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Democratic Republic of the Congo: WASH Advisor - DRC

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Tearfund
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 03 Jul 2017

Based in: Goma, DRC with frequent and regular travel to field locations

Start date: ASAP

Contract length: 2 years, subject to funding

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced WASH Adviser who will ensure quality implementation of WASH in Tearfund’s projects across the DRC.

The WASH Adviser will provide specialized WASH technical leadership (both hardware and software), conduct situational analyses in the field, provide strategic and technical support in design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of WASH projects, documentation of sector plans and institutional learning. Cooperation and coordination with local governments, UN agencies, National WASH cluster and other NGOs is vital for the position as well as financial priorities and reports. Staff capacity building will also be a key part of the role.

The successful candidate will have relevant humanitarian and leadership experience, coupled with experience in WASH project design and management, donor grant management, proposal writing, finance and strategic planning. Fluency in English and French is also essential.

Applicants must be committed to Tearfund’s Christian beliefs. All posts involve potential contact with children and the recruitment process will include specific checks related to child protection issues.

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