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WASH Technician

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Number of positions: One (1)

Reporting to: WASH Officer

Duty Station: Yeed,Somalia

Action Against Hunger-USA is part of the Action Against Hunger International network, which provides humanitarian relief in over 40 countries worldwide in the sectors of nutrition, health, water/sanitation, and food security. Action Against Hunger-USA, an independent NGO, currently manages operations in 8 countries: Kenya, South Sudan, Cambodia, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Haiti and Somalia. Action Against Hunger-USA has over $75 million in programs, and approximately 2000 staff based in in the various country offices, Head Quarter in New York City and Operational Centre in Nairobi. Additional growth is anticipated. **

The Position and responsibilities:

Action Against Hunger Somalia is looking for one (1) Somali national to fill the position of Wash Technician. The position will be based in Yeed-Somalia. The incumbent will report to the WASH Officer.

Specific Duties

Mission 1: Prepare the worksites.

The WASH Technician is responsible for the following activities:

§ Check the quality of the required equipment and materials;

§ Check the materials requests, receive them and check the quality of materials received

§ Ensure the proper use of the tools required for each worksite

§ Supervise the loan of tools to beneficiaries and contractors

Mission 2: Supervise the worksites.

The WASH Technician is responsible for the following activities:

§ Supervise the daily supply of equipment and materials to the worksites.

§ Control the usage of equipment and materials.

§ Control the digging of trenches, building of foundations, slabs and superstructures of all WASH facilities.

§ Ensure the quality of materials used and the quality of work done.

§ Ensure the proper advancement of the work.

§ Control the maintenance of the tools by the workers.

§ Write daily/weekly activity progress reports.

Mission 3: Manage the project team (or support contractor’s team).

The WASH Technician is responsible for the following activities:

§ Organize the team’s work: optimize the distribution of tasks according to the members’ potential.

§ Ensure the team’s technical support.

Mission 4: Relay Action Against Hunger activities and objectives to the communities and partners.

The WASH Technician is responsible for the following activities:

§ Develop contacts and explain to stakeholders and to populations the activities and the objectives of the programs.

§ Represent the organization in dealing with the beneficiaries, with the agreement of the direct line manager.

§ Inform local authorities about all aspects of the programs.

§ Involve and inform the communities about the implementation of the program.

§ Work in collaboration with the stakeholders.

Qualifications, experience and competencies.

· Technical training in masonry, plumbing, carpentry or related fields with 2 years construction experience.

· High School Leaving Certificate with 5 years professional experience in construction works

· Skills in building sanitary and hydraulic infrastructures (water network, wells, berkads, borehole, sanitary facilities, drainage, irrigation)

· Skills in plumbing

· Skills in maintenance of construction tools and equipment

· Organizational ability

· Dynamism

· Flexibility

· Fluent in Somali and English (oral and writing).

How to apply

Applications, including CV with cover letter and 3 professional references to be sent via email to: not later than 10th August 2020 clearly mentioning the position on the subject line. WASH Technician – Yeed.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

This job has expired.