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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

6742 Senior Officer – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene [WASH]

CARE International Vanuatu

Non Government Organization
Tanna, Vanuatu 
Job Hours:
Not Stated
Due Date

Job Description: Job Reference: CIV1702
CARE is an international humanitarian and development organisation fighting global poverty, with a vision to which focuses on empowering women and girls to fight poverty and bring lasting change to their communities. We work in over 80 countries around the world. We work with partners to achieve lasting results for marginalized communities.
We are looking for a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene [WASH] Senior Officer Background to join our team based in Tanna with possible travel required to other sites.
Your major responsibilities will be varied and will include:
  • Responsible for assisting with the design and implementation of water and sanitation activities
  • Responsible for facilitating Drinking Water Safety and Security Planning in communities, including water supply assessments, drinking water quality testing, risk mapping and report writing
  • Responsible for rehabilitating, constructing, or expanding rural water supply systems and sanitation facilities in Tafea Province
  • Supervises WASH officers in the day to day implementation of WASH activities especially during field activity
  • Working with the Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation (PHAST) team to ensure that hygiene promotion messages are disseminated and implemented in all WASH program activities.
    CARE is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

    CARE is committed to protecting the rights of children.  CARE reserves the right to conduct screening procedures to ensure a child safe environment.
          Required qualifications and skills:
          • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Water Supply and Management/Engineering or equivalent and / or minimum 3-4 year relevant work experience, preferably in WASH with an International Non-Government Organisation (INGO)
          • Excellent communication skills in Bislama and intermediate (very good) in English
          • Demonstrated awareness and sensitivity to the particular needs of women and other marginalised people in WASH
          • Ability to analyse intricate information and communicate/report on findings
          • Demonstrated high level organisational and time management skills, including the ability to plan and manage workflows and balance competing priorities to ensure timely processing to meet deadlines in a complex environment
          • Experience in supervising field teams
          • Demonstrated ability to take direction and to work as part of a team
          • Demonstrated experience in following international standards (e.g. SPHERE), policies, procedures and processes
          • A willingness to learn about CARE, gender equality and women’s empowerment activities
          • Proven ability in managing a budget and/or cash and
          • Intermediate (very good) in Microsoft Office with knowledge in Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel, intermediate numeric skills.


                  In return for your commitment you will benefit from ongoing professional development and a comprehensive benefits package.


                  Bislama, English

                  How To Apply:
                  To find out more about this rewarding opportunity please sent your cover letter and CV in English before 02nd February 2017, quoting the reference CIV1702 as the subject of the email/letter.

                  Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.

                  Contact Person:

                  Nelly Daniel


                  Not Stated
                  Port Vila: Nelly Daniel Human Resource, PO Box 1129, Port Vila, Vanuatu
                  Tanna: John Bill Charley, Tanna Field Coordinator, Isangel Tanna.

                   Not Stated
                                25-January-17 Direct from Employer

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