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Water Sanitation& Hygiene (WASH) Program Coordinator Job in Marsabit

FH / Kenya (Food for the Hungry, Kenya) a Christian relief and development agency seeks to fill in the following vacant position at their Marsabit office:

 Water Sanitation& Hygiene (WASH) Program Coordinator

Reporting to:
 WASH Program Manager

Duty Station:
 Marsabit Regional Office with frequent travels to project locations

Contract Duration:
 3 years

Closing date:
 19th September 2011

Job Summary:-

The WASH program Coordinator will lead the technical implementation of the approved FH Water, sanitation and hygiene projects.

Under this role, he/she will be responsible for carrying out the pre implementation technical and social assessments of the different activities including but not limited to; survey and design, planning of field activities and overall technical supervision of WASH activities and assist the program manager in strategy development and fund raising.

Specific Duties

Result 1:- Backstopping on leadership and strategic development for the WASH program
  • Provide leadership for technical implementation of the WASH FH/K WASH program for staff under him/her.
  • Assist the Program Manager in formulation of the general framework and strategy of the WASH program in including needs assessment for expansion.
  • Assist in the design of monitoring system and strategic assessment of the program
Result 2:- Technical support, Communication, reporting and fundraising
  • Carry out feasibility studies for proposed projects
  • Survey, plan, design and produce working drawings.
  • Ensure effective communication with staff, community representatives and relevant stakeholders.
  • Write concept papers and proposals as per the need.
  • Compile and submit to the manager quality drafts reports for donor reporting.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting on WASH activities as per the approved work plans
  • Develop detailed monthly, quarterly and annual work plans and ensure that the planned field activities are followed and targets are met.
Result 3:- Staff Management
  • To supervise and ensure that the WASH staff are fulfilling their assigned roles
  • To Assist the manager in provision of capacity building of staff and relevant partners to facilitate implementation of planned activities
Competencies & Skills
  • Holder of BSc. In water and environmental engineering,/civil engineering or its equivalent from a reputable institution.
  • A minimum of five years working in community based WASH program in an NGO setting.
  • Practical knowledge in design of community WASH systems.
  • Experience in concept formulation.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Excellent computer skills with hands on planning and design software.
  • Committed to serve the poor in relation to FH/Kenya’s Christian foundation and beliefs.
  • Posses a driving license with at least three years of experience.
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications, updated CV with three referees and day telephone contacts to:

Human Resources Manager,
P.O Box 14978 - 00800

or email address

 Only short listed candidates will be contacted (These are urgent positions and short listing will be done on first received basis.

Interviews will also be conducted at short notice.

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