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  • Posted: Mar 23, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 26, 2021
  • 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 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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