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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Institute (WASH Institute) established during the year 2008, is a registered non-profit government technical, training, research and development organization dedicated to providing practical solutions to tackle a wide range of water, sanitation and hygiene issues in India. Headquartered in Kodaikanal (Tamil Nadu), WASH Institute was granted the status of National Key Resource Centre by the then Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MDWS), now Ministry of Jal Shakti, Govt. of India in the year 2010. WASH Institute operates from different branch offices that are in ReddiarChatram, Chennai, Madurai and Thiruppullani (Tamil Nadu), Munger (Bihar), Bhadrachalam (Telangana), Noida and Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Malur (Karnataka), Anaparthy (Andhra Pradesh), Hindaun (Rajasthan) and New Delhi. WASH Institute also have an academic wing that conducts formal courses at Reddiarchatram, Tamil Nadu in affiliation with the Madurai Kamaraj University. The Institute has also a proven track record of organizing National Workshops/conferences on various themes of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. WASH Institute India is looking to recruit motivated personnel to share the vision of WASH Institute – “a world where all the communities have access to safe, protected and sustainable drinking water and sanitation services, with improved hygiene practices”.
Name of the position: FSSM & Sanitation Specialist
No. of positions: 2
Duty Station: CPHEEO, New Delhi
Desired Qualification: M.Tech/B.Tech or ME/BE in Civil Engineering / Environmental Engineering with minimum of 5 years of work experience in Wastewater Management along with FSSM. Rich experience in Urban Sanitation is essential. Experience in NGO is an added advantage.
The Candidate should possess excellent computer efficiency.
•Support efforts to develop, identify, and provide solutions to implement innovations in sanitation technology and assist in developing DPRs, technical specifications and standards, especially around non-sewered solution, faecal sludge management and solid waste management at city levels.
•Liaison and closely coordinate with relevant officials from the ULBs/municipal water authority and other key actors.
•To collect and analyse data. Responsible for review and assessment of current system related to water and waste management aspects.
•Providing Technical Assistance and support to the landscaping exercise on the existing faecal management system and bring to fore key lessons to the envisaged in SBM-Urban.
•Supporting in Designing, developing and piloting innovative models to test its feasibility and scalability.
•Providing Technical Assistance and assistance in research on cost effective eco-friendly disposal system that fits for urban settings of Indian cities.
•Act as an active member of the knowledge management hub for the mission on Sanitation Business as well as faecal sludge management in urban areas.
•To support the project team in attending the meeting; discussion, stakeholder’s consultation workshops and presentation.
•Assessment of sanitation situation as per the SBM-U guidelines for better understanding of city Sanitation Plans and the methodology.
•Conduct and/or review technical assessment done by others, including O&M practices, market structure and governance framework for urban decentralized sanitation infrastructure in the targeted cities.
•Participate in development of O&M service packages and designing of O&M service- provider business model in coordination with relevant government agencies.
•Develop SOPs, tool-kits, model RFPs, concession agreements, and templates along with consistent application by ULBs as part of SBM implementation.
•Oversee development of capacity building program.
•Help organize service provider associations or networks to access information, finance and other necessary support.
Sound knowledge of speaking, reading and writing in Hindi and English is essential.
The annual Salary (CTC) will commensurate with the available skills and fitment of the incumbent as per the selection process.
How to Apply :
Please submit your recent curriculum vitae, including up to a 250 words summary explaining why you think you are suitable for this position. Application can be e-mailed to the following address:
The last date to submit application is 21st October, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. When e-mailing, please mention your full name, position applied and location in the “subject” line.
WASH Institute is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women candidates are encouraged to apply.