Technical Advisor, COVID-19 Response job in Washington, D.C.

Technical Advisor, COVID-19 Response job in Washington, D.C.
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WASH Officer

WASH Officer KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: Plan and/or Facilitate integrated/joint institutional and community WaSH resource and capacity assessment including feasibility study Monitor and supervise day to day activities of Hygiene and sanitation promotion, construction and rehabilitation/maintenance and water trucking works and take corrective measures if an Participate Project level WASH activity plan and review In collaboration with Cash, Health and other staffs will lead WASH NFI distribution planning, targeting distribution and monitoring of the activity Actively participate on WASH scheme designing, BOQ development and appraisal process Strongly engage with sector offices and local administration on the course of rolling out planned WaSH construction project Participate and provide technical support to conduct training for water   committee, caretakers, and operators, H&S promotion where appropriate. Initiate construction procurement process like: tender/BID document preparation, supplier vetting, invitation to tender, eligibility screening, competent bid analysis, negotiation and construction contract Award process! Proactively work with local partners for timely site handover and contraction work commencement Implement save the children construction monitoring, risk assessment and construction quality bench mark tools and standards. Produce various WaSH activity and construction monitoring reports and hygiene and sanitation promotion progress report Facilitate timely preparation of take-off sheet and payment certificate with support of Coordinate pre handover joint quality tests/quality assurance intervention with regional and technical specialists Lead smooth hand over process for completed Wash construction facilities, and post distribution monitoring Facilitate promotion of hygiene and sanitation information’s and practices across target communities. Facilitate coordination of WaSH sector intervention across programs and projects under the field office Job Requirements QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Job Requirement Educational Qualification: BSC degree in hydraulics, water resources engineering, Environmental health, construction management or environmental health related field Experience and Skills A minimum of 2 years related work experience in the area of emergency WASH out of which at least 1 year experience in humanitarian response Experience in working with in hygiene and sanitation promotions. This includes technical support, capacity building and coordination. Excellent understanding of Emergency WASH issues in Ethiopia/Region at both field and policy levels. Experience in implementing Emergency WASH project. Good presentation, training and facilitation skills Good communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to train and mentor staff Proven ability to manage a complex and demanding workload Good spoken and written English, Good computer and report writing skill Desirable Experience working in NGOs on emergency WASH is an added advantage


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