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  • Posted: Mar 23, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 26, 2021
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  • Islamic Relief Worldwide is an international humanitarian organisation that provides development programs and humanitarian relief around the globe, regardless of race, political affiliation, gender or belief.
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    WASH Officer

    Base Location: Project site (Field) 100% Mandera County

    Reporting to: Field coordinator

    Overall Responsibility

    The WASH & Environment Officer will be responsible for the Planning, Design and Implementation of all Civil and Structural activities/interventions of the project. The officer is responsible for the supervision of the technical team (if any), contractors/consultants and furthermore contribute to assist the organization in the technical supervision of WASH/Environment & related activities; and specifically support the Project Coordinator with the overall technical field support for the planning and coordination of construction and rehabilitation works.

    Essential Knowledge, skills and Experience

    • Not less than 3 years’ experience of WASH projects. Experience in North Eastern Kenya or ASAL Counties will be an added advantage
    • Good Project Cycle Management, reporting and documentation skills
    • Experience in working in unsecure zones with knowledge in Standard Operation Procedures
    • Knowledge of International and National Standards/policies governing WASH programmes i.e SPHERE and Water Act 2002
    • Experience in solar systems, boreholes, shallow well development works
    • Proven WASH project implementation and management skills
    • Experience of drafting and writing project documents or proposals,
    • Experience of INGOs system in the same field,
    • Experience in developing linkages with INGOs, Government agencies, Institutional donors and other stakeholders,
    • Experience of working in culturally sensitive areas thereby managing circumstances through high level of diplomacy and tact.
    • Demonstrated ability for strategic thinking and analysis, ,
    • Proven technical competencies in planning, design and implementation of WASH programmes as well as sound financial skills (e.g., budgeting),
    •  Experience of work with a team in a multi-cultural environment in emergency and development settings and good team leadership,
    • Positive and ability to build consensus in problem solving,
    • A focus on results, balanced with a sensitive and honest approach to people.

    Desirable Knowledge, skills and Experience

    • Programmatic expertise on the following themes: Integrated Sustainable Programmes, humanitarian interventions, DRR, gender issues, conflict, sustainable livelihoods etc
    • Experience of working and providing support from a distance
    • Strong computer skills ( Design Packages, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Power Point, MS Project, SPSS).
    • Sympathetic with aims, values & objectives of Islamic Relief.

    Method of Application

    Please send us your cover letter and detailed CV, including your qualifications, experience, names and addresses of three referees, a working e-mail address and daytime telephone contacts. The forwarding e-mail and cover letter must clearly indicate the position title on the subject line. Send your application to Recruitment.irk@islamic-relief.or.ke by Friday 26th March 2021.

    Please note that this is an urgent recruitment, shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis.

     

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

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