WASH Advisor

Job Description

WASH Advisor Responsibilities

  • Provide WASH technical guidance to local authorities, to the CU, and to private service providers and assist them in meeting their institutional objectives as WASH service providers, in line with national policies, programmes and targets
  • Ensure that the quality, safety, outreach and affordability of urban sanitation and hygiene services are progressively increased and that they meet the demand of different types of customers, paying attention to the needs of women and other vulnerable groups
  • Prepare and deliver meetings/trainings with local authorities, CUs, private service providers and CSOs and provide follow up/on the job training/coaching when needed
  • Oversee, monitor and report on the project’s developments, including infra-structure investments, pro-actively identifying constraints and opportunities and proposing suitable solutions
  • Support the development of access and upgrading options, service options for vulnerable areas, city data management and performance standards
  • Integrate legal and social information in the search for technical solutions
  • Support data collection and research that serve the programme needs at the technical and financing levels of access, storage, emptying, conveyance, treatment, disposal and re-use; and support the testing and dissemination of results
  • Assist Project Manager to use programme’s results, innovations and lessons learned to network, advocate and profiling, nationally and internationally, and including for business development purposes


Candidate profile

  • University degree in a relevant area (Public Health, Engineering, Natural Resources Management or related)
  • Minimum 5 (five) years of relevant professional experience, preferably in an International NGO
  • Sound knowledge of the WASH context in country, and related policies, programmes, approaches, key challenges and opportunities
  • Experience in providing technical advice, training and advisory services to different WASH stakeholders, notably local authorities and utilities – experience with private service providers and CSOs is an added value
  • Field experience in the Northern and/or Muchinga Provinces is an added value
  • Experience in designing and delivering events/activities/trainings, and in monitoring activities results, including infra-structure investments
  • Pragmatic, results driven, structured work style skills
  • Ability to communicate with a different range of stakeholders and partners, including government counterparts and international partners and donors
  • Ability to document activities in an organized, straightforward way
  • Good computer skills (Ms. Word, Ms. Excel, Ms. Power Point, Internet and Outlook)

Additional Information

Please submit your Cover Letter and CV via SmartRecruiters on or before  4th January 2021  if you wish to be considered for this position.

To apply for this job please visit http://www.smartrecruiters.com .

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