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Project Assistant II - WASH(Wajid)

11796-09N30010
Baidoa
05-Nov-18
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years

VACANCY ADVERTISEMENT

For Somalia Residents Only

World Vision is an International Relief and Development organization, whose goal is to achieve long-lasting benefits in the quality of life for vulnerable children and their families, displaced persons and communities. World Vision Somalia Program wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and results oriented Somalia Residents to fill the following vacancy to be based in Wajid Office.

PROJECT ASSISTANT II-WASH (WAJID)

Purpose of the Position:

To provide continuous promotion of water quality, hygiene and sanitation standards through campaigns, meetings and community mobilization.

Major Responsibilities:

Ensure maintained water quality, hygiene and sanitation standards among the community

  • Ensure hygiene education and campaigns are conducted among the targeted community members;

  • Train the community on the use of HWT systems using different behavior change methodologies and capturing the all data using HP forms;

  • Educate the community on clean house hold water acquisition, transportation and storage;

  • Educate the community on solid waste management;

  • Organize and develop beneficiary lists for distribution of water purification sachets and ensuring equitable distribution of the same within the project area.

Enhance advocacy for water and sanitation issues

  • Use lessons learnt in household water treatment promotion to ensure sustainable access, use and education.

  • Ensure that the community especially women have developed interests in household water treatment practices;

Prepare work plans, accurate reports and collect information

  • Prepare weekly work plans and submit to the supervisor;

  • Prepare weekly activity achievement reports;

  • Liaise with all stake holders in conducting periodic assessment and baseline studies;

  • Highlight the challenges faced and way forward;

  • Capture household water treatment lessons learnt and share them.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills;

  • Must adhere to set security standards;

  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work;

  • Perform other duties as required;

  • Good spirit and team player.

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: Diploma in Community Development or Public Health;

  • Technical Training qualifications required: Skills in Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) Child Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation (CHAST) and/ or Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Methodology (PHAST) tools.

  • Experience: 2 years of experience in project implementation of preferably a community development / health or / WASH project;

  • Others :

    • Proficiency in using computer software e. g MS office and internet;

    • Fluency in Somali language and English is needed.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Field–based;

  • Travel: 100% Domestic travel is required.

Kindly note: All academic certificates will be verified with the issuing academic institution.