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WASH Specialist, Lake Chad Basin Response

Job Description

*Position to be located in Chad or Niger.

*Position is subject to funding approval.

*Initially 6 months international contract.

*All staff that are recruited must have HEAT, SAINT or equivalent security training.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision is currently seeking professionals to join our global humanitarian response in Lake Chad Basin, who are passionate about protecting lives, restoring dignity and renewing hope, especially among children affected by conflict.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) Specialist will provide support in the development, planning, implementation and monitoring of all WASH projects in the World Vision Lake Chad Basin Response.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Undergraduate/Bachelor Degree or Post graduate Diploma in following specializations - Civil, Environmental, Hydraulics, Water & Waste or Public Health Engineering or equivalent.

  • At least 2 year of in-country experience in a developing country in implementing or managing Disaster Response and Preparedness programs in any field related to water, sanitation, health or shelter: involving assessments, design, planning, implementation, budgeting, reporting, and evaluation and monitoring.

  • Ability to travel across the governorates regularly for training, assessment, regular monitoring and evaluation.

  • A high level of diplomacy and networking skills is required.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

  • Knowledge of the Sphere standards, Code of Conduct for Red Cross/ Red crescent, Humanitarian Accountability Partnerships (HAPI) and other international humanitarian standards.

  • Excellent command of English both written and spoken required, French strongly preferred.