Project Officer-WASH

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years

Project Officer -WASH

To coordinate, facilitate implement and monitor WASH projects within the Area Programme through capacity building, networking, partnership and participation of the communities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out needs assessment and reviews in communities to determine development interventions that are required.

  • Coordinate the preparation of WASH projects plans and budgets within the cluster.

  • Ensure availability of qualitative and quantitative WASH data and information for input into Horizon and CWBT report.

  • Build capacity of Development Facilitators, volunteers, communities, Church and Government partners and other partners in WASH issues.

  • Participate in children mapping and monitoring processes in communities to ensure participation of children and their families in APs activities this includes Registered Children and the most vulnerable).

  • Facilitate communication between RC and their sponsors and ensure that Sponsorship Key Performance indicators are met in the different APs forming the cluster.

  • Participate in RC registering, monitoring and data processing for marketing.

  • Ensure implementation of Audit and Risk Assessment recommendations in WASH projects and their impact areas within the cluster.

  • Facilitate and report (monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and annually) on WASH activities, outputs and outcomes in ADPs communities.

  • Ensure representation of WV Area Programme at District and Regional events related to WASH.

Education / Work Experience / Skills

  • Degree in hydrogeological engineering, Social 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