilizers of local NGO partner on hygiene and sanitation matter for implementation at VDC level.

Communication and Coordination

  • Represent Medair at relevant local level coordination meetings involving local authorities, and other I/NGOs. 
  • Coordinate and liaise with relevant team members to ensure all objectives of the WASH program are met.
  • Facilitate the process of capturing, documenting and disseminating project experiences, achievements, good practice as lesson learnt, case studies and progress reports related to WASH.


  • Local procurement of construction materials in co-ordination with the Logistics Officer.
  • Keeping records of consumable items and equipment used


Quality Management

  • Promote and use the Medair operating procedures, ensuring that all standardized formats are used and guidelines are followed.

Job Specification


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Sanitation, Sanitary Engineering or other relevant discipline, Master’s degree will be preferred.


Experience / Competencies / Profile sought for this position

  • At least 3 years of professional WASH work experience which includes at least one year work experience in rural area.
  • Computer literate with excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, AutoCAD
  • Experience working with different computer software package in engineering field will be added value.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and Nepali languages.
  • Capacity to work under pressure and manage personal stress level.
  • Respectful, accountable and honest
  • Desire to serve the most vulnerable in agreement with Medair's value in rural area of Bijulikot VDC in Ramechhap under difficult condition, committed to team-building.
  • Fully committed to the  Medair values; to reflect the vision and values of Medair with team members, local staff, and external contacts
  • Strong character traits, including emotional stability, adaptability, ability to handle stress, cultural and gender sensitivity, honesty, and physically fit 

Apply Instructions

Please go through this link https://goo.gl/y6fvJW to fill out the form to apply for the position. You are not required to send your CV.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessment. Medair does not set closing / deadline dates for applications; recruitment is on-going until the position is filled.

You’ll only hear from us if your application is successful and you’re invited for an interview.

Woman and candidates from marginalized castes and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.

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Organization Summary


Medair is a humanitarian organisation inspired and motivated by Christian faith to relieve human suffering in some of the world’s most remote and devastated places. We bring relief and recovery to people in crisis, regardless of race, creed or nationality. As signatories of the Red Cross Code of Conduct, we believe that aid should be given to everyone who is in need, regardless of political, social or religious viewpoint. We save lives in emergencies and then stay to help people recover from crisis with dignity—working side by side with communities to leave a lasting impact. We provide a range of emergency relief and recovery services: health care and nutrition; safe water, sanitation, and hygiene; shelter and infrastructure. Internationally recruited field and headquarters staff lead the organisation, supported by nationally recruited staff to implement programmes locally.


Medair project in Nepal

Medair is committed to serve those affected by the earthquakes in April & May 2015 with practical and compassionate care in shelter needs. Medair provides the coordination, capacity building and advice to the local implementation partner in our Shelter Recovery and Reconstruction projects. Medair provides project management, technical and monitoring support of the recovery and reconstruction activities

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Lalitpur
Organization Size 20-50
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