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Water and Sanitation Program Manager Vacancy: World Concern International Jobs in Kenya

World Concern International, a Christian Relief and Development Organization, wishes to recruit a qualified and competent person for the following position.

 Water and Sanitation Program Manager

Work Station:
 Nairobi with frequent travel to field locations

Contract Length:
 One year Initial contract with possibility of renewal

The overall objective of this position is to manage and implement all Donor funded community based Water and Sanitation (Watsan) Programs of World Concern Kenya.

The Programs aim at providing potable water and introduction of suitable sanitation facilities for communities within the target project area.
Major Responsibilities:

  • To identify specific locations of Watsan structures for rehabilitation or construction.
  • To create appropriate drawings and designs and bills of quantities for Watsan facilities.
  • To supervise the rehabilitation and construction of approved Watsan structures.
  • To create and train local water committees in participatory maintenance of Watsan facilities.
  • To develop concepts and/or proposals for funding future Watsan programming.
  • To prepare financial and narrative progress reports as per the Grants Compliance Plans.
Qualification and Experience 
  • Bachelors Degree in Water Engineering with three years experience or a Diploma a least five years experience in water and sanitation programming in a humanitarian context.
  • Strong understanding of rural water supplies, usage and sanitation issues.
  • Understanding of budget management and working to meet grant objectives/indicators.
  • Familiarity with social factors impacting behaviour and community mobilization.
  • Previous experience in working within a Muslim environment preferred.
  • Good command of both written/oral English and Kiswahili
  • Language ability in Maasai, Somali, Boni and/or Bajuni will be an added advantage.
  • Functional proficiency in Microsoft Office Software is required.
All application letters, testimonials and detailed current CVs together with the names of three referees (one of whom must be a Pastor) and a daytime telephone, should reach the undersigned not later than 30th April, 2010.

Please quote the position in the subject matter of your email.

Those who will not have heard from us by 15th May, 2010 should consider themselves unsuccessful.


Human Resource Manager
P.O. Box 61333 - 00200

Email: worldconcernhr @

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