WASH Officer

Job Information

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    Category West Africa Jobs
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    Posted On May 18 ,2020
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    Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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    Employer Name Action Against Hunger

Job Description

  • Fully participate in and/or facilitate technical assessments
  • To visit sites and ensure quality assurance of construction being delivered and adherence to design specifications
  • To coordinate technical workshops in the targeted health facilities with surrounding/close by communities (practical organization and liaison with the key persons)
  • To make sure that the technical activities are up to the ACF standards (WASH package)
  • To visit regularly the field activities
  • Assist the Sector Manager in the selection, design, and construction of water systems, using groundwater or surface water, including abstraction, storage, treatment and distribution for new systems or rehabilitation of existing systems
  • Provide technical assistance to the Sector Manager to assess sanitation needs, provide design/BOQ and implement the most appropriate form of sanitation system, in consultation with male and female beneficiaries, which includes excreta disposal, refuse disposal, vector control, and drainage
  • Consider different maintenance mechanisms, ensuring that they are appropriate to the local context and cultural norms and that facilities are sustainable
  • Prepare a Written Work Instruction for use on-site to bring clarity to the contractor’s roles and responsibilities in each stage of the execution of construction activities