Nepal nationals: Technical Officer (UK Aid Match Project) - Nepal


Nepal 🇳🇵

Job description

It’s hard to believe that today 771 million people do not have clean water and 1.7 billion do not have a decent toilet – around 1 in 5 of the world’s population. Every two minutes a child under five dies from diarrheal diseases caused by poor water and sanitation.

Join WaterAid as our Technical Officer (UK Aid Match Project) to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you’ll be joining a 2020 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.

As our diligent and passionate Technical Officer you will provide technical support to strengthen projects under Programme (UKAM-Bardiya) and support in designing, planning and managing the delivery of all service delivery related activities/components undertaken by WaterAid Nepal’s partner organisations.

How to Apply?

If you are interested in the position and have the right skills and attributes, fill up an online application form available on, and submit a letter of interest and a CV.

  • Contract type: 1-year Fixed term contract (with possibility of extension based on performance up to project period)
  • Full Time
  • Deadline: 12th February 2023
  • Salary: Grade D

Please note: to apply for this role you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Nepal.

Only candidates shortlisted for interviewing will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date for applications.

In this role, you will Provide technical support to strengthen projects under Programme (UKAM-Bardiya)
You’ll also:

  • Support in designing, planning and managing the delivery of all service delivery related activities/components undertaken by WaterAid Nepal’s partner organisations
  • Support partner organization in technical aspects to advance the progress in the identified activities under respective project components
  • Provide supervision support to the partner organizations and assess the project progress
  • Develop and enhance close linkage with technicians within LGs and other local district stakeholders as appropriate and relevant for accelerating the project works in the intervening areas of the district.

To be successful, you’ll need to have

  • Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering or relevant discipline
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in similar role
  • Experience and understanding of working modality of WASH sector
  • IT skills particularly MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience in WASH programme delivery and coordination of programme/project
  • Good communication skills in written and verbal English and Nepali, with good interpersonal, negotiating and persuasive skills and experience
  • Excellent skills in writing, producing excellent monitoring and programme/project reports for wider audience
  • Commitment to WaterAid’s values and a working style that reflects WaterAid’s values of Respect Accountability, Courage, Collaboration, Integrity and Innovation.

Click on ‘Apply’ to download the job description.

We’re looking for people who share a commitment to our vision. We’re looking for people with an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important challenges.
In return, you can expect to get inspiration from the change you help make happen, a sense of belonging and the feeling of being part of a global community. You will also experience stimulation and fulfilment, the chance to grow, and space to be yourself at your best. This is our pledge to you.

WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for abuse (of power, privilege or trust), inappropriate behaviour, discrimination, harassment, bullying or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of the communities in which we work, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously.

We celebrate the diversity of our staff, partners and everyone with whom we work to create a culture where everyone feels respected, included and can be their best.

WaterAid is an equal opportunity and is committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, inclusion and fairness. We welcome applications from all. Should you have a disability or special needs and require additional assistance with your application, please contact us at If a disabled applicant meets the minimum criteria for the role, they will be guaranteed an interview.





IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development