Hygiene and Sanitation Officer
Purpose of the position:
To provide technical support in design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of hygiene and sanitation programs, behavioral change methodologies (eg. Participatory hygiene and Sanitation Transformation – PHAST; Child hygiene and Sanitation Training – CHAST; Community-led Total Sanitation- CLTS) and hygiene promotion campaigns within WVT areas of operation.
Observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.
Roles and Responsibilities:
To support WASH projects/programs Team Leader in ensuring compliance of all hygiene and sanitation standards and donor regulations.
Development of concept papers, proposal writing, engage in negotiation with potential donors and building capacity to WVT staff on appropriate hygiene and sanitation packages.
Coordinate TOT on PHAST training in targeted projects.
Coordinate with water supply and sanitation field staff to ensure that the various aspects of the WASH Program are integrated.
Development of hygiene promotion topics, hygiene sessions and IEC materials
Develop materials to promote safe WASH practices, including appropriate use and maintenance of WASH facilities and services.
Ensure that action is taken to mitigate priority water and sanitation related health risks.
Provide technical support in preparation of divisional strategies, annual operational plan and budget.
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:
Minimum Qualification required: BSc in Environmental Health, Bachelor of art in public health, social sciences or related fields.
Experience: At least 2 year experience and understanding of Hygiene Promotion and community mobilization in relation to water and sanitation activities
Preferred: Experience in implementing community programs, and conversant with CLTS and other behavior change methodologies
Technical Skills & Abilities:
Demonstrate ability in supervision
Experience in working with water projects
Working knowledge of proposal writing and negotiation skills
Good planning and organizational skills
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and donors
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Perform other duties as required.
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Office-based with travel to the field
Travel: 20% Domestic/international travel is required.
On call: 10%