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WASH Facilitator

Job Description

JOB OPPORTUNITY

WASH Facilitator

World Vision International (Rwanda) is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 17 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of WASH Facilitator. The position will be based in Nyaruguru or Nyamagabe and reporting to the WASH Manager.

Purpose of the position:

Implement WASH activities in the refugee camp along with camp officers and the host community so as to improve wellbeing of refugees,

Specifically promote sanitation and hygiene best practices among refugees and host community,

Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate quality spiritual life that can be commendable to others

The major responsibilities include:

Grant management function in Refugee camps

  • Planning of WASH activities especially sanitation and hygiene activities, initiating yearly plans following the set project logframe and allocating funds

  • Ensure all the activities planned are done within the stipulated time and budget. Also ensure that the beneficiary targets are reached

  • Reporting WASH activities from the implementation area, capturing the data required for reporting and documenting success stories, innovations and best practices

  • Assist in monitoring and evaluation activities and development of M&E reports highlighting progress of implementation and recommending key areas requiring redress

  • Ensuring coordination, build and strengthen strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with other WASH partners to increase WASH services coverage.

WLeading implementation of technical sanitation and hygiene aspect of Emergency project in Refugee camp

  • With a strong and routine partnership with different camp stakeholders; assess, identify and analyze WASH problems, views, feelings and needs of refugees and host community to propose/design possible solutions in line with project logframe

  • Engage in the preparation, designing and contextualization of appropriate guidelines, training manuals and standards, educational materials and promotional tools for sanitation and hygiene activities.

  • Plan, facilitate and conduct Emergency WASH activities using recommended technical standards for Rwanda in collaboration with all stakeholders especially UNHCR to improve social economic status of refugees and host communities

  • Closely follow up and monitor WASH activities implementation and their output/outcome with refugees, host community and schools to identify corrective measures.

  • Initiate, plan and provide training to target beneficiaries.

  • Promote major cross cutting themes including environment, gender, protection, disability, peace building and Christian commitment to ensure that all children and families are participating and benefiting from Project interventions.

  • Assist/support communities to organize themselves for project participation and decision-making , provide technical support, trainings and advices to strengthen WASH activities within the camps and host community

Other functions

  • Carry out assessments related to WASH and share results for advocating and leverage the existing resources to develop WASH sector

  • Engage in development of WASH concept notes and proposals for funding and growth of WASH portfolio

  • Organize refugee community to ensure the sustainability of WASH schemes/facilities.

  • Create networking and partnership with relevant partners to enhance WASH activities.

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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sanitation and Hygiene related fields (environmental health, environmental science, water and sanitation, humanitarian affairs, …) with 3 years’ experience in sanitation and hygiene preferably in emergency context

  • Strong experience with behavior change and communication and hygiene promotion projects.

  • Computer literate: Micro Soft word, excel and internet

  • Other NGO experience will be also an asset

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

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All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on wvrwanda [email protected] (no applications will be accepted through this email)

The closing date for submission of applications is 5th December 2017; no late applications will be accepted

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks