Thursday, 16 February 2012

World Vision - WASH and Construction Engineer Job in Kenya

Job Title: WASH and Construction Engineer

Country: Kenya

Location: IPA

Closing Date: February 25 2012

Purpose of the position:

The incumbent will successfully implement community water supply systems, all other constructions, sanitation infrastructure, and Hygiene trainings to contribute to child wellbeing aspirations.

Specifically the Water Engineer will design and coordinate, implementation of WASH projects in the IPA, develop all the WASH staff and community capacity building.

He will lead mobilization of WASH resources and ensure implementation is done to specifications in close collaboration with local communities, Kenyan government and other relevant agencies.

Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
  • Degree/ Diploma in Civil Engineering, Water Engineering or a related field.
  • A minimum of Three or Seven years proven experience for degree or Diploma holder respectively in working/programming in either relief or development including managing a large scale Community based water project with evidence of successful implementation of similar projects
  • Experience in project design, proposal writing, needs assessments, surveys, and information management.
  • Experience in supervising, training, and coaching staff
  • Good understanding of SPHERE and other international standards.
  • Knowledge of MS Office, Lotus Notes and statistical program (e.g. SPSS).
  • Ability to conduct community WASH needs assessment, program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of WASH activities
  • Proposal/concept paper writing skills for fund raising.
Job Details

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How to Apply

All application letters and detailed CVs together with names of three referees, should be sent to reach the undersigned not later than February 25th, 2012.

Director
People and Culture
World Vision Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya
Email: recruit_kenya@wvi.org

Please indicate clearly on the subject line the position you are applying for.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Disclaimer: World Vision Kenya has not engaged any recruitment agencies in this recruitment process, neither are we charging any fees to potential employees for job opportunities

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