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Project Officer - WASH Job in Kenya

Job Title: Project Officer - WASH 


 Field Based

Closing Date:
 June 30 2011

Purpose of the Position:

The position supports the Integrated Development Facilitator to successfully implement Integrated Development Area activities and Interventions in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) to contribute to child wellbeing outcomes.

Specifically the WASH Project Officer will guide and supervise implementation of WASH projects in IPAs, support development of staff and community capacity building in WASH, participate in mobilization of WASH resources and ensure implementation is done in close collaboration with WV Kenya staff, the local community, the Kenyan government and other relevant agencies.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
  • Degree/Diploma in Water Engineering, Water supply or Hydrogeology or a related field.
  • A minimum of five years experience for Diploma holders and two years for Degree holders in working/programming in either relief or development including managing community based water projects with evidence of successful implementation of similar projects
  • Experience in project design, proposal writing, needs assessments, surveys, and information management.
  • Experience in supervising, training, and coaching staff
  • Good understanding of SPHERE and other international standards.
  • Knowledge of MS Office and Lotus Notes as an added advantage
  • Ability to conduct community WASH needs assessment, program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of WASH activities
  • Proposal/concept paper writing skills for fund raising.
Job Details 

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How to Apply

All application letters and detailed CVs together with names of three referees, should be sent to reach the undersigned not later than June 30, 2011.

People and Culture
World Vision Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya

Please indicate clearly on the subject line the position you are applying for.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 World Vision Kenya has not engaged any recruitment agencies in this recruitment process, neither are we charging any fees to potential employees for job opportunities.

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