Project Officer - Hygiene Promotion through Routine Immunization

Kathmandu, Nepal
Apply by 15 June 2018
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 7 June 2018

Job Description

It’s hard to believe that today 844 million people do not have clean water and 2.3 billion do not have a decent toilet – around one in three of the world’s population. Every two minutes a child under five dies from diarrheal diseases caused by poor water and sanitation.

WaterAid is looking for a Project Officer – TSU to play a vital role in our mission to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere by 2030.

Working within WaterAid Nepal, the Project Officer – TSU will:

  • Contribute to and assist the successful delivery of the hygiene promotion through immunization programme.
  • Assist in nationwide scale up of hygiene promotion while Rota introduction.
  • Develop strong and productive working relationships with government counterparts, WaterAid Nepal and UK teams, and other Health and WASH sector stakeholders for the effective delivery of the project.

To be successful, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health with 2 years’ experience or Masters in Public Health with one year of experience.
  • Working experience in Health or WASH programme delivery, admin and financial related work, preferably in I/NGOs
  • Experience of working with local organizations and government staff
  • Experience and understanding of MoH’s working modality
  • Fully committed to WaterAid’s vision, mission and values and a way of working that demonstrates this.

Find the job description below for full details of the role

We started because no NGO like us existed. We’ll end when no organisation like us is needed. In the meantime, we’re making great progress – since 1981, we have reached 25 million people with clean water and, since 2004, 24 million people with sanitation.

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.

If you are interested in the position and have the right skills and attributes, please visit http://www.p2p.com.np/

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

WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organisation.

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

About the Organization

WaterAid is on a mission to change normal for millions of people within a generation by getting clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene to everyone, everywhere by 2030. Without all three, people can't live dignified, healthy lives. With all three, they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty, and change their lives for good. Children grow up healthy and strong, women and men get to earn a living, whole communities start to thrive. It sounds normal and it should be.

WaterAid is a place for people looking for inspiring, stimulating work and a real spirit of togetherness - people with a commitment to our vision, an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important of challenges.

We are looking for people who share a commitment to our vision, who have 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 have the chance to grow and space to be yourself at your best.

More information

JD Project Officer TSU.pdf

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