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

Job Title: WASH Engineer

Reporting to: WASH Coordinator

Number of Positions: 2

Contract Period: 8 months

Job Location: Marsabit, Isiolo

Application Deadline: 20th May 2014

Job Purpose: Under the supervision of the WASH Coordinator, the WASH Engineer will ensure that all WASH interventions are implemented in a timely, qualitative manner and as per required standards

Responsibilities

  • Design of WASH facilities, prepare tender documents and bills of quantities.
  • Supervise construction of water and sanitation facilities.
  • Coordinate community trainings on operation and maintenance.
  • Prepare technical reports and other reports as required
  • Coordinate the documentation and dissemination of lesson learnt, best practices and success stories from the projects
  • Conduct technical studies which include feasibility studies, water quality testing and monitoring and environmental studies among others.
  • Liaise closely with the government line ministries throughout the implementation stages of the WASH activities.
  • Provide technical supervision on WASH activities at the field office and ensure quality technical implementation.
  • Ensure quality of WASH materials delivered by suppliers is of high standard.
  • Provide support supervision to WASH technicians and the hygiene promotion team to implement high quality WASH interventions.
  • Facilitate WASH trainings to beneficiaries and partners in the field location.
  • Compile timely and accurate WASH related reports feeding into the area/national monthly and quarterly reports as well as donor reports.
  • Ensure timely delivery of equipment and materials and completion of projects necessary for implementation of WASH interventions.

Qualifications
  • A university degree in Water and Sanitation Engineering or Civil / Structural Engineering or equivalent understanding of project management is a mandatory educational requirement.
  • At least two years’ practical experience and demonstrable expertise in design construction of water and sanitation systems especially in arid situations in the NGO setup or Engineering consultancy firm

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications, updated CV with three referees and day telephone contacts latest by 20th May 2014 to:

Human Resources Manager
eMail address: hr_fhkenya@fh.org


NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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