WASH Officer

Save the Children

Jalalabad, Afghanistan 🇦🇫

•    Responsible for implementing of WASH Soft and hard component activities in mobile health centers and communities in the field. 
•    Works closely with H&N team to identify the main gaps in MHTs and provide timely support. 
•    Participate in Hygiene Behavior Change Communication (HBCC) sessions and awareness. 
•    Support project coordinator on planning, implementation, and monitoring of WASH component within the program/project with consideration to social behavior change theories and practices, ensuring consideration to COVID-19 prevention and response. 
•    Ensure implementation and monitoring of the WASH soft and hard component program objectives and organize the kit distribution 
•    Participating in WASH technical assessment.
•    Ensure quality and respect of deadlines of the project soft and hard component activities implementation
•    Regular technical follow-ups and evaluations on soft component activities in the field
•    Check the planned hard and soft component activities are clear to the members of the community
•    Coordinate with WASH coordinator and H&N coordinator to ensure project activities are in line with SCI technical guidelines
•    Plan the soft component activities with close coordination of project coordinator to respect the planning of the proposal and ensure that the program will not face delays and/or challenges
•    Ensure all data from the field are provided on weekly and on monthly basis
•    Communication with the team and collaboration with the project WASH coordinator.
•    Participate in dignity kit distribution process
•    Identification beneficiaries with coordination of MHTs for kit distribution
•    Regular technical follow-ups and evaluations in the field
•    Identify and anticipate problems or constraints during the project implementation and propose solutions or improvements for better performance
•    Communicate with project coordinator on the implementation of activities to highlight challenges and ways forward
•    Plan the activities in order to respect the planning of the proposal and ensure that the program will not face delays and/or challenges
•    innovative solutions for problem in field 
•    Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity.

University Graduate (University degree in Civil engineering and Public Health)
Minimum 3 years of experience in national and/or international NGOs including at least 1 year in WASH program

•    Good knowledge of water, sanitation and hygiene
•    Experience in behaviour change communications, and hygiene-related topics is an asset
•    Construction skills in the field of water and sanitation is an asset 
•    Knowledge in conducting training and capacity building, 
•    Strong experience in and familiarity with protection and gender-related issues. 
•    Basic understanding of COVID19 virus   
•    Good organization, planning and reporting skills
•    Strong interpersonal and communication skill  
•    Good team interaction and positive attitude 
•    Familiar with Word, Excel, and Skype 
•    Ability to communication English languages is an asset
•    Fluent in local language (both written and spoken)
•    Familiar with the area of Nangarhar, Laghman, Kunar provinces 
•    Experience in project with community hygiene promotion and handwashing demonstration
•    Experience in project with hygiene kit distribution

Location: Jalalabad

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Closing Date: Apr 5, 2023





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