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PHHE Facilitators x 3 (Chipinge/Chiredzi/Chivi)

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years




Purpose of the Position:

To implement the Participatory Health and Hygiene Education component of the rural and urban Water and Sanitation Programme, so as to reduce morbidity and mortality from diseases; and other conditions and infections e.g. HIV &AIDS.

Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement, monitor and evaluate activities necessary to meet the objectives of the participatory health and hygiene promotion program in the rural and urban Water and sanitation.

  • To mobilize and sensitise communities in water and sanitation projects.

  • To collect, analyze, interpret and use Village Based Consultative Inventory Data in the prioritization of operational areas and beneficiaries.

  • Collect clinical data, analyse interpret, determine disease patterns (sporadicity, epidemicity, endemicity, pandemicity) and institute interventions.

  • Participate in data collection, its submission for proposal development

  • Generate (BOQs) Bills of Quantities from assessments for procurement.

  • Conduct PHHE sessions; trainings of builders, water point user committees, pump mechanics, health workers and community in hygiene and other health related aspects according to project objectives.

  • Capacity building in the prevention, control and mitigation of communicable and non-communicable diseases and ensure HIV/AIDS and Gender are mainstreamed.

  • Facilitate multi sector and community involvement and Participationin all aspects of the water and sanitation programme.

  • Facilitate community beneficiary identification, selection and verification.

  • Ensure safe custody, accountability and distribution of project materials and assets.

  • To ensure that Water and Sanitation facilities are constructed as per project, WV and Sphere expected standards.

  • Design and develop appropriate Information, Education and Communication (IEC) and training materials for participatory hygiene education according to project objectives.

  • Generate, prepare and compile accurate and timely project reports.

  • Bacteriological and chemical Water sampling, testing, analysis of results and taking of corrective action.

  • Appraise, review and evaluate Water and Sanitation projects.

  • Attend and participate in weekly chapel and daily devotional meetings.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • A minimum of 5 “O” levels passes including Mathematics, English Language and Science.

  • At least three (3) years experience in implementing Water and Sanitation projects.

  • A National Diploma in Environmental Health or A Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health 0r National Diploma in Community Health, Water and Sanitation, Rural Development or any other relevant discipline.

  • Sound knowledge of Public Health and epidermiology and skills to prevent, control, mitigate and rehabilitate the affected.

  • Articulate communication and community mobilisation.

  • Knowledge and skills on designing, construction, operations and maintenance of water, solid waste and wastewater disposal systems.

  • Ability to identify community knowledge gaps, attitude, and social trends so as to plan and articulate participatory health and hygiene education.

  • Ability to design and utilise Information, Education, Communication materials according to Water and Sanitation sphere standards.

  • Knowledge and skills on water quality monitoring, results analysis and their use.

  • Knowledge of the Global Positioning and Geographical Information systems.

  • Knowledge on Environmental impact assessment.

  • Knowledge on rapid risk assessment.

  • Knowledge of Humanitarian Aid workers code of conduct.

  • Knowledge in generation of Bill of Quantities (BOQs) for the project.

  • Computer literacy is an added advantage.

  • A clean class four (4) driver’s license.