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Wash Hydrogeologist

Job Description

WASH HYDROGEOLOGIST

Purpose of the position:

To provide leadership and management of the borehole drilling teams and services, undertake quality and professional works on the study, design and development of ground water. Prepare well designs, contract document and BOQ for the contract

Communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others

Major Responsibilities: (please define in output format – 1-11 things of what you expect to see as a result of this position)

Key Outputs/Responsibilities

(Accountabilities and results)

Weight (%)

  • Engage in groundwater resources assessments and detail investigation in partnership with ADP,s, engineers and government staff.

20

  • Manage and coordinate the overall drilling operation, water quality test, pump test installation and groundwater investigation

20

  • Prepare annual drilling operation, water quality test, pump test installation and groundwater investigation plans, reports, proposals and concept papers and review them for maximum compliance with the set standards and follow up its implementation

10

  • Prepare contract document and well design for drilling works

10

  • Prepare detail specification of drilling supplies, pumps and pump testing supplies based on the study design document.

10

  • Plan, organize and ensure the periodic and annual services of drilling machines, compressors and trucks together with the coordinators and chief mechanic

10

7.

  • Ensure that borehole drilling works are underway in compliance with community needs, donor requirements, WV and government policies and national standards

5

8.

  • Engage in the preparation of WASH concept notes and proposals

5

9.

  • Promote major cross cutting themes including environment, gender, protection, disability, peace building and Christian commitment

5

10.

  • Take part in planning, facilitation and conducting trainings on WASH related trainings to NO, PrOs, ADP staff and other stakeholder

5

Total

100%

PROFILE: Core Capabilities: (proficiency levels; 1=developing 2 =proficient 3=advanced)

Core Capability

Proficiency level

(1, 2, 3)

Examples of advanced proficiencies

(A full list of indicators available in Core Capabilities into Job Descriptions – A Manager’s Guide)

Indv

Ldr

Achieving Capabilities

Achieving quality results and service

3

2

Example:

Practicing accountability and integrity

3

2

Communicating information effectively

2

2

Thinking Capabilities

Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly

2

2

Example:

Understanding the Humanitarian industry

2

2

Understanding WV’s mission & operations

2

2

Practicing innovation & change

2

2

Self-managing Capabilities

Demonstrating Christ-centered life and work

2

2

Example:

Learning for growth and development

2

2

Maintaining work/life balance

2

2

Relational Capabilities

Building collaborative relationships

2

2

Example:

Practicing gender & cultural diversity

2

2

Influencing individuals & groups

2

2

Other Competencies/Attributes:

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

  • Attend and participate in daily devotions

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Educational level required: B.Sc in Geology or M.Sc in Hydrogeology

Technical Training qualifications required: Professional technical skill desired ( well selection and use of geophysical instruments)

Experience: For B.Sc 4 years in well site selection and study design

Preferred: M.Sc in Hydrogeology with 2 years experience in study and design of groundwater sources and use of geophysical instrument

Other team management exposure and computer knowledge (word and excel)

Other: NGO experience preferred