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  • Posted: Oct 17, 2016
    Deadline: Oct 21, 2016
  • Caritas Switzerland prevents, alleviates and combats poverty in Switzerland and worldwide in more than 30 countries. Caritas Switzerland is committed to a world that is guided by solidarity, justice and peace and in which the inviolable dignity and the rights of every human being are respected. We work to ensure that every person not only has access to food...
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    WASH Project Officer

    Position: WASH Project Officer
    Reporting to: Project Manager / Project Director
    Duration: 11 months
    Location: Marsabit County
    Key tasks & responsibilities
    • Responsible for achievement of all results under WASH outcome;
    • Lead community mobilisation and liaison for WASH results;
    • Implement water infrastructure rehabilitation;
    • Ensure implementation of WASH software;
    • Monitoring and reporting of all WASH results;
    • Liaison with project consortium partners.
    Essential requirements & qualifications
    • University degree in Civil / Water Engineering with at least five years of work experience alternatively a diploma can suffice with a minimum of seven years’ work experience;
    • At least part of the work experience in an engineering company or with a NGO including fieldwork preferably in Kenya’s Arid and Semi-Arid Lands;
    • Expertise in the execution of water infrastructure projects including needs assessments, technical surveys, material storage control, artisan supervision;
    • Experience in prevalent WASH software implementation such as KAP surveys and O&M trainings for community groups and schools (BoM), CHAST, CLTS is an added advantage;
    • Flexibility, good interpersonal and clear oral and written communication skills;
    The knowledge of Kiswahili is mandatory, local language skills (Marsabit) are highly desirable.

    Qualified women are especially encouraged to apply. Contract start: Tentatively 15th November 2016

    Method of Application

    If you feel you fit the required profile, please let us know how your qualifications, experience and career ambitions match the requirements of this position.
    Send your application latest by 21.10.2016 to jobs.n[email protected] indicating WASH Project Officer Marsabit in the subject line and label all your attached files with your full name and document title.
    Please provide a Curriculum Vitae (CV) that contains details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current remuneration, earliest date of availability, names and telephone contacts of three referees, two of which should include your previous and current direct supervisors.
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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