Jawalakhel, Lalitpur, Nepal

About Us

Oxfam International is a confederation of 14 affiliated non-political, non-sectarian, non-governmental, non-profit making, development and humanitarian organisations. In Nepal Oxfam is represented by Oxfam GB with Head Quarters in Oxford, United Kingdom (UK registered charity NO. 202918).

Technical Coordinator-Micro Hydro

Basic Information

  • No. of Openings 1
  • Job Category NGO/INGO/Social/Develop.Projects
  • Job Location Kathmandu
  • Job Level Mid Level
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Education Level Masters (Master Degree)
  • Experience 3 years
  • Expiry date 2021-07-31

Job Description

The Role

The Technical Coordinator will enable OXFAM to design and implement multi-use water system project and support the TROSA team requirements ensuring the vulnerable riverine communities demands for integrated water management. 

The incumbent should have a good understanding of public health needs of poor rural communities and appropriate ways of tackling them and should be aware of sensitive to needs of women in this context. 

What we are looking for

The Technical Coordinator will require to be exceptional, dedicated, and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam's values and beliefs with the following qualification and competencies:

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in any discipline related to Civil Engineering.
  • Minimum of 3 years of working experience in sustainable WASH project and micro-hydro project or Bachelor’s Degree with 5 years of experience
  • Strong command on selection, designing and estimation of micro-hydro.
  • Strong interpersonal and Practical experience in coordinationwith partners and local governments.
  • Understanding of public health needs and willing work in rural municipalities 
  • Willing to learn and ensure practice of OXFAM procedures
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and action, and to Oxfam’s equal opportunity and gender policies. 

We offer

This role will provide you with an opportunity to make a difference in Oxfam by working closely with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their field of Gender, WASH and Water Governance, Resilience and Climate Justice and so forth along with the national and international training and development opportunities. Our offer consists of fair pay and competitive benefits package. 

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us. 

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.  In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. 

Apply Instruction

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Application for the above position can be sent by 31 July 2021. If you would like to learn more about this role, please refer to job profile.

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.Your application will be shortlisted based on your CV.