LCED is currently recruiting for the following positions:

WASH Officer

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Job Title: WASH Officer

Organization: Lacha Community and Economic Development (LCED) 

Section: Programme 

Duty Station: Juba, with frequent field visits to the project locations for mobile response.

Duration: 2 months, with possibility of renewal according to performance

Application Deadline: 31st July 2019

 

 JOB PURPOSE 

Under the supervision of the Programme Manager, the WASH Officer will be responsible for the efficient implementation of WASH project activities, including rehabilitation of water points, toilet and hand-washing facilities, distribution of WASH non-food items to the most vulnerable population of Greater Equatoria, identification, training and supervision of community hygiene promoters. S/he will ensure the availability of accurate, complete and up-to-date sex desegregation information required for effective WASH programme and project design, implementation, management, monitoring and evaluation. 

 

WORKING DAYS/HOURS 

The WASH Officer is expected to work 5 days a week, from Monday to Friday, for a total of 8 hours per day, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Due to the mobile responses, the WASH Officer is also expected to work during weekends and public holidays, when necessary. 

 

REVIEW 

This role is to be reviewed after 2 months. Renew of the contract will be subjected to performance and availability of funds. 

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES 

• Conduct field visits to implement WASH activities (rehabilitation of water points, toilets and hand-washing facilities, distribution of WASH NFIs) and periodic programme reviews with other partners, ensuring gender mainstreaming in WASH programming. 

• Take part to field assessments, verification, distributions of WASH NFI, and Post-Distribution Monitoring targeting the vulnerable population targeted by LCED, as per request of the Programme Manager. 

• In collaboration with the Program staff, take part to the planning and implementation of the WASH field activities, including rehabilitation of water points, toilet and hand-washing facilities, distribution of WASH non-food items to the most vulnerable population of Greater Equatoria, identification, training and supervision of community hygiene promoters.

• Collaborate with different stakeholders (local authorities, community/IDP leaders, other cluster partners, etc.) in order to ensure the effective implementation of the project activities. 

• Take part to organized partner/stakeholder meetings as LCED representative in the project locations, when necessary, and provide reports to the Programme Manager. 

• Develop activity budgets and work plans for the implementation of the field activities to be submitted to the Admin/Finance Officer and Program Manager based in Juba. 

• Report activity updates on a weekly basis to the Program Associate and M&E officer, and provide timely gender-segregated data on project progresses for the drafting of project reports to be submitted to donors. 

• Perform any other duty as requested by the Programme Manager or the Executive Director. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS 

Education: Minimum of high school diploma. University degree in a related discipline is an added advantage. 

Work experience: At least 1 year of field experience implementing a WASH project. 

Language proficiency: Fluency in written and spoken English, and spoken Arabic. Fluency in local South Sudanese language is an added advantage. 

Other skills: Computer literacy (Microsoft Office, Excel, Power Point, Internet browsers, e-mailing) is essential. Knowledge of the WASH cluster procedures is preferable. 

 

COMPETENCES 

Professionalism: Ability to take initiative, prioritize tasks, work independently and with minimum supervision. Ability to report to a supervisor in a timely manner. Demonstrated ability to manage processes and maintain accurate records. 

Planning and Organising: Demonstrated effective organisational skills and ability to handle work in an efficient and timely manner. Demonstrated ability to coordinate tasks to meet deadlines. 

Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with counterparts. 

Communication: Ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively orally. Knowledge of the work environments, HR policies and communication lines. 

 

How to apply:

Please send you application, including your CV and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Cc This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Alternatively, the application can be hand-delivered at:

LCED Office

Munuuki Block B, Plot 80 (off Gudele Road, near St. Kisito hospital),

Juba, South Sudan

Phone number: +211(0) 920700097

 

Please DO NOT ATTACH any original academic certificate or any valuable document, unless you are specifically requested to present it. Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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