Emergency WASH Officer-Engineer – World Vision Ethiopia

Category:  Water and Sanitation
Location:  Addis Ababa
Career Level:   Mid Level ( 2+ – 5 years experience)
Employment Type:  Contract

Job Description


Under the guidance of field level  Emergency Response/CPO/AP Manager and NO Emergency WASH Manager, the staff will be responsible for the full implementation of emergency WASH intervention of the “Lifesaving Emergency WASH Response to the conflict affected vulnerable community & IDP’s in South & North Wollo Zone of Amhara Region:  Feasibility study, BOQ and Bid document preparation, supervision, contract administration of  construction and rehabilitation of water supply systems ,VIP latrines, House Hold Latrines and  supervision and monitoring of water trucking services in the targeted districts. The employee is also expected to closely integrated and collaborate with Sanitation and Hygiene experts, Shelter and Health professionals of the project as well as the stakeholders.


Major Activities 

Lead and participate in the  feasibility studies, Preparation and review of  the design,  BOQ and all bid documents, review/prepare payments for all WASH  facility constructions/rehabilitation/maintenances, and monitor the water trucking services.
Regular monitoring and supervision of ongoing construction activities to ensure that all the activities are executing as per design, specifications and work schedule. Provide technical support to other sectors like Shelter and Health professionals during the implementation of the integrated multisctoral emergency project
Ensure the integration of cross cutting themes related to gender, protection, environment and other crosscutting issues to the implementation of WASH activities, and ensure that activities take into account the needs of specific groups and individuals, especially children, elderly and disabled people. All the interventions adhere to Do No Harm principles and with participation from all relevant stakeholders, including disaster affected children and their families.
Prepare, organize, track and share timely & regular reports on WASH intervention including success/case stories;

Ensure the program delivery of baseline and end line evaluation and post distribution monitoring  (PDM) and reporting carried out efficiently, rigorously and within the timeframe in compliance with the established guidelines and procedures


Job Requirements

Required Professional Experience  2 Year experience for MSc and 4 years  for BSc on relevant project/program experience of WASH in an international NGO or similar organization, preferably emergency WASH operations
Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification Civil Engineering, Construction technology, Hydraulic, Water supply, Environmental Engineering and related


Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

Work Environment:    Fully field based

Place of work


Duration of the contract 8Months

Excellent English communication skill, Basic computer software application including Water cads, AutoCAD’s, etc

How to Apply

Interested applicants are required to Write Position Title on the subject line and attach Current CV with three references & fill employment application form which can be found  http://docs.ethiojobs.net/wve-jaf.pdf ) and email before the closing date of this announcement to  Recruitment_ethiopia@wvi.org or through ethiojobs.net.

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