WASH Consultants

Save the Children

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Use your skills and knowledge of Papua New Guinea and WaSH to develop a 5-year WaSH Plan and Provincial WaSH Strategy with Save the Children PNG.

Save the Children is no ordinary not-for-profit.
We’re ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children’s rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence.  We run programs in Australia and overseas and, if there’s a disaster – like an earthquake, drought or conflict – we are there on the ground.

Where you come in:
In this five-month consultancy position, starting February 2018, you will build the capacity of a District Development Authority to develop a 5-year WaSH plan. You will also support the development of the respective Provinces’ WaSH strategy which is aligned with Provincial priorities and plan, the Medium Term Development Plan and PNG Strategic Development Plan through the implementation of the National WaSH Policy using the recently drafted implementation strategy.

We are looking for several roles:

WaSH Program Specialist (x2)

Qualifications and experience
Relevant degree. Preferably Masters in water, sanitation and hygiene or other technical fields related to WaSH with proven field experience in developing countries especially areas in capacity building and development of WaSH policy, implementation strategy, WaSH programme design, etc.

Minimum of 8 years relevant professional experience in WaSH Programme design Significant experience of working with government agencies in a capacity building context and a good understanding of GoPNG functions and planning approaches, particularly at Provincial, LLG and Ward level.  Experience of community development in the rural water supply sector

WaSH engineer

Bachelors in Civil Engineering, hydrogeology etc. At least five years’ experience in implementing Rural water supply and sanitation projects in PNG; with focus on design, BoQ and technical specifications. Significant experience in implementation of projects with local governments Experience in applying appropriate technology options.

Workshop Facilitator

Qualifications and experience
At least 10 years’ experience as a workshop facilitator.  Good knowledge of GoPNG functions and planning approaches, particularly at Provincial, LLG and Ward level.

Sound interesting?

We’d love to hear from you. Please send through an expression of interest that addresses the following:

  • Cover letter outlining which position is of interest
  • CV/Resume
  • Consultant daily rate

Please not that expressions of interest that do not cover these requirements will not be considered.

Submit your EOI by clicking on one of the buttons in the ‘Apply’ section.  Deadline for submission of expressions of interest is 5.00pm Thursday 21 December 2017.

Enquiries or information requests should be sent to Ann Rowley, Operations Manager Pacific – [email protected]

We know diversity makes a positive difference, and we encourage people from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and other diverse backgrounds to apply.

Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All consultants are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct.

Job Location
Port Moresby, National Capital District (Port Moresby), Papua New Guinea
Position Type
Independent Consultant
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