WASH Officer

at Save The Children
Location Ambo, Oromia, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 1, 2020
Category Business Development
Job Type Contract
Currency ETB



  • Plan and/or Facilitate integrated/joint institutional and community WaSH resource and capacity assessment including feasibility study
  • Monitor and supervise day to day activities of Hygiene and sanitation promotion, construction and rehabilitation/maintenance and water trucking works and take corrective measures if an
  • Participate Project level WASH activity plan and review
  • In collaboration with Cash, Health and other staffs will lead WASH NFI distribution planning, targeting distribution and monitoring of the activity
  • Actively participate on WASH scheme designing, BOQ development and appraisal process
  • Strongly engage with sector offices and local administration on the course of rolling out planned WaSH construction project
  • Participate and provide technical support to conduct training for water   committee, caretakers, and operators, H&S promotion where appropriate. Initiate construction procurement process like: tender/BID document preparation, supplier vetting, invitation to tender, eligibility screening, competent bid analysis, negotiation and construction contract Award process!
  • Proactively work with local partners for timely site handover and contraction work commencement
  • Implement save the children construction monitoring, risk assessment and construction quality bench mark tools and standards.
  • Produce various WaSH activity and construction monitoring reports and hygiene and sanitation promotion progress report
  • Facilitate timely preparation of take-off sheet and payment certificate with support of
  • Coordinate pre handover joint quality tests/quality assurance intervention with regional and technical specialists
  • Lead smooth hand over process for completed Wash construction facilities, and post distribution monitoring
  • Facilitate promotion of hygiene and sanitation information’s and practices across target communities.
  • Facilitate coordination of WaSH sector intervention across programs and projects under the field office

Job Requirements


Job Requirement

Educational Qualification:

  • BSC degree in hydraulics, water resources engineering, Environmental health, construction management or environmental health related field

Experience and Skills

  • A minimum of 2 years related work experience in the area of emergency WASH out of which at least 1 year experience in humanitarian response
  • Experience in working with in hygiene and sanitation promotions. This includes technical support, capacity building and coordination.
  • Excellent understanding of Emergency WASH issues in Ethiopia/Region at both field and policy levels.
  • Experience in implementing Emergency WASH project.
  • Good presentation, training and facilitation skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to train and mentor staff
  • Proven ability to manage a complex and demanding workload
  • Good spoken and written English,
  • Good computer and report writing skill


  • Experience working in NGOs on emergency WASH is an added advantage


Applying Instructions

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