Job Title: Water Sanitation and Hygiene Project Officer -*2- Malakal Application Deadline Date: 13 Jul 2012
Position Location: Malakal Position Start Date: 01 Aug 2012
Region: Africa\East Africa Position End Date: 31 Jul 2013
Requisition Category: International Recruitment Priority: Need Immediately
Country Name: Sudan Program/Office Name: WV South Sudan
City/Province: Malakal Employee Type: Contract
Job Grade Level: 11 Recruitment Status: Advertising in Progress
Is this a family post? Non-family - Staff only
Requisition Num: 2012AFESACE-8VQBLN
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To supervise construction works and help facilitate in formation and training of water committee with a view of improving accessibility to safe and sustainable water, and enhancing hygiene and sanitation practices in the project area.
Over see and manage the Water and Sanitation Project as per donor guidelines.
Develop design plans, working drawings, technical specifications, bill of quantities as per approved standards by the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation and the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure for all construction works outlined on the project design for the said project using AutoCAD or similar drafting computer software.
Prepare tender documents for purposes of soliciting bids/tenders from contractors for the said project.
Coordinate community mobilization and sensitization of community on WASH activities under the project
Follow up, inspect and ensure project material are delivered as per specified measurements at field level in timely way, and make follow with you supervisor those not delivered as per requisition.
Design, supervise and certify construction of Health clinic/Public health facilities, institutional Latrines and community water filters through labor contracts through liaison with relevant
Government ministry’s technical department and the user community as outlined in the project documents.
Liaise with World Vision South Sudan supply chain department in selection of contractors through cost effective ways.
Coordinate and supervise implementation works including managing construction contracts per set terms of contract.
Under take water quality (microbial, physical and chemical) analysis for new and rehabilitated water sources using portable laboratory water analysis kit, using water quality technical guidelines approved by the government and in liaison with Directorate of Water Supply and Sanitation in the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation (MWRI).
Undertake training of County Water Department technical staff in liaison with Directorate of Water and Sanitation in MWRI.
Under take training of community hygiene promoters on aspects of PHAST and CLTS
Conduct the CLTS campaigns targeting the beneficiary community.
Ensure optimal use of financial and capital resources in the project through timely requisitioning of all necessary supplies/contracts for project implementation.
Manage construction budgets components to ensure appropriate and efficient use of resources in the project and area of operation.
Coordinate community mobilization activities especially on Water supplies construction works with view to ensuring community groups participate in availing labor and locally available construction materials etc as required.
Liaise with beneficiary community and local authorities in the selection of project sites as per requirement of the project design.
Represent the organization and actively participate in County or State level WASH Cluster meetings, Planning and coordination meetings.
Coordinate day-to-day operation and financial management of the construction works in the field in accordance with the approved project work plan.
Coordinate and participate in project startup/project closure workshops, baseline survey and end of Project Evaluation for the project as per project design and within the project implementation deadlines.
Prepare project documentation including monthly project reports on implementation/ construction status, intermediate and final narrative reports as per donor requirements and sending them to WASH Sector Specialist and other relevant team members for review/further action within set deadlines.
Liaison with WVSS Grants division in tracking project expenditure, reviewing financial reports, and addressing queries related to expenditure in timely manager.
Contribute to monthly reports for WASH cluster attention
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Minimum Degree in Civil Engineering or Water Resources Engineering or Building Construction
Minimum 3 years experience in infrastructure works or in Water and/or Sanitation Project implementation.
Experience supervising construction teams/ contractors in water supply and sanitation construction works.
Skills in project management, including managing resources, and financial and budget planning
Experience and skills in community mobilization
Skills in community total-led sanitation (CLTS) and Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Tools Methodology (PHAST) desirable.
Skills and experience in conducting water quality analysis using portable water testing kits.
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Having demonstrated organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;
organized, efficient, and able to work long hours to meet deadlines
Willingness to work under pressure in unstable security and remote location with basic necessities a big plus.
How to Apply;
Monday, 2 July 2012
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