Indonesia nationals: Sanitation Engineer Specialist

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation

Jakarta, Indonesia 🇮🇩

Company Description

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is a not-for-profit international development organisation. Founded in the Netherlands 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in 30 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global teams of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.

SNV has been working in Indonesia since 2013. It supports the Government of Indonesia at national, provincial, and local level in their efforts to increase access to safely managed drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in Indonesia, both in rural and urban areas. Currently our city-wide sanitation programs address the entire sanitation chain by providing technical assistance on WASH governance, finance, treatment and reuse technologies, sustainable WASH service models and behaviour change activities.

In view of anticipated projects in the WASH sector in Indonesia, SNV is looking for senior specialists for long term and short-term positions. Anticipated programs will cover strengthening of urban water and sanitation government owned agencies as well as the private sector engagement, covering drinking water capture, transport, treatment and distribution facilities, sewerage-based sanitation, semi-centralised sanitation systems (Sanimas) and on-site sanitation. In addition to technical assistance (technical capacity building, SOPs, performance improvement), all programs come along with institutional, regulatory, socialisation, Gender and social inclusion as well as climate change components.

Positions will be based either in Jakarta or in cities of implementation.

Job Description

Sanitation engineer specialist with relevant professional experience in sanitation sector and wastewater treatment sector, experienced in contributing to the design of urban sanitation services and treatment, construction supervision and operational management of drinking water treatment plants, faecal sludge treatment plants, semi-centralised sanitation systems (DEWATS, Sanimas), on site sanitation systems. Experienced in providing high quality, evidence based advisory services on Urban Sanitation products and Services for city authorities and the private sector.


  1. Minimum qualification of bachelor’s degree or engineering degree in relevant field. Advanced degree preferred.
  2. 10 years or more of experience in relevant discipline or field
  3. Demonstrated experience working in the WASH sector in Indonesia, including with public utilities, private sector and government. In depth understanding of the WASH sector context in Indonesia.
  4. Fluency in spoken English and Bahasa.
  5. Extensive field visits in line with Covid-19 safety measures.

Additional Information

CVs are being collected to build a roster in preparation of anticipated projects. You will only be contacted if the application documents are complete and compliant and if your experience matches with the requirements

How to Apply:
If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by clicking on the “I’m interested” button before 28 September 2021. For your application to be reviewed, you will need to upload your CV (not more than 3 page) and motivation letter (not more than 1 page). Please include information of your salary expectation.

We do not appreciate third-party mediation based on this advertisement. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.