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Wash Project Officer

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  • Post Date: May 12, 2020
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Job Overview

Christian Care is a registered welfare organization (PVO79/67) involved in development and relief activities.

Major Responsibilities

  • Accountable for formulation, designing, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of WASH programmes to ensure overall efficiency and effectiveness of the programme management, delivery and accomplishment of programme goals and objectives;
  • Timely sectoral analysis, input, support and collaboration to the Situation Analysis and its periodic update made for effective programme planning, development and management, including emergency preparedness and response;
  • Effective Knowledge management promotion through drafting/finalizing key WASH sectoral programme documents and reports, sharing good practice, lessons learned, and knowledge/information exchange;
  • Promotion of rights-based WASH programmes, and coherence, synergy and value added to programme process through results-based management;
  • Formulation of WASH work plan and activities, implementation and monitoring, ensuring alignment with the defined programme strategies and approaches;
  • Effective programme delivery, evaluation and reporting, rigorously and transparently in compliance with the established guidelines and procedures.

Specific duties

  • Facilitate for the successful repair/ rehabilitation of boreholes; and the construction of head works;
  • Facilitate training of latrine builders;
  • Facilitate for management the monitoring of the construction of sanitation and hand washing facilities;
  • Facilitate for the establishment and training of Water Point Committees (WPCs) and Village Pump Mechanics (VPMs);
  • Facilitate for the training and establishment of School & Community Health Clubs;
  • Facilitate for the conducting of hygiene promotion activities;
  • Attend regular WASH Cluster meetings, and update the funding partner on the impact of interventions;
  • Facilitate for the documentation and sharing of lessons learned and best practices for further usage;
  • Provide technical support to the schools, communities and local authorities in respect of maintenance, use and monitoring of water points;
  • Support advocacy activities for water and sanitation interventions;
  • Support the control of water and sanitation related disease epidemics;
  • Contribute to the collection of information on the status of water and sanitation in the target districts;
  • Assist in the co-ordination of district WASH activities through the participation of the organization in DWSSC activities;
  • Participate effectively in the management of the project material and financial resources.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Initiative, passion and commitment to Christian Care’s mission and professional values;
  • Diploma/ University degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Public Health, Environmental Health & Water and Sanitation, or a field relevant to WASH related development assistance;
  • Additional training / Experience in PHHE/Health and Hygiene Education or Communication for Development (Programme Communication), an asset;
  • At least three years experience in the WASH sector;
  • Field work experiences- a must;
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment;
  • Prepared to work in any district throughout the country;
  • Class 4 driver’s licence ( Defensive Driving Course is an added advantage)

NB For the sake of women and children, all Applicants must have clean records in Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, Strict Reference/Police checks will be conducted.


The package on offer for the advertised positions will be disclosed to short listed candidates.

To apply

Applications, clearly indicating position being applied for, with a detailed Curriculum Vitae should be sent via email to

“Female Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply”

Deadline: 12 May 2020 (4 pm)

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Job Detail
  • Career LevelOfficer
  • QualificationDiploma
  • Experience3-5 Years
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