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Date of First Publication: Dec 15, 2018
Deadline for the Application: Dec 24, 2018

The Nepal Safer Schools Project (NSSP) is one of six projects of DFID’s ‘Strengthening Disaster Resilience in Nepal’. The NSSP is aligned with and will contribute to the Government of Nepal’s School Sector School Sector Development Plan (2016-2023) which includes a focus on School Safety and Disaster Risk Reduction. Its priorities and targets include; upgrading physical infrastructure to be more resilient; strengthening disaster risk management in schools; and ensuring disaster resilience curriculum, teacher training and resources. The NSSP is being implemented by a consortium which includes Crown Agents as the lead and members are National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal(NSET), Save the Children, and Arup.

NSET seeks application for the following position from eligible candidates:

1. Position: District Engineer

No. of Positions: Three
Appointment Type: Full Time for 1 year with the possibility of extension
Qualification: Bachelors’ Degree in Civil Engineering (Master’s Degree in Engineering will be preferred)
Experience: Minimum 3 years’ experience in similar field
Location: Bardiya, Surkhet, Achham and Jumla District

Skills and abilities:

»  AutoCAD

»  Training delivery and social mobilization
»  Familiar with various computer software packages, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel
»  Leadership Skill
»  Documentation and management Skill
»  Interested to work at community level
»  Holding Motor Bike driving license
»  Ability to work under pressure

Main Responsibilities:

»  Conducting/assisting different training programs and orientations in program District
»  Training delivery/ management and reporting
»  Supervision of construction, operations, and maintenance activities within District
»  Liaise with cluster sub-engineers regarding technical issues faced by sub-engineers
»  Coordinate activities with stakeholders
»  Produce written reports on activities and outcomes
»  Perform other duties as assigned

Only the interested candidates fulfilling above mentioned requirements are encouraged to apply.

Please submit your cover letter with immediate contract number and expected salary; and an updated CV no later than 5:30 pm on December 24, 2018 through online submission at

Please clearly mark position on the subject of the email while you apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. NSET reserves the right to reject any or all applications without assigning any reasons.

The Executive Director
National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET)
House No. 65, CR-13, Sainbu Awas, Bhainsepati
Lalitpur Metropolitan City-25, Nepal
P.O.Box No: 13775, Kathmandu, Nepal

NSET Policy demands selection strictly on merit basis. Any undue influences are sure to lead to disqualification.

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