Project Officer (WASH)

 (via ReliefWeb)
ACTED
Azaz, Syria
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Junior (3-4 Years)
Languages Required: 
Arabic

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Duties and Responsibilities

Water:

  • Ensure the quantity and quality of water distributed is in line with the agreed specifications and in accordance with the humanitarian codes and WASH cluster guidelines.
  • Close supervision for the worksites (water tanks, tap stands…etc.) and provide mentoring and instructions to workers.
  • Ensure regular water provision either through water trucking or by pumping and assess obstacles and communicate any to the Project Manager/WASH.
  • Close supervision for the regular small-scale maintenance required for water-related facilities.
  • Close monitoring to the water quality and ensure that the water quality management process in being applied properly. And is being documented
  • Liaise with the data team to ensure that the daily water logbooks that has the quantitative and qualitative data of the water distributed is documented in the database
  • Ensure and follow up the conduction of the relevant water quality tests (microbiological test, turbidity test…etc.)
  • Liaise with the logistics teams to ensure the monthly water invoices and completion certificates are prepared and supported with the logbooks.
  • Support the Project Manager/WASH in preparing understandable BOQs and reports related to the water provision and quality monitoring activities.
  • Supervise the chlorinators, Operators, and the water-supply assistants.

Sanitation:

  • Assess the work sites to ensure that the environmental aspects are respected and that facilities and construction have no negative environmental impact.
  • Close supervision for the worksites (Latrines, Cesspools and septic tanks construction, garbage bins distributions…etc.) and provide mentoring and instructions to workers.
  • Take measurements and report implementation achievements to the Project Manager/WASH.
  • Close supervision for the regular maintenance required for the various sanitation facilities.
  • Ensure that implementation of various activities is being done smoothly and in accordance to the agreed work plan confirmed by the WASH Manager.
  • Provide support for the Project Assistant/WASHs in preparing BOQs and reports.
  • Ensure the quantity and quality of materials related to the sanitation activities procured by logistics team are approved and matches the requirements.
  • Ensure that the desludging activities are being conducted when required, and documented.
  • Ensure that the latrine cleaning activity is ongoing according to the agreed standards and contracts.
  • Lead Project Assistant/WASH and ensure program related data is collected in systematic manner.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in civil, Environmental or other related fields, or at least 3 years working experience in Humanitarian Organization in WASH department.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, working with as a team member.
  • Strong initiative and self-motivated, with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principle
  • Ability to multitask with competing demands under tight deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Fully computer literate (Microsoft Office), other engineering software knowledge is an asset.
  • Fluency in Arabic (written and spoken), English skills is desired.

How to apply

Interested and qualified applicants must fill the application form by this link https://forms.gle/nYiT616C5sdJ5e4K6

no later than 30 July 2020.

Note: Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.