Advertisement for WASH Officer
Title: WASH Officer
Region: Upper Nile
Division: Emergency Response
Reports To: Project Manager
The WASH Officer will assist the Project Manager in the implementation of WASH activities in the UNICEF funded Life-saving emergency WASH response for IDP communities in Upper Nile. This will be achieved by working with the Project Manager in assessments, installation, construction, rehabilitation of WASH facilities, monitoring and Evaluation and capacity building of staff and community structures. This project targets IDPS and Vulnerable hosts in Malakal County, and any other approved areas of Upper Nile States.
Develop design plans, working drawings, technical specifications, bill of quantities as per approved standards by WASH cluster or any other institution as required for all construction works outlined on the project design for the said project using AutoCAD or similar drafting computer software;
Install, maintain and operate surface water treatment systems (SWATs) or any water purification / filtering equipment.
Maintain good records for water treatment scheme consumables (reagents and diesel) Ensure timely submission of water treatment, operation and maintenance reports biweekly and monthly.
Key Qualifications and Competencies
At least a Diploma in Civil Engineering or related field. A bachelor’s degree will be an added advantage
Minimum 4 years’ experience in Water and/or Sanitation Project implementation, two of which must be with an INGO, International Organisation or Multilateral Agency.
Experience in operation and maintenance of water supply, treatment and distribution equipment.
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Oral and written Arabic will be an added advantage.
Experience and skills in community mobilization.
Having demonstrated good organizational and interpersonal communication skills;
Organized, efficient, and able to meet deadlines
Proficiency in using computer software e. g MS Windows, MS office programs and internet.
Strong coordination and networking skills.
Ability to work under pressure in unstable security and remote environment is an asset.
Note: This position is open to South Sudanese nationals only.