Heifer Project International Nepal (HPIN) is a non-profit and humanitarian organization dedicated to work with communities to end hunger and poverty and care for the earth.
HPIN is working on project design for “The Milky Way-Transforming the Dairy Sector of Nepal” with the major objectives of improving the livelihoods of dairy farmers through productivity improvement, hygienic production and product diversification contributing towards import substitution of dairy products. The major components include the genetic improvement of national cattle herd, dairy animal farming technology adoption and scaling up, establishment of a boutique dairy and creating an enabling business and regulatory environment. This “Model Dairy Village” concept has been envisioned in Kamalamai Municipality in Sindhuli district, where nucleus herds of dairy cattle (Korean Origin) will be maintained, state-of-the-art dairy animal farming technologies adopted, genetic improvement approach implemented, and a Boutique Dairy plant established with production of dairy products targeting to high-end consumers and import substitution. The Model Dairy Village will be a center of excellence and learning for dairy farmers and processors throughout the country. To keep these high-quality animals, the existing sheds need major improvement. DeLaval (a reputed organization in dairy sector) has agreed to support t by designing standard cow shed that suit to individual farmer selected as beneficiary of the project (50 in the first phase).
To guide and ensure the construction/ renovation of the shed as per design provided, HPIN is seeking a competent civil engineer with at least two years of work experience.
Scope of Work
- Gain a thorough understanding of the shed designs provided by DeLaval
- Orient workers and farmers in construction work- Around 6 site visits (two days per visit) during the entire contract period.
- Ensure the construction work is as per design (50 shed renovation/ construction)
- Collaborate with local municipality
- Prepare work completion report
- Work progress report
- Work completion report
Duration of Consultancy: 2 months starting from March 15, 2022. Total estimated workdays is 15.
Suitable applicants are required to submit the following documents to [email protected] by 10th March, 2022, 5 : 00 PM, clearly mentioning “Application for Civil Engineer/Milky way” in the subject line.
- Covering letter clearly mentioning expected fees
- Latest CV
- Copy of PAN certificate