Position: Hygiene and Sanitation Assistant
Report to: Project Manager - Inclusive WASH & Livelihood
Location: Moyo/Yumbe District, West Nile
Purpose of the position:
Implement WASH interventions in cluster based WASH on WVU and/or internationally recognized standards and policies. The role leads in the implementation of WASH activities in the cluster/ Refugee Settlements with the support of WASH Project Officer (where applicable), WASH Project Manager and Local Government extension staff
Carry out periodic community assessment on sanitation and hygiene practices and needs to identify areas for interventions and validation of the WASH annual plans for the Response Programme area assigned
Developed and designs for water and sanitation infrastructures, inclusive of preparation of bid and contract documents, technical specifications and engineering drawings.
Provided maximum and effective coordination and supervision of constructions of water and sanitation infrastructures, and ensured quality assurance in all processes.
Supervise and monitor construction of water and sanitation facilities in accordance to approved work plan, budgets, technical specifications and/or terms of reference (ToR), in coordination with sanitation/hygiene team.
Promote community led total Sanitation and Hygiene promotion through awareness creation and establishment and maintenance of functional Community Based Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion structures
Support establishment and implementation of health and hygiene promotion activities in schools.
Ensure that SMC/PTAs are given training on Operation and Maintenance of the water and sanitation facilities provided in the schools.
Provided technical support to infrastructure issues, as they arise, in order to mitigate challenges to delivering a quality product on time.
Networked with the local government (e.g. District Water Office) to identify, assess, and follow-up with target communities and schools, and effective collaboration with the partners.
Conduct basic trainings and refresher trainings as well as extend guidance and technical support to the Community based Hygiene and sanitation Promotion structures.
Support in providing necessary data for the development of the annual budgets and activity plans of all the software activities and ensure they’re implemented timely and are of high quality
Compile weekly, monthly, quarterly and periodic plans and reports on general WASH project works in the project implementation area for strategic interventions
Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
The applicant for the World Vision Hygiene and Sanitation Assistant career opportunity should hold a Higher Diploma in Civil/Water Engineering or a University Degree in Water/Civil Engineering or Degree in Public Health Engineering. Possession of a Post Graduate Qualification in a relevant field is an added advantage.
A minimum of three years of previous experience in Water & Sanitation projects supervision, Designs and Construction Works supervision and hygiene promotion activities with an INGO.
Working knowledge of AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, and GPS mapping software is an added advantage.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work long hours-sometime over the weekend in a hard to reach environment with basic accommodation facilities (tents).
Knowledge about CLTS, CHAST and PHAST methods
Proven ability to ride a Motorcycle with a clean permit