World Vision International Nepal (WVIN), an international Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice, is looking for potential Nepalese candidates to fill out the following position:
I. Position: Water Technical Advisor (One)-based in National Office, Lalitpur Key Responsibilities: World Vision seeks a Water Technical Advisor for a possible USAID/Food for Peace -funded multi-year Emergency Food Security Program (EFSP) in Nepal. The Water Technical Advisor will be responsible to provide technical leadership across project's irrigation, watershed management and conservation components, to lead the implementation of conservation activities, and to ensure the project's annual key performance indicators and targets related to watershed management and conservation are achieved. The objective of the watershed management and conservation component of the programme is to facilitate development and effective implementation of irrigation, watershed management and conservation plans to promote community based initiatives aiming to increase the resilience of children, communities, as well as local government officials to be better prepared for water resource management and conservation. The Water Technical Advisor should have extensive experience in designing and implementing irrigation, watershed management and conservation activities as they are practiced in the context of humanitarian response, longer-term early recovery and food security programs.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience required: Master's degree in engineering or watershed; or a degree in relevant field with substantial experience in irrigation, water and watershed conservation and management programming with a minimum of five years of professional experience in designing and implementing similar projects in the context of humanitarian response. Demonstrated experience in leading similar project of a large award (multi sectoral and multi stakeholder US Government funded project). Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program preferably USAID Office or Food for Peace (FFP) policies. Strong conceptual knowledge on resilience indicators, irrigation, water resource management and conservation, food security, data quality assurance, data utilization, and gender integration into M&E. Demonstrated expertise and experience in developing and operationalizing monitoring system for irrigation, watershed management and conservation interventions. Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program requirements, preferably of USAID Office or Food for Peace (FFP) policies. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-culturally with diverse teams. Strong verbal communication skills, strong presentation and report writing skills.
Previous experience with Emergency Food Security Program (EFSP), Development Food
Assistance Programs (DFAP)s, Development Food Security Program (DFSP), Multi Year
Assistance Programs (MYAP)s, and/or Development Assistance Programs (DAP)s is preferred.
Mandatory travels to implementation sites as required.
Candidates fulfilling the criteria mentioned above may send in their complete
'Curriculum Vitae (CV) with statement of purpose' by 27 February, 2020 before
17:00 hours to the email, address mentioned below.
For Details: https://careers.wvi.org/job-search
World Vision International Nepal is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and
encourage candidates of diverse background, women and differently abled, to apply. Only short-listed
candidates will be called for the subsequent selection procedure.
WVIN reserves all rights to qualify/disqualify applications in any case.
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World Vision International Nepal (WVIN), an international Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice,