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Habitat for Humanity Malawi (HFHM), affiliated to Habitat for Humanity International is a non-profit Christian organization aiming at improving housing conditions in Malawi. HFHM was established in 1986 and has assisted over 41,000 families through different housing solutions. In addition to housing, HFHM has undertaken water and sanitation projects in pen-urban and rural areas of Lilongwe and Chikwawa respectively.


Position: WASH OFFICER


DEPARTMENT: Programs

REPORTING : WASH Coordinator

POSITION LOCATION : Nchalo – Chikwawa

JOB PURPOSE

The WASH Officer ensures that the project meets its goals and targets and operates according to the policy, standards and principles of Habitat for Humanity Malawi.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Mobilizes and builds the capacity of communities/ institutions to manage WASH projects and other development projects in a socially economically and environmentally sustainable manner.
  • Works closely with HFHM partners in assessing WASH needs both at community as well as institutional level.
  • Collaborates with respective ministries at district level to ensure their full participation in the project activities.
  • Facilitates project inception meetings at community level,
  • Carries out day to day monitoring of the project activities to ensure accurate and timely data collection.
  • Works in close collaboration with construction supervisors to develop or clarify the specific goals and deliverables for fie project
  • Develops and implements plans to achieve the projects goals.
  • Prepares operational budgets for project activities and ensures good stewardship of finances received.
  • Assists with carrying out a Needs Assessment for any upcoming projects
  • Carries out health promotion on water sanitation and hygiene both at community as well as at institutional level.
  • Submits all required reports to the National Office in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Represents Habitat for Humanity Malawi to the local community as well as district officials and communicates Habitats Christian message.
  • Ensures that project goals are met according to budget and time allocations.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Degree in Public Health, Environmental Health, Rural Community Development or equivalent qualification obtained from reputable institution.
  • 3 – 5 years working experience in WASH projects.
  • Experience in implementing school WASH will have an added advantage.
  • Some experience in managing teams & coordinating projects.
  • Good training and facilitation skills.
  • Good reporting skills.
  • A good team player
  • Good communication skills.
  • Cultural & gender sensitivity & Adaptability.
  • Data collection skills.
  • Skills in basic financial reporting & management
  • Willingness to live and work in the community.

Interested candidates meeting the requirements above should submit applications including copies of certificates and detailed CV with names, emails and contacts of 3 professional referees to:

The Finance And Administration Manager,
Habitat for Humanity Malawi,
Off Presidential Drive Next to Pacific Villas Area 14,
P.O. Box 1638
Lilongwe.

Email: info@habitat.mw


NOTE: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and closing date for receiving applications is 31st October, 2019


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    Full Time
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  • Apply Before
    01 Nov, 2019

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