Local recruitment: Project Officer (Sanitation and Hygiene)

World Vision (WV)

Magunga, Kenya 🇰🇪

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities:

Technical Support

  • Facilitate timely and quality implementation of Sanitation and Hygiene project.
  • Ensure that business processes, standards and guidelines related to Sanitation and Hygiene initiatives are effectively applied in project implementation.
  • Facilitate field visit for all respective line ministries to inspect progress of works and validate all the inspection reports (this includes quantified work done)
  • Facilitate communities to identify viable Sanitation projects and ensure their participation in the implementation of the same
  • Ensure cross cutting themes are integrated into the S&H project
  • Conduct CLTS interventions and facilitation of declarations of ODF Villages
  • Develop timely and accurate funding proposals in line with donor requirements and WVK standards in collaboration with Cluster Manager, Japan Grant Supervisor, and other sector specialists when necessary
  • Mobilize the community for community contribution for project interventions

Quality Assurance

  • Supervise and monitor Sanitation and Hygiene interventions in strict adherence to WV Kenya, Kenya government regulations, the donor’s guideline WHO and the SPHERE standards.
  • Development of Project Designs and Annual Operation Plans. (Project Proposal, 4D matrices, DIPs, Annual Budgets).
  • Facilitate S&H project surveys (Assessments & Baselines) and evaluations.
  • Develop quality monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, annual and end of projects reports in accordance with donors and WV Kenya requirements.
  • Ensure budgetary utilization is within acceptable limits/range.
  • Ensures participatory monthly data collection are conducted (involving communities and partners) using the standardized tools
  • Contextualization and utilization of reporting guidelines

Advocacy, Engagement with strategic partners, Linkages and networks & partnership development

  • Representation of WV Kenya in key S&H stakeholder forums/meetings at the Ward, Sub-County levels.
  • Facilitate community education on Laws, Policies and Standards on S&H Service delivery
  • Provide support to community led processes of monitoring public service delivery.
  • Ensure communities are  mobilized and participate in their S&H projects
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience with regard to designing, planning, implementation, supervising and reporting on integrated development, sanitation and hygiene projects, both at community level and also at facilities such as schools and health facilities
  • Knowledge and experience of conducting behaviour change models such as Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), Sanitation Marketing, Nurturing Care Groups and Design for Behaviour Change models

Education & Qualifications

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience with regard to designing, planning, implementation, supervising and reporting on integrated development, sanitation and hygiene projects, both at community level and also at facilities such as schools and health facilities
  • Knowledge and experience of conducting behaviour change models such as Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), Sanitation Marketing, Nurturing Care Groups and Design for Behaviour Change models
  • Wide experience in development work in sanitation and hygiene in the NGO sector
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health/Environmental Health or any other relevant qualification from a recognized and accredited university.
  • Must be a results-oriented person who can handle a heavy work load as well as manage and satisfy multiple and at times conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands;
  • Excellent communication skills, used to speak in public and work dynamically with adults and children. Knowledge of community capacity building.
  • Expertise in partnership and collaborations with community, county governments and other S&H related institutions.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office and Microsoft Outlook
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, and ability to work with a wide range of people from different backgrounds.
  • Emotional and spiritual maturity and ability to lead a team of professionals.
  • Knowledge of the Sustainable Development Goals and especially Goal No. 6 on Water and Sanitation
  • Knowledge of implementation of sanitation and hygiene interventions in disaster/emergency situations
  • Knowledge of and adherence to the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct.
  • Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural context.

Applicant Types Accepted: Local Applicants Only


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DEGREE REQUIRED

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education - MSc in Water and Sustainable Development