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  • Posted: Mar 22, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 5, 2023
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    Practical Action is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) that uses technology to challenge poverty in developing countries. We find out what people are doing and help them to do it better. Through technology we enable poor communities to build on their skills and knowledge to produce sustainable and practical solutions - transforming their li...
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    Project Assistant – Wash - Lodwar

    Practical Action seeks to recruit a Project Assistant – WASH to be based in our Lodwar field office. The post holder will have the primary responsibility for the design, implementation, follow-up, and evaluation of hygiene promotion and CLTS (community-led total sanitation), activities in Kalokol area in Turkana central sub county. In addition, the post holder will provide necessary support to the team to implement all activities of WASH projects.

    To be successful in the role, you will:

    • Have a bachelor’s degree, or Diploma in Civil, Water Resources Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution
    • A public health-related degree or Diploma in Public health/community nursing/community health/health promotion with experience in handling technical projects
    • At least one year of experience working in a similar capacity
    • Ability to facilitate community programs to raise awareness of hygiene (male and female campaigns)
    • Plan and lead training sessions for communities
    • Familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, ArcGIS and Google Earth and experience working in Turkana County is desirable.

    Method of Application

    If you are ready for an exciting challenge with an organisation whose mission and values are particularly relevant in these rapidly changing times, please forward your application, curriculum vitae and cover letter to:  Practical Action, Kenya Office by email: no later than 5th April, 2023 indicating ‘Practical Action: Job Title Position’ in the subject line of the email. Your cover letter should outline why you feel this is the position for you and you are the right candidate. Please include the names of 3 referees in your CV.

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