IRC Senior SHP/PLA Officer Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

IRC Senior SHP/PLA Officer Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

IRC Ethiopia looking for “Senior SHP/PLA Officer”.

Applicants with a BA Degree may apply on or before October 18, 2023.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster.

IRC Senior SHP/PLA Officer Jobs 2023

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on October 10, 2023 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Senior SHP/PLA Officer to be based in Aleta Wondo, Ethiopia.

Recruiter International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Position Senior SHP/PLA Officer
Location Aleta Wondo, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification BA Degree
Experience Required Minimum Two (02) Years
Application Deadline October 18, 2023

IRC Job Vacancy 2023

Major Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and serve as the focal point for all activities related to EH/WASH soft components and PLA in charity water project.
  • Organize community action plan from all officers and make analysis on the current progress of hygiene and sanitation and design a strategy with the rest of the team to bring much progress within short time.
  • Take an active role in periodic supervision and monitoring of progress in implementing community action plan on hygiene and sanitation and provide follow up and technical support for improvement.
  • Working closely with officers and assistants responsible to woreda level implementation, facilitate refresher trainings for schoolteachers who are member of school WASH clubs in coordination with the team. Collaborate senior sanitation and hygiene promotion manager (SSHPM) for any support on this and other areas.
  • Conduct regular follow-up of school hygiene interventions and give constructive feedback, advice and required support required.
  • Build good linkage with school community for their active involvement in their school WASH activities, support preparation of their annual action plan and its implementation for project activities in schools.
  • Train, coordinate and support, and provide appropriate material support for menstrual hygiene management (MHM) groups in schools and kebeles as appropriate.
  • Assist EH team in Addis, Hawassa by sharing the status of household latrine and hand washing facilities construction and get feedback from technical team for further improvement.
  • Play leading role to conduct EH assessments and surveys at the start, midline, end and after the implementation and support the data collection, data entry, analysis and reporting with entire team.
  • Facilitate in the selection, designing, pre-testing, production and dissemination of appropriate materials for effective program with input from relevant staff.
  • Coordinate and lead SHP/PLA teams for making periodic meeting and integration of PLA groups with WMCs on regular bases and evaluate the progress for giving further advice for HP/PLA team. Ensure autonomous function of the water associations/WMCs in coordinating the water schemes properly.
  • Develop field level monitoring tools for supervising the progress of activities in consultation with SSHPM, SEHM and EH team and share their team for use.
  • Ensure good progress on soil and water conservation activities by closely working with woreda steering committees.
  • Ensure proper hand over of water schemes to the water committee and respective Woreda water offices by making regular effort with HP/PLA officers, EH Officer and EH assistants.
  • Ensure proper implementation and documentation of activities with continuous discussion with EHM, MEAL team and EH Addis for further inputs.

Position in Organization:

  • Requisition ID: req45885
  • Job Title: Senior SHP/PLA Officer
  • Sector: Environmental Health
  • Employment Category: Fixed Term
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Open to Expatriates: No
  • Location: Aleta Wondo, Ethiopia

Education Requirements:

  • BA/BSc or Diploma in rural development, environmental health/public health or any relevant field with related experience.
  • 2 years’ experience for degree holders and 5 years of validated experience for Diploma holders and 1 year of experience for postgraduates.
  • Experience in participatory techniques and community mobilization include facilitate the training.
  • Have technical background and knowledge in environmental health (WASH) and confirmed work experience in designing and implementing hygiene and sanitation promotion programs.
  • Committed and strong demeanor towards community empowerment, Strong interpersonal skills with a proven record to work as a team member under difficult conditions.
  • Languages required: English is a must and knowledge of local language is advantage.

How to Apply IRC Senior SHP/PLA Officer Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: October 18, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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