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.

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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

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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.

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