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Friday, August 26, 2011

World Vision Kenya: Water Engineer

World Vision Job Title: Water Engineer
Country: Kenya
Location: IPA
Closing Date: September 06 2011

Purpose of the position:

The position supports the IPA Manager to successfully implement and supervise community based water supply, sanitation and Hygiene interventions to contribute to child wellbeing outcomes.

Specifically the Water Engineer will guide and supervise implementation of WASH projects in the IPA, support development of staff and community capacity building in WASH, participate in mobilization of WASH resources and ensure implementation is done in close collaboration with WV Kenya staff, the local community, the Kenyan government and other relevant agencies.

Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
* Degree/ Diploma in Civil Engineering, Water Engineering or a related field.
* A minimum of Three or Ten years proven experience for degree or Diploma holder respectively in working/programming in either relief or development including managing a large scale Community based water project with evidence of successful implementation of similar projects
* Experience in project design, proposal writing, needs assessments, surveys, and information management.
* Experience in supervising, training, and coaching staff
* Good understanding of SPHERE and other international standards.
* Knowledge of MS Office, Lotus Notes and statistical program (e.g. SPSS).
* Ability to conduct community WASH needs assessment, program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of WASH activities
* Proposal/concept paper writing skills for fund raising.

How to Apply
All application letters and detailed CVs together with names of three referees, should be sent to reach the undersigned not later than September 6, 2011.

People and Culture
World Vision Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya


Please indicate clearly on the subject line the position you are applying for.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Disclaimer: World Vision Kenya has not engaged any recruitment agencies in this recruitment process, neither are we charging any fees to potential employees for job opportunities.

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