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27 Apr 2023

Emergency Wash Officer (Engineer) at World Vision Ethiopia

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Job Description

World Vision Ethiopia began its first intervention in Ethiopia in 1971 with relief and opened the Ethiopia office in 1975. Relief, rehabilitation and small community development projects dominated the decade that followed. During the 1984/85 drought, World Vision Ethiopia participated in a massive relief operation that saved the lives of millions of people.


Under the guidance of field level Emergency Response/CPO/AP Manager and NO Emergency WASH Manager, the staff will be responsible for the full implementation of GAC funded emergency WASH intervention in Afar Regions:  Assessment, Feasibility study, BOQ and Bid document preparation, supervision, contract administration of construction and rehabilitation of water supply systems ,VIP latrines, Communal  Latrines and  supervision and monitoring of water trucking services in the targeted districts. The employee is also expected to closely integrate and collaborate with Sanitation and Hygiene experts, Shelter and Health professionals of the project as well as the stakeholders.

  • Lead and participate in the feasibility studies, Preparation and review of the design,  BOQ and all bid documents, review/prepare payments for all WASH  facility constructions/rehabilitation/maintenances, and monitor the water trucking services.
  • Regular monitoring and supervision of ongoing construction activities to ensure that all the activities are executing as per design, specifications and work schedule. Provide technical support to other sectors like Shelter and Health professionals during the implementation of the integrated multisectoral emergency project
  • Prepare, organize, track and share timely & regular reports on WASH intervention including success/case stories; Ensure the program delivery of baseline and end line evaluation and post distribution monitoring  (PDM) and reporting carried out efficiently, rigorously and within the timeframe in compliance with the established guidelines and procedures


Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification : Civil Engineering, Hydraulic, Water supply, Environmental Engineering and related

Required Professional Experience : 2 Year experience for MSc and 4 years for BSc on relevant project/program experience of WASH in an international NGO or similar organization, preferably emergency WASH operations

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications : Excellent English communication skill, Basic computer software application including Water cads, AutoCAD’s, etc.

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 15 May. 2023


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