Water Projects Officer

at Ethiopian Kale Heywot Church Development Commission
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 24, 2020
Category Engineering
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Position Summary

The Water Projects Officer is responsible to provide technical support for the implementation and monitoring of the Commission’s various water projects in different parts of the country. He/she is also responsible for organizing water training programs for staff and other relevant stakeholders.


  •  Assists and monitors the implementation of water and sanitation projects
  • Provide hands on technical support to ensure successful implementation of water project activities
  • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly, biannual and annual reports to the department/commission office
  • Meet project goals, objectives, outputs and requirements
  • Undertake field visits to monitor projects activities, as well as conduct periodic reviews with donor or government counterparts and other partners as required
  • Write  water and sanitation  projects proposals
  • Propose and/or undertake action on operational procedures affecting water projects management and implementation
  • Identify, plan and organize water training programs for staff and other relevant bodies
  • Facilitate dialog and group decision making where appropriate.
  • Provide support to ensure compliance with donor monitoring, spending and legal requirements.

Term of Employment:   One year with high possibility of extension

Job Requirements


Essential experience required:

  • B.Sc. Degree in Hydraulic Engineering, Hydrology or related technical field
  • Three  years of related work experience in the development sector
  • Hands on technical experience in water wells drilling and surface water development works
  • Fluency in English
  • Skills in project designing and appraisal

Competencies of successful candidate:

  • Has good communication skills, both written and oral
  • Builds team spirit and reconciles conflict; adapts to the team and fits in well
  • Sets high standards for quality of work and coordinates group activities
  • Manages time effectively; monitors performance against deadlines and milestones
  • surveying skills, Computer skills especially in AutoCAD, GIS etc


Applying Instructions

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting copies of an application letter with updated CV, copies of relevant documents, and contact addresses of references to the following address:

Ethiopian Kale Heywet Church

Development Commission Office,

HR & Operations Management  Department

P.O.Box 11097

Addis Ababa


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