INTERNAL/EXTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Hygiene and Sanitation Specialist
CARE Ethiopia’s mission is to work with poor women and men, boys and girls, communities and institutions, to have a significant impact on the underlying causes of poverty in Ethiopia.
Date: January 11, 2017
Vacancy No: 012/17
Objective: The purpose of the Hygiene and Sanitation Specialist is to provide technical and professional support in the target woredas and kebeles in the area of hygiene and sanitation for the RESET II Program. S/he also works with and provides technical support and guidance to community WASH committees (WASHCOs). The Hygiene and Sanitation Specialist is also responsible to document and share good practices within the organization, stakeholders and its partners. Furthermore, the position holder will assist in refining the implementation of all components of the project related to hygiene and sanitation in the target communities. The Hygiene and Sanitation Specialist will work closely with other program staff to ensure program quality and impact in line with the goals and objectives of the program.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:
§ Develop, update and organise hygiene and sanitation promotion materials, standard training manuals for woreda partners, communities and project staff.
§ Organize, facilitate and follow trainings for grass root level undertakings and provide for kebele, woreda and Zone level staff as appropriate.
§ Facilitate and lead partners’ capacity gap assessment in the area of hygiene and sanitation; and promote for the implementation of assessment results/ recommendations.
§ Work with government and non- government partners to establish appropriate and alternative hygiene and sanitation demonstration models at woreda and community centres, familiarise appropriate technologies at different level and evaluate challenges and success.
§ Organizes sanitation campaigns and regular promotion programmes with the aim of creating awareness in the Community to reduce health problems due to poor sanitation and hygiene.
§ Represent CARE in regional health related forums, hygiene and sanitation related development partner discussion forums, workshops, seminars and joint assessment works, serve as a focal person for regional and zone level emergency networks in her/his area of specialisation.
Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting
BSC in Environmental Health Science, Hygiene and/or Sanitation or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
5 years of relevant experience in the area of hygiene and sanitation in rural areas.
Respect, accountability, courage, excellence, facilitating change, managing performance for success, building commitment, coaching, building partnership, innovation, planning and organizing, problem solving, information monitoring, contributing to team success.
The salary for this position is negotiable based on candidate’s current pay history and the duty station is at CARE Ethiopia Borena Field Office. The deadline for applications is 10 days from the date of advertisement and this is a regular position