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Project Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya


Water & Sanitation Project Officer

Feed The Children - Kenya is seeking to recruit the position of Water & Sanitation Project Officer. 

This is a one year contract. 

Based in Nairobi with frequent travel to the field, the incumbent will report to the Development Projects Coordinator and will provide technical support in the design, implementation, monitoring, training and evaluation of community water and sanitation projects to ensure implementation of quality, viable and appropriate community projects.  

Key responsibilities:
  • Provide technical support during implementation, monitoring and evaluation and ensure program excellence in implementation of water and sanitation projects.
  • Coordinate training for communities in water and sanitation operation and management.
  • Provide technical review for tender documents on water and sanitation construction projects and participate in preparing water contracts.
  • Coordinate water and sanitation collaboration & networks with the Ministry of Water, Public Health & other relevant partners.
  • Prepare monitoring reports of water and sanitation projects
Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Degree or Advanced Diploma in Water Engineering.
  • At least three (3) years working experience in community based water and sanitation activities and hygiene interventions.
  • Hands on experience in construction of water dams and pans, boreholes, gravity water, rain water harvesting systems and construction of latrines.
  • Experience in Rural/community water supply engineering / community water supply technology desirable.
  • Good assessment, analytical and writing skills.
  • Good working experience in Community participation in Development.
  • Experience in training using participatory adult learning methodologies.
  • Good experience and knowledge of Child Protection issues.
If you meet the requirements of the above position, please send your application letter, detailed CV, phone and email contacts of three (3) references; to hr@feedthechildren.co.ke by 31st August 2012.

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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