Location: East Sepik, Papua New Guinea
Industry: Non Government Organisations (NGOs)
Job ID: #11508
Date Posted: 31st May 2021
TITLESenior WASH Technical Officer
REPORTING TO: Head of Wewak Programs and Operations
LOCATION: Wewak, East Sepik
START DATE: June 2021
END DATE: March 2023 Full time
WaterAid’s vision is of a world where everyone has access to safe water and sanitation. Our mission is to transform lives by improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in the world’s poorest communities. WaterAid works with partners to maximise its impacts for policy change/influence.
WaterAid has been operating in Papua New Guinea (PNG) since 2004, working with local partners and the government to increase access to gender sensitive, socially inclusive water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services. WaterAid PNG’s geographic focus is in the National Capital District, Central Province in the Southern Region and East Sepik Province.
Everything we do is shaped by our six values:
WaterAid is a child safe organisation. We recognise that we must meet community expectations and the trust placed in our personnel to maintain the highest standards of conduct with children. Therefore, all positions within WaterAid are required to comply with our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.
WaterAid is committed to protection from sexual exploitation and abuse in everything we do. The values and standards we uphold are highlighted in our Global Code of Conduct. All positions within WaterAid are required to comply with our Global Code of Conduct.
WaterAid is committed to supporting the Government of PNG to reach universal access to sanitation, hygiene and water. WaterAid is seeking to recruit a highly capable individual with a sound technical WASH knowledge. The Senior Technical WASH Officer will support in the implementation and partner management of a new project delivering improved health outcomes through inclusive and equitable water, sanitation and hygiene across PNG.
The Senior WASH Technical Officer works closely with WaterAid Technical Advisor and the wider Program teams and partners’ teams in providing technical assistance to infrastructure projects. The individual has critical knowledge and skills to design cost effective and quality infrastructures and to oversee quality control of implemented activities by partners.
Key Performance Areas/Accountabilities
The role requires engagement with a moderate degree of complexity, due to the need to:
Communications and Working Relationships
Physical Environment and Demands
Level of contact with children
Qualification, Skills & Attributes (Key Capabilities/Selection Criteria)
All applicants must address these criteria in their application:
Knowledge, skills and experience
Applications for this role must comprise of:
Applications which do not address the Selection Criteria specified and the page limits will NOT be considered.
Late and incomplete applications will not be accepted.
WaterAid is committed to welcoming people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, culture and experience. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We will make any practical adjustments to enable people with a disability to participate fully in an inclusive working environment. Please let us know if require any special assistance in making your application or attending an interview.
Email applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: “Application Senior Wash Technical Officer”.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Note: WaterAid is a child safe organization. The successful applicant will be required to comply with our child protection policy.
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