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GI WASH Project Officer

Job Description

GI WASH Project Officer

To ensure sustainable water, sanitation service delivery and improved hygiene and sanitation behavior change practices by providing field level support for planning, implementation, coordination, and accurate/reliable reporting on the software components of the GI-WASH Program

The Package

  • The positions is based in Savelugu – Northern Region

  • S/He reports to the GI WASH Project Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out needs assessment and reviews in communities and schools to determine development interventions that are required for grant project such as UN-HABITAT WASH in DPC, P&G and Sesame WASH-UP.

  • Support Cluster Managers and WASH officers in the implementation of WASH project activities at the cluster level.

  • Ensure availability of qualitative and quantitative WASH data for effective and timely reporting of all project activities.

  • Facilitate the implementation of Sesame, UN-HABITAT WASH in DPC and P&G Projects in project communities.

  • Writing of monthly, quarterly and annual report for all projects assigned. Document key impact stories that can be integrated into the report or concepts.

  • Ensure representation of WV at the District and Regional events related to WASH where World Vision is invited and report on them to the WASH software and BC Coordinator.

Education / Work Experience / Key Competencies

  • Degree in hydrogeology, and/or engineering, behavioral science, public health project management or any related field.

  • Three years’ experience in working in the WASH Sector.

  • Deep understanding of community-based approaches, including clear involvement of children, women and People with Disabilities in hygiene promotion.

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.

  • Proven ability to communicate on WASH topics with diverse groups.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to support in the development and roll out of WASH programs/projects.

  • Good development and facilitation skills, including catalyzing, connecting, and building the capacity of community groups/ partners.

  • Strong communicator at all levels with interpersonal skills, ability and commitment to listen to others.

  • Demonstrate commitment to the empowerment of the poor in rural communities.

  • Working knowledge of programs/projects cycle management.

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff and key partners.

  • Experience in community entry and mobilization and development facilitation.

  • Working knowledge of proposal writing and negotiation skills.

  • Monitoring, reporting and proposal writing skills

  • Perform other duties as required