Project Officer - Hygiene Promotion at Practical Action

Category
Healthcare
Location
Mandera (North Eastern), Kenya
Hours per week
Full Time: 30+
Gender
Indiferente
Candidate
_Project Officer - Hygiene Promotion at Practical Action in Mandera – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ Practical Action is an international development agency working with poor communities to help them choose and use technology to improve their lives today and in generations to come. We build on the communities’ knowledge and skills to come up with innovative, sustainable and practical solutions to poverty. In preparation to implement a project aimed at enhancing the economic recovery of pastoralist communities in Mandera and building livelihood resilience, Practical Action intends to recruit results-oriented and proactive team players to fill the following eight (8) positions (each with a fixed term of 1 year): *PROJECT OFFICER - HYGIENE PROMOTION* (Based in Mandera) Reporting to the Project Coordinator, the position is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the hygiene promotion activities within the cluster and has the specific duty of overseeing the implementation of the hygiene component of the project. *Key Responsibilities* * Lead in the development and delivery of project solutions to identified hygiene and sanitation challenges * Champion the use of current participatory technologies and approaches to hygiene issues * Take lead in identifying and addressing hygiene promotion needs within the project area * Play a lead role in situation analyses and routine needs assessments and other surveys within the cluster * Take responsibility for effective implementation of the hygiene promotion aspects of the project * Advise the programme on appropriate hygiene promotion interventions, clearly providing spatial and temporal justifications e.g. with reference to existing facilities, villages, migration patterns, etc. * Effectively manage project budget/s and take lead roles in preparing the annual operating budgets. *Qualifications, skills and competencies* * A first degree in hygiene, sanitation, environmental health or closely related discipline * Diploma in project management and/or community development * At least two years working experience of community development work * Good knowledge of current approaches and tools used in hygiene promotion * Excellent knowledge of SPHERE Standards * Good understanding of dry land biodiversity * Good interpersonal and public relation skills * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Ability to customize water and sanitation facilities to community needs. Application letter together with a CV indicating current and expected salary, and names of three professional referees (one of whom must be the current supervisor) plus their day-time contacts should be submitted to Practical Action by email on: recruitment@practicalaction.or.ke to be received no later than 14th September 2012. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Practical Action is an “equal opportunity” employer and highly encourages women to apply. Website: www.practicalaction.org Practical Action – Eastern Africa Regional Office is relocating to Methodist Office Block C, Oloitokitok Road from 1st October 2012.
Description
_Project Officer - Hygiene Promotion at Practical Action in Mandera – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ Practical Action is an international development agency working with poor communities to help them choose and use technology to improve their lives today and in generations to come. We build on the communities’ knowledge and skills to come up with innovative, sustainable and practical solutions to poverty. In preparation to implement a project aimed at enhancing the economic recovery of pastoralist communities in Mandera and building livelihood resilience, Practical Action intends to recruit results-oriented and proactive team players to fill the following eight (8) positions (each with a fixed term of 1 year): *PROJECT OFFICER - HYGIENE PROMOTION* (Based in Mandera) Reporting to the Project Coordinator, the position is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the hygiene promotion activities within the cluster and has the specific duty of overseeing the implementation of the hygiene component of the
project. *Key Responsibilities* * Lead in the development and delivery of project solutions to identified hygiene and sanitation challenges * Champion the use of current participatory technologies and approaches to hygiene issues * Take lead in identifying and addressing hygiene promotion needs within the project area * Play a lead role in situation analyses and routine needs assessments and other surveys within the cluster * Take responsibility for effective implementation of the hygiene promotion aspects of the project * Advise the programme on appropriate hygiene promotion interventions, clearly providing spatial and temporal justifications e.g. with reference to existing facilities, villages, migration patterns, etc. * Effectively manage project budget/s and take lead roles in preparing the annual operating budgets. *Qualifications, skills and competencies* * A first degree in hygiene, sanitation, environmental health or closely related discipline * Diploma in project management and/or community development * At least two years working experience of community development work * Good knowledge of current approaches and tools used in hygiene promotion * Excellent knowledge of SPHERE Standards * Good understanding of dry land biodiversity * Good interpersonal and public relation skills * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Ability to customize water and sanitation facilities to community needs. Application letter together with a CV indicating current and expected salary, and names of three professional referees (one of whom must be the current supervisor) plus their day-time contacts should be submitted to Practical Action by email on: recruitment@practicalaction.or.ke to be received no later than 14th September 2012. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Practical Action is an “equal opportunity” employer and highly encourages women to apply. Website: www.practicalaction.org Practical Action – Eastern Africa Regional Office is relocating to Methodist Office Block C, Oloitokitok Road from 1st October 2012.
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Start date
As soon as possible
Contact
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Country
Kenya
City
Mandera (North Eastern)
Candidate
_Project Officer - Hygiene Promotion at Practical Action in Mandera – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies_ Practical Action is an international development agency working with poor communities to help them choose and use technology to improve their lives today and in generations to come. We build on the communities’ knowledge and skills to come up with innovative, sustainable and practical solutions to poverty. In preparation to implement a project aimed at enhancing the economic recovery of pastoralist communities in Mandera and building livelihood resilience, Practical Action intends to recruit results-oriented and proactive team players to fill the following eight (8) positions (each with a fixed term of 1 year): *PROJECT OFFICER - HYGIENE PROMOTION* (Based in Mandera) Reporting to the Project Coordinator, the position is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the hygiene promotion activities within the cluster and has the specific duty of overseeing the implementation of the hygiene component of the project. *Key Responsibilities* * Lead in the development and delivery of project solutions to identified hygiene and sanitation challenges * Champion the use of current participatory technologies and approaches to hygiene issues * Take lead in identifying and addressing hygiene promotion needs within the project area * Play a lead role in situation analyses and routine needs assessments and other surveys within the cluster * Take responsibility for effective implementation of the hygiene promotion aspects of the project * Advise the programme on appropriate hygiene promotion interventions, clearly providing spatial and temporal justifications e.g. with reference to existing facilities, villages, migration patterns, etc. * Effectively manage project budget/s and take lead roles in preparing the annual operating budgets. *Qualifications, skills and competencies* * A first degree in hygiene, sanitation, environmental health or closely related discipline * Diploma in project management and/or community development * At least two years working experience of community development work * Good knowledge of current approaches and tools used in hygiene promotion * Excellent knowledge of SPHERE Standards * Good understanding of dry land biodiversity * Good interpersonal and public relation skills * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Ability to customize water and sanitation facilities to community needs. Application letter together with a CV indicating current and expected salary, and names of three professional referees (one of whom must be the current supervisor) plus their day-time contacts should be submitted to Practical Action by email on: recruitment@practicalaction.or.ke to be received no later than 14th September 2012. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Practical Action is an “equal opportunity” employer and highly encourages women to apply. Website: www.practicalaction.org Practical Action – Eastern Africa Regional Office is relocating to Methodist Office Block C, Oloitokitok Road from 1st October 2012.
Company
Practical Action

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