WaterAid is looking for Manager Technical Support based in New Delhi

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Manager Technical Support - Based in New Delhi, India

The package for the position will be around Rs. 9 lakh Gross per annum.

WaterAid is an international non-governmental organisation focused exclusively on improving poor people's access to safe water, improved hygiene and sanitation in developing countries. WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer.

WaterAid has operations in 26 countries of Africa, Asia and the Pacific Region. In India WaterAid operates as a liaison Office (Country Office) in New Delhi and Additional Liaison (Regional) Offices in Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, and Lucknow. In 10 states across the country WaterAid supports the work of a large number of national and regional NGOs in the provision of safe and effective water and sanitation for poor and marginalized communities. Our team of professionals includes programme, policy and finance staff.

India Country Programme is one of WaterAid's most established programmes in Asia with a total of 50 staff and a current annual budget of about Rs.25 crores. WAI's programme focus in the coming five years will be promoting and securing the rights and access to safe water, improved hygiene and sanitation for many poor people through direct services and millions more through our influencing work. This will include significant inputs of research, documentation, advocacy, networking and supporting NGOs.

WaterAid India invites applications from experienced and qualified civil or public health engineers for the position of Manager Technical Support for its Country Office in New Delhi.  The position holder reports to the Director Programme Operations who has line-management responsibility. The Manager Technical Support is part of the country management team. The position holder is responsible to develop and operationalise policies related to WASH technologies and adherence to standards in technical works across WaterAid programmes. Promote best practice and add value by encouraging innovations in WaterAid and across the partner organisations.

Essential requirements for the post are, Post graduation in Civil or Public Health engineering, 10 years of relevant post qualification work experience, of which 3 years in a middle Managerial position, good knowledge of WASH technologies, Significant experience in developing designs and models.  Experience of working in urban context and ability to work in diverse team environment

This post is offered on a 4-year fixed-term contract normally renewable at the end contract, however it can also be renewed as we transit into an Indian entity.

For more information and to apply:

Completed applications should be sent to waindhr@wateraid.org

Closing date: 5th Sep 2010

Tentative dates for interview: 2nd or 3rd week of September 2010 in Delhi.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be intimated of the interview.

September 13, 2010 12:00AM