People Business Partner

WaterAid Nepal

Details / requirements:

It’s hard to believe that today 771 million people do not have clean water and 1.7 billion do not have a decent toilet – around 1 in 5 of the world’s population. Every two minutes a child under five dies from diarrheal diseases caused by poor water and sanitation.

Join WaterAid as our People Business Partner to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you'll be joining a 2020 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.

As our dedicated and passionate People Business Partner you will be responsible to implement all human resources operations of WaterAid Nepal.

How to Apply

If you are interested in the position and have the right skills and attributes, fill up an online application form available on, and submit a letter of interest and a CV.

Deadline: 5th May 2024

Please note: to apply for this role you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Nepal.

Only candidates shortlisted for further assessment will be contacted within three weeks of the closing date for applications.

In this role, you are responsible to implement all human resources operations including recruitment, training and development, performance management, human resources information system, payroll, staff welfare issues and benefits as per policies. You’ll also:

  • Ensure payroll calculation is done in a timely manner for timely disbursement of salaries;
  • Responsible for supporting HPOD in recruitment process and manage hiring of Consultants ensuring process and compliance in line with organization policy.
  • Ensure team members and their supervisors understand the importance of performance evaluations and ensure accurate and timely completion.
  • Support in periodic and timely review of WAN HR Manual and recommend changes required to HPOD.
  • Aware of current and changing HR-related laws, policies and “best practices” especially in the sector and among peer organizations.
  • Ensure the HRIS (PeoplePlace) is timely updated with latest information of team members and initiate timely changes.
  • Support POD team to conduct well-being activities as the well-being champion for WAN.
  • Ensure that safeguarding procedures are fully integrated into existing HR manuals/procedures to allow for the effective handling of safeguarding concerns.
  • Represent POD and/or WaterAid in internal & external HR related forums, meetings (AIN HRWG, Global CPHR meet etc)

To be successful, you’ll need to have

  • Master’s degree in management or relevant discipline. Masters in Human Resources Management preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in similar role.
  • IT skills particularly Excel, Outlook and MS Word
  • Good communication skills in written and verbal English and Nepali, with good interpersonal, negotiating and persuasive skills and experience
  • Willing to learn new human resources related IT systems and procedures and software
  • Aware of the employment law, systems and processes
  • Knowledge about benefit packages, insurance policies etc.
  • Ability to work flexibly, to manage varying competing priorities under your own initiative, meet strict deadlines

Click on ‘Here’ to download the job description.

We’re looking for people who share a commitment to our vision. We’re looking for people with an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important challenges.

In return, you can expect to get inspiration from the change you help make happen, a sense of belonging and the feeling of being part of a global community. You will also experience stimulation and fulfilment, the chance to grow, and space to be yourself at your best. This is our pledge to you.

WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for abuse (of power, privilege or trust), inappropriate behaviour, discrimination, harassment, bullying or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of the communities in which we work, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. 

We celebrate the diversity of our staff, partners and everyone with whom we work to create a culture where everyone feels respected, included and can be their best.

WaterAid is an equal opportunity and is committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, inclusion and fairness. We welcome applications from all. Should you have a disability or special needs and require additional assistance with your application, please contact us at If a disabled applicant meets the minimum criteria for the role, they will be guaranteed an interview.


Category Administrative / Management, Human Resources, Development and Project
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience 5+ years
Education Master's degree in Human Resource Management
Posted Date 22 Apr, 2024
Apply Before 05 May, 2024
City Lalitpur