UNICEF announces vacancy for Site Readiness Electrical Engineer. Interested candidates can apply for the job. Read the full article below for the job details.


  • Education: Bachelor degree in Electrical, Mechanical or related engineering field of study with 3 years work experience OR Diploma in electrical engineering from CTEVT with 5 years work experience
  • Work experience: Minimum three years’ work experience in handling and management, repair and maintenance, installation of heavy-duty equipment like laundry machine and autoclave. Work experience with government is essential. 

Skills and knowledge: 

  • Technical knowledge on electrical equipment and machines
  • Coordination and collaboration with Government institutions, Municipality, Nepal Electricity Authority, Department of Water Supply and Sewerage, Government Hospitals, and UN agencies
  • Ability to manage technicians like electricians, mason, plumbers etc for small scale projects
  • Knowledge of machine spare parts and specifications
  • Good problem solving skills, and self motivated
  • Ability to manage good relations with stakeholders
  • Willingness to travel in remote areas 

Objective and Tasks:

The objective of this position is to support District/Province Hospital for site preparedness and installation of laundry machines and autoclaves, particularly the following two major objectives:

  • Expedite site readiness for laundry machine and autoclave while ensuring close coordination among District/Province Hospital, Municipality and UNICEF
  • Technical support in installation of laundry machine and autoclave

This support to District/Province Hospital requires the following human resource and major work area is as below: 

Site Readiness Electrical Engineer:

The major responsibility of Site Readiness Electrical Engineer or “Consultant”, hereinafter, is to support District/Province Hospital in expediting site readiness, provide technical guidance on site preparedness, coordinate with UNICEF colleagues for any major gaps identified, assist in technical specifications and procurement of machine related small parts, assess situation of laundry machine and autoclave and support in final installation of machines and handover to District/Province Hospitals.


Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, UNICEF has been supporting Government of Nepal in responding to the gaps in critical medical supplies and equipment to prepare and respond to the pandemic. The gaps were predominantly personal protective equipment (PPE), bio-medical devices, ventilators, oxygen therapy equipment, diagnostic materials and testing kits (GeneXpert cartridges, swabs) and infection prevention and control materials. In 2021, UNICEF procured and delivered water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) items which included heavy duty laundry machines and autoclave for health care waste management in 17 COVID-19 designated hospitals and District/Province hospitals. Out of 17 sites, three sites have already installed the equipment, while 14 sites are remaining (attached in annex)

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Application Deadline: 5th June, 2022

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