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Rural Village Water Resources Management Project

Position: Technical Specialist

Recruitment: National

Duty station: Project Support Unit (PSU) Office with extensive travel to Project working RMs

Reporting to: Team Leader

Duration: Annual Performance based contract, maximum until the end of the project period.

Academic qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering (Registration in Nepal engineering Council is mandatory)

Professional experience:

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  • Minimum 10 years of work experience in rural water supply and sanitation, water resources management, irrigation, renewable energy technologies in planning, management and coordination;
  • Experience in capacity building and training at local level;
  • Experience in community management of rural infrastructure facilities, including participatory working methods.

Other skills

Fluency in written and spoken English and Nepali;
Ability to work in a team and to deal with local government staff and other development partners;
Strong management ability, facilitation, communication, team building and leadership skills;
Good computer skills (MS Office, AutoCAD, GIS, GPS);
Demonstrated ability to work with communities and in multi-cultural teams as well as willingness to work in difficult field conditions are essential;
Demonstrated reference of strong sense of discipline and high moral conduct. Duties Review the RVWRMP modality of implementing water supply and other water infrastructure (irrigation, micro-hydro, multiple use) and sanitation to fit the rural municipality structure; Design and organize capacity development interventions to RM level technical and the Project staffs. Follow the national policies, guidelines and innovations in terms of water supply coverage and technologies; Design policies and contribution patterns for joint implementation of Project/RM of water supply and other water infrastructure; Develop and supervise technical aspects of the gravity water supply, rain water harvesting, sanitation, irrigation and renewable energy schemes Coordinate and monitor technical training, including the intern program. Ensure that disaster risk reduction and climate change related risks are addressed in the scheme planning and in the Water Safety Plans. Analyze the lessons learnt and develop further appropriate rural technologies and systems which can be planned, designed, built and maintained by UCs and RMs. Contribute to the development of Water Safety Plan methodology and format. Supervise technical teams in water quality related activities, including development of Water Safety Plans and related training & IEC materials ensuring WSPs done in all completed schemes. Contribute to further strengthening and mainstreaming of GESI principles; facilitate group formation, service delivery and other project related activities ensuring that women and DAGs are benefitting equally and proportionally; Contribute to the development of M&E system and Post-Construction activities in the RM; Plan, manage, monitor and report the technical training related TA budget.


Supervise relevant technical staffs of the project; Participate RM and Scheme level monitoring as project representatives as per agreed plan; Any other duties towards achievement of project objectives assigned by the supervisor.

Last date to apply: 19th November 2019


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Application process: All eligible applicants are requested to submit their CV utilizing the CV template given below. All applicants MUST use this CV template, no other types of CVs or applications will be accepted.

Click below for the CV template:
CV Template

Only short listed candidates will be requested to submit certificates and other additional information.
All applications should be submitted by e-mail not later than 19th November 2019 to
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Source: Annapurna Post, 5 November 2019

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