Hygiene and Sanitation Officer – NGO Job Vacancy Ethiopia 2019

Posted on: Saturday Jun 29 , 4:04 PM , 2019
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Job Description  –  Concern Worldwide

Job Purpose : The purpose of the position is to ensure that positive hygienic behavior change is brought through the effective implementation of the CLTSH approach. The Hygiene Promotion Officer is responsible for planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of sanitation and hygiene promotion component of the Concern Worldwide Integrated Livelihood & WASH projects in two Woredas of Gurage Zone; Cheha Woreda and Enemore and Ener Woreda. This position reports to the KOICA Project Manager, and technically to Hygiene and Behavioral Change Specialist based in Addis and will works closely with the Senior Livelihood Officers under the field office.

Technical Support and Facilitation

§   Plan, organize and execute CLTSH training to the CLTSH technical committee (Out-reach workers, HEWs, DAs, Kebele Manager and Teachers)

§   Facilitate and implement the CLTSH activities (pre-triggering, triggering and post-triggering) in communities and give training to Natural leaders and Water management committees (WMCs)

§   Organize and provide capacity building training for Out-reach workers on sanitation and hygiene promotion

§   Facilitate and implement the SLTSH activities in school and organize school WASH club and train the teachers and students

§   Prepare periodic review meeting with Out-reach workers and community representative (natural leaders) and concerned stake holders

§   Take part in preparing all the required IEC/BCC materials and identifying and developing appropriate hygiene promotion messages.

§   Ensure the activities and budget allocated for sanitation & hygiene promotion implemented efficiently within the grant period

§   Serve as the focal point person for all activities related to Concern sanitation and hygiene promotion


Monitoring and Evaluation

§   Take part in any WASH assessment, surveys and project evaluation in data collection, data entry, analysis and reporting in order to evaluate the impact of sanitation and hygiene promotion activities

§   Plan and implement project monitoring and evaluation activities

§   Develop different monitoring tools based on the activities

Coordination and networking

§   To liaise with Government Woreda Health office and Water office and other relevant actors as requested by the line manager

§   Establish good working relationships with Concern staff, government bodies and other stakeholders


Planning, Reporting and Accountability

§   Contribute to the preparation of internal and external reports

§   Prepare Bi-weekly, monthly and bi/annual report.

§   Ensure that program participants and stakeholders have clear information about the program activities as appropriate and relevant to them.

§   At all times, adhere to policies and guidelines of Concern.

§   Give technical support to the field staff on mainstreaming gender, protection, accountability, HIV/AIDS, and equality  in the implementation of hygiene and sanitation promotion

§   Committed to CWW’s vision, mission and core values

§   Ensure that all hygiene/sanitation promotion activities are documented and recorded including desegregated data and reported to the KOICA Project manager

Document good practices and success stories for learning and sharing.

Emergency Response : Concern is committed to responding to emergencies efficiently and effectively in order to help affected people meet their basic needs, alleviate suffering and maintain their dignity. To this end, when emergencies strike and the Ethiopia Programme is to respond, all staff are required to actively participate in the response, regardless of location and contribute to the efforts aimed at achieving the humanitarian objective of the organization.

Gender Equality :

§   Demonstrate understanding of Concern Ethiopia’s Gender Equality Strategy

§   Contribute to ensuring that Concern Ethiopia is a place where men and women are treated equally and with  dignity and respect

Demonstrate gender equality awareness and gender sensitivity and an ability to integrate a gender equality perspective into tasks and activities.

Job Requirements

  1. What we offer :
    • A competitive salary and benefit package
    • Excellent medical benefits (100% cover including dependents)
    • 20 days annual leaves
    • 26 weeks (paid) maternity leave, 18 weeks (unpaid) parental leave

    Person specification :

    Ability to understand and respect the cultural, religious and political environment and to work well with staff and local authorities in a diplomatic manner.

    • B.sc in Environmental Health Science or Health Promotion
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in sanitation & hygiene BCC and CLTSH/SLTSH approach in Government or INGOs development programs in rural and remote environments in Ethiopia.
    • Excellent written and spoken English language
    • Experience in providing training and capacity building for staff
    • Core Competency :
    • Knowledge of participatory approaches
    • Ability to work with teams at distance and good team player
    • Analytical skills
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Computer proficiency
    • Capacity Building skills

    Ability to plan own work, set priorities, complete work under pressure or when faced with competing demands and report.

How to apply

Deadline: July 4, 2019 

Concern Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies

§  Concern has an organizational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organization, and the standards of behavior expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organization to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies.

Women are highly encouraged to apply

Interested applicants should send non-returnable C.V., application letter outlining how their experience and education fit this vacancy, please note that no need to submit your supporting documents at this stage:

Ethiojobs.net OR Concern Ethiopia, Human Resource Department

P.O. Box 2434, Addis Ababa OR Apply in person at our Office in Addis Ababa, Front Desk

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