WASH Assistant at DRC, Lahaj, Yemen

Deadline: 30 September 2018

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of WASH Assistant in Lahaj, Yemen.

DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The WASH Assistant will perform the following functions:

  • Coordinate and work with local government institutions, nongovernmental.
  • Organizations, community based organizations and local communities in order to ensure the smooth execution of water & sanitation infrastructure activities.
  • Participate in baseline assessments of community WASH infrastructure, including at schools, health facilities and public water points.
  • Conduct technical assessments of selected WASH infrastructure identified for rehabilitation.
  • Assist the WASH Engineer in preparing contracts and supervising contracted works to ensure compliance with technical requirements and schedules.
  • Monitor ongoing projects and prepare for handover of completed works to communities and local authorities.
  • Facilitate water-testing activities to ensure water quality improvements and sustainability over time.
  • Coordinate and follow up the water treatment at all levels and at water sources in particular.
  • Liaise with community water management committees in areas where WASH infrastructure is being rehabilitated to help ensure local ownership and assist in developing sustainable mechanisms for operations and maintenance.
  • Ensure accordance with WHO standards and local gender related sensitivities.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • At least 2 years of hands on experience in designing and implementing water & sanitation infrastructure.
  • Strong social/diplomacy skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to work with a minimum of guidance.
  • INGO experience preferred.
  • Nationality of Yemen.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit DRC.