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  • Posted: Jul 26, 2022
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  • The Save the Children Fund, commonly known as Save the Children, is an international non-governmental organization that promotes children's rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries
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    Emergency Humanitarian WASH Officer (Re-Advertisement)

    The Opportunity

    Save the Children International Kenya- Wajir Office, has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as Emergency Humanitarian WASH Officer.The post holder will be responsible for the design, implementation, follow up and evaluation of WASH infrastructure construction and rehabilitation in communities targeted by Save the Children in the region of Wajir - KENYA Country Office. The post is specifically oriented towards the WASH emergency response in the context of the crisis HoA Drought Response, and special attention will be made on the integration of the WASH sector in other core sector of Save the Children such as nutrition, food security, health, education and child protection.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

    Required:

    • Professional experience of 4 years minimum, including 2 years in the field of WASH infrastructure construction in humanitarian or development context.

    Essential:

    • Solid and progressive management experience working in an emergency response contexts or fragile states
    • At least a degree in Civil, Water and  Sanitation Engineering, Public Health Engineering
    • Registration with the Engineering Board of Kenya is essential
    • Previous experience in managing integrated Health and WASH activities in a public health programme
    • Previous experience of project management, implementing integrated Health and WASH projects within agreed timescales and budget limitations
    • Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability in an emergency integrated Health and WASH context
    • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation
    • Some experience of representation and ability to represent Save the Children effectively in external forums. Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children. In particular, a good understanding of the Save the Children’s mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support
    • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong influencing skills
    • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
    • A high level of written and spoken English
    • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
    • Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children. In particular, a good understanding of Save the Children’s mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support
    • Ability to speak and communicate in English/Kiswahili

    Desirable:

    • Previous experience in working with an Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
    • Previous experience in addressing Cholera issues
    • Knowledge of Save the Children systems and ways of working.
    • Experience with working with subcontractors
    • Direct experience in the geographical area of intervention of Save the Children

    Closing: 02 August 2022

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Save the Children on stcuk.taleo.net to apply

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