Tanzania nationals: Hygiene and Sanitation Officer (KIHEWA Project)

World Vision (WV)

Babati, Tanzania 🇹🇿


Ensure KIHEWA Program technical support, work plan activities implementation and operations to achieve the intended program results and impact in a cost effective manner, while maintaining a high level of excellence and accountability.

Execute program activities as assigned by the of the project coordinator, planning, coordinating and executing activities with timely reporting. Taking part in project activities’ data collection, cleaning analysis and reporting as required by DME and or project management team. Abide and part of monitoring and evaluation activities per approved policies, systems, procedures and donor requirements

Observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others

Project Goal: Reduced # of Maternal and U5 cases and deaths in Karatu District by 2022

Project Target by end of 2022

o Direct Beneficiaries (Total: 11,936)

1. Under 5 children: 9,871

2. Pregnant women: 1,000

3. Husbands (or male partners) of pregnant women: 1,000

4. Community Health Workers (CHWs): 65

o Indirect Beneficiaries (Total: 46,545)

1. Child caregivers: 11,770

2. Government officials: 150

3. Community people: 34,625

The project outcomes aimed at ensuring that:

  1. Children and mothers access and utilize quality health care services
  2. Children and mothers’ access and utilize portable water and appropriate hygiene and sanitation services
  3. Monitoring and Evaluation To promotion and media exposure preparation

The Project Models: This project is an integrated Maternal and Child Health (MCH) project which combines the WASH and the gender sector laying emphasis on the health sector, and aims to contribute to achieving the goals of Tanzania’s major national development policies such as:

△ The Tanzania Development Vision 2025, △ National Five Year Development Plan II, △ Health Sector Strategic Plan IV, and △ One Plan.

The project expects improved accessibility and quality of Tanzania’s primary health care services, which will contribute to achieving The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 3, 5 and 6 in Tanzania.


% of timeActivityEnd Results
30%Provide technical support in preparation of divisional strategies engagementActivity plans and ToR and reportField MonitoringRelated project meeting attendanceThe number of facilities build as stated in the goal within the year of the project implementation.Create and train CBWSO groups.Construction of the WASH facilities.Hold water quality test.Formulate CVA teams and hold public dialogues.Provide support to ensure appropriate coordination of project operations in line with the donor standardsIn coordination with Finance team, ensure all activities related to the health dockets are implemented in line with the DIPAs a project officer, to participate fully in the provision of safe water and sanitation/hygiene.Achieving the project indicators and fulfilling the strategic imperatives of the Our promise now, can be measured through timely
15%Program Compliance of hygiene and sanitation standardsTrack and facilitate solutions for operational issues hindering implementation of program/projects plansConduct Post activities reflection meetings in coordination with project coordinator and team to inform implementation efficiencySupport Karatu district team in the efficient implementation of all project activities including construction of WASH infrastructures and all WASH related project activities implementation.Ensure timely implementation WASH activities for the community of Karatu in accordance to project deliverablesSupport WASH projects/programs Team Leader in ensuring compliance of all hygiene and sanitation standards and donor requirement.Ensure sanitation and hygiene activities are done as per National and organisational standards.
15%Program Compliance of reporting and Grant managementTimely report submission as per both KOICA and World Vision Tanzania requirements.Activity reportsMonthly reportsSemi-annual reportAnnual reportSupport Project Manager & coordinator and management in the implementation of project annual work plan review recommendations, project team meetingsSupport project documentation through writing high-quality project activity reports for completed activities, with timely submission to project coordinatorPrepare and submit activity plans, requests and quality reports timelySupport project management team to ensure that project and organization resources while implementing project activities including fieldwork (vehicles, equipment, materials and finance) are used for the intended purpose and as per approved policies and guidelines.
20%Financial and Non-Financial resources managementThe financial and non-financial resources management will be seen throughout the project:Understand the project budget for each activity to implement.Ensure activity budget expenditure is within the limit (e.g. no significant overspending or underspending)To utilize and maintain the office financial and non-financial resources throughout the project implementationThe utilization of the office resources will be in a way that focuses deeply to save the most vulnerable children.All the project budget expenditure including per diem requests is made based on World Vision Tanzania policy and KOICA guidelines.
10%Networking and external engagementSupport the Project Manager & coordinator to strengthen relationships with government, district teams, within the education , health, sectors and community while implementing project activitiesBuild positive work relationship with project collaborators maintaining unity and trustParticipate in district, community level meetings and engagements in consultation with and feedback to the Project Manager & CoordinatorGovernment and district teams responses are timely done as per requests with Project management.Participating and supporting KIHEWA project activitiesEffective coordination with Project Manager & Coordinator


Required Professional ExperienceAt least 3 years’ in programming in an NGO and have experience and understanding of hygiene promotion and community mobilization in relation to water and sanitation activities.
Required Education,training, license,registration, andcertificationMinimum qualification required Undergraduate degree in health related subjects, or Advanced diploma in clinical medicine
Preferred Knowledgeand QualificationsExperience implementing CLTS, MHM, PHAST/CHAST behaviour change methodologiesWASH Construction and capacity building to field staff, data collection and managementTechnical Skills & Abilities:Computer skills.Good communication skillsExperience in working with donor funds in an INGO environmentLobbying and negotiation skillsGood planning and organizational skillsAbility to maintain effective working relationships with project staff and project beneficiariesMonitoring and evaluation skillsOther Competencies/Attributes:Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.Preferred: Working experience in community health project , WASH interventionsPerform other duties as required.
Travel and/orWork EnvironmentRequirementWork environment: Office-based some travel to WVT field officesTravel: 20% Domestic/international travel is required.


Contact (within WV or outside WV)Reason for contactFrequency of contact
Project ManagerDay to day implementation of project activities to provide admin support to ensure donor requirements are met(KOICA/WVT/WVK)Daily/Weekly/Monthly/On need basis
WASH Technical Team LeaderProvide technical support to ensure donor requirement are met for WASH technical consultation and Ensure compliance with National sanitation and hygiene standardsMonthly, On need basis
Cluster Managers, Supply Chain, Finance, OperationsCapacity building to cluster staffsOn need basis
EARO, WVUS and other support officeTechnical support and engagement, Monthly Updates, assignment on other WASH Initiatives, Fundraising opportunities, Capacity Buildings, ReportingOn need basis
WASH Department StaffsWorking closely with my fellow WASH staffsOn need basis
Operations Department, Program Quality & Resource Development Department, Supply Chain among other Support DepartmentsInteracting with other departments to ensure collaborative solution-driven actions are met for project successful.On need basis
Decision making as stipulated in World Vision policies and guidelines.

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