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Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is an international NGO focussed on Child Rights. To support the development of its WASH programme in Lagdera District, Tdh is encouraging applications from Kenyan nationals for the role of:

WASH Sensitization Supervisor

Reporting to: WASH Project Manager
Duty station: Modogashe (Lagdera district, Garissa county)
Contract duration: 14 months (with 3-month probation period)


Main responsibilities:
  • Daily organisation and supervision of the sensitization officers and of Hygiene promotion activities on sites. 
  • Ensures the wash sensitization officers have a clear understanding of the Tdh WASH mandate and project in Lagdera district.
  • Ensures that the sensitization activities are appropriately proposed, implemented, monitored and evaluated, when deemed necessary, amendments to the WASH strategy, in consultation with the WASH PM and the Monitoring and Evaluation Expert.
  • Conducts regular assessment of the WASH sensitization implementation and activities’ impacts.
  • In collaboration with the WASH PM forecasts and follows up on expenditures related to the WASH project including the preparation of cash advance requests on a monthly basis and the correct use of the admin forms.
  • In collaboration with the WASH PM and M&E expert, participates in designing strategies and objectives for improved support to beneficiaries and contribute actively in its monitoring, evaluation and revision.
  • Guarantees that the work plan of sensitization activities is implemented, effectively and timely, with relevant authorities and water committees according to the project planning
  • Organizes, supervise and monitor each stage of implementation for sensitization activities
  • In a participatory manner identifies, mobilizes and trains community members and other actors to encourage their participation in different aspects of the project implementation and development.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor Degree or Diploma in Public Health or related subjects
  • At least 3 years’ field experience working with government or NGOs in WASH sector
  •  Fluent in English, Swahili and Somali
  •  Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, email system.
  • Capable of working in remote places
  • Experience in hygiene promotion activities
  • Experience with management of staff


WASH Monitoring and Evaluation Expert 

Reporting to: WASH Project Manager
Duty station: Modogashe (Lagdera district, Garissa county)
Contract duration: 14 months (with 3-month probation period)

Main responsibilities:
  • Develops, implement and monitor the WASH project in Lagdera district, in accordance with multiple objectives, activities and targets outlined within current donor proposals and in line with projects’ budgets.
  • Organises and conduct weekly  assessments of the WASH project and activities’ impacts
  • Ensures that activities are appropriately proposed, when deemed necessary, amendments to the WASH strategy, in consultation with the WASH PM.
  • In collaboration with the WASH PM, participates in designing strategies and objectives for improved support to beneficiaries and contribute actively in its monitoring, evaluation and revision.
  • Develops or improve already existing tools to improve the WASH sensitization activities.
  • Develops or improve already existing tools to improve the monitoring of WASH structures.
  • Participates in the capacity building support to the Water Committees Associations, WASH committees, schools teachers and other relevant local authorities and community groups, as required by the project.
  • Participates in the development of database tools and supervises field testing of the tools
  • In a participatory manner identifies, mobilizes and trains community members and other actors to encourage their participation in different aspects of the project implementation and development.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor Degree or Diploma in community and development, Water supply or related subjects
  •  At least 3 years’ field experience working with government or NGOs in WASH sector
  •  Fluent in English, Swahili and Somali
  •  Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, email system.
  • Capable of working in remote places
  • Knowledge of the NGO cycle project.
  • Knowledge of the community culture and context in the Lagdera District
  • Experience in data base collection and reporting
Application modalities:

Qualified and interested candidates should submit a covering letter, CV, references. 

Applications should be addressed to the WASH Project Manager and submitted to:wpm.ke@tdh.ch

Closing date for these positions is 17th October 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a written test and interview.

Tdh’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protect children’s rights, which includes the prevention of all forms of child abuse.

Tdh is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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