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WASH PROJECT COORDINATOR

Job Description

WASH PROJECT COORDINATOR *3

Period; 3 months

Provides Supervision: None

Location: Botha- Bothe, Leribe and Mohale Hoek District

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Reporting to Cluster Programme Managers in Botha Bothe, Leribe, Mohale Hoek District, the WASH Coordinator is the focal person for ALL water supply, sanitation and hygiene activities at the AP level and is responsible for supporting the AP in planning, organizing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating key WASH programmes that will lead to reduced prevalence of waterborne and water related diseases hence effectively respond to current drought situation.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build the capacity of the community through training on water, sanitation, hygiene, cross cutting and gender issues

  • Promote personal hygiene and safe environmental practices among communities and school children

  • Plan, organize and coordinate programmes for water supply at the AP level including rehabilitated water supply systems such as borehole. Facilitate the multiple uses of WASH approaches in AP such as Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS)

  • Coordinate and check the works of Village Water and Health Committees Hygiene Promoters in the AP

  • Attend WASH quarterly review meetings and regular stakeholders meetings

  • Prepare monthly and end of project report

  • Prepare purchase request vouchers and submit for approval

Other Competencies/Attributes

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

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

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications:  Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Educational level required: Minimum of a Diploma in Environmental Health, or Public Health, Water Engineering, Social Sciences, or first degree of any related field.

  • At least two years hands on experience in working with rural or peri-urban public health or livelihood programs, preferably related to community based rural development work.

  • Demonstrated experience in the field of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Education and multiple uses of water.  

  • Good community participatory skills.

  • Experience in networking is necessary.

  • Experience in using Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel.)

  • Excellent skills in report writing.

  • Excellent communication and human relations skills.

  • Able to work with minimum supervision

Working Environment / Conditions

  • Work environment:  Office-based with frequent travel to the field (80% field work)

  • Travel:  20% Domestic travel is required.