Sanitation and Hygiene Specialist- CARE Nepal
CARE Nepal is an international humanitarian organization working in the country for the past 40 years. It currently works in 60 districts through various programs on issues relating to improving the lives of the poorest and most vulnerable populations through programs that work on the following themes: food security and climate change; emergency preparedness and DRR; migration and urbanization; sexual reproductive and maternal health; gender based violence; women and girls’ leadership. Marginalized Women and Adolescent Girls are our two primary impact groups. Core priorities include investment in the empowerment and leadership of women and girls, reaching hard to reach population, good governance and accountability, working in partnership and alliance with like-minded actors, and evidence-based advocacy.
CARE Nepal hereby invites applications, for the below mentioned position, from interested Nepalese candidates.
Sanitation and Hygiene Specialist (based in Kathmandu)
The Sanitation and Hygiene Specialist is responsible for supporting design and implementation of hygiene and health promotion activities in conjunction with Earthquake Response and Recovery program team, the Consortium members and CARE’s implementing partners. S/he works under close supervision of WASH team leader to plan, implement and monitor the delivery of hygiene and health promotion activities in the earthquake affected communities of the project districts. The employee shall fully comply with safety and security procedure of CARE and should be accountable for it.
The Sanitation and Hygiene Specialist is responsible for supporting design and implementation of hygiene and health promotion activities in conjunction with Earthquake response program team, the Consortium members and CARE’s implementing partners. The Sanitation and Hygiene Specialist should work under close supervision of WASH team leader as well as in coordination with other project staffs to plan, implement and monitor the delivery of high quality/standard WASH; hygiene and health promotion aspects of water and sanitation activities in the earthquake affected communities of project Districts. The Sanitation and Hygiene Specialist shall be based in CARE Country Office in Kathmandu. The position holder may require about 60% of time spent in the project areas of Districts and 40% in Kathmandu to attend the consortium meeting, WASH Cluster meeting and to work on reporting and documentation.
Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
Master’s degree in Civil/Sanitation/Water Engineering, Public Health, Environment or other related field with at least 3 years of experience in planning and implementing community based hygiene promotion activities and social behavior change communication preferably in development sector.
Interested candidates are encouraged to obtain the detailed Job description from our website at www.carenepal.org and fill the Online Application Form. The last date for submitting the application is 17:00hrs, 17 July 2018. In addition to the Online Application form, please send an application and a recent CV to [email protected]
Please indicate the position title while applying for on the subject of your application Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained. “CARE Nepal is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates of diverse background, women and differently abled, to apply”
CARE places human dignity at the centre of its relief and development work. At the heart of CARE’s efforts to impact poverty and social justice is its engagement with marginalized communities, and vulnerable adults and children. Vulnerable adults and children are particularly at risk of sexual exploitation and abuse. CARE commits to the protection from sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse (PSHEA) of vulnerable adults, involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE has a zero tolerance toward sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse. CARE takes seriously all concerns and complaints about sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE initiates rigorous investigation of complaints that indicate a possible violation of this policy and takes appropriate disciplinary action, as warranted.
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