Project Officer needed

Full Time
  • Post Date: July 23, 2022
Job Description

It’s hard to believe that today 844 million people do not have clean water and 2.3 billion do not have a decent toilet – around one in three of the world’s population. Every two minutes, a child under five dies from diarrheal diseases caused by poor water and sanitation.

As WaterAid is expanding its projects portfolio, we are looking for a Project Officer to play a vital role in our vision to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere by 2030. We’re looking for people who share a commitment to our vision.

Key Responsibilities Include:
The Project Officer will lead the planning and guiding the implementation of WASH in Health Care Facilities activities. They will ensure the development of activity concept notes, terms of reference and development work. They will participate in the development and maintenance of effective WASH in Health Care Facilities M&E systems, documentation, and learning.

To be successful, you will need the following:

  • University degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences, Education, Social Work and Social Administration, Law, or any other related field.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience relevant in advocacy and to the duties described above.
  • Experience in WASH in Health Care Facilities would be a strong advantage.
  • Proven knowledge of and professional experience in project management.
  • Planning and organizational skills.
  • Strong communication skills both written and spoken English and confidence in interacting with a range of different stakeholders
  • Excellent organizational skills, and proven ability to manage competing demands on time while still meeting deadlines.
  • Very strong attention to detail, able to deliver work of a high standard
  • Highly motivated, able to self-start and proactively seek guidance or direction where required
  • Team player with commitment to collaborative working
  • Excellent computer skills and ability to work independently and efficiently with the following office tools: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

If you are interested in the position and have the right skills and attributes, complete and fill out the job application form HERE (linked in the job description HERE) and send it with a cover letter to stating Project Officer in the subject line by 5th August 2022

WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege, or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behavior, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers, and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct. We will conduct the most appropriate pre-employment references and checks to ensure high standards are maintained. WaterAid is an equal opportunity, disability, and gender-confident employer and is committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness, and equality.

Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.