Caritas WASH Technical Advisor Job in Marsabit, Kenya 2013

Organisation: Caritas Switzerland and Caritas Luxembourg are non-governmental aid agencies and members of Caritas Internationalis. Caritas works worldwide and adheres to international humanitarian
principles (NGO Code of Conduct). Caritas Switzerland and Caritas Luxembourg act in the frame
of a MoU as a consortium in the Eastern Africa and the Horn of Africa.
They operate a joint Office in Nairobi; have Country Offices in Somaliland (Hargeisa) and South Sudan (Torit) and a Representative in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa).
Position: Consultancy – WASH Technical Advisor, Marsabit
Reporting to: Humanitarian Delegate
Location: Marsabit, Kenya
Start: June 2013
Duration: 11 working days per month for 11 months
Tasks & expected outcomes
On-site support and accompaniment of one Drought Recovery Project (WASH) in Marsabit, North Eastern Province, Kenya
The Consultant must have the following professional qualifications and experiences:
  • Advanced University degree in water engineering or civil engineering;
  • At least six years of proven professional work experience with hard ware and software components of WASH with a international non-governmental organisation, including fieldwork experience both in Kenya or its neighbouring countries and beyond the African continent;
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation of WASH projects;
  • Proven track record in working with partners;
  • Experience in participatory methodologies;
  • Experience with training and capacity building;
  • Experience in working with pastoral communities;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English;
  • Highly motivated; and
  • Flexibility, good interpersonal and networking skills, ability to work in multi-cultural environment and sensitivity to cultural values.
Application process
If you feel you fit the required profile, please let us know how your qualifications, experience and career ambitions match the requirements of this position.
Send your application latest by Sunday June 9th to indicating ‘WASH Technical Advisor, Marsabit’ in the subject line.
Please provide a Curriculum Vitae (CV) that contains details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current remuneration, earliest date of availability, names and telephone contacts of three referees.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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